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China Grows Plant On The Moon For The First Time

China successfully grows cotton on the far side of the moon China took a big step in space exploration by becoming the first country to grow a cotton plant on the far side of the moon, according to IEEE Spectrum. Liu Hanlong of Chongqing University, which led the biological experiment, released […]

Huawei Is Now Selling Laptops With Pre-Installed Linux OS

Huawei is shipping flagship MateBooks in China running Linux Huawei Technologies Co, the Chinese electronics giant, is reportedly selling flagship laptop series ‘MateBook with pre-installed Linux OS instead of Windows in China. Known as Deepin Linux, this OS seems to be limited to select models like the Matebook 13, Matebook 14, […]

China’s border guards are installing spyware on tourists’ phones

Chinese authorities are secretly installing ‘data-stealing’ spyware apps on visitor phones Chinese officials are reportedly forcing tourists entering Xinjiang from China’s Kyrgyzstan region to install “text-stealing malware” on their smartphones, as part of their wider crackdown on the local Muslim population, according to a joint investigation by The New York […]

China May Soon Blacklist US Tech Firms Following Huawei Ban

A few weeks back, Google banned Huawei from using Android and Google Play Services on its smartphones following the U.S.’s trade restrictions. A few reliable reports suggest that the US government will ban other humungous Chinese firms as well. Following this, China may soon backfire on popular US firms that operate in China. […]

Foxconn cuts 50,000 contract workers early due to weaker iPhone demand

Foxconn hit by iPhone sales slowdown sheds 50,000 contract workers earlier than expected Foxconn Technology Group, Apple’s biggest iPhone assembler, has cut around 50,000 of its contract jobs since October 2018 at its most important iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, China, reports Nikkei. Foxconn generally hires thousands of temporary employees throughout the […]

China builds an ‘artificial sun’ that is 6 times hotter than our ‘natural sun’

China builds an ‘artificial sun’ that can hit temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius Last month, we had reported that a team of scientists at the Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research Institute Co (CASC) in China has developed an “artificial moon”, 8 times brighter than the natural moon […]

Xiaomi’s fitness tracker is detecting a heartbeat from a roll of toilet paper

Do you know why are the Chinese strapping Xiaomi’s Mi Band 3 on a roll of toilet paper? Does toilet paper have a heartbeat? Sounds weird and impossible, right? But, your fitness tracker thinks otherwise. Apparently, owners of Xiaomi Mi Band 3 fitness trackers in China have been strapping their fitness […]

China plans to launch “artificial moon” to replace street lights

China to replace street lights with its own artificial moon by 2020 Chinese scientists are planning to launch an artificial or man-made moon into orbit by 2020 to illuminate city streets after dark and lower electricity costs in urban areas. Chengdu, the capital of China’s southwestern Sichuan province, is developing an […]

A 2-year-old locked his mom’s iPhone for 47 years after entering wrong passcode

2-year-old enters wrong passcode, locks mom’s iPhone for 47 years Never would have this Shangai mother imagined in her wildest dreams that the iPhone given to her toddler to watch “educational videos” online would cost her the smartphone. According to the South China Morning Post, the mother who has been identified only as Ms. […]

The Spy Masters’ case against Huawei is flimsy

The Chinese phone maker’s biggest offense may be it’s too successful. Continue reading on Bloomberg View » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT.