Chinese air pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean is often caused by the manufacturing of goods for export to the U.S. and Europe, according to findings by UC Irvine and other researchers published earlier this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
With pollution being a serious issue for those living in major Chinese cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, any form of greener transportation on the roadways has to be an improvement.
Shortly after China’s Chang’e-3 spacecraft departed Earth to land on the Moon, ESA’s network of tracking stations swung into action, providing crucial support for the vessel’s five-day lunar cruise.
It appears that Cisco Microsoft and IBM are paying the price for the US government's addiction to spying on the Internet.
After advertising online since June, the couple managed to quietly give birth and get just over $8,000 for the newborn.
According to the Daily Telegraph:
After a home birth, designed to cover-up the crime, they handed over the baby girl and received a large cash payment into their bank account on the very same day.
China, with one of the world’s largest populations, remains a market highly untapped by foreign automakers looking to sell electrified vehicles. General Motors is one looking to change that, holding a workshop recently in Shanghai where it showcased some aspects of its long term vehicle electrification strategy.
That's right: 2 million people who sit around, we presume, to look at what is going on the web so that the Chinese government can control it. They don't get to delete stuff, apparently, which is great because, that's a lot of deleters out there. No word on what the Chinese stand is on cute pictures of cats.
We often take it for granted that we can buy and play video games whenever we want. We often forget that there are many places in the world that don’t have the freedom of choice that we do, especially when it comes to entertainment.
Beverage companies hate them, but time and again it’s been shown that states that mandate financial rewards for recycling enjoy much higher recycling rates. People love money. Fact. In the U.S. there are only a handful of states that offer these “bottle bills” and it’s still a pain in the butt process (collect cans, schlep to redemption center, wait in line for payment).
The Geak smartwatch - which runs Android Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) - is powered by an Ingenic JZ4774 MIPS processor clocked @ a cool 1 GHz.
Cybersecurity researchers are getting more worried that focusing on "rational" attackers such as the Chinese might be a dangerous way to go, and the country needs to fear the irrational types more.
The CIA World Factbook is a really useful resource for discovering information about places you’ve never been.
Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei, whose appearances are rarer than those of the Giant Panda, stepped into the limelight briefly yesterday to defend his company from spying allegations.
PC churner Lenovo is getting serious about the smartphone market, so serious in fact that it is planning to sell 60 million smartphones over the next 12 months.
In the Pentagon's annual report to Congress, it has accused China, yet again, of hacking US establishments in an effort to gain industrial and defence secrets.
According to a Verizon RISK report, hackers affiliated with the Chinese government accounted for some of the most brazen and successful cyber espionage plots last year.
An alliance of Chinese internet companies is looking to clean up its act and it wants to enlist the help of a porn specialist. The appraiser will be tasked with reviewing websites, looking for pornographic content, then rating and managing the blue sites.
Former rubber boot maker Nokia is likely to report that it has come back from the dead.
An international team of researchers, including a paleontologist from the University of Bonn, have determined that a set of dinosaur embryos are the oldest ever found. Indeed, the specimens of Lufengosaurus discovered in China lived during the lower Jurassic about 200 to 190 million years ago.
US president Barack Obama has promised to increase spending to protect US computer networks from internet based attacks.