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Chinese chatbots are revolting against the Communist Party

Chinese chatbots are revolting against the Communist Party In the 21st century, chatbots drive social change and help people improve their sex lives.In China, two chatbots have been removed by media company Tencent because they've done one of the most grave things a chatbot could do: turned on the Communist Party.

Trump's secret weapon against North Korea: His tweets. Yep, we're all doomed.

Trump's secret weapon against North Korea: His tweets. Yep, we're all doomed. As noted by Gizmodo, Trump aide Sebastian Gorka appeared on Fox News on Thursday and said that President Trump still had an ace up his sleeve to prompt China to help out with North Korea: his Twitter account.Seriously, the first thing out of Gorka's mouth was, "We have the president's Twitter feed.

Army orders the removal of DJI drones, citing cyber security concerns

Army orders the removal of DJI drones, citing cyber security concerns S.The maker of the drones in question: China's DJI (also known as SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd.

Chinese tourists get arrested for posing with Nazi salutes in Germany

Chinese tourists get arrested for posing with Nazi salutes in Germany Two Chinese tourists have been arrested in Germany, after they were seen making Nazi salutes outside the country's parliament.The duo were charged on Saturday but have been released on bail of $600 (€500) each.

China Built the World's Largest Telescope, But Has No One to Run It

China Built the World's Largest Telescope, But Has No One to Run It The problem is that having a giant radio telescope and having someone available to run the giant radio telescope aren’t the same thing.One reason the Chinese government may be having trouble filling the position is how remote the telescope is.

GM shows Tesla how to make a truly mass-market electric car

GM shows Tesla how to make a truly mass-market electric car The automaker's Chinese Baojun brand just launched its first mass-market electric car, the E100, for only about $5,300 USD after estimated local and national subsidies.The E100 doesn't provide a ton of range or power, but that's not what GM/Baojun are aiming for here, especially at the low price point.

Vodafone NZ launches Red nnect service for Chinese customers

Vodafone NZ launches Red nnect service for Chinese customers The company says that New Zealand’s Chinese population is set to grow more than 80% over the next eight years, according to Statistics New Zealand data.An important part of the Red Connect service is WeChat, a Chinese social media platform that has more than 938 million active users.

Facebook may have snuck an app into China's App Store

Facebook may have snuck an app into China's App Store The app, reportedly called "Colorful Balloons" is apparently a Chinese version of Facebook's photo-sharing app, Moments.S version, which requires a Facebook account, Colorful Balloons uses WeChat — the messaging app that's nearly universal in China.

Tiny 'gym in a box' wants you to get fit during your lunch break

Tiny 'gym in a box' wants you to get fit during your lunch break If you've been tempted to go for a short run during your lunch break, this new idea from Beijing might appeal to you.24-hour "gyms in a box" have started popping up in China's capital.

You can now pay for public transport in China's capital with Android phones

You can now pay for public transport in China's capital with Android phones The Chinese capital has beat out many other world cities by unlocking NFC payments for public transport.Alas, the mobile payment feature isn't for iPhones yet, because Apple hasn't enabled developer access to the NFC chip in its phones.

Chinese state media just released a terribly racist video mocking Indians

Chinese state media just released a terribly racist video mocking Indians A video released by Chinese state media is turning heads for all the wrong reasons.The Xinhua News Agency, China's official press agency, on Wednesday released a video accusing India of committing several "sins.

10,000 impounded bikes looks like abstract art

10,000 impounded bikes looks like abstract art It may look like abstract art, but this is actually what 10,000 bicycles being dumped into one space looks like.Tens of thousands of shared bikes have been impounded by authorities, and left at a playground in the Chinese city of Hefei.

Guy falls into a giant sinkhole because he was too busy looking at his phone

Guy falls into a giant sinkhole because he was too busy looking at his phone A man riding a scooter was going down a street in the Chinese city of Guangxi, when a massive sinkhole suddenly opened up ahead of him.His arm up, looking at his cell phone, he remains oblivious to the scene and carries on driving — until he falls right in.

How China's most enduring meme has lasted a decade

How China's most enduring meme has lasted a decade Turns out, this image style has been a decade in the making, from its start as a 4chan-inspired meme, to the most enduring piece of Chinese digital culture.The comic's start can be traced to Wang Nima, the pseudonymous founder of a rage comic-style webtoon site called Baozou Manhua, which literally translates to "rage comics.

Path of Exile Launches in China

Path of Exile Launches in China Still, even I've heard about Tencent, the Chinese media giant.They're the ones who Grinding Gear Games have partnered with to bring Path of Exile to China.