New Chinese Government VPN Allows Users to Access Censored Internet Anywhere

Friday, January 30, 2015
China VPN

BEIJING — This morning, the Chinese government released for personal use ChinaVPN, its in-house Virtual Private Network service which, according to promotional material, “offers Chinese nationals a familiar, comfortable, authentically Chinese Internet experience—anywhere in the world.”

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I’ll Tell You Why China Hasn’t Produced a Steve Jobs

Monday, January 19, 2015
Robin Li

By Robin Li

Robin Li is the chairman and CEO of Baidu.

As a successful tech entrepreneur, people are constantly asking me why China hasn’t produced a Steve Jobs.

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U.S. Tech Leaders Welcome Man Responsible for Blocking Their Sites

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Mark Zuckerberg and Lu Wei

BEIJING — This week, photos surfaced which show American tech leaders rolling out the red carpet to welcome Lu Wei, the Chinese official responsible for blocking their sites, keeping their sites blocked and perhaps blocking them in the future.

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iPhone 6 to Retail in China for One Kidney

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
iPhone 6

BEIJING — Apple CEO Tim Cook announced last week that, in addition to RMB, Chinese customers could purchase the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with working kidneys.

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Pros and Cons of China’s New Operating System

Thursday, September 18, 2014
China OS

Miniharm had the opportunity to test China’s new operating system, due out in October. Here are the pros and cons of the as-yet-unnamed OS:

  • Looks just like Windows XP.
  • Comes with free, six-month trial of Astrill VPN.

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4G Coverage Now Available Everywhere Except Where You Are

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
4G

BEIJING — In line with regulations issued last year by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China’s 4G mobile network was expanded this week to cover the entirety of China except the area surrounding you, according to a press release issued this morning.

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NSA Warns Americans China Might Hack Their Cellphones

Friday, May 23, 2014
Photo © Getty

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Just days after the U.S. Justice Department charged five Chinese army officers with cyber theft, the National Security Agency is warning Americans that China might be secretly monitoring…

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People’s Daily Discovers Massive Security Flaw in Internet

Thursday, May 1, 2014
People's Daily

BEIJING — Earlier this week, state-run newspaper People’s Daily cautioned Chinese citizens against using the Internet after employees discovered a dangerous security flaw in the World Wide Web.

“We have recently uncovered an imminent zero-day threat,” the paper wrote in an editorial. “Through this exploit, individuals on the Internet are able to assume any identity they wish, even those of public figures, often without consequence.”

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Jade Rabbit Tramples American Flag with Last Ounce of Strength

Sunday, February 9, 2014
Jade Rabbit

BEIJING — According to photographs released by the China National Space Administration, Chinese lunar rover Jade Rabbit succeeded in trampling one of the American flags left on the moon, shortly before it malfunctioned.

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China’s Lunar Rover Litters, Writes Name in Bay of Rainbows

Monday, December 16, 2013
Jade Rabbit

BEIJING — Just days after Jade Rabbit’s historic moon landing, incriminating photos have surfaced which show China’s rover littering and writing its name in the Bay of Rainbows, reigniting an old debate about the behavior of Chinese tourists abroad.

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