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Myanmar’s internet gets price for dissenters, apolitical alike | Internet News

Yangon, Myanmar – When Lily relocated to her hometown in Myanmar’s Shan State after last year’s coup, the consultant was able to keep working thanks to cheap and reliable internet access. These days, Lily struggles to stay online during the workday, which often includes at least two hours of virtual meetings, due to the soaring …

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When the Internet Knows Where You Live

On April 28, Weibo, China’s equivalent to Twitter, announced that it would begin displaying users’ IP address locations on their profile pages and on all replies posted to the site. The company framed the feature as a necessary measure for “maintaining a healthy and orderly environment for discussion.” According to Weibo’s official community account, the …

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Biden Highlights Hyundai Announcement of $10B US Investment

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — President Joe Biden tended to both business and security interests Sunday as he wraps up a three-day visit to South Korea, showcasing Hyundai’s pledge to invest at least $10 billion in electric vehicles and related technologies in the United States. Before visiting US and South Korean troops monitoring the rapidly evolving …

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Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: CNBC interview

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that while consumers are putting the Covid pandemic in the rearview mirror, the economy is clearly a growing concern for the company and the broader market. “We definitely see uncertainty ahead, like everyone else,” Pichai told CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa in an interview on Wednesday at Google’s annual I/O conference in …

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Skipping meals. Racking up debt. How inflation is squeezing single parents.

That has left many single parents skipping meals so their children have plenty of food, providing less healthy meals for their families, and culling expenses to the point where any unforeseen cost could mean more debt — or worse. “It’s a really tricky game to figure out what I can do, what can I not …

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When the Internet Knows Where You Live

On April 28, Weibo, China’s equivalent to Twitter, announced that it would begin displaying users’ IP address locations on their profile pages and on all replies posted to the site. The company framed the feature as a necessary measure for “maintaining a healthy and orderly environment for discussion.” According to Weibo’s official community account, the …

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Towards a Virtual Architecture: The Winter House by Andrés Reisinger and Alba de la Fuente

Towards a Virtual Architecture: The Winter House by Andrés Reisinger and Alba de la Fuente © Andrés Reisinger Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/980612/towards-a-virtual-architecture-the-winter-house-by-andres-reisinger-and-alba-de-la-fuente The digitisation of architecture and design projects has been going on for some time now and has increased even more, largely due to the global pandemic. To hear …

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China Tightens Political Control of Internet Giants | Business News

By JOE McDONALD and ZEN SOO, AP Business Writers BEIJING (AP) — The ruling Communist Party is tightening political control over China’s internet giants and tapping their wealth to pay for its ambitions to reduce reliance on US and European technology. Anti-monopoly and data security crackdowns starting in late 2020 have shaken the industry, which …

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