China, Startup Nation

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A startup frenzy has gripped China. The smell of money is in the air, and inspirational rags-to-riches stories are seemingly everywhere. Texts abound purporting to teach the dark magic of successful entrepreneurship; Chinese online bookseller …

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Disarming the Great Cannon

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China, long known to block undesired online information with an electronic barrier known as the Great Firewall, may now have added to its censorship arsenal a powerful new cudgel. Researchers in the United States and …

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China Kicks off New Web Crackdown

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It looks like the Chinese web may be in for another round of spring cleaning. On April 2, China’s National Sweep Out Porn, Strike At Rumors Office announced that three major domestic companies had been investigated and …

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Bo Xilai, The Man Chinese Cyberspace Could Not Forget

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In the southwestern Chinese metropolis of Chongqing, the crowd has won the day. Hundreds suffering from uremia, a potentially life-threatening condition associated with kidney failure, took to the streets on March 29 to protest the local government’s …

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