articles tagged: china
new chinese app recruits citizens to spy on “deadbeat debtors”
# tech

new chinese app recruits citizens to spy on “deadbeat debtors”

In a move straight of a Dickensian cyberpunk novel, a Chinese app alerts citizens if someone in debt is within 500 meters, and encourages spying on their spending habits.

the return of the rising red moon scare?
# space

the return of the rising red moon scare?

Are we looking at a repeat of the Space Race, this time against China?

testing the great firewall of china
# tech

testing the great firewall of china

China wants its citizens connected to the internet. Just not the kind of internet where their daily propaganda blitz could be questioned with the click of a mouse...