Why Google’s plan to launch a censored search engine in China is problematic

The Chinese government has a long history of restricting free speech. Google is reportedly planning to launch a censored version of its search engine in...

Facebook gave user data to the Chinese company at the heart of US-China tech...

Of all the companies benefiting from Facebook’s sharing of user data with device makers, a practice under scrutiny after a series of reportsfrom the New York Times...

New Terms Censored on Chinese Social Media Include ‘Disney’, ‘Wheel of History’, and ‘Personality...

Next month, China will amend its constitution to scrap the 5-year term limit for the presidency. The move paves the way for the current...

Fast-growing Chinese media startup ByteDance enters 2018 with some uncertainty

One of the fastest rising Chinese startups of last year had a bumpy ride into 2018 after falling foul of China’s internet censors for the...

China shuts down thousands of websites in Internet network crackdown

Chinese authorities shut down more than 13,000 websites for breaking laws and regulations governing the country's Internet network since 2015, reported China's state-run news...

Man in China sentenced to five years’ jail for running VPN

A man in China has been sentenced to five and a half years in jail for selling software that circumvented the country’s pervasive internet censorship controls,...

China tells web giants they must accept limits to access

Beijing tells Google and Facebook that they will only be welcomed in the country if they abide by the law. Web giants such as Google,...

Baidu launched a service that tells you if a site is blocked in China

China’s equivalent of Google, Baidu, is now offering a service that can evaluate whether your website is optimized to be used in China, as reported by Nikkei...

China’s Selfie Obsession

Meitu’s apps are changing what it means to be beautiful in the most populous country on earth. HoneyCC likes to say that she scarcely remembers...

Will tech firms challenge China’s ‘open’ internet?

Sometimes you can gauge how proud someone is about being at an event by the extent to which they want to talk about it....
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Hundreds of Google employees have written to the company to protest against plans to launch a "censored search engine" in China. They said the project...

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Malaysian officials believe China has been harboring one of the world’s most-wanted financial fugitives, the financier the U.S. Justice Department alleges is at the...

China to send delegation for US talks to avert trade war

A Chinese trade delegation will visit the US this month to kick off a new round of talks, the first since negotiations broke down...