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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Last year, leaked plans for “Project Dragonfly,” a China-focused Google search...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 14, 2018
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by Cindy | Aug 11, 2018
Google’s controversial plan to relaunch a censored search engine in China–one that...
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by Josh Rudolph | Mar 14, 2014
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by Samuel Wade | Mar 12, 2014
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