China

Two ex-Googlers are using AI to guarantee interviews for tech job seekers

 Two former Googlers are guaranteeing workers in the tech industry that they get interviews with their dreamer employers thanks to artificial intelligence. The past year or so has seen AI deployed to tackle a broad range of issues, and with their startup Leap.ai, ex-Google engineers Richard Liu and Yunkai Zhou believe it can be used to crack the hiring conundrum in tech. As things stand now… Read More

Two ex-Googlers are using AI to guarantee interviews for tech job seekers

 Two former Googlers are guaranteeing workers in the tech industry that they get interviews with their dreamer employers thanks to artificial intelligence. The past year or so has seen AI deployed to tackle a broad range of issues, and with their startup Leap.ai, ex-Google engineers Richard Liu and Yunkai Zhou believe it can be used to crack the hiring conundrum in tech. As things stand now… Read More

Baidu confirms sale of its food delivery business to rival Ele.me

 The online food ordering-and-delivery market, once very hot, appears to be cooling down a little in China. Today Baidu, the country’s search giant, announced an exit from the business: Baidu has sold its Xiaodu food delivery subsidiary (which operates under the Waimai brand) to Rajax, which operates Ele.me, China’s leading food delivery business that is valued at around $6 billion… Read More

Meet CrowdStrike’s Dmitri Alperovitch, Cyber Spy Hunter

Spies, beware. If Dmitri Alperovitch doesn't have your number, he’s on the hunt for it.

When Self-Criticism Was an Order, These Portraits Were Revolutionary

“Cultural Revolution Selfies,” a new book by Wang Qiuhang, includes subversive images, taken during China’s Cultural Revolution, of the photographer himself.

Beijing’s public transport system gets an app for paying fares — but Apple isn’t invited

 Apple continues to be locked out of China’s massive mobile payments space. The latest reminder came this week when Beijing’s transportation system opened up to smartphone payments… via an Android app. Already Tencent’s WeChat Pay and Alibaba’s Alipay services dominate China’s mobile payment space, which is estimated to have processed $3 trillion last year,… Read More

Facebook Partnered on Unbranded Moments Clone in China

It was unclear if China's various internet regulators were aware of the app's existence.

China’s Pretty Boys Find a New Gig: Propaganda Films

The producers of “The Founding of an Army,” a government-backed epic about the early years of the Chinese military, were attacked online for casting too many dreamy young men.

China’s Pretty Boys Find a New Gig: Propaganda Films

The producers of “The Founding of an Army,” a government-backed epic about the early years of the Chinese military, were attacked online for casting too many dreamy young men.

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