Tag Archives: Chinese

Chinese ecommerce business JD.Com introduces shop on Google …

FILE PHOTO: A sign of China’s e-commerce company JD.com is seen at its shop at a mall in Shanghai, China October 26, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce company JD.Com Inc has launched a store on Google Express, the online shopping site owned by the search engine of Alphabet Inc. The quiet launch marks the latest development in an ongoing tie-up between Alphabet and JD.Com, as each aims to take on respective rivals Amazon Inc and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. The site, called Joybuy, offers […]

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Google Translate in Emergency Room for Spanish, Chinese discharge order …

Megan Knowles – Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 Print  | Email Although Google Translate was less than 100 percent accurate in translating English emergency discharge instructions for patients who speak Spanish and Chinese, researchers are cautiously supporting its use, a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found. The researchers, from the University of California San Francisco, analyzed 100 sets of emergency discharge instructions translated by Google’s new machine learning algorithm, released in 2017. They found the algorithm was 92 percent accurate for Spanish and 81 percent accurate […]

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What Seems A Phony Chinese J-20 Supposedly Identified At …

We have obtained a photo allegedly showing a J-20 fighter in Georgia. File this under, “Too Weird to Believe, Too Bizarre Not to Report”. Late Wednesday, December 5, 2018 a photo arrived in our messenger box alleged to be of a Chinese J-20 Mighty Dragon stealth fighter. There are plenty of photos of the unusual Chinese J-20 Mighty Dragon. This photo was different. This photo was (claimed to be) taken at an airport in Georgia. In the United States. On Wednesday Dec. 5 in the morning. We […]

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Chinese Net Customers Evaluate In on Google’s ‘Dragonfly’ Pro …

By Oiwan Lam After deflecting questions from reporters for months, CEO Sundar Pichai acknowledged in October 2018 Google’s plan to build “Dragonfly,” a censored search engine app that would serve Chinese users. But on Dec. 11, in a hearing before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, Pichai described the development of Dragonfly as an “internal effort” and said that the company currently had no plans to launch a search service in China. When asked if he was committed to launching “a tool for surveillance and censorship in China,” […]

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What do Chinese web customers consider Google’s Dragonfly …

By Oiwan Lam After deflecting questions from reporters for months, CEO Sundar Pichai acknowledged in October 2018 Google’s plan to build “Dragonfly,” a censored search engine app that would serve Chinese users. But on December 5, in a hearing before the US House Judiciary Committee, Pichai described the development of Dragonfly as an “internal effort” and said that the company currently had no plans to launch a search service in China. Sundar Pichai. Photo: Maurizio Pesce, via Flickr. When asked if he was committed to launching “a tool for surveillance and […]

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Howling Evening – an explanatory story concerning Chinese audienc …

Image: Authentic costumes in Yanxi Palace iQiyi, owned by China’s biggest search engine Baidu, is said to be one of the top five online video networks in the country, along with Tencent Video and Mango TV, all aimed at the 800m netizens. With 500m active users, consuming 6 billion hours/month, iQiyi has been growing like a berserk forest, and ran an initial public offering last march in the United States which netted US$2.5b.  ADVERTISEMENT It has a licensing deal with Netflix which is the only way […]

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Google supposedly closes down its Chinese censored search public relations …

Google has stopped developing its censored search engine for China, known as project Dragonfly. The tech giant was forced to shut down a data analysis system used for its development after members of the company’s privacy team objected to it, according to The Intercept. Google‘s China project has been highly contested from the beginning, as the company is said Ben Givon to be aiding censorship and surveillance — effectively adding to the country’s human rights violations. NGOs have celebrated news of Google‘s decision to drop Dragonfly, but Amnesty […]

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