The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said in an online notice that, among other things, companies must fix pop-ups on apps that deceive and mislead users or force them to use services they might not want.
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US GOVT TO PROBE ZOOM'S $14.7B FIVE9 DEAL FOR NATSEC RISKS
A U.S. government committee that reviews foreign investment in telecom is probing video conferencing company Zoom’s $14.7 billion deal for cloud call center company Five9.
Series 7: Largest ever display, a refined & durable timepiece
Despite numerous reports that Apple would overhaul the design of this year’s Apple Watch, the announcement of a Series 7 smartwatch was a more muted affair.
UK ENERGY CRISIS: GOVT IN CO2 DEAL TO AVERT FOOD SHORTAGES
The British government agreed to support an American-owned firm that produces much of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide, a deal designed to avert shortages of meat, poultry and packaged foods amid a crisis triggered by soaring energy costs.
‘FOUNDATION' BASED ON ASIMOV'S WORK THINKS BIG, GALAXY BIG
Most TV dramas try to tell stories over a few years with maybe half a dozen central characters.
MAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN $200 MILLION PHONE-FRAUD SCHEME
A Pakistan resident has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a conspiracy to “unlock” phones from AT&T’s network, a scheme the company says cost it more than $200 million.
HUNGARY STATUE HONORING MYSTERIOUS BITCOIN FOUNDER UNVEILED
An imposing bronze statue was unveiled in Hungary’s capital which its creators say is the first in the world to pay homage to the anonymous creator of the Bitcoin digital currency.
GM SAYS PRODUCTION STARTS ON REPLACEMENT BATTERIES FOR BOLTS
General Motors said that production has resumed for battery modules used in recalled Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles, and customers could start getting replacement parts by mid-October.
GOOGLE TO SPEND $2.1 BILLION ON MANHATTAN CAMPUS ACQUISITION
Google is planning to buy New York City’s St. John’s Terminal for $2.1 billion, making it the anchor of its Hudson Square campus.
FED LIKELY TO SIGNAL A COMING PULLBACK IN ECONOMIC SUPPORT
The Federal Reserve is expected this week to send its clearest signal yet that it will start reining in its ultra-low-interest rate policies later this year, a first step toward unwinding the extraordinary support it’s given the economy since the pandemic struck 18 months ago.
Autonomous Robots Prepped For Cave Search And Rescue Mission
After practicing in a former limestone mine and an abandoned hospital outside of Pittsburgh, a fleet of robots from Carnegie Mellon University is headed to Kentucky for the final test of the ability to autonomously navigate an uncertain, underground course.
CHINA SETS UP PLATFORM TO POLICE GAMING FIRM VIOLATIONS
Chinese regulators have set up a platform that allows the public to report on gaming companies they believe are violating restrictions on online game times for children.
DEATH in the STONE FOREST
Why did 21 runners die competing in an ultramarathon in China? Turns out, a freak weather event wasn’t the only problem.
NUCLEAR SUBMARINE DEAL WILL RESHAPE INDO-PACIFIC RELATIONS
The U.S., Britain and Australia have announced they’re forming a new security alliance that will help equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines. The alliance will see a reshaping of relations in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond. Here’s what it might mean for various players:
U.S. COVERING UP CHINA COVID LEAK
DESPITE tons of evidence the COVID-19 virus originated in China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology, an intelligence report ordered by President Joe Biden has determined its source is “inconclusive,” leading foreign relations experts and scientists to suspect a cover-up!
When Ghost Cities Come Alive
Built on a grand scale with thousands of apartments, new roads and subway lines, and Instagrammable architecture, China’s overnight cities have something else now: People
JAPAN AIMS TO BRING BACK SOIL SAMPLES FROM MARS MOON BY 2029
Japanese space agency scientists said they plan to bring soil samples back from the Mars region ahead of the United States and China, which started Mars missions last year, in hopes of finding clues to the planet’s origin and traces of possible life.
The Right Tool for the Job
Last month, I wrote the autopsy report on the small-block Chevy that lived briefly in the engine compartment of Truck Norris, my 1967 C10.
XI SHOW DOWN
AS BEIJING TIGHTENS ITS CONTROL, GLOBAL CEOS WEIGH THE RISKS OF DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA
She Lost a View But Gained a Gallery
Construction of a hotel next door to Han Feng’s loft covered her east-facing windows, so she came up with a plan.
Can Anyone Make China Play By The Rules?
The global economy depends on Tokyo and Washington coordinating their defense against cyber and trade threats, says Prime Minister Suga