Media Watch

'19Jan
23

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...
'18Dec
18

Inside Shenzhen’s race to outdo Silicon Valley

Every day at around 4 p.m., the creeeek criikkk of stretched packing tape echoes through Huaqiangbei, Shenzhen’s sprawling neighborhood of hardware stores. Shopkeepers package up the day’s sales—selfie sticks,...
'18Oct
25

The midterms are already hacked. You just don’t know it yet.

One evening last May in Knoxville, Tennessee, during the night of the local primary election, Dave Ball, the assistant IT director for Knox County, settled into the Naugahyde chair of his dusty home office and...
'18Oct
10

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains The military wants future super-soldiers to control robots with their thoughts...
'18Sep
27

Time to Shine: CFOs to Watch 2018

Ascending to the top of finance at a consumer giant, trying to revive the shares of a popular social media app, guiding a company through a backdoor listing, allocating capital to development of a leading-edge...
'18May
27

Bosch's Dr. Stefan Hartung: I might still want to be allowed to have my secrets. In the era of the Internet of Things, discussion on personal data issues is needed – individuals are at stake

Stefan HartungA new concept of technology development, the Internet of Things (IoT), has become a real fetish for the engineers at largest technology corporations. IoT is a concept assuming that all devices in our...
'18Apr
11

Kenya:Security Forces Grapple With Changing Face of Terrorism

Details of a terrorist attack foiled by police last month show that al-Shabaab local operatives are increasingly posing a grave danger to Kenya.The plot by homegrown elements of the Somalia-based terrorist group...
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