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China Wants Hefty Fines For Viral Video Creators Who Binge Food and Drinks

Lawmakers in China are considering new legislation that would impose fines against anyone who creates videos where people eat large quantities of food or binge drinks, according to a new report from Chinese state media outlet China News. The proposed media rule, part of broader legislation to discourage food waste,…Read more...
Tags: Food, Twitter, Science, Youtube, China, Alcohol, Cold War, Beer, Hunger, Viral Videos, Nuclear Weapons, New Cold War, World Peace, World Wildlife Fund, China News, Chinese Academy of Science


China Considers Hefty Fines For Viral Video Creators Who Binge Food and Drinks

Lawmakers in China are considering new legislation that would impose fines against anyone who creates videos where people eat large quantities of food or binge drinks, according to a new report from Chinese state media outlet China News. The proposed media rule, part of broader legislation to discourage food waste,…Read more...
Tags: Food, Twitter, Science, Youtube, China, Alcohol, Cold War, Beer, Hunger, Viral Videos, Nuclear Weapons, New Cold War, World Peace, World Wildlife Fund, China News, Chinese Academy of Science


Ripple Claims Bitcoin Is 'Chinese-Controlled' While Announcing New Lawsuit From SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to sue Ripple in federal civil court for selling unregistered securities, according to a news release published online by the cryptocurrency company . Ripple defended its cryptocurrency, known as XRP, as a valid currency but then drifted into conspiracy-laden…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Bitcoin, Crypto, SEC, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, New Cold War, Cryptocurrency, Securities And Exchange Commission, Brad Garlinghouse, Ripple, Ether, Chris Larsen, Ripple Labs


Chinese State Media Suggests Covid-19 Pandemic Started by Frozen Meat Imported Into Wuhan

Chinese state media outlet the Global Times released a new editorial on Sunday strongly suggesting the covid-19 pandemic, which started in the city of Wuhan, may have been caused by frozen meat imported from overseas. The suggestion is just the latest volley in a dispute over whether the Chinese government could have…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Propaganda, Wuhan, New Cold War, Global Times, Coronavirus, Covid 19


U.S. Destroys Mock ICBM in Space During New Anti-Missile Test

The U.S. Navy destroyed a mock intercontinental ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean early Tuesday morning in a successful test of America’s experimental missile defense system, according to press releases from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and defense contractor Raytheon. The new test was notable for destroying…Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Navy, North Korea, China, America, Iran, War, Missiles, Donald Trump, Pacific Ocean, US Navy, New Cold War, ICBM, U S Missile Defense Agency, U S Navy


U.S. Destroys Mock ICBM Outside Earth's Atmosphere During New Anti-Missile Test

The U.S. Navy destroyed a mock intercontinental ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean early Tuesday morning in a successful test of America’s experimental missile defense system, according to press releases from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and defense contractor Raytheon. The new test was notable for destroying…Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Navy, North Korea, China, America, Iran, War, Missiles, Donald Trump, Pacific Ocean, US Navy, New Cold War, ICBM, U S Missile Defense Agency, U S Navy


MI5 and Russian interference, now and then

On 21 July 2020, the UK parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee published its long-delayed report on “the Russian threat to the UK.” Although heavily redacted, the report was wide-ranging and dealt with a number of issues, including the threat to democracy, highlighting concerns about potential Russian interference in the Scottish referendum in 2014, the EU referendum in 2016, and the general election in 2017. But not only was the Committee concerned by the threat to democracy presented...
Tags: Europe, Books, Politics, UK, London, Featured, Law, Russia, Eu, History, Service, Portland, Cambridge, MI5, The Cold War, Parliament


Chinese Propaganda Video Rips Off Hollywood Movies to Fake Bombing of U.S. Base

The Chinese military has published a new propaganda video on the social media platform Weibo that appears to show Chinese bombers attacking a U.S. military base in Guam. Te video is an unexceptional piece of digital saber-rattling between China and the U.S., but the new video might seem oddly familiar to Americans.…Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, China, War, Military, Weapons, Air Force, Donald Trump, PLA, New Cold War, Weibo, Guam, Steven Mnuchin, Steve Mnuchin, President Trump, Tiktok


Trump Regime Orders U.S. App Stores to Ban TikTok and WeChat by Sunday

The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday that social media platforms TikTok and WeChat will be banned from distribution in the U.S. starting Sunday, September 20. But there’s one important caveat, according to the Commerce Department press release. TikTok has until November 12 for the so-called “national security…Read more...
Tags: Science, Social Media, WeChat, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Commerce Department, U S Commerce Department, President Trump, Tiktok, Trump Regime Orders U S App Stores


Pentagon Official Warns About Chinese Drones Without Explaining Specific Security Risks (Again)

