What the West doesn’t know about China’s ‘Silicon Valley’. Meantime, Alibaba is funding Chinese academics to help its efforts to influence Chinese government policies.

AI, increasingly used for medical applications, has a reproducibility problem. It’s not clear that this is on the TGA‘s radar.

A school in Massuchetts can’t switch off the lights, as the software in its ‘smart lighting’ has failed.

Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, the BND, has been rocked by an espionage scandal centered around one of its staffers.

Domain fronting could help protestors in places like Iran, Russia and others to evade surveillance? Update: WhatsApp is now using proxy servers to that end.

More on the tech diaspora from Russia: Russians and Ukrainians in Bali.