Stories about Tech Industry from November, 2016
Alipay’s New App Abuses Personal Data and Reinforces China's Class Divisions, Critics Say
"Even if the company needs to expand into social media, it should use a better means rather than being so shameless."
Brazilian Activists Outsmart Facebook's Censorship of the Female Nipple
"What are the real differences between one portrait and another? What is offensive in one nipple that isn't in the other?"
No Surprise: Backdoors and Spyware on Smartphones is the Norm in China
"We are so used to the leaking of personal data. We don’t care about government surveillance anymore. We are nobody."
Chinese State Media CEO Challenges Tencent’s Power Over Online News
Xu, who has 33 years of experience working in media, is now openly expressing concern that Internet corporates may soon be more powerful than the state and the party.
Russia Tightens Grip on Tech Infrastructure, Cuts Ties With US Firms
As concerns about the Kremlin’s involvement in cyber attacks against the West deepen, Moscow is taking aim at Microsoft, Oracle and IBM. Are these efforts symbolic or strategic?
Demystifying Social Media Censorship — in Arabic, Spanish and English