After months of mounting scrutiny of American companies’ involvement with Chinese AI and surveillance technology, and particularly its deployment in Xinjiang, the spotlight has returned to Google with renewed pressure over its AI research partnerships. “Billionaire Tech Investor Peter Thiel...
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by Samuel Wade | Oct 22, 2019
Western institutions’ AI and surveillance research ties with China, particularly those with partners implicated in ongoing rights abuses in Xinjiang, have been coming under mounting scrutiny. This week, South China Morning...
by Cindy | Jul 23, 2013
An American has been detained in China as part of a probe into multinational pharmaceutical companies that previously led to bribery charges against GlaxoSmithKline executives earlier this month. From Reuters: The unnamed...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 4, 2011
A three-part series by Louisa Lim at NPR explores China’s quest for scientific prestige. Frequently, it emerges, this is marked by impressive but superficial figures such as raw numbers of papers published, rather than...
by Paulina Hartono | Dec 17, 2009
Hu Zhicheng, an American automotive engineer, has been held for over one year in China on charges of violating trade secrets. From David Barboza of the New York Times: Hu Zhicheng, a Chinese-born American citizen who won awards...
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