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China censors 'RIP' and the candle emoji as people mourn Nobel Peace Prize winner

China censors 'RIP' and the candle emoji as people mourn Nobel Peace Prize winner Users on Weibo found on Friday that they couldn't search for the candle emoji, as well as keywords like RIP.Some shared artwork found on Twitter and Instagram on Weibo: "As the world watches, he died.

Shopping mall builds gaming booths for bored husbands and boyfriends

Shopping mall builds gaming booths for bored husbands and boyfriends The Global Harbour mall in Shanghai has just launched gaming pods meant to entertain men who are waiting for their significant others to finish shopping.The booths, which the mall calls "husband pods," invites the player into a clear enclosure, seating them down on a plush seat in front of a PC gaming rig and peripherals.

KFC Smartphone Looks Finger-Lickin' Good

KFC Smartphone Looks Finger-Lickin' Good In 1987, Kentucky Fried Chicken became the first Western restaurant chain to open in China.Three decades later, the fast food joint has teamed up with Huawei to release a branded smartphone.

Nuclear Winter is a Greater Threat Than You Think

Nuclear Winter is a Greater Threat Than You Think ” During the cold war, estimates suggested that it would take many, many weapons close to the same time to muck with the planet.But as we update our models, we now understand that nuclear winter, like most things, is a little more complicated (and worse) than we thought.

Mall Installs Pods Where Wives Can Park Their Husbands While They Shop

Mall Installs Pods Where Wives Can Park Their Husbands While They Shop Not everyone has the stamina to handle a marathon shopping session at the mall.In one sense they are, but in the environmental controls sense… perhaps not so much.

China launches self-driving patrol boats to rescue people from drowning

China launches self-driving patrol boats to rescue people from drowning Robotic speedboats now ply the waters of a large lake in China, which has seen multiple deaths from drowning over the years.The boat is designed to detect "moving targets" in a lake that has seen 15 people drown in 2016, according to state-run China Daily.

Infinity book store looks like an endless tunnel of books

Infinity book store looks like an endless tunnel of books Imagine an infinite row of books as far as your eye can see.This bookstore and library in Yangzhou, eastern China, has transformed its space into an endless space of books, with some clever mirror trickery.

All your favourite paintings with pandas instead of people

All your favourite paintings with pandas instead of people These pandas are certainly shaking up the art scene.A Chinese online illustrator is re-imagining iconic paintings, but replacing the humans inside with pandas.

Whatsapp users in China report issues sending pictures and video, fearing censorship

Whatsapp users in China report issues sending pictures and video, fearing censorship Chinese Whatsapp users are fearing that the app is being blocked in the country.On Tuesday, users found they weren't able to send pictures or videos across.

Chinese Censors Working Overtime in Wake of Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s Death

Chinese Censors Working Overtime in Wake of Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s Death Last week, Chinese literary critic, writer, poet, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and long-time civil rights activist Liu Xiaobo died of terminal liver cancer.According to the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, there was a significant shift in Chinese censorship patterns following Liu’s death.

people dying, Camzore wants me to edition

people dying, Camzore wants me to edition Multiple angles of a man falling to his death in China Your browser does not support the video tag.7 dead when crane falls into traffic in China Your browser does not support the video tag.

These cool Lenovo AI concept products make us excited about the future

These cool Lenovo AI concept products make us excited about the future The company that brought you the Yoga Book has big plans for an artificially intelligent smart-device future — plans that it will reveal at the June 20 third annual Lenovo Tech World conference in Shanghai.The Chinese company has created a host of concept products that it says demonstrate its "vision for the future of AI.

China won't let Justin Bieber perform there because he's been a bad boy

China won't let Justin Bieber perform there because he's been a bad boy It seems the pop star's antics haven't gone down well with authorities.The citizen had asked: "Justin Bieber has won many awards and is very talented, why aren't you letting his fans enjoy his performance?

Chinese drivers hate that new car smell, so Ford is trying its best to get rid of it

Chinese drivers hate that new car smell, so Ford is trying its best to get rid of it That "new car smell" can be pretty divisive.And the fast-growing market is so valuable that Ford is going out of its way to get rid of the new car smell, so people don't get turned off.

China forces its Muslim minority to install spyware on their phones

China forces its Muslim minority to install spyware on their phones China has ramped up surveillance measures in Xinjiang, home to much of its Muslim minority population, according to reports from Radio Free Asia.The notice, written in Uyghur and Chinese, was sent by WeChat to residents in Urumqi, Xinjiang's capital.

China thinks it can build better AI than Google by spending tons of money

China thinks it can build better AI than Google by spending tons of money It's not like China is starting from scratch, either.It's been pouring money into AI for years, and some AI startups are finding a welcoming environment in places like Hong Kong.

China is using AI to predict who will commit crime next

China is using AI to predict who will commit crime next Guangzhou-headquartered Cloud Walk has been trialing its facial recognition system that tracks a person's movements.Based on where someone goes, and when, it hands them a rating of how at risk they are of committing a crime.