Hong Kong COVID-19 Contact Tracing App ‘LeaveHomeSafe’ Had Hidden Facial Recognition Technology Similar To Mainland China’s “Social Credit System”.

The Hong Kong government has acknowledged that their contact tracing smartphone app LeaveHomeSafe includes a facial recognition feature. The authorities, on the other hand, maintained that they were unaware of the function and had never utilized it. Since the implementation of LeaveHomeSafe, Hong Kong citizens have expressed worry. Many individuals are concerned that it will…

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Biden Admin Halts Anti-CCP Espionage Initiative Because It’s “Racist”.

The recent decision by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to withdraw the “China Initiative,” a Trump-era effort to disrupt Chinese Communist Party (CCP) economic espionage, is “another show of weakness” by the Biden administration, according to a US lawmaker. “The CCP has stolen trillions of dollars in American intellectual property, destroyed millions of American jobs,…

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China’s Ambition to Harness the Fourth Industrial Revolution Incomparable to America.

Since at least the turn of the century, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been experiencing a significant restructuring. For starters, it has spent years pursuing a mechanization and “informationization” “double construction” strategy. This “two-track” strategy called for near-term modernization of “existing equipment combined with the selective introduction of new generations of conventional weapons,” as…

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China Starts Initiative to Become Technologically Autonomous Despite Semiconductor Challenges.

Beijing’s quest for “scientific and technological independence,” particularly in the semiconductor sector, has gotten mixed reactions from around the world. While overseas companies fear the measure will stifle innovation and disrupt global trade, some China experts feel China’s chip development quality and success rate aren’t likely to produce meaningful results. In October 2021, T-Head, Alibaba’s semiconductor…

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