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Microsoft Releases No Spying Windows 10 Release for Chinese Government

Despite a myriad of consumer complaints over the invasive and controlling nature of Windows 10, Microsoft has largely not relented. Despite this tough guy approach, Microsoft ...

March 23, 2017 at 3:03 pm by
Robot Security Guards Patrol China's Rail Station

Robot Security Guards Patrol China’s Rail Station

New robot security guards have been deployed on-duty guarding China’s Zhengzhou railway station adding on to their regular security roster beginning in the middle of ...

February 20, 2017 at 6:15 pm by
Drones

The Chinese Use Drones with Flamethrowers to Clean Power Lines

We all know that performing maintenance on power lines is quite hazardous for multiple reasons, one of which is the risk of getting electrocuted, and since nobody really ...

February 20, 2017 at 1:07 pm by
China to Fight Pollution with Vertical Forests

China to Fight Pollution with Vertical Forests

It is no secret that China has a big problem with air pollution due to the rapid increase in industrialization and the burning of fossil fuels as well as the big urban ...

February 12, 2017 at 8:02 pm by
GlobalFoundries Invests $10 Billion to Build Plant in China

GlobalFoundries Invests $10 Billion to Build Plant in China

Diverging from recent announcements from Foxconn and Intel of building plants in the United States and bringing more manufacturing jobs in North America, California-based chip ...

February 10, 2017 at 11:00 pm by
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Factory Catches Fire

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Factory Catches Fire

A plant owned by Samsung SDI Co., a supplier of batteries to the infamously explosion-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has caught fire in Tianjin, Northern China recently but was ...

February 8, 2017 at 10:00 pm by
New Microwave-based Weapon in China can Disable Vehicles and Missiles

New Microwave-based Weapon in China can Disable Vehicles and Missiles

A new microwave-based weapon that has been in development for the past six years by a team of scientists from the Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology in Xi’an, ...

January 28, 2017 at 2:11 pm by

Chinese Tsinghua Unigroup Plans $30 Billion DRAM and NAND Fab Investment

From a quick look at the world’s semiconductor fabs, you might notice that they are all either American, Taiwanese, Japanese or Korean. As a rising consumer of ...

January 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm by
meitu beauty app

Popular Meitu “Beauty” App Raises Severe Privacy Concern

Chinese app Meitu which has gained extreme popularity worldwide allowing users to apply “beauty” filters and virtual makeup to their photos has been revealed to be ...

January 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm by
WeChat Group Messages

Chinese Government Clandestinely Censors WeChat Group Messages

WeChat is the fourth largest chat application in the world with over 806 million active users and it is also the most popular in China. It started as a WhatsApp clone but has ...

December 10, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Meet the LingLong DingDong: China’s Answer to the Amazon Echo

It may sound like an inappropriate made-up joke-name from a tasteless Adam Sandler movie to Westerners but believe it or not, “LingLong DingDong” is the actual ...

November 24, 2016 at 10:20 am by

US Plans to Build Pair of Exascale Supercomputers

A panel of US government scientists at the recent annual SuperComputing Conference have outlined an exascale strategy developed while under President Barack Obama’s ...

November 22, 2016 at 1:15 pm by

Rootkit Discovered in Over 2.8 Million Low-Cost Android Phones

Close to 3 million Android phones have been discovered to contain a very powerful rootkit/backdoor that leaves the user vulnerable to remote control, tracking and code ...

November 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm by
iPhone

iPhone Manufacturing in The USA Being Considered

Almost every consumer electronic product is manufactured in China or another Asian territory. This is due to cheap labour and extremely long working hours. Factories like ...

November 18, 2016 at 8:50 pm by
Note 7

Thief Runs Off With Galaxy Note 7 Before it Explodes Moments Later

Poetic justice can be a beautiful thing, especially when someone commits a crime or behaves in an unscrupulous manner. Recently, a thief took advantage of someone sleeping in ...

November 11, 2016 at 2:50 pm by