Tag: China

Chinese schools scanning children’s brains to see if they are concentrating

Chinese schools scanning children’s brains to see if they are concentrating

Chris Baynes | The Independent | Source URL Headbands that monitor concentration by reading brain signals have been trialled on thousands of Chinese schoolchildren. The devices could soon be used on millions of students across China, according to the US tech company which designed them. Massachusetts-based start-up BrainCo says its […]

China’s social credit poses rising risk to CEOs

Reuters | Source URL HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) – China’s “social credit” system is another worry for executives, as tensions spike over the arrest of a Huawei executive at U.S. behest. The government’s plan to blacklist people and companies for misbehaviour is widely misunderstood. But its implications for business should […]

DRAGONFLY: Google Employees Publicly Rebel Against Building a Dystopian New Search Engine

DRAGONFLY: Google Employees Publicly Rebel Against Building a Dystopian New Search Engine

Meadow Clark | The Organic Prepper | Source URL More than 1,400 Google staff, many journalists, and human rights organizations are calling on Google to halt its controversial project called Dragonfly. What is Project Dragonfly? Dragonfly is a search engine specially built for China. It would unleash more censorship on […]

Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams From Secret China Project

Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams From Secret China Project

Ryan Gallagher | The Intercept | Source URL The secrecy surrounding the work was unheard of at Google. It was not unusual for planned new products to be closely guarded ahead of launch. But this time was different. The objective, code-named Dragonfly, was to build a search engine for China […]

Pick up poo or we take the dog: Chinese city rolls out ‘social credit’ system for pet owners

Pick up poo or we take the dog: Chinese city rolls out ‘social credit’ system for pet owners

Sophia Yan | The Telegraph | Source URL Chinese cities are launching a scoring system for dog owners where anyone found failing to care for their pets could be forced to pay a fine – or even have their dog confiscated. The credit system is already being enforced in the […]

Military Laser Systems Market Country Level Analysis, Current Industry Size & Future Prospective with Key Company Profiles: Northrop Grumman, Coherent, Lockheed Martin, Thales, Raytheon, BAE, Quantel

Press Release | Source URL Military Laser Systems Market Research Report 2018 published By Market Research Future, provides information on Global Military Laser Systems Industry Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Opportunity Assessment, Regional Analysis and Segmentation By Application (Military/Defense and Law Enforcement), by Technology (Laser Fiber, Solid Fiber, Chemical Laser, […]

Leave no dark corner

Matthew Carney | ABC.net | Source URL China is building a digital dictatorship to exert control over its 1.4 billion citizens. For some, “social credit” will bring privileges — for others, punishment. Dandan Fan is very much the modern Chinese woman. A marketing professional, she’s diligent and prosperous — in […]

China Unveils Powerful Laser Gun Which Hits Terrorist Targets in Just One Second

Sputnik News China has developed a powerful new counter-terrorism laser gun, which can hit targets at 200 meters within one second. The weapon has a handset for aiming, a back pack containing the power supply, a remote control and laser emitter, the developer Hongfeng, a company affiliated with China Aerospace Science & […]