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Beijing Mushroom Cloud Leaves Residents Concerned
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Beijing mushroom cloud: What in the world is it? According to the AFP, the enormous cloud, which many describe as something you’re likely to witness following an atomic explosion, is the direct result of illegal straw burning. Although some have …

Baidu, Apple To Share iOS Search Revenue Baidu, Apple To Share iOS Search Revenue

When Apple announced iOS 6 during Monday’s WWDC 2012 keynote, they introduced a whole slew of new features. In fact, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system will include more than 200 new features, including an all-new Maps app, …

Terracotta Warriors: More Statutes Unearthed in China
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Terracotta warriors, the sculpted army that depict Qin Shi Huang’s legion of soldiers, are buried in the area surrounding the Huang’s mausoleum. Archeologists estimate that there are over 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses, and 150 cavalry horses arranged …

China Planning Manned Mission To Its Space Station China Planning Manned Mission To Its Space Station
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China has a problem. They have such a fairly long history of blatantly stealing technology from other companies, that they were not invited to participate in the International Space Station program. So, to stick their tongues out at everyone, they …

US Navy To Rely On Stealth Ships Vs China US Navy To Rely On Stealth Ships Vs China

AT $3 billion per ship, the DDG-1000 destroyer has the ability to turn the tide in the coming years in the South Pacific. The stealth ship of the Zumwalt class feature a wave-piercing hull that leaves almost no wake, electric …

Matt Cutts On Google’s New China Search Messages Matt Cutts On Google’s New China Search Messages
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As you may have read, Google is now showing messages to users in China, when they try to perform certain queries that it will not work. Users have been getting errors, as illustrated in this video: Google says the problems …

Google Alerts Searchers In China When Queries May Cause Problems Google Alerts Searchers In China When Queries May Cause Problems

Google announced today that it will now notify users in mainland China when they enter a keyword that may cause connection issues. Such issues are occurring, according to Google, when users search for a particular subset of queries. Google shared …

Apple May Soon Sell the New iPad in China Apple May Soon Sell the New iPad in China

Chinese regulators have approved the iPad 3, pointing to the possibility of it hitting the market in China. China is the second largest morket for Apple products in the world. The New iPad has sold well in America, but Apple …

China Begins Censoring Weibo Microblogging Service China Begins Censoring Weibo Microblogging Service

Weibo is China’s version of Twitter, and the microblogging service shares much in common with its Western counterpart. Weibo users anonymously report news and have been known to discuss topics often forbidden on the Chinese web. They even spread false …

Foxconn May Increase Wages Foxconn May Increase Wages

It was recently reported that Apple Inc. has teamed up with Foxconn, the Chinese supplier of iPhone and iPad devices, to improve the labor conditions in its manufacturing facilities. Foxconn is also investing $210 million into building a new production …

Wanda Buys AMC Entertainment for $2.6 Billion Wanda Buys AMC Entertainment for $2.6 Billion
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AMC Entertainment, the second largest movie theater chain in North America, is being acquired by Beijing-based Dalian Wanda Group Co. Ltd. for $2.6 billion, which will create the world’s largest cinema company. AMC Theaters (American Multi-Cinema) currently has about 5,325 …

Angry Birds Land Coming To A China Near You

Rovio is not happy with the amount of world domination that it has enjoyed so far. It scoffs at the billion downloads of its various Angry birds games. It guffaws at the studios it has purchased. They crow at their …

Google, Motorola Deal Cleared By Chinese Regulators Google, Motorola Deal Cleared By Chinese Regulators
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Last week we brought you news that Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility had hit a snag with China’s Ministry of Commerce. While regulatory approval for the purchase had been granted in every other country where it was required – including …

Google’s Motorola Purchase Hits Major Snag In China Google’s Motorola Purchase Hits Major Snag In China
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By now you’re probably aware of Google’s attempts to purchase troubled mobile phone maker Motorola Mobility. If not, here’s the gist: in August of 2011, Google and Motorola reached an agreement whereby Google paid $12.5 billion for Motorola Mobility, effectively …

Gas Prices Worldwide [Infographic] Gas Prices Worldwide [Infographic]
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Financial planning firm Credit Sesame has just released a new infographic which describes gasoline prices and usage rates around the world. First off, a gallon of gas is 6 cents in oil-rich Venezuela. The lowest price I can recall in …

Most Computer Users Are Pirates (of Software, not Booty) Most Computer Users Are Pirates (of Software, not Booty)
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Be honest: how much of that software on your home computer did you really pay for? All of it? Most of it? Maybe just a little? Did you feel the need to hide that disc containing Adobe Photoshop CS6 that …

Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter, Attempts to Censor Its Users Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter, Attempts to Censor Its Users

Sina Weibo, the micro-blogging Chinese equivalent of Twitter, is preparing to issue new rules which dictate what its users can and cannot post to the site. Under what they’re calling a “user contract”, Sina Weibo will restrict individuals from posting …

Volkswagon Concept Hover Car Flys Through China Volkswagon Concept Hover Car Flys Through China

Volkswagon has been at the forefront of automotive technology for years. Most recently it was the introduction of the fastest production car of all time Bugatti Veyron. Now they have the beginnings of a flying concept car. Not in the …

Apple Sales Growth May Plateau in China Apple Sales Growth May Plateau in China

Even though Apple sales in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan skyrocketed by 300% to $7.9 billion in Q1, a trajectory which would double last year’s total sales of $13.3 billion, some analysts think that this expansion will soon begin …

China Censors Weibo Amid Rise of Political Rumors China Censors Weibo Amid Rise of Political Rumors

Rumors of a coup and a scandal linking a top Chinese official to corruption and murder have prompted China’s government to shut down several accounts on the country’s ultra-popular Twitter-like site, Sina Weibo. Authorities are said to have shut down …

Beijing Regards ProView as Owner of iPad Name Beijing Regards ProView as Owner of iPad Name

Proview, the Shenzhen, China-based manufacturer of computer monitors and other devices, has long asserted that it owns the ‘iPad’ name in that country, and has sued Apple Inc. for roughly $2 billion in copyright infringement damages. Here is Proview’s basic …