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Zoom suspends Chinese human rights activist’s account

China | U.S. lawmakers question the company’s ties to the Chinese government
by June Cheng
Posted 6/16/20, 09:53 am

On May 31, Zhou Fengsuo, a U.S.-based Chinese dissident and president of Humanitarian China, organized a virtual Tiananmen Square Massacre commemoration over Zoom. About 250 people, including participants from mainland China, joined the event. It included talks by Zhou and other student leaders of the 1989 democracy movement, the mothers of those killed in the crackdown, and survivors like Dong Shengkun, a Beijing resident who spent 17 years in prison for attempting to block troops from reaching Tiananmen Square. 

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YouTube reveals colossal ad revenue

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/04/20, 10:45 am

The video-sharing platform that has replaced TV for many young people brought in $15.15 billion in ad revenue last year. YouTube parent company Alphabet, which also owns Google, released the numbers for the first time on Tuesday, possibly to shore up investor confidence after earning slightly lower-than-expected revenue last quarter.

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A tale of two Christmases

Jobs | New York Christmas parties reveal the shifting economics of different work sectors
by Emily Belz
Posted 12/17/19, 07:57 pm

A New York moment: 

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