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Chinese People Online Defend Einstein's Racist Observations During The 1920s

Einstein's personal journals were found to contain racist attitudes during his travels. He criticized China while he was traveling there in the 1920s, now some Chinese people are defending his portrayal.

Space June 15, 2018

This Mall Has A Solution For People Glued To Their Smartphones: A Special Lane

A Chinese shopping mall has implemented special lanes for the 'heads-down people,' meaning those who walk around looking down on their smartphones. Along the lanes, painted messages remind people to look up.

Life & Style June 9, 2018

Scientists Warn That The Dog Flu Could Be The Next Pandemic

Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine wrote a study showcasing the dangerous potential that the dog flu could be the next health epidemic. They found several different influenza strands in domestic dogs in China.

Animals June 5, 2018

Video Captures The Exact Moment A Bright Meteorite Lit Up The Night Sky In China

A meteorite flashed across the sky in Yunan district in China on June 1 around 9:41 at night. Scientists say it was a bolide, which is a very bright meteor.

Space June 3, 2018

UFO Crash In China Explained: It Really Did Come From Space

A crashed UFO was found in a forest in China by a pair of power plant employees while on their way to work. The discovery prompted an immediate investigation, determining that the mysterious metallic object really did come from space.

Space May 30, 2018

China Invites The World To Collaborate In Its Space Station Expected To Launch In 2022

China will be launching its own space station in 2022 called the China Space Station. It has said that all countries, no matter how small, will be able to work in the new space station.

Space May 29, 2018

Apple Gives In To China’s Demands By Removing CallKit Apps From Country’s App Store

Apple recently informed developers that it needed to remove certain apps from the Chinese App Store due to their use of CallKit. The technology software integrates with VoIP calling services, which the Chinese government has banned.

Apple May 22, 2018

The First Private Rocket Launch In China Reaches 127,000 Feet: Following The Footsteps Of SpaceX

OneSpace Technologies became the first among private space companies in China to launch a rocket, after the successful maiden flight of the OS-X. OneSpace is following the footsteps of SpaceX, which is behind the Falcon 9 rocket.

Space May 20, 2018

China Launching Satellite To Study Far Side Of The Moon On May 21

China is getting ready to launch its satellite that will study the far side of the Moon, which is tidally locked and perpetually facing away from Earth. The satellite is a preparation for a rover China will send in the future.

Space May 18, 2018

Chinese Tech Company ZTE Shuts Down Operations: What Does This Mean For US Consumers?

China-based ZTE announced that it is shutting down major operations. The technology company could not compete due to an export ban from the United States.

Business Tech May 9, 2018

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Says 15 Hackers Were Arrested In China Under Suspicion Of Developing Cheating Tools

PUBG has formally announced the arrest of 15 hackers in China after being suspected of developing cheating tools. The game has been facing rampant cheating by players in China.

Video Games April 30, 2018

Baidu: 15 Interesting Facts We Bet You Didn't Know About China's Biggest Search Engine

Baidu has achieved exponential growth in China and is the country's No. 1 search engine. Here's a look at some interesting facts about the company, that we bet you didn't know of.

Internet April 20, 2018

Baby In China Born Four Years After The Death Of His Parents

A Chinese baby was born four years after the death of his parents in a car crash. It took four years because of the legal challenges his grandparents had to go through.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 13, 2018

The Rise Of The Smuggler Drones? $80 Million Worth Of iPhones Flown Into China

Authorities took down a major smuggling operation that utilized drones. The smugglers used drones to fly a pair of 200-meter cables between Hong Kong and Shenzhen in mainland China, sneaking $80 million worth of iPhones across the border.

Gadgets March 31, 2018

China's Space Station Actually Had A Productive Lifetime Despite Devastating Fate

Although it's crashing back to Earth in an uncontrolled reentry, the Tiangong-1 has achieved impressive feats throughout its lifetime. For instance, it has helped in providing emergency control during two major global disasters.

