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iCloud Encryption Keys In China Will Be Stored On Local Servers

02/25/2018, Apple typically makes a big deal about protecting their customers’ privacy, but the company’s latest move in China is definitely raising some eyebrows. This is because in a report from Reuters, Apple has confirmed that they are moving iCloud data to...


Police In China Now Wear Smart Glasses With Facial Recognition Tech

02/07/2018, When Google Glass was released, it was met with a lot of resistance by the public who were concerned about potentially being recorded all the time, which we guess is a valid concern. It seems those fears have come true because over in China, police are...

Apple’s Stores In China Will Accept Alipay Mobile Payments

02/07/2018, Apple is no doubt pushing for its users to use its Apple Pay service when it comes to mobile payments, but it seems that over in China, Apple is making some concessions and will be allowing customers in the country to make mobile payments at its retail...

LG Reportedly Leaving China’s Smartphone Market

02/04/2018, LG’s smartphone division hasn’t been performing well as it is so the intense competition in the Chinese smartphone market just keeps on dragging it down even further. If a new report is to be believed, the Korean company is thinking about...

Chinese Volunteers Spend 200 Days In Virtual Moon Base

01/28/2018, China has long been planning to build a lunar base but before it sets up facilities for its astronauts on the moon, it’s running simulations here on Earth to better understand the conditions and challenges that astronauts might face up there. Four...

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

01/16/2018, While Google Maps is available on the desktop in China, accessing it via your mobile device through its app isn’t. Presumably this might have to do with China’s censorship of the internet and trying to encourage residents to rely on local services and...

Apple Facing Probes In China Over Slowed Down iPhones

01/15/2018, If Apple was hoping for the slowed down iPhone controversy to blow over, it seems that the company could be in for a long fight ahead of them. Not only are they facing probes in the US by various US lawmakers, but a report from Reuters has revealed that...

iPhone X Sales In China & Japan Are Reportedly ‘Stellar’

01/11/2018, When the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were launched, initial reports suggested that sales of the handsets weren’t that great. This was because it was suspected that many customers were holding out for the iPhone X and waiting to see if the iPhone X would be...

WeChat Accounts Could Be Used As State IDs In China

12/28/2017, WeChat is probably the most used messenger app in China, so it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that over in China, the government is considering using WeChat accounts as state ID. In a report from the Financial Times (paywall; via Engadget),...

China Announces Tax Exemptions, Entices Companies Like Apple To Stay

12/28/2017, It is no secret that that huge tech companies can bring in a lot of money to countries that they operate in, along with other things that could also improve a country’s status, such as job opportunities. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise that...