Mobile

The Best Chinese Phones for 2019

The Top Phones You Can’t Get in the US The Chinese smartphone market is much more robust than what we have here in the US. There are dozens of phone manufacturers in China that release amazing handsets that never make their way to the States. As a US-based publication, we don’t typically review phones or […]

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U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration added five Chinese entities to a United States blacklist on Friday, further restricting China’s access to American technology and stoking already high tensions as President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China prepare to meet in Japan next week. The Commerce Department announced that it would add four Chinese companies […]

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The FCC says it plans to block China Mobile in the U.S. in another swipe at Chinese telecom firms

U.S. officials are moving to block China’s state-owned telecom company from operating in the United States, citing the firm as a spying risk and widening a rift between the two countries over the security of Chinese technology products. If approved, the plan by the Federal Communications Commission would deny permission to China Mobile, whose U.S. […]

Gaming

Blizzard and NetEase extend Chinese publishing deal for Hearthstone, Overwatch, and more

Blizzard and NetEase have made a deal to continue their Chinese publishing partnership through 2023, according to GameDaily.biz. NetEase, itself headquartered in China, publishes Blizzard’s games in that county. This includes hits like Hearthstone, Overwatch, World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, and Diablo III. The partnership began in 2008. The Chinese game industry is worth about […]

Emerging Tech

Chinese lunar rover sends back first-ever image from the far side of the moon

A Chinese lunar rover has reportedly made history by landing on the far side of the moon and transmitting back the first images to Earth, Chinese state media announced this week. According to China’s National Space Administration, the Chang’e 4 probe landed in the moon’s South Pole-Aitken Basin crater late Thursday evening, Beijing time. The probe […]

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For University of Minnesota, Chinese Tycoon’s Arrest Shines Light, Again, on Sexual Assault

For University of Minnesota, Chinese Tycoon’s Arrest Shines Light, Again, on Sexual Assault ImageRichard Liu, the founder and chief of JD.com, in 2016. Mr. Liu, who has denied wrongdoing, was in Minnesota for a global business program, aimed at Asian executives, that is on track to generate over $ 10 million in tuition since starting […]