Tech

What is Signal, and why is it suddenly popular in Hong Kong?

The encrypted messaging app saw a sudden surge in downloads after a new national security law came into force

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Fake TikTok apps are popping up after India banned the app
7 Jul 2020 - 6:41PM
Everything you need to know about China’s tech industry in 2020

US-China trade tensions and the Covid-19 pandemic are reshaping China’s internet landscape

9 Jul 2020 - 11:35AM
Is Xiaomi’s first TV dongle coming soon?

Xiaomi’s first Android TV dongle is the Chinese gadget maker’s latest foray into TV devices

6 Jul 2020 - 7:11PM
Xiaomi’s first OLED TV costs nearly US$2,000
4 Jul 2020 - 12:52PM
This Chinese shopping app Gen Z loves is banned in India

Shein is one of the most popular e-commerce apps in several countries around the world, but it’s barely known in China

7 Jul 2020 - 4:10PM
The new budget OnePlus phone is called Nord

OnePlus announces limited pre-orders for its new affordable handset

1 Jul 2020 - 4:07PM
Buyers can finally drive China’s rival to the Tesla Model 3
29 Jun 2020 - 6:45PM
Xiaomi isn’t building a real car… yet

Xiaomi introduces a remote-controlled toy SUV after social media confusion

29 Jun 2020 - 4:11PM
Huawei has a new flagship store, and it’s huge

The new flagship store for China’s largest smartphone brand is bigger than most Apple Stores

24 Jun 2020 - 8:45PM
Will iOS 14 cure China’s QR code addiction?

Apple’s next iPhone operating system will introduce App Clips, a new feature similar to WeChat’s mini programs

23 Jun 2020 - 6:34PM
Huawei’s new smartphone can remove photobombs

Golden Snap feature on the Huawei P40 removes unwanted intruders from photos, but there are limitations

22 Jun 2020 - 4:46PM
This program turns rough sketches into realistic human faces

Deepfakes face stricter regulation in China as the country sees more academic research and commercial use of the technology

19 Jun 2020 - 8:29PM
Why are people in China using Zoom?

Zoom has become the go-to tool for students, bankers and others in China seeking to connect with the rest of the world

19 Jun 2020 - 6:38PM
Satellite internet failed 20 years ago. But this time is different.
18 Jun 2020 - 3:32PM
Beijing considers using facial recognition to fight a new Covid-19 outbreak
17 Jun 2020 - 4:51PM
Niche dating and hookup apps leave user data exposed on the web
17 Jun 2020 - 5:45AM
Companies are hacking facial recognition to make it safer
16 Jun 2020 - 4:47PM
A breakthrough bionic eye might one day give us night vision

Scientists at HKUST developed the first bionic eye that replicates the structure of human eyes, but they also drew inspiration from the octopus

10 Jun 2020 - 5:00AM