Jennifer Conrad

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Everything’s a WeWork Now

The SaksWorks coworking space in Greenwich, Connecticut, tucked inside what was once a Saks Fifth Avenue department store, feels like a well-appointed library where no one reads: fireplace, overstuffed couches, and large...

The War in Ukraine Is Keeping Chinese Social Media Censors Busy

“Artillery fire lights up the sky and breaks my heart. I hope my compatriots in Ukraine are taking care of themselves and their families,” said a user on Weibo, often called China’s...

China’s ‘People’s Courts’ Resolve Online Disputes at Tech Firms

Colin Rule, who set up eBay’s system, says the company experimented with a community court in India about a decade ago. The pilot program didn’t catch on, but he says that a...

A Year In, Biden’s China Policy Looks a Lot Like Trump’s

On December 10, the US Treasury Department imposed sanctions, including a bar on American investments, on SenseTime, a Chinese artificial intelligence company accused of developing facial-recognition software used to target China’s predominantly...

China Cracks Down On Its Tech Giants. Sound Familiar?

Companies like Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent were once regarded with national pride. Now they’re being slapped with fines and other penalties.China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced a six-month campaign on...

China's Nationalistic ‘Wolf Warriors’ Blast Foes on Twitter

Diplomats hurl insults and mock enemies in screeds that often appear aimed at a domestic audience, even though the social media service is blocked in China. On Monday, Li Yang, China’s consul general...

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