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Meanwhile in China: Surveillance required on public Wi-Fi

Every once in a while, something in China that sounds like it came out of a dystopian movie catches my attention.China’s great surveillance machine seems to know no bounds. China has already cracked down on unauthorized VPN use. Last month, we l.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 18th, 2017

B Capital Hires Howard L. Morgan as Its New Chairman

The venture capital fund taps a veteran of the start-up world as it looks to broaden its scope beyond Silicon Valley and China......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News54 min. ago

France and China will study ocean-based climate change next year

France and China, both key leaders of the Paris Climate Accord now that the US is leaving, have unveiled a new satellite to better predict storms and model climate change. The China-France Oceanography Satellite (CFOSAT) includes two radars.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

This Light Bulb Confuses Smartphone Cameras To Protect Your Privacy

Researchers have developed a new light that can protect locker rooms and stage performances from omnipresent smartphone surveillance. When is the last time you were in a locker room, changing, when someone pulled out his phone? Probably yesterday. Of.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Auto supplier stocks jump on report Tesla to fully own plant in China

Suppliers' shares jumped after the Wall Street Journal reported that Tesla reached an agreement with Shanghai's government to build a plant in the city's free-trade zone......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Tesla will build a factory in Shanghai, to help bring costs down

Tesla is about to build a factory in Shanghai, China, after months of appealing to the government for approval. This move was reported by the Wall Street Journal, citing people briefed on the company's plan. The China plant is expected to help the Si.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago

Unboxing Stitch Fix’s S-1

 When Zuiily went public in 2013, it sparked a resurgence of interest in an otherwise lagging e-commerce market. Quickly trading up to reach an $8B market cap — valuing the company at over 10 times revenues — Zulily became the poster.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

After failing 3 inspections, Chariot has been suspended in San Francisco

The California Public Utilities Commission suspended Ford-owned Chariot's operating permit after it failed not one, not two, but three consecutive California Highway Patrol inspections. The post After failing 3 inspections, Chariot has been suspended.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Chinese online lender Qudian raised $900M in US IPO, closed up 22% on its first day of trading on Wednesday (Financial Times)

Financial Times: Chinese online lender Qudian raised $900M in US IPO, closed up 22% on its first day of trading on Wednesday  —  Qudian, one of China's largest online lenders, had a debut to remember on the New York Stock Exchange t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News11 hr. 17 min. ago

Unboxing Stitchfix’s S-1

 When Zuiily went public in 2013, it sparked a resurgence of interest in an otherwise lagging e-commerce market. Quickly trading up to reach an $8B market cap — valuing the company at over 10 times revenues — Zulily became the poster.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 9 min. ago

Bill Gates Tries A(nother) Billion-Dollar Plan To Reform Education

theodp shared this article from the Washington Post: Bill Gates has a(nother) plan for K-12 public education. The others didn't go so well, but the man, if anything, is persistent. Gates announced Thursday that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation wou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 25 min. ago

The rise of big data policing

 A towering wall of computer screens blinks alive with crisis. A digital map of Los Angeles alerts to 911 calls. Television screens track breaking news stories. Surveillance cameras monitor the streets. Rows of networked computers link analysts.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 1 min. ago

Ford-owned Chariot suspends operation in San Francisco after failing inspections

The California Public Utilities Commission suspended Ford-owned Chariot's operating permit after it failed not one, not two, but three consecutive California Highway Patrol inspections. The post Ford-owned Chariot suspends operation in San Francisco.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 33 min. ago

Tesla Plans Factory In China, Discounts Insurance For Self-Driving US Cars

Business Insider reports: Tesla has created a customized insurance package, InsureMyTesla, that is cheaper than traditional plans because it factors in the vehicles' Autopilot safety features and maintenance costs. InsureMyTesla has been available in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 25 min. ago

Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report

Tesla said it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News20 hr. 53 min. ago

Tesla moves closer to deal to build cars in China

Tesla said it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News22 hr. 25 min. ago

Genetics specialists" views on genome editing

Genetics professionals around the globe hold varying views on genome editing in humans, agreeing with the general public on some aspects and differing in others......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News22 hr. 44 min. ago

China Bans Foreign Waste--but What Will Happen to the World"s Recycling?

The impact of this will be far-reaching because China is the dominant market for recycled plastic -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2017

US Government Warns Of "Ongoing" Hacks Targeting Nuclear and Power Industries

An anonymous reader quotes Reuters: The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

RE+D embeds masonry-clad bathrooms into Mexican ranch hillside

This public bathroom for a ranch in Mexico is built into the sloped terrain and covered by a prominent stepped roof, which is used for hosting events. Read more This public bathroom for a ranch in Mexico is built into the sloped terrain and.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

We now know when China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ will crash to Earth. But where?

China's "Heavenly Palace" space station has accelerated its out-of-control descent and is expected to break apart and crash somewhere on Earth in early 2018. The post We now know when China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ will crash to Earth. B.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017