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Chinese students face increased scrutiny at US airports

An illustration showing four people lining up at an airport with a magnifying glass highlighting one
An illustration showing four people lining up at an airport with a magnifying glass highlighting one

As US-China relations reach a boiling point, Washington has started to screen Chinese students at airports for technology theft.

When Boston Logan International Airport’s announcement asked Keith Zhang to come to the boarding desk, he thought it was a regular boarding check.

But when he saw two armed American officers expecting him there, his heart sank.

“They questioned me under the premise that I am here to steal technology,” Keith Zhang – not his real name – tells the BBC.

Zhang, a 26-year-old PhD

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Notting Hill Carnival goers will face airport style checks says Tory Mayor candidate Shaun Bailey

Notting Hill Carnival - AP
Notting Hill Carnival – AP

Notting Hill Carnival goers will face new security screening under plans put forward today by the Conservative London Mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey to tackle London’s knife crime epidemic. 

Mr Bailey said he would introduce “scan and search” technology for big events across the capital as a “non-invasive” alternative to conventional stop and search techniques. 

While police officers are making progress in tackling London’s violent crime, Mr Bailey, a former youth worker who acted as an advisor to David Cameron, said that Sadiq Khan’s strategy to tackle crime is failing. 

He pointed to the Carnival, which

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Anonymous social media trolls who abuse tennis players face being unmasked after technology breakthrough

Anonymous trolls who attack tennis players online face being unmasked in a major breakthrough in the sport’s fight against social media abuse.

The betting-data company Sportradar conducted a pilot investigation into around 70 abusive messages sent to the players at exhibition events in Germany and the USA. They discovered the real identities of 21 different culprits.

Some of those names – which were drawn from 12 different countries – have now been passed to police forces in the relevant jurisdictions. In other cases, social-media companies have been advised to shut down the abusers’ accounts, including the everyday accounts they use

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Schools face a funding crunch — and rising technology costs

SAN FRANCISCO — The public schools in Oakland, California, are still figuring out what their plans will look like for restarting classes this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, but they know this much: they’re expecting to have to pay more for technology, either for distance-learning or costs associated with the reopenings themselves.

“If we did not have technology, across the board — for classroom learning, district operations, staff connecting with each other — we wouldn’t really be able to do much of anything,” Susan Beltz, chief technology officer for the Oakland Unified School District, said.

That is putting a new

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This Face Mask’s Cooling Technology Makes It a Must-Own for Summer

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It’s been hot lately. Like, really hot. Summer comes at you fast, no matter how prepared you think you are. And this year we’ve had to deal with adding an extra element of fabric to our daily ensembles: face masks. We understand their importance, of course, and are dedicated to wearing them while out in public, but

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