Nifty gadget for journos on the go | The Canberra Times

Andreas Milano

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It’s an object that would be completely unfamiliar to anyone who never had the opportunity to work in a newsroom from the mid-1980s to the very early 1990s. And it’s been gathering dust at home for years, so I thought I’d bring it into my old workplace to show the young journos there a thing or two about the old days. I last recall using the NEC in 1996 and the sports department had first call on them because we were the department that did most of its work outside the office. NEC is short for Nippon Electrical

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Tencent-backed Kuaishou more than doubles in Hong Kong debut after $5.4 billion IPO

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Kuaishou Technology more than doubled in its Hong Kong stock market debut on Friday, becoming the fifth-largest listed company in the city, driven by massive demand from mom-and-pop investors for the Chinese online video service operator.

FILE PHOTO: Video-streaming app Kuaishou is pictured on a mobile phone in this illustration picture taken January 25, 2018. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration

The debut spike is the second largest on record globally for firms with over $1 billion IPOs, data available on Refinitiv Eikon shows. Analysts say this is encouraging for others looking to raise funds in Hong Kong but that

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Worker deaths put Big Tech in China under scrutiny

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By Vivian Wang, The New York Times

It was 1:30 a.m. just days before the new year, and the 22-year-old employee of Pinduoduo, a Chinese e-commerce company, was leaving after a long day of work. Suddenly, she clutched her stomach and collapsed. Her co-workers rushed her to a hospital, but six hours later, she died.

Less than two weeks later, a young Pinduoduo worker leaped to his death during a brief visit to his parents. The next day, a third employee said he had been fired after criticizing Pinduoduo’s work culture.

The day after that, a delivery driver for

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CourtCase Launches New website for Court Records Search

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Press release content from Prodigy News. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

02/03/2021, New York City, NY // PRODIGY: Feature Story //

New York, NY — Streamlining law and justice data for easier access in the new digital age, CourtCase has unveiled its newly designed website for the public to order and view their own court records. Breaking down legal barriers, CourtCase aspires to promote direct access to court records for all.

CourtCase provides the most reliable court records search services and intends to maintain a position of leadership as the premier

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Louisville KY Google Expert Local SEO Online Marketing Service Launched

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In order to generate more online traffic to a business’s website, Quipit Media utilizes a variety of tested methods to improve SEO performance. The firm’s winning strategy is composed of a blended approach of keyword testing, link building, data mining, content creation, consistent reporting, and analysis of rivals. This comprehensive approach has helped companies increase online sales by generating new organic leads from Louisville.

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Internet Shutdowns Cost India $2.8B in 2020: Report

Andreas Milano

A new report shows India’s regional internet shutdowns in 2020 cost its economy approximately $2.8 billion, making it the country that suffered the most damage from internet manipulation by a government last year.

Internet shutdowns, or the intentional disruptions of internet access or electronic communications targeting a specific location or population, are often used by governments to control unrest but often lead to human rights abuses, from silencing the press and obstructing peaceful protests to cutting off access to information. 

Intermittent shutdowns across India, combined with the blackout in the disputed Kashmir region that extended over months, made up

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