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On Friday, travel and hotel booking major Expedia announced that it has sold its stake in Chinese travel venture. Expedia was left with no other option, but to sell its stake its eLong Inc, as the losses in the latter company was proving taxing for Expedia’s profit.

A group of buyers... read more

ZTE Unveils Almost Bezel-Less Nubia Z9 Smartphone

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has welcomed a new member to its Nubia family. The new addition has been currently launched in the Chinese market only. The high-end handset has three models, each with different memory capacities and built-in storage configurations.

The ZTE Nubia Z9 Classic,... read more

Uber office raided by police in China

According to the Chinese news agency Xinhua, the local office of Uber, an online ride-hailing service, has been raided by authorities in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou as they suspected of ‘unlicensed operation’, seizing a number of mobile phones.

An official with the city's... read more

Humanoid Robot revealed at Beijing's Global Mobile Internet Conference

A humanoid robot, which has been revealed in China this week, is capable of conveying realistic expressions. The humanoid robot named Yangyang was shown to audience at Beijing's Global Mobile Internet Conference on April 29.

The robot is modeled on one of the developers who helped in... read more

Samsung’s China smartphone market ranking fell to 4th place in 2015 Q1

According to a recent report released by market research firm Strategy Analytics, South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics regained its top spot in the worldwide smartphone market in the January-March 2015 quarter.

However, the company's smartphone market share in China dropped... read more

Pollution leads to lower birth weight: Beijing Olympics study

According to a new research, exposure to high levels of pollution can adversely affect fetal growth and development. The research has been published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. It has been found in the study that during the 2008 Beijing Olympics when pollution levels were... read more

Chinese experiment with human embryo gene editing raises ethical issues

Chinese researchers recently shared how they managed to alter the genes in human embryos and allowed them to develop for a short time. The controversial experiment has been criticized by many researchers across the world. The genetic engineering of human embryos is something scientists have... read more

Gene Modification Technique is Dangerous to use in Human Embryos, say Experts

The new of Chinese Scientists having modified the genes of human embryos spread like wild fire all over the world. Now, many scientists have called to bring the practice to halt as it’s full of danger for use in human embryos. Study of Chinese scientists was published in the journal Protein... read more

Sony releases trailer for new game --- ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’

Sony has released a trailer for its forthcoming game called ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture.’ The game has been developed by The Chinese Room; and is scheduled to launch as an exclusive PlayStation 4 title in summer this year.

According to the details shared by The Chinese Room’s Co-... read more

Chinese firm LeTV introduces world's first USB Type-C 'Superphones'

Chinese firm LeTV has recently unveiled the world's first USB Type-C smartphones --- the company's three new Android 5.0 'Superphones' which come with the reversible USB Type-C socket.

The three USB Type-C smartphones unveiled by LeTV are: the flagship Le Max handset; the Le 1 Pro; and... read more

Dell announces new Venue 10 7000 tablet

On Wednesday, Dell expanded its Venue tablet lineup with the addition of a new device --- the Dell Venue 10 7000 tablet. The new tablet is a bigger version of the Venue 8 7000 tablet which Dell had launched earlier this year.

Announcing the new Venue 10 7000 tablet, Dell said that the... read more

US demand of Samsung’s new Galaxy handsets expected to be high

In an apparent indication that the new Samsung Galaxy smartphones - the Galaxy S6, and the Galaxy S6 edge - are apparently set to see overwhelming demand in the US, Samsung has reportedly chartered several Boeing 747 planes to ship the new handsets from China to its partners in the US.

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