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US Cyber Security

The US is right in its aggressive cyber-security efforts

There’s another uproar brewing over the Snowden leaks that has Americans taking to social media voicing their disapproval. They’re classifying it...
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North Korean Chef Surgeon

Apparently in North Korea, the surgeons can cook a mean soufflé

They say you shouldn’t judge by appearances or even fashion styles. Einstein often looked like someone who couldn’t even dress himself...
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Broad range of presidential authority over cybersecurity is actually quite reasonable

When a headline such as “Broad Powers Seen for Obama in Cyberstrikes” appears on the NY Times, my initial response is...
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Is Google in cahoots with the government to hide the depths of privacy infringement?

Put your tin foil hats on. It’s conspiracy theory time. Since 2010, Google has been tracking and releasing their bi-yearly Transparency...
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Technologically advanced but politically ignorant America still way behind on GMO labeling

One of the things that Americans take pride in is the way that the country and its people are technologically advanced...
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The biggest privacy and censorship threat since the dawn of the digital age is upon us

To those without the technological expertise to fully understand what this all means, it could seem as a harmless measure by...
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A new way for kids to learn Chinese: Discovering Chinese iPad App

As our society becomes increasingly globalized, the ability to speak more than one language becomes increasingly useful. Members of today’s youth...
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A rare look inside Foxconn

Few places are as big and secretive at the same time as Foxconn, the place where much of the western world’s...
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The Google-Motorola deal is done

Google announced they intended to purchase Motorola Mobility last August. Nine months, a go-around with China, and $12.5 billion dollars later,...
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China approves Google purchase of Motorola Mobility

Google cleared its last big hurdle, the Great Wall of China. Now, the search giant will be able to move forward...
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Chinese tech counterfeiting, visualized

It’s hard to tell the difference sometimes. At other times, it’s comically easy. Apple and other companies have fallen victim to...
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Will Apple tap into China for more iPhone sales?

To get an iPhone that works in China, one must subscribe to China Unicom, the 2nd-largest carrier in the largest country...
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Blue Army

Blue Army: China’s 30-strong commando unit of cyberwarriors

What many have believed for a long time has been confirmed. “Blue Army”, a Chinese military unit of highly-skilled hackers, exists...
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China’s Latest Internet Outlaw: Skype

Skype has been outlawed in China. The popular Internet phone service is yet another Western web service that has been banned,...
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Real White iPhone ‘Released’ in China!

Okay, ‘released’ isn’t exactly the right word. But the now-mythic white iPhone 4 has been spotted in China, and it can...
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Chinese Web Game Market Explodes

Three things are now certain in life: death, paying taxes, and Chinese growth. China just so happens to be the one...
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iPad About to Drop in China

Looks like the iPed’s days are numbered – Cupertino has announced from on high today that the magical iPad will soon...
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Google Versus China: Endgame

Whenever I see the word ‘endgame’, the only thing going through my head is Highlander. I wonder why that is. Either...
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