Space March 29, 2018

Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 Could Crash Into Earth Within Days

China's out of control space station Tiangong-1 is now predicted to fall into the Earth within the next few days. Depending on where it falls, the location may get a show in the sky.

Space March 28, 2018

Gadgets May Become More Expensive In The US, And You Have Trump To Blame For That

President Donald Trump is planning to place tariffs on goods from China. This may lead to higher prices for electronic gadgets such as smartphones and laptops, and may possibly include Apple products such as iPhones.

Gadgets March 23, 2018

Sorry, You Might No Longer Be Able To Buy Huawei Phones From Best Buy

Huawei has been having some troubles in the United States according to recent reports, and it's not over. Best Buy is reportedly dropping Huawei phones, phasing them out over the next few weeks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 22, 2018

Scott Kelly Says China's Space Program Could Surpass The US If They're Allowed To

Astronaut Scott Kelly voiced his concerns about the U.S. falling behind in their space program. China is rapidly making advances in its space technology and Kelly fears it could surpass the U.S. if the country doesn't advance rapidly.

Space March 16, 2018

China Wants To Send An X-Ray Telescope In Space: Prototype Ready By 2022, Launch Planned For 2025

In an effort to lead the space race, China has announced that it’s going to launch an X-ray into space. It’s called the eXTP, and it might be up there as early as 2025.

Space March 9, 2018

Baby In China Locks iPhone For 47 Years After Pressing Wrong Passcode Repeatedly

A toddler in China locked an iPhone for 47 years after pressing the wrong passcode repeatedly. The mother is up for a long waiting game.

Apple March 8, 2018

China's Tiangong-1 Space Station Could Crash Down To Earth As Early As March 24

China lost control of a space station last year. Now people know when the space station will crash to Earth. Tiangong-1 will come crashing down to Earth before April 19.

Space March 6, 2018

Taikonauts Wanted: China Recruiting Civilian Crew For Space Program

China aims to boost its manned space missions by recruiting civilians for its military-led space program and the future operation of its independent space station. Civilians can now become taikonauts or Chinese astronauts.

Space March 5, 2018

Men In Zimbabwe Complain That Imported Chinese Condoms Are 'Too Small'

The health minister of Zimbabwe is challenging condom makers to make better condoms than those that are being imported from China. Men are complaining about the imported condoms.

Public Health March 1, 2018

Chinese Man Going Through Heart Attack Gets Help By Throwing Money

A man in China trying to address a heart attack fell to the ground then threw a wad of cash to get attention. A policeman walking by helped the man, who was by then already bleeding from the nose.

Viral February 27, 2018

Boy In China Gets Stuck In Elevator After Peeing All Over Controls

Getting stuck in an elevator is terrifying, even worse when it's your own fault. A boy in China decided it was a good time to empty his bladder all over the controls of an elevator and succeeded in getting stuck.

Viral February 26, 2018

LG Exits China Smartphone Market Because It Just Can't Compete With Local Brands

LG officially confirmed that it has pulled out from the cutthroat Chinese smartphone market due to intense competition from local smartphone brands. The company did not launch its latest flagships, the LG G6 and LG V30, in the country.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2018

Trump Administration Wants Government Control Over Centralized Nationwide 5G Network To Protect US Against China

According to an Axios report, the Trump administration is planning to build a government-controlled, centralized, nationwide 5G network within the next three years. The proposal, meant to protect the United States from China, is already receiving backlash.

Internet January 30, 2018

Researchers In China Are Building A Dangerously Powerful Laser That Can 'Rip Apart Empty Space'

Chinese physicists are working to upgrade the Shanghai Superintense Ultrafast Laser Facility to blast 10-petawatt lasers. The group's ambitions, however, go beyond that, with a plan to build a 100-petawatt laser by 2023 known as the Station of Extreme Light.

Energy January 29, 2018

Chinese Students Complete 200 Days Living On Virtual Moon Base

Four volunteers spent 200 days in a simulated space lab in China, setting a record for longest stay in a self-contained cabin. They experienced three unexpected blackouts during the experiment.

