Submitted by Karthik on 11 March, 2013 - 17:06
An article in New Scientist covers a journal report on the state of upcoming upgrades to China's national Internet infrastructure.
Submitted by Karthik on 12 February, 2013 - 00:40
Submitted by Karthik on 8 December, 2012 - 10:44
Xiaomi tech is a four billion dollar Chinese company which makes smartphones that compete with Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S series. The company is led by Lei Jun, a man compared to Steve Jobs, and commands a fan base who are just as crazy about its products as Apple fans are of Apple's.
Submitted by Karthik on 17 November, 2012 - 00:22
Submitted by Karthik on 16 November, 2012 - 20:35
Lanyou Numeral was one of the top sellers on Taobao.com, a Chinese online marketplace. Earlier this week, 25 suspects—mostly housewives from Mainland China—were tried for smuggling in Apple iPhones and iPads on behalf of Lanyou Numeral in a bid to avoid paying the high import duties levied on the products.
Submitted by Karthik on 2 July, 2012 - 22:10
The Economist has a fascinating visual piece correlating India's states and union territories to equivalent countries of the world in terms of economy and population.
Submitted by Karthik on 16 June, 2012 - 22:52
China's Shenzhou-9 has blasted off successfully from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi desert aboard a Long March rocket. Here are a couple of videos of the launch:
Submitted by Karthik on 7 June, 2012 - 13:13
Submitted by Karthik on 27 May, 2012 - 12:59
You might be familiar with the story of Chinese businesses hiring white westerners to sit around in their offices and in their meetings in order to lend that subtle touch of competence and professionalism to their establishments. They are apparently getting inordinately pickier nowadays: