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Meet 'Intrusion Truth,' the Mysterious Group Doxing Chinese Intel Hackers

Since April last year, a group calling itself ‘Intrusion Truth’ has trickled out the real names of hackers working for Chinese intelligence. Recently the group has ramped up its efforts against a Chinese operation targeting governments and businesses.
Joseph Cox
8.21.18
Hack Back

American Cyber Security Firm FireEye Denies Hacking Chinese Military

In a new book, New York Times reporter David Sanger made the explosive claim that cybersecurity firm Mandiant hacked into the laptops of Chinese military hackers. Now FireEye, which owns Mandiant, has vehemently denied the claims.
Joseph Cox
6.25.18
Twitter

Trump Protesters Falsely Accused of Anti-Chinese Racism in Viral Weibo Story

Fake information is not just a problem for American social media.
Sarah Jeong
11.15.16
Gaming

After 2,500 Years, a Chinese Gaming Mystery is Solved

With the help of huge servers and time, a computer scientist calculates all the legal positions in the game of Go.
Leif Johnson
1.25.16
Culture

‘Singles Day’ Was Completely Taken Over by China’s Biggest Online Retailer

$9.3 billion transaction, 400,000,000 shipments, and growing.
Yiwei Tian
11.11.15
Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg’s Chinese New Year Message Is Not Quite There

He loves to flaunt it, but Zuckerberg’s Chinese is still pretty bad.
Steph Yin
2.19.15
Motherboard Blog

China Just Broke Ground on World's Next Tallest Skyscraper, and It Aims to Finish by February

And it should be completed by February. The sky's the limit for China's sustainable, record-breaking, skyscraper.
Daniel Stuckey
7.22.13
Motherboard Blog

What It Means That China's New President Studied Chemistry

China’s new leader is Xi Jinping, who holds a degree in organic chemistry from Tsinghua University. He follows in a tradition of sorts — his two predecessors both hold science degrees.
Michael Byrne
11.24.12
Motherboard Blog

A PIPA That Actually Sounds Good

PIPA, the notorious copyright-protecting bride of SOPA, was "postponed":http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/2chambers/post/sopa-senate-vote-to-be-delayed-reid-announces/2012/01/20/gIQApRWVDQ_blog.html this morning by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid...
ALEX PASTERNACK
1.20.12
Motherboard Blog

The Great Porn Protest of Ai Weiwei's Internet Fans

A few years ago, while I was on a computer in Beijing, examining the photographs of a contemporary photographer who turns Qing dynasty portraits "into tasteful nudes the police showed up.
ALEX PASTERNACK
11.11.11
Motherboard Blog

This Chinese Guy Makes Art Out of Fireworks

MOTHERBOARD STAFF
9.14.09