Posts Tagged ‘china’

Oppo launches 5-inch, 1080p, quad core smartphone beast with 441ppi display

// December 12th, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

China’s Oppo puts the best of everything into one tiny and beautiful package. The Find 5 includes a 5-inch 1080p display with retina burning 441 ppi, Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 chip clocked at 1.5 Ghz, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, a 2,500mAh battery, and Android 4.1.2. It features a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera and a […]

Software developer sues China – is reprimended with an unrelenting string of cyberattacks against his company

// November 28th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

We have breaking news for you – a China vs. United States war is already taking place. And it’s occurring in the commercial workspaces of U.S. based companies as we speak. A remarkable story has developed regarding Solid Oak Software Inc.’s battle against the People’s Republic of China over Solid Oak Software’s controversial CyberSitter software […]

Chinese home owner refuses to move so China builds 4-lane highway “around” their home

// November 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

This house, located in Xiazhangyang, a village in the Zhejiang province in China, is real. It is located in the middle of a newly constructed Chinese highway. Structures such as these, where the tenant refuses to move to make way for a public land project, are known as “nail houses”. This situation is possible because […]

Quiet Revolution – China to become world’s large nuclear energy producer by 2020

// November 23rd, 2012 // No Comments » // General Science News

Chinese officials have publicly stated that they intend to become the world’s largest producer of nuclear generated electricity by 2020. Within 8 years, they intend to produce 100 gigawatts of power putting them ahead of the United States as the world’s largest producer of nuclear power. By 2050, they intend to move even further ahead […]

The joys of living behind an iron curtain – China blocks all Google services during their 18th Party Congress

// November 10th, 2012 // No Comments » // Internet

On November 9, 2012, China set their national firewall (the Great Firewall) to block all Google services including Gmail, Google Maps, and search. Google reported the block on their Transparency Report. According to Google, everything was OK on their end indicating the block was coming from China themselves. It is assumed that the block was […]

China flies new stealth fighter prototype – similarities to U.S. prototypes suggests stolen design

// November 5th, 2012 // No Comments » // Technology News

China’s newest stealth fighter prototype reportedly took its first test flight this past Wednesday (October 31, 2012) over northeastern China (bloggers from China shoot pictures and post online). Lots of questions still remain about the Falcon Eagle J-31 (likely not J-21 as originally thought). China has a larger J-20 stealth prototype that flew in January […]

The insane, terrifying Huashan Plank Walk in China – a plank “bridge” less than 1 foot wide

// October 29th, 2012 // No Comments » // Entertainment

Huashan plank walk in China

Situated in Huayin City, about 75 miles east from Xi’an City of Shaanxi Province, sits one of the five sacred mountains in China, Mt. Huashan, the “flower mountain”. It is famous for its natural vistas of steep and narrow paths, precipitous crags, and a high mountain range that is home to several influential Taoist temples.Along […]

China complains that cyberattacks on its systems are increasing and that they are coming from US

// October 15th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

China’s National Computer Network Emergency Response Tactical Team officials told Forbes that about 7.8 million Chinese computers were affected in 27,900 IP attacks. They claimed that the majority of the attacks originated in the United States (24%) followed by Japan (17.2%) and South Korea (11.4%).

Makers of critical Smart-Grid energy sector software hacked – digital footprints point to Chinese hacker group

// September 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

Telvent, makers of critical electrical grid software, discovered on September 10, 2012 that it had suffered a breach into its network – a sophisticated hacker attack spanning its operations in the United States, Canada, and Spain. Project files were stolen and malware installed by the attackers. Digital fingerprints suggest the attacks are related to Comment […]

An Elite Chinese cyberattack unit has been pawning U.S. computers for three years and counting

// September 10th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

Symantec has provided details on an attack system known as The Elderwood Project that appears to be sponsored by the Chinese military complex. The first instance of this attack vector occurred in 2009 when Google computers were comprised by a group using a zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer. it was determined that the group was […]