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Move Fast & Roll Your Own Crypto: A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings - The Citizen Lab
This report examines the encryption that protects meetings in Zoom and finds that they have made their own encryption scheme and has significant weaknesses.
zoom  shit  privacy  encryption  cryptography  china  IFTTT 
4 hours ago by xer0x
Japanese woman confirmed as coronavirus case for second time, weeks after initial recovery - Reuters
A woman working as a tour-bus guide in Japan has tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time, Osaka's prefectural government said, the first known person in the country to do so amid growing concerns about the spread of the infection.
coronavirus  (prc)  (trbc)  /  and  asia  banking  baseball  business  china  co  company  diseases  general  government  graphics  health  infectious  investment  japan  major  medicine  news  olympics  pacific  pictures  politics  services  sport  sports  us 
5 weeks ago by xer0x
Who was Sun Tzu’s Napoleon?
We know that Thucydides was not only the chronicler, but a general in the
Peloponnesian War, Julius Caesar the architect of the Gallic War, and
Machiavelli an active participant in Florentine diplomatic and martial
affairs. Maurice de Saxe waded through the bloody fields of Malplaquet and
Fontenoy, while both Jomini and Clausewitz kept their own formative
experiences fighting in the Napoleonic Wars firmly in mind as they composed
their respective theoretical works. But what mot...
suntzu  art  of  war  artofwar  book  arc  china  history  strategy  chinese_history  IFTTT  military_theory  Pocket  Unread 
7 weeks ago by xer0x
Model built by U of T researchers suggests coronavirus outbreak began in November, has yet to be controlled
The coronavirus epidemic started one month earlier than is commonly reported and has yet to be brought under control, a new disease-transmission model created by University of Toronto researchers suggests.
virus  coronavirus  model  research  uoft  china  wuhan  outbreak  november  timeline 
7 weeks ago by xer0x
'Patient zero' in cyberattack on UN aviation agency was senior official's son, email reveals | CBC News
Five months after CBC News reported an attempt by four IT staff at the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization to cover up their mishandling of a major cyberattack, a UN whistleblower is going public with accusations of misconduct against ICAO's top brass.
china  informationsecurity  canada  icao  montreal  emisaarypanda 
9 weeks ago by xer0x
I Was Google’s Head of International Relations. Here’s Why I Left. — Write.as
_The company’s motto used to be “Don’t be evil.” Things have changed._ ![Ross LaJeunesse, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Main...
google  international  policy  china 
12 weeks ago by xer0x
Did the Bitcoin Bubble Come from One Bitfinex Tether Trader? - Bloomberg
The idea that a lone whale fueled a yearlong Bitcoin bull run is a little silly.
bitcoin  bitfinex  china  cryptocurrency  masayoshi  media  new  of  renminbi  social  son  spot  tether  texas  university  view  york 
november 2019 by xer0x
Support Engineer Job family country block (#5555) · Issues · GitLab.com / www-gitlab-com · GitLab
In e-group on Monday October 15, 2019 we took the decision to enable a "job family country block" for team members who have access to customer data. This is at...
wow  russia  china  gitlab 
november 2019 by xer0x
Remember QR Codes? They're More Powerful Than You Think
QR codes are ubiquitous in China. Whether tracking your health or charging your phone, buying a beer or booking a workout, here are 16 surprising uses for QR codes.
%advertising  %computers  %privacy  16  a  are  beer  booking  buying  charging  china  china.  codes  codes.  favorite  for  health  here  in  mobile  or  phone  qr  qrcodes  surprising  tracking  twitter  ubiquitous  uses  whether  workout  your 
november 2019 by xer0x
China Drone Attack on Crop-Eating `Monster' Shows 98% Kill Rate - Bloomberg
An army of drones deployed to fight a crop-devouring pest in a southern area of China has recorded a mortality rate of as high as 98%, according to the manufacturer.
drone  farming  bayer  caterpillar  china  future  africa  technology  worm 
september 2019 by xer0x
Exclusive: Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources - Reuters
Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in the territory.
hongkong2019  hongkong  protests  china  government  lam  carrie  letter 
august 2019 by xer0x
So, Gutenberg Didn't Actually Invent the Printing Press | Literary Hub
If you heard one book called "universally acknowledged as the most important of all printed books," which do you expect it would be? If you were Margaret Leslie
gutenberg  printing  history  technology  migration  Uyghurs  china  germany 
june 2019 by xer0x
China Exploits Fleet of U.S. Satellites to Strengthen Police and Military Power - WSJ
Tangled ownership and offshore firms helped Beijing win access to superior technology, despite U.S. law preventing satellite sales to China. U.S. firms including private-equity giant Carlyle Group and Boeing Co. indirectly facilitate the efforts.
