27 October 2014

Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin but Can Facebook Speak Chinese? (video)

Speaking Mandarin: Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, (video above)--Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg impressed audiences at Tsinghua University in Beijing on Wednesday by answering questions in Mandarin. How well does Zuckerberg speak Chinese? Jeff Wang, the director of education and China Learning Initiatives at the Asia Society, grades Mark's Mandarin. (Oct 24, 2014-Bloomberg)


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China's Massive iCloud Hack Is So Obvious It May Be a Message to Apple | Motherboard"China is trying to hoover up its citizens’ iCloud passwords, according to various reports, and it's doing so in a rather brazen way. The hacks are so blatant that it appears China doesn’t even care who catches it spying. Onlookers have suggested that either the Politburo isn’t worried about being seen as a digitally repressive state, or it’s sticking its middle finger up at Apple. It could well be both...."

Say hello to Microsoft Lumia - [Microsoft site] Conversations"When we announced that the Nokia Devices & Services business would become part of Microsoft, we also shared that Lumia, our smartphone brand, would become part of the Microsoft family. Since then, we have naturally been making the change from Nokia to Microsoft in our websites, packaging and other consumer touch points...."

The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed | WIRED"... the image on Baybayan’s screen does not resemble typical startup work: It appears to show a super-close-up photo of a two-pronged dildo wedged in a vagina. I say appears because I can barely begin to make sense of the image, a baseball-card-sized abstraction of flesh and translucent pink plastic, before he disappears it with a casual flick of his mouse...."

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