CNN interactive story: The truthtellers
China created a story of thepandemic. These people revealed details Beijing left out

cnn.it/3kwFaaA

Next Clubhouse?

Are Disposables the Future of Photo Sharing?
Some are calling David Dobrik’s new photo app, Dispo, the next Instagram.

nytimes.com/2021/02/25/style/d

”TikTok is introducing Americans to a question that Europeans have struggled with for 20 years: a lot of your citizens might use an Internet platform created somewhere that doesn’t know or care about your laws or cultural attitudes and won’t turn up to a committee hearing.”

#privacy #TikTok #tech

Facebook Takes a Side, Banning Myanmar Military After Coup
The move puts the social network squarely on the side of Myanmar’s pro-democracy movement after years of criticism over how the military has used the site.

nytimes.com/2021/02/24/technol

The rich gets richer, with Singapore residency :)

Singapore offers tech visas to talent that earns US$15,000 monthly
But city-state tightens requirements on lower-tiered foreign workers
asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Singap

What the Tech.Pass scheme means for startups and the rise of Singapore as a thriving centre of innovation
With mounting US-China trade rivalry and shifting global tech chain, Singapore has become a neutral choice for companies to seize opportunities in SEA
e27.co/what-the-tech-pass-sche

So TimC can get away with it that MarkZ never could.

Tim Cook interview with young tech vlogger goes viral in China
In an 18-minute video interview with 22-year-old student He Shijie, Tim Cook discusses his admiration of Chinese people, history and arts as the CEO courts Chinese consumers for market growth.
Absent from the discussion was any mention of censorship or the US-China technology rivalry as the Apple CEO courts Chinese consumers for market growth
scmp.com/tech/big-tech/article

【獨家】新增「人臉辨識」登機閘口 機管局修條款:乘客資料可送第三方供應商
rfa.org/cantonese/news/htm/hk-

The inevitable.

Clubhouse Chats Are Breached, Raising Concerns Over Security
The app’s creators had been warned user data was vulnerable
An unidentified user streamed audio chats to their own website
bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

Margaret Mitchell: Google fires AI ethics founder

Google has fired the founder and co-head of its artificial intelligence ethics unit, claiming she violated the company's code of conduct.

bbc.co.uk/news/technology-5613

WhatsApp to go ahead with changes despite backlash

WhatsApp is pushing ahead with controversial changes to its terms of service, but altering the way it notifies users following a backlash.

bbc.co.uk/news/technology-5612

英國佬做嘢,冇死錯人,梗係為自己先

Why Britain's anti-immigration politicians are opening the doors to thousands of Hong Kongers

cnn.com/2021/02/20/uk/uk-hong-

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