Exclusive: Google Is Banning A Play Store Developer With More Than Half A Billion App Installs
The DO Global ban comes after BuzzFeed News revealed it was committing ad fraud and violating other Google policies.
There’s A Growing “Boycott Apple” Movement In China Because Of The US Trade War
There’s been a flurry of anti-Apple and anti-US messages posted on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, following new US–China tensions over Huawei.
Forget The Trade War. TikTok Is China’s Most Important Export Right Now.
Silicon Valley may have begun the era of social media, but its future could be in China.
Here’s How China Uses An App To Repress Muslims
For the first time, the app used by police in China to collect huge amounts of people’s personal information has been reverse engineered.
Popular Apps In Google's Play Store Are Abusing Permissions And Committing Ad Fraud
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation, Google removed six apps from the Play store that belonged to a major Chinese developer.
16 Out Of This World Pictures From An Actual Mars Training Facility
Located in the arid isolation of the Gobi Desert, the C-Space Project Mars simulation base offers visitors a taste of what it's like to travel to the red planet.
A Post About China's "996" Workweek Went Viral On GitHub. Now Microsoft Employees Want To Protect It From Censorship.
A viral GitHub project that discusses the grueling demands on Chinese tech workers could be a target for state censorship.
This Man’s Aunt Was Jailed Days After He Met With Mike Pompeo Over China’s Muslim Crackdown
Ferkat Jawdat, who lives in Virginia, told BuzzFeed News that China was using his relatives “as hostages.”
A Canadian Government Committee Is Investigating Foreign Interference And Espionage
China, Russia, and other countries are running influence and espionage operations in Canada, according to the committee.
Israel Election: Twitter Suspended Dozens Of Hebrew-Language Accounts Run By A Strange Chinese Religious Sect
Twitter's lack of disclosure raises questions about the company’s commitment to transparency around removing accounts during global political events.
A Chinese Woman Carrying Four Cellphones And Malware Was Arrested At Trump's Mar-A-Lago Resort
The woman, identified as Yujing Zhang, was charged with unlawfully gaining access to Trump's Palm Beach resort and lying to federal agents.
Chinese Kids Are Getting Their Parents, Their Parents’ Parents, And Their Parents’ Parents’ Parents Involved In A Meme
I'm not crying, you're crying.
China Has Also Been Targeting Foreigners In Its Brutal Crackdown On Muslims
Turkey is one of the few Muslim-majority countries to call out China’s crackdown on Uighur Muslims. A BuzzFeed News investigation finds that several Turkish nationals have also disappeared, something that has never been publicly acknowledged by Turkey.
Reddit Has Become A Battleground Of Alleged Chinese Trolls
“Bad enough to have to deal with Russian Ops and the Alt-Right, but now we have to deal with Chinabots as well.”
Mark Zuckerberg Tried Hard To Get Facebook Into China. Now The Company May Be Backing Away.
“As we build our infrastructure around the world, we've chosen not to build data centers in countries that have a track record of violating human rights like privacy or freedom of expression,” Zuckerberg wrote on Wednesday.
A Leaked Memo Says Chinese State TV Registered As A Foreign Agent "In The Spirit Of Cooperation"
"It's already hard describing who we work for," one CGTN source said. "This makes it even more complicated and uncomfortable when talking to anyone on the outside."
Her Reporting Led To The Firing Of Canada’s Ambassador. That’s Made Her A Target For China’s State Media.
“I’m starting to feel unsafe even though I’m in Canada,” Joanna Chiu wrote on Twitter.
George Soros Said The Biggest Threat To The World Is China’s Development Of AI
“It will subordinate the fate of the individual to the interests of the one-party state in ways unprecedented in history.”
China Has Blocked Microsoft Bing, The Only Major Foreign Search Engine Its Citizens Could Access
Bing is the latest foreign internet service to be blocked by the “Great Firewall,” a system of censorship controls employed by China’s authoritarian government.
Release Detained Canadians Now, Former Foreign Ministers, Diplomats And Academics Tell China In Open Letter
Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained in December, apparently in retaliation for the arrest of a Huawei executive in Canada.
45 Photographs That Show How Space Exploration Has Evolved
China successfully landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon earlier this week, sparking talk of a new space race.
LinkedIn Censored A Pro-Democracy Activist’s Profile In China
"I feel threatened and outraged," Zhou Fengsuo, who left China after the Tiananmen Square protests, told BuzzFeed News.
For The First Time, A Rover Has Landed On The Far Side Of The Moon. China Sent It.
The landing opened "a new chapter in human lunar exploration," according to China's space agency.
Apple Blames Business Slowdown On Chinese Trade Tensions And Fewer iPhone Upgrades
The company also blamed weakened iPhone sales on customers taking advantage of a $30 battery replacement program.
Chinese Police Officers Have Raided Mosques In A New Crackdown On Religion
The raids are the latest in a Chinese move against unregistered religious institutions.
The Woman Who Uses Office Equipment To Cook Meals Dishes Her Secrets
Meet Ms Yeah.
Please Welcome China’s WeChat To The #Resistance
Negative articles and comments about Trump were censored on the Chinese internet as recently as this summer. But now the floodgates appear to be open.
A Bunch Of Countries Just Joined The US In Condemning Chinese Hacking
The accusations that China steals secrets from companies and gives the secrets to its own businesses isn't new, but a joint international condemnation is.
China Vowed There'd Be Consequences For The Arrest Of A Senior Tech Executive. Now Two Canadians Have Been Detained.
The detentions come after Canada arrested a senior Huawei executive.
Apple Is Being Banned From Selling Many iPhone Models In China, According To A Chinese Court Ruling
The court order presents a headache for Apple in moving some of the company’s older models in China, the world’s largest market for smartphones.