This New Chinese Video Game Lets Players Attack Hong Kong Protesters

A new video game out of China titled Fight the Traitors Together allows musicians to attack objectors in Hong Kong. Despite receiving almost zero attention from actual video game devotees in China, video games, accessible both on the web and…

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Lessons from M-Pesa for Africas new VC-rich fintech startups

In African fintech, the fourth one-quarter of 2019 wreaked big bucks to new entrants. Chinese investors settled $220 million into OPay and PalmPay — two fledgling startups with plans to scale in Nigeria and the broader continent. Several generators “ve…

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Zuckerberg on Chinese censorship: Is that the internet we want?

China is exporting its social prices, political ads are an important part of free expression and the definition of dangerous speech must be kept in check, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg argued today in a pronunciation at Georgetown University. He praised…

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Apples China stance makes for strange political alliances, as AOC and Ted Cruz slam the company

In a rare instance of bipartisanship overcoming the rancorous dissension that’s been the trademark of the U.S. Congress, senators and sepresentatives published a sarcastic chide to Apple for its decision to take down an app at the request of the…

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Blizzard on Pro-Hong-Kong Players Ban: He Cant Go Unpunished

Amid mounting backlash, the video game publisher Activision Blizzard on Friday redoubled down on its decision to ban a professional player who consumed an official company broadcast to express support for Hong Kong demonstrators. In a video emailed to employees,…

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Amid security concerns, the European Union puts 5G and Huawei under the microscope

The European Union is putting under the microscope the rollout of new, high-speed mobile networking technologies known as 5G in a move that could affect the technology’s dominant company — Huawei. European risk report flags 5G certificate challenges The brand-new,…

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Laura Shut Up and Dribble Ingraham Now Suddenly Wants NBA Stars to Speak Up

The National Basketball Association has observed itself the target of the political spectrum for kowtowing to the Chinese government after Houston Rocket general manager Darryl Morey expressed support for Hong Kong protesters. On the right, one of the loudest pundits…

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Republicans Embrace New Talking Point: Trump Wasn’t Serious About China Investigating Bidens

During the Sunday talk proves, two prominent Republican lawmakers curved around an surfacing talking phase about President Donald Trump’s public petition that China investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter: The president was just joking around. Last…

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Raining on Chinas Big Parade: Hong Kong Protests Give the Lie to One State, Two Systems

TAIPEI and Hong kong residents — Every rally involving thousands or millions of people since June, every brick thrown, every barricade and subway departure set afire, every routine of solidarity in Hong Kong–they all have their seeds in a assassination…

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Tesla V10.0 car software update adds Smart Summon, Netflix/YouTube, Spotify, karaoke and more

Tesla is rolling out a new software update that lends a batch of new peculiarities to its gondolas. These involving the brand-new “Smart Summon” boast, which will allow cars given with the optional $5,000 full-self driving parcel to automatically drive…

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