Aug 8, 2014

China imposes new restrictions on instant messaging tools: Xinhua

China will force real-name registrations on public accounts of instant messaging tools and require those wishing to publish or reprint political news to seek prior approval, state media and Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Thursday. Last year, China launched a campaign to clamp down on ...

The digital pioneer who became a Web rebel

Mar 23, 2013

The digital pioneer who became a Web rebel

Jaron Lanier is that rarest of rare birds — an uber-geek who is highly critical of the world created by the technology he helped to create. Now 52, he first came to prominence in the 1980s as a pioneer in the field of "virtual ...