21:52 [Xinhua] (E)
China will quicken the construction of 5G networks to crank up the economic engine in the battle against the novel coronavirus outbreak.
9:21 [RT] (E)
Chinese technology giant Huawei announced this week a strategic partnership with Russia’s Sberbank to provide cloud services for Russian businesses.
12:54 [The Burning Platform] (E)
The Creepy Line is a particularly sinister term used in an unguarded remark by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt in 2010. In hindsight, what is most disturbing about the comment is how casually he explained Google’s policy regarding invading the privacy of its customers and clients. “Google policy on a lot of these things,” Schmidt says about 45 seconds into the introduction, “is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it.” Time pointer needed. The Creepy Line is an 80-minute documentary available through several options available at the link below. For now, it is available for free at Amazon Prime, but I’m not sure how long it will be offered there considering many current concerns regarding censorship of anti-establishment themes on various social media platforms. This film offers a very frank look at the number one source of news in our country: Facebook and Google.
14:21 [cnet] (E)
Everything you do online when you`re signed into Google, and even some stuff when you aren`t, becomes a part of your Google profile, but you can wipe the slate clean with these steps.
14:00 [Sputnik News] (E)
The United Kingdom believes that allowing Chinese tech giant Huawei to have a role in the country’s 5G networks will not hamper Britain’s ability to securely share intelligence data with the United States, despite US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warning London that cooperation with Huawei poses a "real risk." Petri Krohn, a cybersecurity analyst, has outlined to Sputnik how Britain`s move on Huawei may affect its ties with the US. Sputnik: The United States on Wednesday urged Britain to rethink its decision to allow the Chinese company Huawei a limited role in the rolling out of its 5G networks, cautioning that American information should only pass across trusted networks. In your view, how can Johnson’s decision on Huawei affect the UK’s relations with the US?