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Ghana: President Mahama’s 2012 Victory Confirmed Ghana: President Mahama’s 2012 Victory Confirmed
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“I’d always known that I was legitimately elected, and I knew that eventually justice will be served,” newly confirmed President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama said in a Friday interview. On Thursday, the Ghanaian Supreme Court upheld Mahama’s victory from …

HTC Reportedly Developing a Mobile OS For China HTC Reportedly Developing a Mobile OS For China

HTC is in a bad way. After sales of its HTC One smartphone failed to compete with iPhone and Galaxy S4 sales, the company released dismal financial results for its latest quarters. As rumors of a buyout begin to circle …

Chinese Audiences Love Jurassic Park 3D Chinese Audiences Love Jurassic Park 3D

Chinese audiences marveled at Steven Spielberg’s dinosaur-romping classic from the early 1990′s this week: Jurassic Park 3D earned almost $30 million in worldwide revenue in a single week. A Yahoo News story says the increased revenue will greatly benefit the …

iPhone 5S Chinese Release Date Expected To Be In November iPhone 5S Chinese Release Date Expected To Be In November

The iPhone 5S anticipation is building up around the world, as the expected unveiling event for the device approaches. Apple is expected to show it off on September 10th, and while we don’t know the actual release date yet, rumor …

Smartphone Shipments to Reach Nearly 1 Billion This Year Smartphone Shipments to Reach Nearly 1 Billion This Year

After it was reported that smartphone shipments rose over 6% in the second quarter of 2013, analysts continued to predict record sales for the smartphone market. Smartphones have even, for the first time, overtaken feature phone sales. Today, DigiTimes Research …

UFO Sightings Reported Along India-China Border UFO Sightings Reported Along India-China Border
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Are we or are we not alone in the universe? Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) were reported in India (specifically Lagan Khel in Ladakh) near the Line of Actual Control with China on August 4, 2013. While no actual footage of …

Zoo Dog: Lion Cage Yields Surprise For Visitors Zoo Dog: Lion Cage Yields Surprise For Visitors
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A Chinese zoo is facing some backlash today after some visitors noticed that a “lion” was barking. The Henan Zoo in the People’s Park of Luohe had placed a large Tibetan mastiff–a breed which has a fluffy mane around its …

Apple Will Replace Your Third Party iPhone Charger With Official Hardware Later This Month Apple Will Replace Your Third Party iPhone Charger With Official Hardware Later This Month

You may have seen recent reports of people either being killed or shocked into a coma by an electrical charge emanating from an iPhone charger. It’s a PR disaster for Apple even if the chargers used were cheap third-party knock-offs. …

China Heat Wave Causes Deaths, Ruins Crops China Heat Wave Causes Deaths, Ruins Crops
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A record-breaking heat wave has sent people across China running for their local pool and even caves as they try to escape the dangerously high temperatures. Temperatures well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit have plagued numerous cities for the past week. …

Giant Honey Mushroom Still Unseated As Largest Despite New Find Giant Honey Mushroom Still Unseated As Largest Despite New Find
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The giant honey mushroom found growing in Oregon in 1998 is still the largest known living organism, taking up a whopping 2,200 acres as it grows on tree roots in the densely populated Malheur National Forest. However, a new fungus …

Jackie Chan Confirms Once Again That He’s Not Dead Jackie Chan Confirms Once Again That He’s Not Dead
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Jackie Chan is one of the best martial artists/stunt actors to have ever lived. That doesn’t mean he’s invincible though. His stunts are oftentimes dangerous, and people use that as an excuse to start spreading rumors that he has died. …

Japan Scrambles Jets: Chinese Military Plane Breaches Int’l Airspace Japan Scrambles Jets: Chinese Military Plane Breaches Int’l Airspace

A frustrating dispute in the south Pacific has all of Southeast Asia on high alert as China has seemingly escalated the conflict by flying a military craft through international airspace near Chinese islands. Reuters reports the Chinese plane was a …

Second iPhone Electrocution Case Emerges In China Second iPhone Electrocution Case Emerges In China
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Earlier this week, news began circulating that a young woman was killed when she was electrocuted by her iPhone. Police and Apple are still investigating the incident, but many believe that the deadly shock was due to a problem with …

Yahoo Acquires Ztelic, a Beijing-Based Social Analytics Startup Yahoo Acquires Ztelic, a Beijing-Based Social Analytics Startup

Yahoo is keeping the acquisitions coming at a fast and furious pace, today announcing that they have snatched up eight employees from Beijing-based Ztelic in a “talent acquisition.” Ztelic is a social data analytics startup that first launched last year. …

Foxconn Raises Age Limit For Hiring Foxconn Raises Age Limit For Hiring

Ever since Foxconn became Apple’s main manufacturer of the iPhone, the Chinese company has become the focus of many human rights and worker’s rights organizations around the world. Through Apple, the company has become one of the most closely watched …

Electrocuted By iPhone? Woman’s Family Says So Electrocuted By iPhone? Woman’s Family Says So
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The family of a woman in China who died while reportedly answering her iPhone say her body showed signs of electrocution, and they want answers. Ma Ailun was charging her phone–which she bought at an official Apple store in China–last …

China to End Video Game Console Ban, With a Catch China to End Video Game Console Ban, With a Catch

For 13 years, China has officially banned the sale of video game consoles in its country. Now, a new Chinese economic plan reveals that the ban may soon come to an end – but with a catch. The South China …

Brazil, India Smartphone Markets Grow as China Eclipses U.S. Brazil, India Smartphone Markets Grow as China Eclipses U.S.

China is expected to overtake the U.S. at the top global smartphone market sometime in 2013, and some metrics show that it has already happened. Now, analysts are predicting that other emerging countries could rise to become top smartphone markets …

Somebody’s Already Made A Movie About Edward Snowden Somebody’s Already Made A Movie About Edward Snowden
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Well, that was fast. I humorously pondered earlier this week that a movie based on Edward Snowden’s life would be eventually made. Little did I know that a group of Hong Kong filmmakers would join forces to make a five …

China: Knife Attacks Kill 24 in Riots China: Knife Attacks Kill 24 in Riots

As riots in western China continue, the violence of clashes between police and protesters is escalating. Recent rioting in northwest China has left 24 people dead this week. Official Chinese news agency Xinhua is reporting that 24 people were killed …

Rioting In Western China Leaves 27 Dead Rioting In Western China Leaves 27 Dead
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Rioting in western China’s Xinjiang province has left at least 27 dead at the hands of “knife-wielding mobs” according to Chinese authorities. The province, which is home to a significant Uyghur minority, and is among the poorest provinces in the …