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WhatsApp Faces Partial Disruption In China

07/18/2017, Since the internet in China is heavily regulated, popular services that are easily accessible in most countries across the globe are often banned in the country. Facebook happens to be one of those services. However, one of its major products was allowed...

Shopping Mall In China Has Gaming Pods For Bored Husbands

07/18/2017, There has long been this stereotype that when women shop, their boyfriends or husbands are usually bored out of their minds, which has led to jokes about how certain shops could come with seats designated for bored/tired boyfriends/husbands. However it...

China’s Censors Can Apparently Delete Photos Mid-Transmission

07/18/2017, It is no secret that China is a very heavily censored country, where posts that criticize the government are taken down swiftly. It has also made doing business in the country challenging as foreign companies who might be used to operating with more...

China Personal VPN Ban Clarified

07/13/2017, The internet in the People’s Republic of China is heavily regulated. The restrictions that the government has put in place are collectively referred to as the “Great Firewall of China.” It was reported earlier this week that China was...

VPNs In China May Be Blocked Next Year

07/11/2017, China’s great firewall keeps the internet experience in the country in check. The authorities have control over what can and can not make it through the Great Firewall. VPN services have long enabled users to find a way around the wall but that may...

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...