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Huawei's Mate 20 Pro Is a Technical Marvel Huawei's Mate 20 Pro Is a Technical Marvel

If we judged the new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro like Olympic figure skaters, they’d no doubt earn 10s across the board for technical merit. That’s because even though they don’t have a built-in stylus, Huawei’s new flagship phone duo offers almost every other feature you could want, and I don’t just mean the easy shit.

Plans Revealed for Enormous Particle Collider in China Plans Revealed for Enormous Particle Collider in China

Scientists this week released a conceptual design report for a next-generation particle accelerator in China, which would serve as a “Higgs boson factory,” as its proponents have called it.

Mysterious Re-Routing of Google Traffic Could Have Been an Attack, or Just a Glitch [Updated] Mysterious Re-Routing of Google Traffic Could Have Been an Attack, or Just a Glitch [Updated]

Updated: 11/13/2018, 9:50 p.m. ET: Looks like it was a glitch. In a statement to Gizmodo, a Google spokesperson wrote:

U.S. Indicts Chinese Hacker-Spies in Conspiracy to Steal Aerospace Secrets U.S. Indicts Chinese Hacker-Spies in Conspiracy to Steal Aerospace Secrets

The U.S. Justice Department has charged two Chinese intelligence officers, six hackers, and two aerospace company insiders in a sweeping conspiracy to steal confidential aerospace technology from U.S. and French companies.

Trump Reportedly Preparing Tariffs on Everything Imported From China, Including Tech Trump Reportedly Preparing Tariffs on Everything Imported From China, Including Tech

Donald Trump’s administration is planning to propose by early December tariffs on “all remaining Chinese imports” if an upcoming summit between the president and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping does not work out, Bloomberg reported on Monday, a move that if enacted would virtually guarantee pain for companies like…

First Private Chinese Attempt to Launch Satellite Into Orbit Suffers Unspecified Failure First Private Chinese Attempt to Launch Satellite Into Orbit Suffers Unspecified Failure

The craft that would have been the first private Chinese rocket to deliver a satellite into orbit around the Earth failed on Saturday, the Guardian reported, with something going wrong with the Landspace Zhuque-1's third-stage deployment.

Report: China's Censors Stop Approving New Video Game Titles Amid Industry Crackdown Report: China's Censors Stop Approving New Video Game Titles Amid Industry Crackdown

The Chinese government, no stranger to mass censorship, has halted a stopgap approval process it has been using to vet video games before they can be released to the public amid a broader crackdown on the market, Bloomberg reported this week.

China Subtly Mocks President Trump, Says He Should Switch to Huawei Phones China Subtly Mocks President Trump, Says He Should Switch to Huawei Phones

The New York Times published a troubling report yesterday alleging that President Trump uses off-the-shelf iPhones to talk with friends and that both Russian and Chinese spies are listening to Trump’s phone calls to figure out how to manipulate him. But China would like the American president to know that if he’s…

Report: Trump Still Blabbing Away on His Smartphones After Being Warned Spies Are Listening Report: Trump Still Blabbing Away on His Smartphones After Being Warned Spies Are Listening

Donald Trump has never been a person who comes to mind when one thinks “cybersecurity”—he may not even know how to use a computer—but even by that low bar, the president and his administration have barely been able to keep it together when it comes to the security risk posed by cell phones. A report in the New York…

Amazon, Super Micro Join Apple in Demanding Retraction of Bloomberg Story on Hacked Server Boards Amazon, Super Micro Join Apple in Demanding Retraction of Bloomberg Story on Hacked Server Boards

A report earlier this month from Bloomberg Businessweek alleging 17 unnamed sources had confirmed Chinese spies infiltrated the supply chain of microchip manufacturer Super Micro, installing tiny espionage chips that allowed them to wiretap systems belonging to almost 30 U.S. companies, has earned denials from …

China's Former Internet Chief, a Censorship Hardliner, Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges China's Former Internet Chief, a Censorship Hardliner, Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges

Lu Wei, the former chief of the imposing Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) and one of the primary architects of the mass censorship foisted on China’s estimated 700 million internet users, pleaded guilty this week in Chinese court to taking some 32 million yuan (about $4.6 million) in bribes, the Associated…

Trump Is Trying to Screw Up Your Cheap International Shipping Trump Is Trying to Screw Up Your Cheap International Shipping

The Trump administration just announced plans to withdraw from a treaty that oversees global postage rates. The 144-year-old Universal Postal Union (UPU) treaty makes it possible for companies from China and elsewhere to ship small packages directly to consumers in the United States at very low rates, often lower than…

Internet Celebrity Imprisoned for Short, Goofy Rendition of China's National Anthem  Internet Celebrity Imprisoned for Short, Goofy Rendition of China's National Anthem 

Yang Kaili, a young internet star in China, was detained for five days for singing the country’s national anthem in a non-serious manner during a livestream. On October 7, clad in a fuzzy antler headband, Yang waved her hands around as she sang the national anthem for about 10 seconds.

Homeland Security Denies Report Chinese Spies Put Tiny Microchips on Apple, Amazon Servers Homeland Security Denies Report Chinese Spies Put Tiny Microchips on Apple, Amazon Servers

The Department of Homeland Security released a statement this weekend supporting Apple and Amazon’s denial of an explosive Bloomberg Businessweek report claiming that a Chinese military unit inserted microchips into Super Micro Computer Inc (Supermicro) server motherboards in widespread use at U.S. companies, saying…

Apple, Amazon Deny China Installed Tiny Spy Microchips on Their Servers, but We're Still Freaked Out Apple, Amazon Deny China Installed Tiny Spy Microchips on Their Servers, but We're Still Freaked Out

In what could be the most important national security story of the decade, a new report alleges that China has been installing tiny microchips, roughly the size of a grain of rice, on the motherboards of countless servers imported into the U.S.

This Video of a Giant Dick Building Shooting Fireworks Is Too Good to Be Real

It’s all but impossible to keep phallic comparisons out of your head when staring up at a towering skyscraper, but residents of the Guangxi region in southeastern China have a new addition to their skyline that seems unmistakably penis-inspired—and a fake viral video isn’t helping to dissuade opinions.

Scientist Who Quit Google in Protest Urges Senate to Investigate Project Dragonfly  Scientist Who Quit Google in Protest Urges Senate to Investigate Project Dragonfly 

Today, representatives from tech companies including Amazon, Apple, AT&T, Facebook, Twitter, and Google will testify before the Senate Commerce Committee on issues of consumer data privacy at a hearing with the limply stated purpose of finding “what Congress can do to promote clear privacy expectations without hurting…

White House: We're Going to Cyber Harder White House: We're Going to Cyber Harder

With the launch of a new national cyber strategy, President Donald Trump has authorized the increased use of “offensive cyber operations” against U.S. adversaries, National Security Adviser John Bolton told reporters on Thursday.

Looks Like Twitch Is Now Blocked in China Looks Like Twitch Is Now Blocked in China

Twitch had a rush of popularity in China last month, but now reports indicate that the live streaming video platform is no longer available in the country.

Amazon Reportedly Investigating Whether Some of Its Staff Are Taking Kickbacks From Merchants Amazon Reportedly Investigating Whether Some of Its Staff Are Taking Kickbacks From Merchants

Amazon is reportedly investigating whether independent merchants operating on their platform are greasing the palms of staff to divulge confidential information about the site, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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