Chinese coal use slows global warming

The decrease in global warming between 1998 and 2008 - often cited as evidence against man-made climate change - was actually caused by an increase in coal use in China, a study has found.

Microsoft to power Baidu's English language searches

With Google having pulled out of China over censorship concerns, Microsoft spotted an opportunity and has signed a deal with Chinese search engine Baidu to provide it with English language search results.

China's army creates an online war game

China already has a cyber-warfare team, so what’s their next logical step in technology assisted warfare? It’s an online war game.

Are renewables edging out coal & nuclear?


With recent news indicating that both solar and wind power generation is on the the rise and looking stronger every year, it might be natural to wonder if renewable energy is dethroning fossil-fuel based electricity production. 



China moves key high-speed rail launch by a day

China has announced that they can’t wait much longer to show off its much-anticipated high-speed train link between Beijing and Shanghai. They moved its debut forward by a day to June 30.

Analysis: China wants action against U.S. cyber war threat

A digital Cold War is brewing between the U.S. and China. Or is it a cyber-false flag operation on a grand scale?

European solar worth $10 billion to Chinese


China, China, China - yup, we know, we write a lot about that country's green technology advances. 

It isn't a perfect world over there, with trade issues around wind power and all being just one hiccup of many.

China high speed rail ready for business


China looks on schedule to officially launch what is said to be the world’s longest single high speed rail. 

Report: Chinese government installs spying devices on Hong Kong cars

Beijing is allegedly using audio spying devices on dual-plate Chinese-Hong Kong vehicles to gather information.

China is now the world's top energy user

When it comes to topics of energy, China certainly has been making plenty of headlines. 



IMF hit by major cyber attack

The International Monetary Fund has reportedly fallen victim to a massive hacking attack that may have led to confidential national economic data being compromised.

Tianhe-1A supercomputer hits 1.87 petaflops

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have announced a record-breaking simulation on the Tianhe-1A GPU supercomputer.

China accuses US of starting 'internet war'

A group of Chinese academics from a military academy has accused the US government of creating a global internet war.

Claim: Teen sells kidney for iPad 2

How badly do you want an iPad 2? Do you want it badly enough that you’d trade in one of your own kidney for the high tech toy?

China: Google hack allegations are a "fabrication"

Beijing has adamantly denied it was involved in accessing hundreds of Gmail accounts belonging to senior U.S. officials, journalists, military personnel and political activists.

Google disrupts massive phishing campaign

Google has detected and disrupted a massive phishing operation that apparently originated in Jinan, China.

Chinese convicts forced to play World of Warcraft

Most gamers are familiar with the practice of 'gold farming' - building up game credits in multiplayer games that are then sold on to other players.

Cisco fostered Chinese repression, says lawsuit

Chinese spiritual group Falun Gong has accused Cisco of designing a surveillance system for the Chinese government.

China is governed by scientists, what about the US?

Did you know that China is governed by scientists? Yes, both the Chinese President and his Premier are engineers. In addition, 8 out of China’s top 9 government officials are scientists.

Chinese farmers plagued by exploding watermelons

Farmers in China have been baffled by a rather peculiar problem: exploding watermelons.