Ellen Lord, the top official at the Pentagon in charge of acquiring new technology, appeared on a virtual panel Thursday to discuss the threat posed to the U.S. by small drones made by Chinese companies like DJI. And while it might seem self-evident to many people within the national security establishment that a…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, War, Drones, Dji, Pentagon, Weapons, Defense Department, New Cold War, UAS, Us Department Of Defense, Unmanned Aircraft, Uyghurs, Ellen Lord, Unmanned Aerial Systems


Trump Regime Installs Conspiracy Theorist to Help Build Propaganda Network With Taxpayer Money

The U.S. Agency for Global Media, a government-run news company that traces its roots to the first Cold War, has hired far-right commentator and conspiracy theorist Frank Wuco, according to a new report from Politico. It’s just the latest sign that President Donald Trump is attempting to build his own media empire…Read more...
Tags: Science, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Trump TV, United States Information Agency, Radio History, President Trump, Trump Regime, Frank Wuco, USIA, Information Warfare, U S Agency for Global Media, USAGM, US Agency for Global Media, US Information Agency, Red Mind Solutions


Trump's New Facebook Ads Claim He's Peacenik Who Also Loves Assassinations

Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is running new Facebook ads that insist the president is an advocate for peace and will stop America’s so-called “forever wars.” Oddly enough, the ads also acknowledge that Trump dabbles in political assassinations. In fact, those assassinations are central to Trump’s idea of…
Tags: Facebook, Science, America, Social Media, Cold War, Iran, Facebook Ads, Graphic Design, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Trump, Dwight Eisenhower, Elliott Abrams, President Trump


U.S. Military Releases New Video of What Trump Calls 'Super Duper Missile'

The U.S. Army aired new video of its secretive hypersonic missile on Tuesday, a rare look at what President Donald Trump has previously described as America’s “super duper missile.” And while we still don’t know much about the missile’s specs, hypersonic missiles are almost certainly the future of military posturing…Read more...
Tags: Science, Navy, America, War, Military, US military, Army, Kinetic Energy, Weapons, Donald Trump, US Army, US Navy, New Cold War, Hypersonic, U S Army, Super Duper Missile


China Launches Country's First Independent Mission to Mars, Complete With Rover

China successfully launched its first independent mission to Mars, dubbed Tianwen-1, from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan Province on Thursday. China’s “Long March-5” rocket is carrying an orbiter, lander, and even an uncrewed rover that will explore the surface of Mars in 2021, provided everything goes…Read more...
Tags: Space, Elon Musk, Science, China, War, Military, Space Travel, Mars, New Cold War, Hainan province, Tianwen, Wenchang Space Launch Center


Trump Regime Might Ban TikTok and Other Apps Owned by Chinese Tech Companies

The Trump regime is considering a U.S. ban on the popular music and dance app TikTok, as well as other apps owned by Chinese companies, according to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. TikTok is one of the most popular apps in the world, with roughly 800 million users globally, but the Trump regime believes user data…Read more...
Tags: Apps, Hong Kong, Science, Australia, China, India, Social Media, Donald Trump, New Cold War, Trump, State, John Bolton, US State Department, Mike Pompeo, President Trump, Concentration Camps


Chinese State Media Introduces Animated Character Aimed at Americans, Terry-cotta

Chinese state news outlet Xinhua has introduced a new social media character in an effort to counter criticism of China in English-language media during the coronavirus pandemic. The cartoon character is called Terry-cotta, who explains that using face masks during a pandemic is good, that China isn’t hoarding PPE,…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Animation, Chinese communist party, Propaganda, Donald Trump, Terry, New Cold War, Ccp, Xinhua, Terracotta Army, Terracotta, President Trump, CGTN, Coronavirus, Covid 19


U.S. Space Force Conducts Its First Nuclear-Capable Missile Test

The U.S. tested a nuclear-capable missile overnight, launching an unarmed Minuteman III from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, according to the 30th Space Wing, which is now part of the newly organized United States Space Force.Read more...
Tags: Science, California, War, United States, Missiles, Nuclear Weapons, Weapons, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Nuclear Proliferation, New Cold War, Marshall Islands, ICBM, Icbms, Kwajalein Atoll, Minuteman Iii, Missile Test


U.S. Space Force Conducts Its First Unarmed Nuclear-Capable Missile Test

The U.S. tested a nuclear-capable missile overnight, launching an unarmed Minuteman III from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, according to the 30th Space Wing, which is now part of the newly organized United States Space Force.Read more...
Tags: Science, California, War, United States, Missiles, Nuclear Weapons, Weapons, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Nuclear Proliferation, New Cold War, Marshall Islands, ICBM, Icbms, Kwajalein Atoll, Minuteman Iii, Missile Test


