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China Tech City: Learn about China's tech industry through this interactive world featuring some of its biggest names
How technology fuels Hong Kong's protesters

People are using encrypted chat apps and ditching transportation cards to avoid detection, with anti-extradition protests streamed on gaming site Twitch

13 Jun 2019 - 8:00AM

People are using encrypted chat apps and ditching transportation cards to avoid detection, with anti-extradition protests streamed on gaming site Twitch

How technology fuels Hong Kong's protesters
Hands-on with the OnePlus 7 Pro

Abacus editor Ravi Hiranand, an iPhone user, shares his first impressions of the latest OnePlus flagship handset 

19 May 2019 - 4:28PM

Abacus editor Ravi Hiranand, an iPhone user, shares his first impressions of the latest OnePlus flagship handset 

Hands-on with the OnePlus 7 Pro
Failed anonymous chat app is pivoting to social shopping

Failed chat app Toilet (yes, it's really called Toilet) is becoming a social shopping service like Xiao Hong Shu called Haoji

10 May 2019 - 5:36AM

Failed chat app Toilet (yes, it's really called Toilet) is becoming a social shopping service like Xiao Hong Shu called Haoji

Failed anonymous chat app is pivoting to social shopping
China’s ‘data doors’ scoop up information straight from your phone

The security screeners scan more than your face, picking up MAC addresses and IMEI numbers

10 May 2019 - 6:01AM

The security screeners scan more than your face, picking up MAC addresses and IMEI numbers

China’s ‘data doors’ scoop up information straight from your phone
Manspreading on the Beijing subway could give you bad social credit

China plans to roll out a national social credit system by 2020

30 Apr 2019 - 4:45AM

China plans to roll out a national social credit system by 2020

Manspreading on the Beijing subway could give you bad social credit
Avengers: Endgame got China hooked on America’s ass

Iron Man and Captain America, sure, but why is Weibo talking about cheeseburgers and donuts?

30 Apr 2019 - 4:45AM

Iron Man and Captain America, sure, but why is Weibo talking about cheeseburgers and donuts?

Avengers: Endgame got China hooked on America’s ass
As Samsung’s foldable phone breaks, Huawei fans await the Mate X

Netizens are suspicious of abundant praise for the Samsung Galaxy Fold in China

26 Apr 2019 - 7:41AM

Netizens are suspicious of abundant praise for the Samsung Galaxy Fold in China

As Samsung’s foldable phone breaks, Huawei fans await the Mate X
Robotic driving instructors are here to make lessons less stressful

RoboCoach will teach you how to drive and call you ‘mommy’ while doing it

26 Apr 2019 - 7:00AM

RoboCoach will teach you how to drive and call you ‘mommy’ while doing it

Robotic driving instructors are here to make lessons less stressful
Samsung S10 5G first look: A supersized phone with six cameras

The new phone has a stunning 6.7in AMOLED display and 3D depth cameras on the front and back, according to Chris Chang. 

12 Apr 2019 - 8:58AM

The new phone has a stunning 6.7in AMOLED display and 3D depth cameras on the front and back, according to Chris Chang. 

Samsung S10 5G first look: A supersized phone with six cameras
Is OnePlus going to unveil more than one phone in its next launch?

Leaks suggest the upcoming OnePlus 7 may have a Pro model

11 Apr 2019 - 5:48PM

Leaks suggest the upcoming OnePlus 7 may have a Pro model

Is OnePlus going to unveil more than one phone in its next launch?
For US$4.50 an hour, women for hire in China to play online video games
China thinks Captain Marvel isn’t attractive enough

Online comments for Marvel’s first film focused on a female superhero revolve around star Brie Larson’s looks

27 Mar 2019 - 9:15AM

Online comments for Marvel’s first film focused on a female superhero revolve around star Brie Larson’s looks

China thinks Captain Marvel isn’t attractive enough