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China says tech firms have nothing to fear from anti-terror law
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China says tech firms have nothing to fear from anti-terror law

Beijing/Reuters- Technology companies have nothing to fear from China's new anti-terror law which aims to prevent and probe terror activities and does not affect their copyright, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, rebuffing U.S. criticism as unwarranted. The draft anti-terrorism law has caused concern in Western capitals as it could require technology firms to install "back doors" in products or to hand over sensitive information such as encryption keys to the government. The law is currently having another reading at the latest session of the standing committee for China's largely rubber-stamp parliament, the National People's Congress, which ends on Sunday. This week, the U.S. State Department said it had expressed "serious concerns" to China about the law which would d...
Not Jobs, Bill gates predicted about online & tech future
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Not Jobs, Bill gates predicted about online & tech future

Markus Kirjonen, a student at Aalto University in Finland revealed that a book published in 1999 "Business @ the Speed of Thought", Bill Gates accurately predicts about future online world. In that book, Bill Gates outlined information systems, the Internet, and technology in general would change the way that businesses function.   He made some incredibly accurate predictions, most of which have since become huge industries like, smart phones, smart homes, social networks, and an array of other uses for the Internet - a few of which have yet to be developed. While we have to keep in mind that the book was written in the late 90’s, many of these questions are still hardly answered by today’s technology, and present opportunities for new businesses. It should help you answe...