Articles about China (page 2)

China Imposes Gaming Curfew For Minors
Close to two decades ago, China recognized that gaming could potentially be addictive and as such, they decided to try and curb addiction by placing a ban on certain games and consoles. Eventually those bans got lifted, but it seems that China could be considering imposing new types of restrictions aimed at minors.

Huawei Trade Ban Exemptions To Be Granted Soon
As many of you might have heard by now, Huawei has been banned from doing business with companies in the US. However, a few months ago, the US government announced that they would be softening their stance and while Huawei will continue to remain on the government’s Entity List, they will be granted exemptions.

US Government Might Blacklist Chinese Companies That Copy Tech Ideas
While we’ve seen many Chinese companies come up with unique and innovative products and technologies over the years, it’s hard to deny that copying tech products from other companies is something that routinely happens. When that happens, it’s up to tech companies to try and pursue legal action, but now it looks like the US government could be considering stepping in.

US Senators Want To Know If Music App TikTok Could Be A National Security Risk
In recent years, we have seen the rise in the popularity of TikTok. For those who are unfamiliar, TikTok is an app in which users can set a song and dance to it and later add all kinds of funky and cool effects. It is basically a fun app that doesn’t seem to do much else, but could it potentially be a national security risk?


US Congress Gets Involved In Hearthstone Player’s Suspension, Asks Blizzard To Reconsider
As you might have heard, Blizzard has come under massive fire recently for their decision to suspend a Hearthstone professional player for a year. This was because the player, Ng Wai Chung, also known as blitzchung, decided to show his support for the Hong Kong protests during his post-game interview.

Huawei Mate X Could Be Launching In China This October
When Samsung announced that they would be delaying the launch of their Galaxy Fold while they looked into improving on its build quality and overall integrity, it felt like this gave Huawei a chance to beat Samsung to the punch. However, it wasn’t too long after that Huawei also announced that they too would be delaying the launch for similar testing.

Apple Responds To Reports About Sending Safari Data To China
According to a recent report, Apple has come under fire after it was discovered that the company could be sending the browsing data of users to Tencent, a company based in China. This is controversial as China is known to have pretty heavy censorship policies and monitoring of its citizens, and there are many who aren’t happy that Apple seems to be bending over backwards to keep China happy so […]

Chinese Fugitive On The Run For 17 Years Arrested After Drone Sniffs Him Out
Drones are great for photography and videography, but it seems that drones are now an excellent tool for law enforcement. According to a report from the New Zealand Herald, it seems that a Chinese fugitive on the run from authorities for the past 17 years was finally caught after a drone had spotted him living in a secret cave.

Chinese Vlogger’s Real Face Revealed After Face Filter Malfunctions During Live Stream
There are plenty of apps these days that come with filters for our faces, such as by making us look older, younger, swapping genders, making us look like a dog or cat, and so on. There are also some beauty filters that can make us look slimmer, more fair skin, bigger eyes, and so on and so forth.

Hong Kong Protestors Are Using Lasers To Avoid Facial Recognition Cameras
If you have been following the world news, you might have heard that there are protests going on in Hong Kong at the moment, where some of the residents of Hong Kong are protesting a controversial extradition bill by China. As with protests, there are conflicts with the police, and there are now reports of how protestors are using lasers to try and beat the facial recognition cameras that have […]

New Tariffs Means Apple’s Products Just Got 10% More Expensive
The trade war between the US and China is still ongoing. We imagine that it will be a while before things smoothen out, but unfortunately, in the meantime, it looks like Apple might have gotten caught in the crossfires because US President Donald Trump just announced a 10% import tax.

ASUS ROG Phone 2 Pre-Orders Are Off To A Great Start In China
The idea of gaming smartphones sounds a bit gimmicky, since for the most part they tend to share the same hardware as most flagship handsets. However, it appears that the recently launched ASUS ROG Phone 2 is quite a hit over in China where it has been reported that pre-orders for the handset are pretty impressive.

Factory Workers In China Once Tried To Dig A Tunnel To Smuggle Out iPhone Parts
All companies have their own proprietary technology that makes each of their products unique to them. Apple is no exception where we imagine that the company is working around the clock to help prevent leaks, but it seems that at a point in time, there was an incident that happened in China that makes it worthy of its own movie.

China’s Border Guards Are Reportedly Installing Surveillance Apps On Phones Of Tourists
As you might have heard, applicants for US visas are now required to provide their social media information during the application process. Presumably, this is used as a means of a background check of sorts, to see what kind of people are applying for visas and if there might be anything in their social media to indicate that they could be a threat to national security.