Interior Department Bans Chinese Drones But Has Nothing to Replace Them

The U.S. Department of the Interior is formally banning its staff from using Chinese-made drones today, a move that comes after it grounded roughly 800 drones in its fleet last October, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. All of the Interior Department’s drones are made in China or are produced…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Surveillance, Drones, Dji, Interior Department, Donald Trump, New Cold War, U S Department of the Interior, President Trump


Erdogan Threatens to Shut Down U.S. Military Base in Turkey Believed to Hold 50 Nuclear Bombs

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to close down two U.S. military bases in Turkey if sanctions against the country are approved by President Donald Trump. One of the U.S. bases, known as Incirlik, is believed to house roughly 50 nuclear bombs.Read more...
Tags: Isis, Science, Turkey, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Sanctions, Donald Trump, Armenian genocide, New Cold War, Incirlik Air Base, INCIRLIK, President Trump, President Erdogan, Kurecik Air Base


Huawei Reports Healthy Sales Growth Despite U.S. Export Ban

Huawei is reporting healthy sales growth, despite U.S. bans against the Chinese-based tech giant, according to a company statement released on Wednesday. Huawei saw revenue increase 24.4 percent for the last three quarters of the fiscal year, a financial success that is sure to frustrate the U.S. government.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Beijing, Telecoms, Huawei, 5g, New Cold War, Ren Zhengfei, Trade Deal, Entity List


Apple Sells Out Pro-Democracy Protesters in Hong Kong to Appease Chinese Government

Apple removed a smartphone app used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong late Wednesday in the tech giant’s latest capitulation to China’s authoritarian government. The app, HKmap.live, allowed users to see Hong Kong police movements via crowdsourced information as cops in the region continue to brutalize the…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Science, China, Nba, Donald Trump, Houston Rockets, Hong Kong protests, New Cold War, Chinese Government, Daryl Morey, Carrie Lam, President Trump, Concentration Camps, Uyghurs, Uyghur


China Creates 'Unreliable Entity List' of Foreign Companies Following U.S. Ban on Huawei

The Chinese government announced on Friday that it would create an “Unreliable Entity List” of foreign companies and individuals that threaten the interests of Chinese companies. Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Donald Trump, Huawei, New Cold War, President Trump, Trade War


China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War

The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China that’s escalated over recent weeks. China supplies roughly 80 percent of all rare earth metals used by the U.S. in everything from smartphones to X-ray machines, which means…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Huawei, New Cold War, Rare Earth Metals


U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report

The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims into China’s network of secretive concentration camps, according to a new report from the New York Times.Read more...
Tags: Science, Human Rights, China, Surveillance, Xinjiang, Donald Trump, Facial Recognition, Police State, Racial Profiling, New Cold War, New York Times Read, US State Department, Hikvision, President Trump, Concentration Camps, Uighurs


Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision

Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties with the Chinese tech giant in the wake of an American ban.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, China, Donald Trump, Huawei, New Cold War, Commerce Department, President Trump, Trade War, Iron Firewall


Google, Intel, and Qualcomm to Stop Supplying Huawei After Trump Regime Blacklists Chinese Tech Giant

Several major tech hardware companies will no longer supply Chinese tech giant Huawei with the parts it needs to manufacture smartphones and other electronics, according to a new report from Bloomberg.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Intel, Donald Trump, Huawei, Qualcomm, Broadcom, New Cold War, Xilinx, President Trump


Major Hardware Companies to Stop Supplying Huawei After Trump Regime Blacklists Chinese Tech Giant

Several major tech hardware companies will no longer supply Chinese tech giant Huawei with the parts it needs to manufacture smartphones and other electronics, according to a new report from Bloomberg.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Intel, Donald Trump, Huawei, Qualcomm, Broadcom, New Cold War, Xilinx, President Trump


Backdoors in Huawei Equipment Discovered by Vodafone Italy in 2009

Vodafone Italy discovered backdoors in its Huawei home internet routers and software between 2009 and 2011 according to a new report from Bloomberg News. The backdoors have reportedly been fixed, but the revelations are still bad news for Huawei as the Chinese tech giant tries to secure contracts to build 5G…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nsa, China, Spying, Italy, Vodafone, Espionage, Huawei, PLA, New Cold War, Bloomberg News, Huawei Equipment, Bryan Littlefair, Vodafone Italy


China Bans the Word 'Leica' on Social Media

When a promotional video for German camera maker Leica hit the web this week, it looked like a bold statement about the hard work done by photojournalists around the world. But the company is now distancing itself from the 5-minute video after Chinese social media users cried foul and the word “Leica” was banned on…Read more...
Tags: Science, Democracy, China, Social Media, Cameras, Huawei, New Cold War, Photojournalism, Leica, Tiananmen Square, Tank Man, Word Leica