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China intensifies its Orwellian policies with the world's biggest DNA database

CHINA INTENSIFIES ITS ORWELLIAN POLICIES WITH THE WORLD'S BIGGEST DNA DATABASE

Beginning in the early 2000s, the Chinese Ministry of Public Security has been building a searchable, national DNA database as part...

Imaan Hammam in Dolce&Gabbana on the cover of Vogue China

IMAAN HAMMAM IN DOLCE&GABBANA ON THE COVER OF VOGUE CHINA

Imaan Hammam in Dolce&Gabbana on the cover of Vogue China March

 
 
 
Introducing Windows 10 China Government Edition, the new Surface Pro and livestreaming platform Mixer - Weekend Reading: May 26 edition

INTRODUCING WINDOWS 10 CHINA GOVERNMENT EDITION, THE NEW SURFACE PRO AND LIVESTREAMING PLATFORM MIXER - WEEKEND READING: MAY 26 EDITION

A major Microsoft event in Shanghai on Tuesday revealed the results of a joint venture between CETC and Microsoft: the development...

Trump just checked Beijing in the South China Sea for the first time - and it's a risky bet

TRUMP JUST CHECKED BEIJING IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA FOR THE FIRST TIME - AND IT'S A RISKY BET

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Philip Wagner, Jr. President Donald Trump has apparently issued his long-awaited...

 
 
 
OnePlus 3/3T sales improved in China, Xiaomi beware

ONEPLUS 3/3T SALES IMPROVED IN CHINA, XIAOMI BEWARE

Well this could mean trouble for Xiaomi I guess. Well known analyst Pan Jiutang, published earlier today in Weibo some numbers regarding...

Honor 9 Gets Certified In Both 4GB & 6GB RAM Variants

HONOR 9 GETS CERTIFIED IN BOTH 4GB & 6GB RAM VARIANTS

After it leaked several times thus far, the Honor 9 got certified by TENAA, which is China's equivalent to the FCC. Considering this...

 
 
 
Alibaba reportedly plans to lead a huge $1 billion investment into a food delivery startup

ALIBABA REPORTEDLY PLANS TO LEAD A HUGE $1 BILLION INVESTMENT INTO A FOOD DELIVERY STARTUP

Alibaba is planning to lead a $1 billion investment into food delivery service Ele.me, Bloomberg reports , citing sources familiar...

Penny Arcade and ReedPOP Announce GC PLAY

PENNY ARCADE AND REEDPOP ANNOUNCE GC PLAY

By Cody Orme Penny Arcade and ReedPOP have announced they are bringing the PAX experience to one of the largest gaming markets in the...

 
 
 
Samsung Details China-Specific Galaxy S8 Features

SAMSUNG DETAILS CHINA-SPECIFIC GALAXY S8 FEATURES

Samsung Electronics on Thursday detailed all unique features boasted by the Chinese variants of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, listing...

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 phablet with 6.44-inch display launched in China

XIAOMI MI MAX 2 PHABLET WITH 6.44-INCH DISPLAY LAUNCHED IN CHINA

Chinese equipment manufacturer Xiaomi has launched the successor to the Mi Max, touted as Mi Max 2. Retaining the USP of Mi Max, Xiaomi...

 
 
 
Here's how Samsung customized the Galaxy S8 for the Chinese market

HERE'S HOW SAMSUNG CUSTOMIZED THE GALAXY S8 FOR THE CHINESE MARKET

Samsung took its time bringing the Galaxy S8 pair to China. The flagships only arrived to the vast market last week following a spectacular...

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 unveiled, aims to be a battery king

XIAOMI MI MAX 2 UNVEILED, AIMS TO BE A BATTERY KING

Today is a big day for Mi fans - the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was launched in China. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun presented the device that comes with...

 
 
 
Xiaomi's new Mi Max 2 smartphone claims a two-day battery

XIAOMI'S NEW MI MAX 2 SMARTPHONE CLAIMS A TWO-DAY BATTERY

Fresh from announcing the Mi 6, its latest flagship smartphone, last month, Xiaomi gone and unveiled another new phone. The Mi Max...

Google's AlphaGo Continues Dominance With Second Win in China

GOOGLE'S ALPHAGO CONTINUES DOMINANCE WITH SECOND WIN IN CHINA

Winning the first two games in its best-of-three match against Chinese Go grandmaster Ke Jie, AlphaGo reaffirms the rise of artificial...

 
 
 
Google DeepMind is edging towards a 3-0 victory against world Go champion Ke Jie

GOOGLE DEEPMIND IS EDGING TOWARDS A 3-0 VICTORY AGAINST WORLD GO CHAMPION KE JIE

Google DeepMind has won its second game against world Go champion Ke Jie in China, winning the series and putting it one step closer...

Marked recovery in the number of tourists visiting Paris

MARKED RECOVERY IN THE NUMBER OF TOURISTS VISITING PARIS

The last weeks of 2016 and the first months of 2017 have shown a sharp recovery in visitor numbers in Paris tourism after 12 months...

 
 
 
Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square to Open Asian restaurant mei ume

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL LONDON AT TEN TRINITY SQUARE TO OPEN ASIAN RESTAURANT MEI UME

Following the successful launch of Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square earlier this year, the Hotel is now set to open...

An Uber rival has snagged $100M from a tech heavyweight to conquer the Brazilian market

AN UBER RIVAL HAS SNAGGED $100M FROM A TECH HEAVYWEIGHT TO CONQUER THE BRAZILIAN MARKET

Japan's SoftBank Group agreed to invest $100 million in Brazilian ride-hailing app 99, the startup said on Wednesday, capping off a...

 
 
 
STOCKS CLIMB AFTER FED MINUTES: Here's what you need to know

STOCKS CLIMB AFTER FED MINUTES: HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Stocks ticked up slightly after the release of the Federal Reserve's May minutes but remained close to their starting levels on Wednesday....

There's really only one thing to wonder about after the Moody's China downgrade

THERE'S REALLY ONLY ONE THING TO WONDER ABOUT AFTER THE MOODY'S CHINA DOWNGRADE

There's really only one thing to wonder about now that Moody's has downgraded China's credit rating , and that's what it means for...