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Why millennials are driving cashless revolution in China

Why millennials are driving cashless revolution in China | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
Surging use of mobile payment apps WeChat and Alipay has transformed daily life
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注销APP为何还是那么难-新华网

注销APP为何还是那么难-新华网 | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
注销APP为何还是那么难
---一些平台拒不履行义务,反而用主导地位设卡,颠倒了权利与义务,要求用户提供各种证明来配合平台。
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Bad Dog robot is shocking China's youth out of their loneliness ·

Bad Dog robot is shocking China's youth out of their loneliness · | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
“Lonely people like bad people, like gamblers and drinkers” Zhang told TechNode explaining the robot’s disinterested appearance and manner. “Good people have no way of getting through.”
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Chinese regulators investigate foreign chipmakers

Chinese regulators investigate foreign chipmakers | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
Government has expressed concern over price rises
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Artificial intelligence takes jobs from Chinese web censors

Artificial intelligence takes jobs from Chinese web censors | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
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Censorship of material is an increasingly costly, as well as risky, exercise for internet companies in China.

Charlie Smith of GreatFire, the censorship monitor, estimates China’s top 18 social media websites spend a combined $2.5bn each year employing in-house censors, which they are required to do if they want to stay in business.
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Almost 80% of Chinese concerned about AI threat to privacy, 32% already feel a threat to their work ·

Almost 80% of Chinese concerned about AI threat to privacy, 32% already feel a threat to their work · | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
Almost 80% of Chinese concerned about AI threat to privacy, 32% already feel a threat to their work
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中国人真的不在乎隐私问题吗?

中国人真的不在乎隐私问题吗? | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
中国人会誓死捍卫的事物里包括隐私吗?反正我觉得不会。真正特别在乎隐私的人一定会跟大数据的“算法”说不。
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Why did a Chinese live trivia game get suspended? A: Jiang Zemin

Why did a Chinese live trivia game get suspended? A: Jiang Zemin | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
Avid players of Brain King 头脑王者, a live trivia game similar to HQ Trivia that runs on the Wechat platform, were shocked to find their beloved mini-program unavailable yesterday, with a notice saying the game had been suspended for violating WeChat’s rules. Although no official explanations have been given as to which exact questions irritated internet regulators, the game’s players were quick to help it spot its problems — with president Jiang Zemin playing a prominent part.
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中国管控VPN干扰在华企业经营?外交部回

中国管控VPN干扰在华企业经营?外交部回应 | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
中国管控VPN干扰在华企业经营?外交部回应,网络 vpn 保护主义
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How China’s WeChat is tackling fake news differently from Facebook

How China’s WeChat is tackling fake news differently from Facebook | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
As Beijing looks to tighten information control, the burden is falling on tech companies to make it happen.
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Millions of Citizens’ Data Sold Online in Hangzhou, Police Find

Millions of Citizens’ Data Sold Online in Hangzhou, Police Find | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
Company that managed government health center’s website sold personal information to educational agencies and insurance firms.
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Beijing’s battle to control its homegrown tech giants

Beijing’s battle to control its homegrown tech giants | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
Tencent and Alibaba are seen as crucial to economic reform but face closer scrutiny
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More Chinese start-ups succeed in finding funding this year

More Chinese start-ups succeed in finding funding this year | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
A report finds that a third of start-ups found investors in the first half of this year, up from a quarter a year ago, but venture capitalists were more selective when it came to funding bigger amounts
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军队文职人员用人单位首次赋予统一社会信用代码-新华网

军队文职人员用人单位首次赋予统一社会信用代码-新华网 | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
军队文职人员用人单位首次赋予统一社会信用代码---军队文职人员用人单位统一社会信用代码,是军队单位办理文职人员社会保障事务使用、在全国范围内唯一的、始终不变的法定身份识别码。
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[及时点]“失信惩戒”,你准备好了吗?-新华网

[及时点]“失信惩戒”,你准备好了吗?-新华网 | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
[及时点]“失信惩戒”,你准备好了吗?
---打造信用社会,要用“失信惩戒”让更多人切身感受到信用的力量,营造全社会崇尚守信的良好风气。
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China Shutters Maoist 'Utopia' Website, Social Media Account

China Shutters Maoist 'Utopia' Website, Social Media Account | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
The leftist, nationalist ideology website is banned from social media platform WeChat, possibly to prevent it from undermining Beijing's stance on trade.
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习近平:加强和改善党对全面深化改革统筹领导 紧密结合深化机构改革推动改革工作-新华网

习近平:加强和改善党对全面深化改革统筹领导 紧密结合深化机构改革推动改革工作-新华网 | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
习近平:加强和改善党对全面深化改革统筹领导 紧密结合深化机构改革推动改革工作---
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The Post-World War II Order Is Under Assault From the Powers That Built It - The New York Times

The Post-World War II Order Is Under Assault From the Powers That Built It - The New York Times | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
Since the end of World War II, the victorious powers have promoted trade, democracy and collective security. Now, that order is under assault.
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正确看待大数据的另一面-新华网

正确看待大数据的另一面-新华网 | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
正确看待大数据的另一面
---大数据的收集和利用没有规范,表面上有企业不够自律的原因,但也与它们缺乏规范化的动力有关。
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中国互联网络信息中心

中国互联网络信息中心 | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
数据显示,高达47.4%的网民表示在过去半年中并未遇到过任何网络安全问题,较2016年提升17.9个百分点。
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12 Chinese robots taking over our everyday jobs

12 Chinese robots taking over our everyday jobs | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
Receptionists, criminals, doctors – robots are taking on all shapes and sizes to aid us in our everyday jobs
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Tencent announces partnership with Springer Nature - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn

Tencent announces partnership with Springer Nature - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
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Guess what Chinese travellers are bringing back home: VPNs

Guess what Chinese travellers are bringing back home: VPNs | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
From VPNs shopped abroad to DIYs and fake US addresses, the inveterate Chinese netizen will do anything to dodge the Great Firewall
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Chinese state media criticizes AI driven news distribution, naming Toutiao - TechNode

Chinese state media criticizes AI driven news distribution, naming Toutiao - TechNode | Information and Communication Technology in China | Scoop.it
People’s Daily, the official newspaper of Chinese Communist Party, published an op-ed denouncing algorithm-driven news distribution platforms for the echo chamber they potentially create. The news aggregator Toutiao is name-checked by the critique. Founded by 34-year-old engineer Zhang Yiming, Toutiao recommends articles and videos based on user data and reading habits. As of 2016, the app claimed 175 million monthly active …
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