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China lashes out at Google, Apple for allegedly stealing state secrets

Chinese state-run media outlets are calling on the government to punish "pawns" of the NSA's Prism surveillance program.

By June 4, 2014

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Behind US-China cyberspy tensions: The view from Beijing (Q&A)

American tech firms are caught in the cross-fire between China and the US over cyberespionage. International politics specialist Shen Yi says this storm isn't likely to blow over soon.

By June 5, 2014

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iPad mini spotted on Chinese microblogging site

Images that purport to be the rumoured small iPad have popped up online, and there's no rear camera.

By August 5, 2012

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Twitter's 'Nearby' could reveal who's tweeting, well, nearby

The microblog is apparently testing a mobile feature that would map tweets posted by Twitter users, whether you follow those users or not. Privacy advocates take note: it seems to be opt in.

By December 14, 2013

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China's government takes on microblogs, blogs, online forums

With ever-increasing restrictions on online activity, Chinese authorities are trying to make Internet service providers act as Web police for the government.

By June 7, 2012

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Twitter buys microblogging site Posterous

Twitter acquires the simple blog platform, a rival to Tumblr, but discloses no terms of the deal.

By March 12, 2012

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Twitter on TV: The next microblogging deals frontier?

Twitter envisions itself displacing the canonical water cooler for TV discussion; now it just needs to make some deals.

By October 26, 2011

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Twitter hits 400 million tweets per day, mostly mobile

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says mobile usage and revenue are outpacing the desktop Web version of the microblog, and that he doesn't concern himself about an IPO.

By June 6, 2012

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China's Sina Weibo creates 'user contract,' increasing censorship

After government criticism and a temporary shutdown of Web comments, China's biggest microblogging site plans to introduce a "user contract" that could impede the free flow of information.

By May 8, 2012

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Pinterest design spreading like a virus, because it works

There are good reasons why more sites every day look like Pinterest. Some are intentionally built to mimic the site. Others ended up with the same design for different reasons... they say.

By March 22, 2012