Heres How Chinas Social Credit Score Punish And Reward Citizens, And Its Terrifying

George Orwell’s 1984, Black Mirror S03E01, Psycho Pass, The Orville and many others have all theorised how technology can make our lives better… or worse. The future is now.

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Zero-Sales Biotechs May Damage Your Financial Health

China's biotech unicorns are chasing a big prize. Landing it may prove elusive. BeiGene Ltd. raised $903 million in a secondary listing in Hong Kong last week. The company’s market value has swelled to $9.4 billion since its 2016 initial public offering on the Nasdaq, despite the firm being at the “clinical…

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First woman wins Clipper world yacht race

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWendy Tuck: “It’s a great day for sailing” Australian Wendy Tuck has become the first female skipper to win the Clipper round-the-world yacht race. Thousands watched her team return to Liverpool, nearly a year after 12 yachts set out from the city.…

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China Begins to Question Whether Its Ready for a Trade War

Xi Jinping vowed to match fell below forecasts last month and economists warnings about a repeat of the market’s collapse in 2015, the last time China saw such open criticism of economic policymakers. “People are going to look back at this year as the pivot point when Xi Jinping overreached…

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U.S. Stock Bulls Refuse toListen to the Warnings to Bail

Going by the reaction in China, you would’ve thought global markets were in for a thrashing after President Donald Trump’s latest belligerence on trade. And while a few cracks widened, in the end it was another muffled reaction in U.S. stocks. For the S&P 500 Index, declines that swelled past…

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Step Aside Shower Rat, The Internet Has A New Favorite Animal Superstar

Step aside, shower rat, the Internet has a new animal superstar. A crayfish has become an overnight Internet sensation after recreating the entire Danny Boyle movie 127 Hours in one 20-second clip. Footage shared on Weibo (and later Facebook) shows a crayfish in a restaurant in China, the BBC reports. The…

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Strange ‘bird fish’ goes viral: What is this creature?

Anglers caught the fish in Guizhou, China (Credit: Newsflare) Although dubbed “bird fish,” the creature is actually a deformed carp, Metro reports. GRUESOME, FANGED ‘DEMON FISH’ WASHES UP ON TEXAS BEACH, SPARKING MYSTERY A Guizhou Fisheries Research Institute expert told Guizhou Urban Daily that the fish’s deformity is not an…

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With FriendsLike These, Who Needs Bankers? Not Ant

Congratulations, Ant Financial,  Source: Alibaba, Bloomberg Opinion calculations The danger with such mega-fundings is that big multiples through a public exit become ever more difficult. Xiaomi Corp. is an example: A $65 billion expected valuation upon an IPO this year is a tidy 40 percent upside from recent private-funding valuations, but that's…

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Someone Challenged This Chinese Blogger To Transform Herself Into Mona Lisa They Werent Expecting This

Ms. He, 26, posts her work on her Miaopai video channel, and recent uploads of her transforming her face into masterpieces by Leonardo De Vinci, Mona Lisa in particular, have proved a massive hit. She has gone massively viral on Chinese social media, with her video being viewed more than…

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