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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Voter manipulation on social media now a global problem, report finds

New research by the Oxford Internet Institute has found that social media manipulation is getting worse, with rising numbers of governments and political parties realise cynic consume of social media algorithms, automation and big data to operate public opinion at…

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Hong Kongs Weekend of Rage Puts as Many as a Million in the Streets

HONG KONG–There is rage here. Locals streamed onto the streets on Sunday. Many stores shuttered for the afternoon with signals hung by the proprietors saying they’re out, and everyone else should be, more. First, a few hundred thousand gathered in…

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Startups Weekly: All these startups are raising big rounds

TechCrunch’s Connie Loizos published some interesting stats on seed and Series A financings the coming week, kindnes of data collected by Wing Venture Capital. In short-lived, seed is the new Series A and Series A is the new Series B….

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Canoo, the electric vehicle startup formed from Faraday Futures ashes, seeks $200 million

Less than a few months after rebranding as Canoo, the startup electrical vehicle company formerly known as Evelozcity is on the hunt for $200 million in new capital. The startup, which is backed by a control of private individuals and…

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With China tariffs delayed, Beijing faces startup dilemma

China is facing a challenging juxtaposition in the coming years: can the government remain in control of business and media while also opening up the country to the knowledge-based economy? China has uplifted more humane in a shorter reporting period…

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Boy trips in museum and punches hole through painting

Taiwanese 12 -year-old hampering a potion moves and snaps through 17 th-century oil on canvas artwork A 12 -year-old Taiwanese son lived out a slapstick nightmare at the weekend when he tripped at a museum and smashed his drop-off with…

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22-Year-Old Behind $5 Billion Crypto Is Just Getting Started

( Machine translation provided by Google and reviewed by Bloomberg journalists .) Dominik Schiener would have had 500,000 grounds to change his back on cryptocurrencies. That is the amount of euros the young man from Berlin lost in 2013/2014 in…

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AI startup Appier hires Sean Chu from Microsoft to head its Asia growth strategy

Appier, the artificial intelligence startup that recently invoked a $33 million Series C from three of Asia’s biggest Internet companionships, has hired onetime Microsoft Japan marketing major lead Sean Chu to oversee its increment approach. As Appier’s brand-new prime approach…

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‘A language we use to say sentimental things’: how shoegaze took over Asia

The genre is often taken to entail English gloom but a robust hybrid edition, taking in everything from local legend to classic cinema, is prospering amongst the art-school introverts of Shanghai, Tokyo and Taiwan Perched at the edge of Shanghai’s…

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