aerospace  alternative  asia  america  aircraft  china  chinese  citic  civil  funding  equity  defense  control  communications  investments  logistics  military  news  services  technology  satellite  satellites  telecommunications  theft  transportation  tracking 
april 2019 by xer0x
China's Handling of Swine Fever Outbreak Similar to SARS - Bloomberg
The way officials have responded to the spread of African swine fever has brought back uncomfortable memories of SARS. 
china  disease  outbreak  congress  economic  disaster  emerging  sars  career  oops 
april 2019 by xer0x
College Kids Are Living Like Kings in Vancouver’s Empty Mansions - Bloomberg
Globe-trotting landlords can avoid vacancy taxes by renting. It’s the latest twist for a housing market down 8.5% from its peak.
vancouver  rental  housing  market  tax  changes  china  asia  value 
april 2019 by xer0x
In China, tattoos border on illegal — and they're his life's work - Los Angeles Times
Ma Chao has won awards for his full body tattoos depicting swashbuckling outlaws and heroes from ancient Chinese literature, mythical creatures like dragons and phoenixes and auspicious symbols such as koi fish.
china  tattoo  subculture  ma 
april 2019 by xer0x
American Businesses Stayed Quiet On Chinese Hackers, Amid Concerns For Profits : NPR
The U.S. has largely failed to stop Chinese cybertheft of U.S. companies, but the companies themselves led the charge in keeping it under wraps.
china  usa  relations  hacker  security  trade  theft  legal  politics  business  administrator  government  wto 
april 2019 by xer0x
Many Chinese suffer discrimination based on their regional origin - Province and prejudice
THE SCHOOLCHILDREN started to vomit. Some fell unconscious and were whisked into hospital. Angry parents demanded an explanation. The food-poisoning scandal quickly lit up Chinese social media.
china  henan  northeast 
april 2019 by xer0x
China drafts law protecting foreign intellectual property and prohibiting forced technology transfer | South China Morning Post
Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress accelerates process to address major concerns voiced by United States
forced  transfers  us-china  war  property  rights  china  economy 
january 2019 by xer0x
China Still Has a Treasure Chest of Overseas Real Estate to Sell - Bloomberg
China’s biggest-ever overseas property buying spree reversed course in dramatic fashion in 2018. But even after the record unwinding, many lucrative real estate assets remain in Chinese hands.
china  realestate  spending  slowdown  2018  2017 
december 2018 by xer0x
Google's Secret China Project "Effectively Ended" After Fight
Google reassigned several groups of engineers away from a planned censored search engine after a rift over its use of real internet queries in China for testing.
dragonfly  china  story  tech  ethics 
december 2018 by xer0x
Israeli minister: no knowledge of Trump ordering Assad killed
The United States' top spy catcher said Chinese espionage agencies are using fake LinkedIn accounts to try to recruit Americans with access to government and commercial secrets, and the company should shut them down.
linkedin  espionage  spying  recruiting  tool  china  usa  technology  news 
september 2018 by xer0x
China-based campaign breached satellite, defense companies: Symantec
A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said on Tuesday.
satelite  hack  military  china  espionage  symantec  thirp  periscope 
june 2018 by xer0x
An Environmental Push Is Rocking the Global Shipping Industry - Bloomberg
A shift in China toward less toxic coatings for containers has sent costs skyrocketing
paint  china  paris  global  quality  eco  green 
june 2017 by xer0x
On Chinese Writing: Evolution
You can imagine how disappointed I was when I learned this story. I was secretly hoping that the Chinese had invented their writing in order to remember how, during a fatal and romantic night, the great poet Li Bai, somewhat drunk, drowned to his... | Alex Lebrun | Cofounder and CEO at Wit.ai (Facebook)
unicode  Unread  tonews  chinese  characters  history  words  language  china  mandarin  japanese 
april 2017 by xer0x
首页-AiKB-KBC淘宝直营店-- 淘宝网
Mechanical keyboard store ...in chinese... but possibly has the BEST keycaps The bigggest thickest nice
keyboard  geekhack  keycaps  awesome  taobao  imsto  china  from delicious
march 2013 by xer0x
Bi Sheng - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bi Sheng invented moveable type in china around 1041...
typography  bi_sheng  invention  china 
october 2007 by xer0x

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