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Chinese State Media Undermines TikTok PR with Nationalist Pride for ‘Entertainment App’

The TikTok messaging platform has been frantically trying to convince the rest of the world – including boycott-minded Indians and possibly ban-minded American officials – that it’s not a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) company, but rather a fully private and independent company that just happens to be headquartered in Beijing until it can find somewhere else to live. The CCP did the company no favors on Wednesday by running a state media editorial brimming with nationalist pride for the popular “Chinese short-video sharing app.”

The ByteDance logo is seen at the entrance to a ByteDance office in Beijing on July 8, 2020. - Video sharing app TikTok, which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance, announced on July 6 it was pulling out of Hong Kong, less than a week after a new national security …

China Demands Control over ‘A.I. Governance’

China’s state-run Global Times on Thursday demanded a leading role for Beijing in formulating the global rules governing artificial intelligence (AI). The Chinese paper was correct to believe that AI is something everyone in the world should be concerned about, but neglected to mention that China is one of the big reasons they should be concerned.

An AI robot with a humanistic face, entitled Alter 3: Offloaded Agency, is pictured during a photocall to promote the forthcoming exhibition entitled "AI: More than Human", at the Barbican Centre in London on May 15, 2019. - Managing the health of the planet, fighting against discrimination, innovating in the …

Amazon Helped Create the Invasion of Privacy Jeff Bezos Now Protests

Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos launched a tirade against the invasion of his privacy, last week, after the National Enquirer reportedly obtained private images of the billionaire. Bezos’ company Amazon, however, helped create the culture of invasion of privacy he now protests.

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association's Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD, on September 19, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)