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China Bitcoin Crackdown Leads To Exchange Shutdown

BTC38, one of China’s biggest bitcoin exchanges, informed its users that 3rd party payment processors would be suspended. The news came following a major crackdown by the People’s Bank of China. China’s major financial institution has previously come out strongly …

ICANN Chief Says Russia, China Will Not Hijack Internet Oversight ICANN Chief Says Russia, China Will Not Hijack Internet Oversight

On March 14 the United States Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced plans to transition oversight of the nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to the global “multi-stakeholder” community. Headquartered in the Los Angeles …

North Korea Drone Found on Island “a Toy”

A suspected North Korean drone was found on a border island between North and South Korea after a series of dual competing military drills. The two countries fired around two hundred shells into empty waters Monday. The Associated Press reported …

Malia Obama Wears Affordable Topshop Dress in China

Malia Obama posed for photos in Beijing, China on Friday wearing an affordable Topshop dress. The dress was a short-sleeve floral print mini. One source identified it as the “Crocus Crop Skater Dress” sold for around $138 by British fashion …

Malaysian Airlines: Chinese Satellite Spots Object

Another image of debris has been picked up by a Chinese satellite on Saturday, giving new hope for possible answers to the near three-week missing Malaysian flight MH370. The image is in close proximity to the other satellite images found …

Puppy with ‘Lion’s Blood’ Sells for $2M in China

An ancient canine breed called the Tibetan Mastiff has become a status symbol among the affluent of China, and a puppy recently sold for a record-breaking $2 million. The golden-haired dog measuring 31 inches tall was purchased by a property …

Chinese Tech Shipments Falling as Subsidies Cease Chinese Tech Shipments Falling as Subsidies Cease

Earlier this week an analyst report predicted that over half of all mobile phone shipments in the year 2015 will come from from Chinese brands. As the Chinese mobile industry rises, however, the country’s overall tech market may be seeing …

Over Half of Mobile Phones Will Come From China Next Year Over Half of Mobile Phones Will Come From China Next Year

The mobile industry, including the smartphone segment, has begun to in established markets begins. Device manufacturers are now focusing on emerging markets as the source for mobile growth in the coming years. Manufacturers such as Apple, BlackBerry, and Samsung have …

China Stabbing Attack Kills 33 People

A Chinese railway station was the site of a recent knife attack that wounded at least 130 people. The attack occurred on Saturday at the Kunming train station in the country’s southwestern Yunnan province. According to reports, at least 10 …

Li Jianrou Wins China’s First Gold at Sochi Olympic Games

Li Jianrou won China its first gold medal of the Sochi Games on Thursday. Li was able to avoid a massive pile-up on the ice to take first place in the women’s short-track 500-meter speed skating event. The short-track 500-meter …

Jade Rabbit Now a Piece of Space Junk
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There’s a bit of sad news in the space world today; China’s lunar rover, affectionately named Jade Rabbit, bit the dust. Jade Rabbit, known as Yutu in Chinese, was a milestone in China’s space program. The rover landed on the …

China Earthquake: A 6.9-Magnitude Shakes the Hotan Province

On Wednesday, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck one of China’s most abundant northwestern regions of natural resources. The Xinjiang region endured several tremors within a two-hour timespan. Twenty of them were recorded as a series of aftershocks. The earthquake mainly occurred …

China Earthquake Damages Homes, No Casualties Reported

China: Earthquake damage in Xinjiang today is limited to some homes, officials say, and there have been no casualties reported. However, the quake measured a strong 6.9 magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey and several strong aftershocks continued for …

Bing Says It’s Not Censoring Chinese Search Results In The U.S. Bing Says It’s Not Censoring Chinese Search Results In The U.S.
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If you know anything about the Internet, you’re well aware of the Great Firewall of China. The country polices what its citizens can and can not see on the Internet which means search engines wanting to operate in the country …

Bird Flu Spikes in China as 23 More Cases Reported

This past week, 23 people in China have been infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, in addition to the previous week that saw 24 new cases which confirms this virus …

Smart TVs Expected to be in Sales Majority in China Smart TVs Expected to be in Sales Majority in China

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), TV manufacturers focused on two features that they hope will sell their devices in the stagnating TV market. One is ultra HD (UHD) TV, an increased resolution that is predicted to become popular, …

Falun Gong Likely Not Behind China’s Internet Woes

In a strange turn of events, it’s looking the internet outage suffered by hundreds of millions was due to simple error. On January 21st, millions of Chinese internet users who typed in the name of their favorite websites were instead …

Chinese Mother Left Homeless In Search Of Son

If there was ever a story that revealed the depth of a mother’s love, this is it. A Chinese woman, Ye Jinxiu, has been on a 17-year search for her son who was kidnapped in 1993. In her unyielding search …

Chen Guangbiao Now Trying to Buy Wall Street Journal Chen Guangbiao Now Trying to Buy Wall Street Journal

Chen Guangbiao, a Chinese businessman and philanthropist completely unknown in the United States before this month, first made news in the United States through his proposal to purchase the New York Times. On January 5, Chen published an opinion piece …

China Destroys 6 Tons Of Ivory In Symbolic Move

China sent a strong message to illegal ivory traders by destroying 6 tons of illegal ivory from its stockpile on Monday. This was done in Dongguan in southern Guangdong province where the illegal trade is rampant. This is unprecedented move …

Wal-Mart Recalls Tainted Donkey Meat In China Wal-Mart Recalls Tainted Donkey Meat In China
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Wal-Mart is recalling donkey meat at some of its stores in China. Donkey meat may not appeal to some Western palates, but in China they eat donkey. Tests revealed that donkey meat which was sold to Chinese consumers contained DNA …