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Info Wars, Social Media and National Security: Google to Sponsored Manipulation

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Info Wars, Social Media and National Security: Google to Sponsored Manipulation Joachim de Villiers and James Jomo Modern Tokyo Times The information war is gathering apace in many areas and the importance of social networking is going from strength to strength. It does appear that Google is doing a noble thing by protecting individuals from […]

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The Securitization of Social Media in China

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The Securitization of Social Media in China By: Michael Caster The Jamestown Foundation  The crackdown on “human flesh searches” and including cybersecurity within the jurisdiction of the recently created National Security Committee, are the most recent episodes in a series that outlines the Communist Party’s concern and intent regarding social media. Xi Jinping’s administration is concerned […]

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Turkey under Erdogan: Clamping Down on the Internet based on “The Great Leader”

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Turkey under Erdogan: Clamping Down on the Internet based on “The Great Leader”  Nuray Lydia Oglu and Michiyo Tanabe Modern Tokyo Times “The Great Leader Erdogan” now resembles the late Chairman Mao Zedong because he dictates from high. At least Mao had the excuse of ruling a one-party-state because of the enormous traumas that engulfed […]

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Smartphones in China and the Internet Revolution

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Smartphones in China and the Internet Revolution   Walter Sebastian and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo Times The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will now have to amend aspects of its “Great Firewall of China” policy. This applies to the shifting balance from desktop computers to the usage of mobile phones to obtain information from the […]

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Brazil rebukes the USA over Electronic Espionage at the UN

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Brazil rebukes the USA over Electronic Espionage at the UN Helmet Joachim Schmidt and Walter Sebastian Modern Tokyo Times President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil openly rebuked America over electronic espionage during her speech at the UN General Assembly. Many individuals all over the world will welcome her comments because too many national governments have remained […]

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Tokyo Fashion and Beauty News: Apps, Grimoire, Saint Lauren and Shiseido

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Tokyo Fashion and Beauty News: Apps, Grimoire, Saint Lauren and Shiseido Hiroshi Saito and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo fashion and beauty news is always changing because of new pop-up stores, latest trends, new beauty products, opening of new stores, new styles and an array of other factors. This freshness and competitive spirit continues […]

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Cool Websites for Telecommuting: Sqwiggle, Shopinterest and Mural.ly

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Cool Websites for Telecommuting: Sqwiggle, Shopinterest and Mural.ly Laura Leiva & Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times   Gone are the days where employees primarily head to the office Monday through Friday – working at home or telecommuting has a wide range of benefits for both the employer and the employee. While any employee likely prefers to […]

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3 Innovative Companies to Watch in 2013: Quirky, SkoutMe and MYO

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3 Innovative Companies to Watch in 2013: Quirky, SkoutMe and MYO Laura Leiva & Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times Innovative companies and designs are changing the way we live – bringing opportunity and development right to the fingertips. Companies around the world strive to offer the best and newest devices or tools into daily […]

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Cooliris App: Takes Social Photo Integration to a New Level

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Cooliris App: Takes Social Photo Integration to a New Level Laura Leiva Modern Tokyo Times The use of social media continues to grow each year and most users have accounts in various platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Flickr. Instead of uploading photographs taken by an iPhone or iPad and stored in the camera roll […]

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Google Mechanisms and Info Wars: National Security, State Sponsored Attacks and Manipulation

Google Mechanisms and Info Wars: National Security, State Sponsored Attacks and Manipulation Joachim de Villiers and James Jomo Modern Tokyo Times The information war is gathering apace in many areas and the importance of social networking is going from strength to strength. It does appear that Google is doing a noble thing by protecting individuals […]

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