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China Looking To Launch Their Own Version Of Wikipedia

05/02/2017, When you want to find out something on the internet, whether it be about a country, a person, technology, a company, a song, a movie, and so on, there’s a good chance you might default to Wikipedia for that information. It is so easily and widely...

Apple Thinks Didi Chuxing Could Eventually Eliminate Traffic Jams

04/20/2017, Back in May 2016, Apple announced that they would be making a $1 billion investment in local company called Didi Chuxing, which is more or less thought to be China’s equivalent of Uber. In fact Uber themselves have sold their China operations to the...

Apple Outperformed The ‘Apple Of China’ Last Year

02/06/2017, Xiaomi has been one of the fastest-growing smartphone companies on the planet these past few years. It remained the top smartphone vendor in its home country of China back in 2014 and 2015. Things took a turn in 2016, though, as the company’s rivals...

China Has Made Using Unauthorized VPNs Illegal

01/23/2017, There are a good number of reasons why people use VPNs. Whether it be to mask their location or to access content that is blocked locally either due to local censorship laws or due copyright/availability, there are many reasons why people choose to use...

China Seems To Have Abandoned Their Straddling Bus Experiment

12/11/2016, You might recall that earlier this year, there was a video of a concept of a straddling bus in China. Basically the idea is that the bus acts like a moving tunnel where cars can pass underneath and through it, while the upper portion will house...

Meet The LingLong DingDong, China’s Answer To The Amazon Echo

11/22/2016, The Amazon Echo was a surprising success, especially in a market with already-established voice assistant platforms like Siri, Google Now/Google Assistant, and Cortana. But yet for some reason many flocked to the Echo, resulting in spin-offs like the...

China Says iPhone Sales Will Be Cut If Trump Imposes A Trade War

11/14/2016, President-elect of the United States Donald Trump had some choice words about China when he was on the campaign trail. He promised some strict actions against the People’s Republic to balance the trade, in his view, between the two nations. Now that...

Forget Ride-Sharing, China’s Didi Chuxing Looks Into Bike-Sharing

09/26/2016, While those of us outside of China might be more familiar with ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft, over in China, the leading ride-sharing company is Didi Chuxing who actually managed to outdo Uber, thus forcing Uber to sell their local operations...

China’s Crazy Straddling Bus Is Now A Reality

08/02/2016, Back in May we reported that over in China, a new kind of bus was being considered. It was what was being referred to as a “straddling bus” where basically instead of the bus hogging up the entire lane, it would be wide enough and tall enough to allow...

Uber Will Be Selling Its Business To Didi In China

08/01/2016, As popular as Uber is around the world, its business model has also inspired others to come up with alternatives. In the US alone we have several alternatives to Uber, and the same can be said in other countries, such as China where the country has its...

China Halts Testing Of Self-Driving Cars

07/20/2016, Many companies are hard at work developing self-driving cars that will one day eliminate the need for us to driver ourselves from one place to the other. A lot of work still remains to be done and there are many challenges on the legal and regulatory...

China Is Worried Pokemon GO Could Expose Military Bases

07/17/2016, Pokemon GO is taking the world by storm and leading people to explore various parts of their cities and countries. It even inspired one man to quit his job and travel his country trying to catch every Pokemon there is out there. However over in China,...

China Refuels Satellite In Orbit

07/03/2016, There are only a handful of countries that have any presence in space, or have the ability to conduct their own launches, and fewer have the ability to refuel their satellites while they are still up there. China has now joined that list of precious few...