China reveals their censorship guidelines for foreign games

by Ryan Burgesson April 23, 2014
China revealed today the guidelines you have to follow in order to get a console or game on sale in the country, it is exactly as many expected. You can view the whole statement from the Chinese government here. But to summarise companies have to work with a local partner and operate out of the […]

Microsoft to launch the Xbox One in China

by Ryan Burgesson March 31, 2014
In what may come of some surprise, Microsoft has managed to arrange the release of the Xbox One in China. This move could mean a lot of money for Microsoft, China is relatively untouched due to their various human rights issues but Microsoft’s Zhang Yaqin, global vice president said that they: would add more content […]
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1 in 4 Americans Thinks The Sun Orbits the Earth. Come on… Really?

by Anna Johnsonon February 15, 2014
One in four Americans thinks that the sun revolves around the Earth, according to a survey conducted by the National Science Foundation. The survey included more than 2,200 people in the United States and included 10 questions about physical and biological science, and the average score—6.5 correct—was barely a passing grade. Regarding the question, “Does the Earth go […]

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Samsung 110-inch Ultra HD TV Sells For $150,000

by Eric Brownon December 30, 2013
  Samsung promised at CES in January this year that it would release a 110-inch Ultra HD TV, which would be the world’s largest compared to its other already-gargantuan 85-inch model and with just a couple of days left to spare here it is. Samsung’s 110-inch Ultra HD TV measures 8.5 feet (2.6m) wide and 5.9 feet […]
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New Cultural Revolution Sweeps China

by Chris Murphyon June 7, 2013
China is stepping up its cultural output in the online gaming industry, states the IDC. Interesting that a country who changed its landscape with a communist cultural revolution a mere 47 years ago, is now monetizing, and maximizing it’s output in a capitalist mold. And using video games at that. This market includes PC online […]


Cord Blood. New Stock? Future of Medicine? Stem Cell

by Chris Murphyon May 3, 2013
One cord (umbilical cord) blood bank doing well in a group of falling stocks is Perkin Elmer Inc, a family cord blood and tissue preservation business. At time of deadline they were at $30.55. The stem cell industry is projected to reach $15 billion by 2015, but some cord blood banks are seeing poor performance […]
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The Shanghai Motor Show 2013: A Quick Look

by Chris Murphyon April 23, 2013
When it comes to cars, China is accelerating fast. The Shanghai Motor Show 2013 had many interesting models of car manufacturers from Bugatti to Buick. Here are a few notable and interesting cars that made an appearance: The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse is a record-breaking edition, reaching speeds up to 254 mph. Only eight […]

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New Strain of Bird Flu H7N9 Spreading in China

by Nick Adamson April 6, 2013
A new strain of bird flu H7N9 has started to spread among the population in China. With 14 confirmed cases with 6 deaths, concerns are starting to grow. Early Friday morning 20,536 chickens, ducks, pigeons, and geese were slaughtered in Shanghai. See also Cyro: The Robot Jellyfish Capable of Syping The government has also chosen to […]
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Search Site Announces Baidu Eye, a Google Glass Competitor

by Eric Brownon April 3, 2013
Baidu, the Chinese-language search engine giant announced a new product called Baidu Eye. The announcement was made on April 1st, the Fools’ Day and everybody interpreted this as a joke, but the company just confirmed that Baidu Eye is real. If Baidu’s plan to develop this augmented reality headset is in fact a new strategy, […]

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Google Glass To Be Built in United States By Foxconn

by Chris Murphyon March 28, 2013
The Google Glass project was recently introduced by the giant company and the lucky winners of the #ifihadglass contest will have the chance to review the gadget, earlier than the rest of us, for the incredible price of $1,500 ( the Google Glass Explorer Edition). Now Google is surprising us again: according to Financial Times, Google […]

Apple is Penetrating China’s Smartphone Market

by Chris Murphyon March 21, 2013
Apple was predicted to have a 20% penetration of the Chinese smartphone market, in a Morgan Stanley report released January, 30th, 2013. Anticipating a $6.50 per share increase to the stock. At the time, a healthy $457.00, it rose to a high of $479.51 on February 12th, then dipped to a low of $428.44 on […]

The Most Amazing Science Images of 2012

by Matthew Lucason December 28, 2012
Beneath the specialized language and formal rigors of science is a simple, easily forgotten principle: Science is way of exploring the world, and our world is a fantastic place. Check out these amazing science images: Spider Attack in Amber A spider attacks a wasp: A minute, everyday event, something that’s happened billions upon billions of […]


Prices Drop on Nokia Lumias: $39 or Even Free

by Matthew Lucason December 27, 2012
Nokia is betting on the success of the Lumia phones, which run Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Phone 8 software, to steady the company after a string of financial losses. The company’s main phone, Nokia Lumia 920, was launched through AT&T for $99. That price still stands, but the phone is available at Amazon for as low […]
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ZTE Launches Nubia Z5 Smartphone With 5-inch 1080p Display

by Nick Adamson December 27, 2012
ZTE’s plans to launch two phablets this year and the company is now a step closer to accomplishing those plane. The Nubia Z5 has now been officially announced by the company. The Black and White models of the device will go on sale in China beginning January 2013 for 3,456 yuan (about $555 US). As you […]

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Shark Tank Breaks Inside Chinese Mall: 15 People Hurt (VIDEO)

by Chris Murphyon December 27, 2012
A giant shark tank shattered in China yesterday, sending glass and fish flying into the crowd at a busy Shanghai mall, and injuring 15 people. Eight of those hurt were customers and the rest were security staff and shop assistants. They mostly suffered deep cuts and bruises from sheets of broken glass. People were watching the […]
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First African Smartphone Unveiled In Republic Of Congo

by Eric Brownon December 26, 2012
VMK startup that unveiled an Android-based tablet called Way-C, which means “the light of the stars,” and now the first African smartphone. Verone Mankou, age 25, the designer of the first African smartphone, on Thursday unveiled his latest product, which is the very first of its kind to be designed in Africa. According to the reports from the […]


List of Google Doodles 2012 (PHOTOS)

by Matthew Lucason November 24, 2012
The Google Doodle is an artistic version of the Google logo. We all love them because they make our search experience better. Check out this list of Google doodles created in 2012. Nov 22, 2012 Lebanon National Day 2012 Nov 22, 2012 Thanksgiving 2012 Nov 20, 2012 Otto von Guericke’s 410th Birthday Nov 18, 2012 Latvia Independence […]
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3 Million iPads Sold in The First 3 Days

by Chris Murphyon November 5, 2012
Apple announced today it has sold 3 million iPads in just three days since the launch of its new iPad Mini and 4th generation iPad. The Wi-Fi + Cellular versions of both iPad mini and 4th generation iPad will ship in a couple of weeks in the US and in many more countries later this […]