Space January 27, 2018

China Successfully Clones First Primates Using The Dolly The Sheep Technique

Two monkeys in China were cloned using the same technique that was used to create Dolly the sheep. It is a remarkable breakthrough but is it pushing science closer to the possibility of human cloning?

Animals January 26, 2018

Google Refutes Claims Of China-Optimized Maps Version, Confirms App Not Available

A Nikkei report claimed that a Chinese-optimized Google Maps app launched on iOS, which Google refuted. According to Google, nothing has changed and no Maps app is available in China.

Google January 17, 2018

Chinese Scientists Want To Clean Up Space Junk By Blasting Them With Lasers

Space junk is a growing threat against satellites and spacecraft such as the International Space Station. To solve the problem, scientists from China suggested for the space debris to be blasted with lasers.

Space January 16, 2018

After 8-Year Absence, Google Maps Relaunches In China: Report

Google has entered China once again through its Google Maps app. The search company has released a modified version of the app specifically tailored to the Chinese market, marking yet another inroad toward the country.

Google January 16, 2018

Samsung Loses Lawsuit Against Huawei, Chinese Court Rules It Violated Patents

Huawei scored a large victory against rival Samsung in Chinese Court. A Chinese Court ruled that Samsung violated two smartphones patents that belonged to Huawei.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 15, 2018

Apple Data Center In China Operational In February (And No, Your Data Will Not Go There)

Some iOS users reportedly got an e-mail that talked about iCloud migration to China. Apple confirmed that the e-mail was incorrectly sent to a few customers in the United States.

Apple January 14, 2018

Study: Labeling Women As ‘Witches’ In China Has Deep Social Causes And Implications

A new study has found that some women in rural China are branded as 'witches' and are known as ‘zhu’. These women are ostracized by society and face many social stigmas.

Feature | Health January 10, 2018

Another Factory Worker Commits Suicide At iPhone Maker Foxconn Factory

A Chinese worker at an iPhone manufacturing factory committed suicide on Saturday. This is not the first suicide at the Foxconn factory, which is renewing scrutiny into the company's working conditions.

Business Tech January 9, 2018

Google Invests In China With Entrance Into eSports Streaming

Google's new plan regarding China has nothing to do with the search engine. It will be investing in the Chinese eSports streaming platform, Chushou.

Business Tech January 7, 2018

China's First Space Station Will Soon Crash To Earth, But Nobody Knows When And Where

Tiangong-1, China's first space station, is expected to crash to the Earth about mid-March, with the exact date and location unknown. Should people be worried that they may be hit by space debris falling from the sky?

Space January 3, 2018

Construction Workers Discover 130-Million-Year-Old Perfectly Preserved Dinosaur Eggs In China

About 20 to 30 perfectly preserved dinosaur eggs were unearthed from Ganzhou. This city was granted the title of 'hometown of dinosaurs in China' as it served as the breeding ground for a specific type of dinosaur.

Animals January 2, 2018

PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds Mobile On The Way, But Not Everyone Will Get To Play It

Tencent will team up with Bluehole Studio to release a 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' port for smartphones. Not much else is known about the game, aside from the fact that not everyone will get to play it upon launch.

Video Games November 29, 2017

Skype Hits The Great Firewall Of China, Disappears From App Stores

Skype has been hit by a new digital security law of China. Now, Apple has removed Skype from its app store, other prominent players are following suit.

Apps/Software November 22, 2017

Tesla Inks Deal To Build EV Factory In Shanghai, China: Report

Wall Street Journal sources say that Tesla has struck a deal with China to build a factory in Shanghai's free trade zone, which will increase the electric car maker's declining sales in the country.

Business Tech October 23, 2017

Chinese Space Station Will Fall To Earth Within Months

Chinese officials confirmed that they had lost control of the Tiangong-1 and it would probably crash to Earth within few months. Tiangong-1 was utilized as both manned laboratory and an experimental testbed to demonstrate orbital rendezvous and docking capacities.

Space October 17, 2017

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