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Facebook’s Digital Money Plan Raises Stakes For China’s Cryptocurrency Ambitions

July 31, 20198:46 AM ET EMILY FENG A Chinese national flag flutters in front of the People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank, in Beijing. The bank plans to launch a cryptocurrency.Andy Wong/AP When Facebook announced plans in June to launch a new digital currency called Libra, the news sent monetary officials scrambling in […]

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China is Teaching the United States a Lesson on Blockchain Policy

What is blockchain and why does it matter? Essentially a mysterious entity known only as Satoshi Nakamoto developed the foundational technology to create a decentralized, open source, verifiable and immutable ledger for internet transactions. However the concept of a distributed peer-to-peer internet where power and control is determined by a decentralized consensus directly contradicts the […]

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The China Internet Report 2019 shows a country leading in innovations and trends

China is leading the race for technology and innovation in various aspects of people’s daily lives, according to a newly released report. South China Morning Post has published its “China Internet Report 2019”, unveiling trends in China’s internet landscape this year and recapping the achievements of Chinese tech companies for 2018. China has been a pioneer […]

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Beijing Normal University Internet Institute holds inauguration ceremony

12019-06-19 13:39:17chinadaily.com.cnEditor : Mo Hong’eECNS App Download In the morning of June 19, 2019, the Beijing Normal University Internet Institute was inaugurated and the China Internet Corporate Social Responsibility Summit was held in Beijing. As a tribute to the 25th anniversary of China’s accessing the internet, the institute released the “2019 Research Report on Corporate […]

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China behind massive Australian National University hack, intelligence officials say

Officials fear data breach may be used to recruit students or university alumni as informants Michael McGowan @mmcgowan Thu 6 Jun 2019 2019  Intelligence officials believe China may have been behind a massive data breach which compromised the personal details of thousands of Australian National University students and staff. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that senior intelligence officials have pointed […]

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China Demands Control over ‘A.I. Governance’

JOHN HAYWARD31 May 20191645:14 China’s state-run Global Times on Thursday demanded a leading role for Beijing in formulating the global rules governing artificial intelligence (AI). The Chinese paper was correct to believe that AI is something everyone in the world should be concerned about, but neglected to mention that China is one of the big reasons they […]

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The internet is dividing, and the choice boils down to China or the West

RN By Antony Funnell for Future Tense https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-23/internet-dividing-choice-between-china-or-the-west/11130030?section=world The internet is dividing, and countries and companies will soon be forced to make a stark decision about their online futures: whether to choose the Western approach or a model shaped by the Chinese Communist Party. Analysts warn the choice between the two very different philosophical camps won’t be easy — […]