Category: China

The Information has a story on Snapchat’s recent stumbles around it’s new app, which users have largely hated.¬† Because that story is paywalled, I’ll link to a Gizmodo article that has some of the coverage without a paywall. The interesting …

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel learned the wrong lessons from China Read More »

Living as I do in Shanghai (i.e. behind the Great Firewall), and having spent a decade at Mozilla in the browser segment of the technology world, these recent moves by Opera to add VPN features to their browser and to …

thoughts on Opera’s new VPN features from China Read More »

When we moved to Shanghai earlier this year, I did not know that Clay Shirky had moved to China over a year ago to teach at NYU Shanghai. Clay has a new book out:¬†Little Rice – Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the …

Little Rice – Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream by Clay Shirky Read More »

Gady Epstein, who is the China Correspondent for The Economist has put together a large 14-page special report on the Internet in China. I strongly recommend it. Gady was also on this week’s Sinica Podcast talking about this special report, …

The Economist on the Internet in China Read More »

Richard A. Clarke, the special adviser to the president for cybersecurity from 2001 to 2003, has an important op-ed in the NY Times today. How China Steals Our Secrets Clarke basically laments the state of US cyber security (who uses …

Richard Clarke doesn’t understand the Internet Read More »