“The investor seemed to be referencing Google’s decision in June 2018 to not renew a contract with the U.S. Defense Department that would help it dissect drone videos through artificial intelligence, CNBC reported. The tech company decided to end the partnership, which expired in March, after thousands of employees protested the work and signed a petition urging Google to step away.”
“After receiving tips from confidential sources about Semptian’s role in mass surveillance, a reporter contacted the company using an assumed name and posing as a potential customer. In response, a Semptian employee sent documents showing that the company — under the guise of iNext — has developed a mass surveillance system named Aegis, which it says can “store and analyze unlimited data.”
“Vietnamese officials say China is intentionally mislabeling its products as “made in Vietnam” to avoid American tariffs, and have ordered offices to more aggressively examine products’ certificates of origin. ”
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“Extensive damage was done to the building, with portraits of political leaders torn from the walls and furniture smashed.
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“More than 600 U.S. companies signed a letter on June 21 in support of President Donald Trump’s tariffsimposed on China, backing the U.S. administration clamping down on the regime’s unfair trade practices.
North Korea has released its own smartphone which only runs government-approved apps and is incapable of connecting to foreign WiFi. The Pyongyang 2425 handset can only access state-run ‘Mirae’ WiFi, an intranet network, which allows them to use only government-approved apps.
“The BBC has been given rare access to the vast system of highly secure facilities thought to be holding more than a million Muslims in China’s western region of Xinjiang.”
The hollowing out of America’s industrial base, and the loss of the highly paid jobs for the high-school educated that went along with them, goes some way to reflect the tectonic shifts in U.S. politics that set the stage for the election of President Donald Trump and his brand of populism. Last year, 264,000 new manufacturing jobs were added, representing the highest number of new workers since 1988. As a percent of the total workforce, manufacturing rose for the first time since 1984.
“The fact that both the father-in-law and sister-in-law of Senator McConnell sat on the board of CSSC Holdings is highly unusual, to say the least,” writes Schweizer. “One could say it is unprecedented in American political history. In general, CSSC is a sensitive, critical asset of the Chinese government and operates under a veil of privacy and secrecy.”
Indeed, as the New York Post confirmed, “The main goal of the CSSC is to strengthen the Chinese military.”