Genetically optimized corn is more nutritious, could revolutionize agriculture

Scientists at Rutgers University and Chinas Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences have come up with a way to improve the nutritional value of corn using smart gene-editing technology.

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World Wrestling Entertainment gets toehold in China with streaming deal

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is betting on China’s growing appetite for online video content—and its taste for melodrama.

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China's Business-Unfriendly Cybersecurity Stance


China’s parliament earlier this month passed a law aimed at addressing the country’s concerns about hacking and terrorism, which has spiked concerns among foreign businesses and human rights advocates. One interpretation of the new law is that it only codifies China’s existing cybersecurity practices. However, 46 global business groups across a variety of industries didn’t see it that way. They outlined potential problems in a letter sent to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this summer, when the measure was pending.

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Facebook has reportedly developed News Feed software to suppress posts in China

How far is Facebook willing to go to convince China’s communist government to lift the ban on its social network in the country? According to a new report, the company is prepping a censorship tool in order to gain a foothold in the mainland.

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China's longest space mission launches

China’s Shenzhou 11 “heavenly vessel” launched Monday (7:30 p.m. Sunday ET) from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert. The launch was shown on state broadcaster CCTV.

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Report: China hacked FDIC, U.S. officials covered it up

China’s spies hacked into computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from 2010 until 2013 — and American government officials tried to cover it up, according to a Congressional report.

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U.S. Department of Energy plans to counter China's fastest supercomputer

In the wake of China’s TaihuLight claiming first place in last week’s ranking of the world’s top supercomputers, the U.S. Department of Energy has detailed its top contender to regain the title.

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IBM to deliver 200-petaflop supercomputer by early 2018; Cray moves to Intel Xeon Phi

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More supercomputer news this week: The US is responding to China’s new Sunway TiahuLight system that was announced Monday, and fast.

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China reports record sales, 33 percent growth in non-Android smartphones, casting further doubt upon Peak iPhone hysteria

Article Image China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has released data showing a significant drop in Android’s share of smartphone sales in the December quarter, leaving a 33 percent gain for non-Android smartphones, a segment dominated by Apple’s iPhone.

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China Levels Antitrust Allegations Against Microsoft


China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce on Tuesday launched the latest in a series of investigations against Microsoft for possible violations of the country’s antimonopoly law. Back in July 2014, about 100 SAIC officials burst into four Microsoft offices in various parts of China and copied contracts and records, downloaded data from company servers, and questioned executives. The latest probe seeks answers to major questions arising from the data seized, according to news reports.

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No censorship in Chinese Internet, says China's top censor

China’s cyber chief rejected criticism of the country’s Internet censorship Wednesday. The comments by Lu Wei, head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, came ahead of next week’s state-sponsored World Internet Conference in the town of Wuzhen.

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China's JCET wins orders for Apple system-in-package modules, may hint at Apple Watch plans

Article Image China’s Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology — better known as JCET — has won orders to assemble system-in-package (SiP) modules for Apple in 2016, sources said on Wednesday.

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New tech search reveals China's elusive 'ghost cities'

People have known about China’s “ghost cities” for years, but it turns out finding and tracking these massive, mostly empty housing developments is pretty much as difficult as hunting an actual ghost.

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China’s Tianhe-2 still the fastest supercomputer in the world, but the US is catching up

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The results are in, and they’re not a huge surprise: For the fifth consecutive time, China’s Tianhe-2 remains the fastest supercomputer in the world, with the US bringing up the second and third spots.

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Smartphone Makers Play Musical Chairs as China's Mobile Market Matures


For the first time in six years, China’s massive mobile market saw contraction in its smartphone sector, IDC reported Monday. There were 98.8 million smartphones shipped in China by the end of the first quarter of 2015, down about 4 percent year over year, according to IDC’s Trackers. Quarter over quarter, the market’s Q1 2015 shipments were down by about 8 percent. Xiaomi slid into second place, and Apple moved back into the top spot, holding about a 14.7 percent share of China’s smartphone market.

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Chinese Apple Pay launch in limbo as iOS 8.3 fails to deliver expected UnionPay support

Negotiations between Apple and China’s state-owned credit and debit card processor UnionPay to launch Apple Pay services have hit a wall, according to a report on Monday, suggesting iPhone 6 owners in the region may not be able to use Apple’s mobile payments service anytime soon.



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