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State media: Chinese tennis star Peng to reappear ‘soon’

Influential Party-linked journalist seeks to calm Twitter storm after ‘new’ photos raise more questions than answers Peng Shuai serves during a match at the Australian Open on Jan 15, 2019. She has not been seen in public since making allegations of sexual impropriety against a senior Chinese official.(Reuters File Photo) Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai…

Indian media tycoon battles to hold on to his empire

Subhash Chandra is no stranger to corporate battles. In 1998, when his then partner Rupert Murdoch attempted to buy out their thriving five-year-old Indian television venture, the entrepreneur deftly fended off the billionaire to wrest back control of what became Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. More than two decades later, India’s largest publicly traded entertainment network…

Social Media Surveillance Software Can Watch Every Move…

A Michigan State Police contract, obtained by The Intercept, sheds new light on the growing use of little-known surveillance software that helps law enforcement agencies and corporations watch people’s social media and other website activity. The software, put out by a Wyoming company called ShadowDragon, allows police to suck in data from social media and…

‘Did I leak information to the media? Yes I did,’ says former B.C lotto director at money laundering inquiry

VICTORIA – A former director of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation’s anti-money laundering office says he is the “whistleblower” that likely prompted the public inquiry examining how hundreds of millions of dollars in illegal cash flowed through the province’s casinos. Ross Alderson, who testified for more than four hours Thursday, said he was driven to…

SEC Media Days 2021: Highlights, Comments and Reaction from Tuesday

AP Photo/Butch DillSEC media days continued Tuesday with coaches and players from Georgia, Kentucky, Ole Miss and Tennessee taking the stage.The upcoming college football season will feature plenty of unknowns throughout the conference, with new coaches, new quarterbacks and reloaded rosters among them.Of course, Georgia quarterback JT Daniels might have done the best job of summing up preseason…