search slide
search slide
pages bottom
Currently Browsing: Results for Tag "China"

China bans Internet companies from reporting news, tightens grip on media

China bans Internet companies from reporting news, tightens grip on media Today, the Chinese government took draconian steps to end such reports and prevent Internet companies from reporting news at all.Bloomberg reports that China has banned Internet companies like Sina Corp and Tencent Corp from any original news reporting whatsoever.

Lenovo launches its newest Windows 10 notebook in China, the Air 13 Pro

Lenovo launches its newest Windows 10 notebook in China, the Air 13 Pro No matter which country you live in, it seems as though the list of Windows 10 devices is always growing.Perhaps testament to this is the fact that Lenovo has just launched one of its newest Windows 10 notebooks in China, the Air 13 Pro (via TimesofIndia.

7 women speak out on the status of feminism in China

7 women speak out on the status of feminism in China Last fall, President Xi Jinping gave a speech at the United Nations promising to "reaffirm [China's] commitment to gender equality and women's development.As 2016 began, the government shut down without explanation an important women's rights advocacy group, the Beijing Zhongze Women's Legal Counseling and Service Center.

Olympic swimmer babysits a random kid on his flight home

Olympic swimmer babysits a random kid on his flight home After failing to make the finals of the competition that Sun previously dominated in — and even called himself a "king" at — due to a cold, the swimmer flew back home to China on Monday disappointed.But it looks as though Sun managed to redeem himself after an unplanned babysitting gig went viral on Weibo.

An unknown state may be running drills for taking down the entire internet

An unknown state may be running drills for taking down the entire internet These have been not only getting stronger, longer lasting, and more diverse, but they’ve been moving in seemingly systematic, investigatory ways.This could be interpreted as an attempt to get defenders to “bare all,” and make their full defensive capabilities known.

China’s first space station will fall back to Earth in 2017

China’s first space station will fall back to Earth in 2017 Now, the Tiangong-1 module is heading for a crash landing on Earth.That has fed speculation that all communication with the module has been lost, meaning it could come down almost anywhere.

China claims to have invented quantum radar that could render entire US stealth fleet obsolete

China claims to have invented quantum radar that could render entire US stealth fleet obsolete The Chinese military says it has invented quantum radar, a breakthrough which, if true, would render the hundreds of billions of dollars the United States has invested into stealth technology obsolete.Like the original invention of radar, the advent of modern artillery, or radio communications, quantum radar could fundamentally transform the scope and nature of war.

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement

Yahoo hack analysis shows little evidence of foreign involvement Last week, Yahoo owned up to the largest hack known to have occurred in computing history.At the time, Yahoo claimed that the hack was the work of state-sponsored actors — but independent analysts working on analyzing the hack have begun pushing back that assessment, while current and former Yahoo employees say security was a distant priority at Yahoo.

In bid to achieve quantum encryption, China set to finish 2,000-kilometer 'quantum link'

In bid to achieve quantum encryption, China set to finish 2,000-kilometer 'quantum link' Now, China is nearing completion of another major facet in its push for a quantum phone at the capital building: a 2,000-kilometer fiber-optic line for ferrying quantum encryption keys.It’s the beginning of China’s roll-out of true quantum encryption technology.

China retains its lead with the two fastest supercomputers in the world

China retains its lead with the two fastest supercomputers in the world Today brings a new TOP500 list of the 500 fastest supercomputers in the world.And China still sits on top, with the number one and number two systems: Sunway TaihuLight, at a Linpack rating of 93 petaflops, and Tianhe-2, at 34 petaflops.

China declares it will stop selling iPhones if Trump imposes tariffs

China declares it will stop selling iPhones if Trump imposes tariffs One of Donald Trump’s major campaign promises was to levy extremely high tariffs against countries he feels are taking advantage of us, like China.If he does list China as a currency manipulator and slap steep tariffs on Chinese imports, China will take countermeasures.

Starting in 2018, China will begin turning its coal plants into nuclear reactors

Starting in 2018, China will begin turning its coal plants into nuclear reactors Now, Chinese atomic energy experts have announced an ambitious plan to begin turning the country’s coal plant infrastructure into working nuclear power stations.It could also kickstart the global nuclear industry, which was flagging even before the Fukushima disaster of five years ago.

Chinese company begins construction of full-sized Titanic replica—what could go wrong?

Chinese company begins construction of full-sized Titanic replica—what could go wrong? It has been more than a century since the RMS Titanic sank on its maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.The real Titanic sank on April 15 1912, taking 1,500 people down with it.

Why iPhone production isn't coming to the United States

Why iPhone production isn't coming to the United States If Apple built them in the US, would that really create many jobs?This extreme specialization is one reason iPhone production would be very difficult to do cheaply in the US.

China, already dominant in supercomputers, shoots for an exascale prototype in 2017

China, already dominant in supercomputers, shoots for an exascale prototype in 2017 Back in June, China debuted the world’s fastest supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight (pictured), with a Linpack benchmark result of 93 petaflop/s.While China is targeting 2017 for the completion of the exascale prototype, it expects to put a fully realized system in operation sometime in 2020.

Scientists have invented paper that can withstand water and fire

Scientists have invented paper that can withstand water and fire A research team at the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics in China has developed what is believed to be the world's first fire-resistant and water-proof paper.The paper resists water even when its surface is physically damaged, and is unstained by liquids such as coffee and tea.

Watch 19 buildings collapse into a giant dust cloud

Watch 19 buildings collapse into a giant dust cloud Controlled implosions of buildings are generally mesmerising to watch, and this one is no different.19 buildings — each seven to 12 stories high — were destroyed simultaneously to make way for a new business center in Hankou, Hubei, central China.

Hollywood actors caught in China's public transport crush is hilariously painful

Hollywood actors caught in China's public transport crush is hilariously painful With the annual crush of travellers in China pushing their way home this Chinese New Year , imagining Hollywood actors stuck in line for a train like everyone else is pretty great.Lets just say a trip to the Shire is not the only unexpected journey Bilbo will be taking this year.

That cute anime selfie app is collecting a lot more data than it needs

That cute anime selfie app is collecting a lot more data than it needs But now the chance to dress up our pics using Meitu is much less appealing as the full extent of the app's permissions has been revealed.The Android version of the app required a particularly long list of permissions.