All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘China’

House Intelligence Committee Says Chinese Telecoms Pose Security Threat

China has two major telecom companies – Huawei and ZTE. Both companies create networking devices and Android phones. The latter are becoming more popular in the US as they make some of the smallest phones on the market. That popularity has become concern as the House Intelligence Committee says both companies are security threats. For the past year, the House …

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iPhone 5 Production Leads To Strike At Foxconn

Last month, a riot broke out at Foxconn’s Tiayuan facility over the alleged beating of a worker. The riot ended with 40 injuries and several arrests. At a different factory, the workers have went on strike to protest the unfair working conditions put on them by Foxconn and Apple. According to China Labor Watch, up to four thousand workers at …

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White House Was Attacked By Hackers Over The Weekend

If you listen to the media, cyberattacks are scary events that can bring down an entire nation with a few strokes of a keyboard. In reality, some people have their passwords and usernames stolen. It’s really not that bad in most cases. This past weekend, however, something bad might have been narrowly avoided. The AP is reporting that the White …

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Foxconn Riot Ends With Injuries and Arrests

Workers at Foxconn’s Tiayuan plant in Northern China rioted Sunday evening, injuring 40 people and resulting in several arrests. The riot was made up of about 2,000 people and took place outside of the workers’ dormitories. The cause of the riot is not certain, though The Next Web reports that Baidu posts claim the violence started when security guards began …

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Chinese Journalist Goes Undercover To Find Out How The iPhone 5 Is Made

The Shanghai Evening Post deserves all kinds of journalistic awards after their latest undertaking. The newspaper sent one of their journalists to pose as a new employee at Foxconn. His job was to see what the conditions at Foxconn were like while they were manufacturing the iPhone 5. His report is equally fascinating and terrifying. The original report is obviously …

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GooPhone Claims To Have Patented The iPhone 5’s Design In China

You may remember the GooPhone i5 from last week. The phone featured a design that was similar to the rumored design of the iPhone 5. Most, including yours truly, dismissed it as another interesting Chinese knock off. It seems that GooPhone doesn’t see it that way. GizChina is reporting that GooPhone claims to have a patent on the iPhone 5’s …

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iPhone 5 Soon To Be Available In Chinese Knockoff Form

The iPhone 5 is going to be the must have device this year. Once it’s announced on September 12, there will be millions of pre-orders ahead of the phone’s September 21 launch. What happens if you can’t wait though? What if you need an iPhone 5 right now? Well, you can get one if you don’t mind that it’s running …

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Foxconn Changes Its Working Conditions In Response To Audits

Foxconn changes are coming. The largest electronics manufacturer in the world had the eye of the world on it after numerous employees committed suicide while others died of being overworked. Apple partnered with the Fair Labor Association to help improve working conditions at the factories where the iPhone and iPad are built. The FLA suggested improvements are now being implemented. …

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Senkaku Islands Landing Highlights Japan-China Tensions

Japanese nationalists have highlighted tensions between Japan and China by landing on the disputed Senkaku Islands and raising the Japanese flag. According to Japan Times, members of the nationalist group called Gambare Nippon were protesting in response to a similar demonstration by pro-Beijing protesters last week. The pro-Beijing protest was scheduled to coincide with the anniversary of Victory Over Japan …

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China Invents Robot Chefs To Replace Lazy Kids

People will take any job they can get in this economy. Pride is no longer an issue as people young and old take up working at restaurants to pay the bills. It appears that the youth in China have much more flexibility and can still refuse to work at restaurants. That’s a problem for China’s restaurants who rely on the …

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New Android Malware Steals Your Money Via SMS

Android is an incredibly open system. For the most part, that’s a very good thing. Sometimes, however, it can be a very bad thing. For instance, malware is easier to spread across Android devices due to its open nature. Unfortunately, a new and powerful piece of malware is making its way around the Android ecosystem. TrustGo Security recently stumbled upon …

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Silver Medal Amounts to “Disgracing the Motherland” for One Chinese Olympian

I think it’s safe to say that for most Olympians, winning a Silver medal is a joyous experience. Sure, you may feel a bit disappointed in not taking home the Gold, but I doubt most athletes would feel as though they’ve let down their entire country with a second place performance. The exception, apparently, is in China. The country is …

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