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Defeated League Of Legends Player Rams Head Through Computer Monitor

Defeated League Of Legends Player Rams Head Through Computer Monitor After losing a match, a League of Legends player in the Chinese city of Lanzhou, one player apparently got angry and slammed his head through the computer screen.According to Ifeng, he was pissed at how poorly his teammates played and took it out on an internet cafe monitor.

Gamer frustrated with his team smashes his head through his monitor

Gamer frustrated with his team smashes his head through his monitor A gamer in China who lost a League of Legends match was so mad with his teammates, he smashed his head through his computer monitor.The gamer was playing at an internet cafe in the city of Lanzhou.

India has 100 Forbes list billionaires for the first time

India has 100 Forbes list billionaires for the first time For the first time in three decades of the Forbes World's Billionaires List, there are over 100 Indian billionaires.Mukesh Ambani, meanwhile, continues to be India's richest man with a net worth of $23.

Future of farming: smart autonomous drones with eyes on the field

Future of farming: smart autonomous drones with eyes on the field And with smarter software, drones can do more autonomously, making the process more efficient and at far lower cost than hiring a specialised pilot to man an aircraft over the fields.It estimates only 2 percent of farmers use drones, in part because of lower awareness, and because the technology wasn't that user-friendly before.

Company pays out staff wages in coins, leading to massive backlash

Company pays out staff wages in coins, leading to massive backlash 200 employees from a bus company were surprised on payday — not by the amount of money they got, but by their weight.The Baoying Car and Transport Company from Yangzhou, China, decided to pay employees their wages of up to hundreds of dollars each, in 1 yuan coins — the lowest denomination, worth about 15 cents USD.

Orca shows on the rise in China because humans just can't leave whales alone

Orca shows on the rise in China because humans just can't leave whales alone Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, the largest aquarium in China, recently debuted killer whales at the facility in Zhuhai, a city known as "China's Orlando.Even SeaWorld might grab a piece of China's action, though the company says it won't rejoin the orca game.

EPA chief calls historic climate treaty a 'bad deal' because this is our life now

EPA chief calls historic climate treaty a 'bad deal' because this is our life now Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), railed against the Paris Climate Agreement in an interview with ABC News on Sunday.They didn't have to take steps until 2030," Pruitt told anchor George Stephanopoulos.

A Chinese tech giant just made a big bet on the future of Tesla

A Chinese tech giant just made a big bet on the future of Tesla Technology company Tencent has purchased $1.8 billion of Tesla stock, giving it a 5 percent ownership in the futuristic car company.

Trump's climate order puts 'China first' in clean energy

Trump's climate order puts 'China first' in clean energy President Donald Trump is vowing to put "America First" — just not when it comes to the global clean energy race.Flanked by coal miners and cabinet officials, Trump vowed to revamp fossil fuel production and erase "job-killing" restrictions on power plants and pipelines.

Daily News: Mar-27-2017

Daily News: Mar-27-2017 S.think tank said on Monday.

David Beckham managed to piss just about everyone off with his new Facebook post

David Beckham managed to piss just about everyone off with his new Facebook post Looks like there's just no winning this time for David Beckham.The English football star probably lost a bunch of Chinese fans after a post in which he referred to Hong Kong as China.

China's Oppo under fire in India after an executive allegedly disrespected national flag

China's Oppo under fire in India after an executive allegedly disrespected national flag Workers at the Chinese company’s Noida office protested for hours on Tuesday, accusing a China-born executive of insulting the Indian flag.Police have registered a case against the official, who is said to assume production manager role, for allegedly showing disrespect to the national flag.

China just registered 14 million people that never officially existed before

China just registered 14 million people that never officially existed before China just registered 14 million people that before this, had never officially existed on record.35 million were registered over the past four years.

A service now lets people pay their respects to the dead through a livestream

A service now lets people pay their respects to the dead through a livestream Qingming Festival is the one day a year where many Chinese people visit cemeteries to pay their respects to their ancestors, typically by praying, cleaning the graves, or leaving offerings.But if you're too lazy busy to make it down, one cemetery is offering to do your duty for you — and livestream it as proof.

Alibaba is making moves in the world's fastest-growing e-commerce market

Alibaba is making moves in the world's fastest-growing e-commerce market The Chinese internet giant has started working out of a shared office space in India's Silicon Valley, Economic Times reports.This comes a few months after Alibaba announced its first India office in Mumbai a stone's throw away from rival Amazon's headquarters.

Google scales China's Great Firewall with Translate app

Google scales China's Great Firewall with Translate app The internet titan has been largely absent from China for the past seven years, after disputes over censorship caused Google to pull many of its services from use." The Translate app is now available on the Chinese App Store for iOS or via direct download for Android, since Google Play hasn't been introduced to the Chinese market.

Google is destroying Apple in the app game — except where it counts

Google is destroying Apple in the app game — except where it counts Android is dominating app stores but Apple is still beating Google in one extremely important metric: revenue.Cupertino made nearly twice as much money from its App Store in 2017 as Google did from Google Play, despite seeing only a fraction of the downloads, according to a new report out today from App Annie.

Elephants finally catch a break as ivory prices plunge in China

Elephants finally catch a break as ivory prices plunge in China Despite the devastating toll on elephants, China's ivory market — the world's largest — has long been legal.Lucy Vigne, a researcher from Save the Elephants, said findings from 2015 and 2016 show that China's legal ivory trade "has been severely diminished.