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Meanwhile in China: Surveillance required on public Wi-Fi

Every once in a while, something in China that sounds like it came out of a dystopian movie catches my attention.China’s great surveillance machine seems to know no bounds. China has already cracked down on unauthorized VPN use. Last month, we l.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 18th, 2017

Podcast 565: So long (for now) and thanks for all the Mbps!

Roman and Glenn reminisce over the iPhone's introduction 10 years ago, and discuss Roman's review of the new iMac. We also advise not installing iOS 11's public beta quite yet—for most people—and look at Virgin Mobile's iPhone-only plan, as we.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Nutanix launches management stack for multiple clouds

The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS, Calm dashboard and Xi Cloud Services combine to manage public and hybrid environments......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News3 hr. 41 min. ago

Google Cloud Platform, Nutanix forge hybrid cloud strategic pact

Google Cloud and ​Nutanix joint customers will be able to manage on-premises and public cloud infrastructure as one unified service......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News3 hr. 41 min. ago

Man drives into Ten Commandments monument in Arkansas Capitol, streams it on Facebook

Replicas of the Ten Commandments on public property always spark controversy. (video link) This is one way to break the Ten Commandments. An Arkansas man was arrested early Wednesday after police said he rammed his vehicle into a newly in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Appeals court: public defender lacks standing in dispute over court software

Defender: Switch to Odyssey Court Manager remains at the heart of the problem. Enlarge / The Supreme Court of California’s headquarters is also home to the 1st District in San Francisco. (credit: Coolcaesar) On Wednesday, a California appea.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Amazing tropical resort in "Minecraft" makes us wish we were digital cube people

Minecraft players come up with some pretty creative creations, but this one in particular makes us wish we could live inside Minecraft, even just for a week or two. SEE ALSO: Someone spent 2 years painstakingly replicating China's Forbidden City.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 25 min. ago

Verizon illegally denied Charter access to utility poles, complaint says

Charter fined for slow Internet rollout but says Verizon delayed construction. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | WIN-Initiative) Charter Communications has filed a complaint against Verizon, saying the telco violated New York state's public serv.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

How to Sign Up for the Public macOS High Sierra Beta

How to Sign Up for the Public macOS High Sierra Beta is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. To download the public macOS High Sierra beta, you need to sign up for the public beta program. You may have already signed up for the public iOS 11 b.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News11 hr. 33 min. ago

How to easily navigate the redesigned App Store in iOS 11

Did you download the new iOS 11 public beta? Notice the App Store looks completely different? Don't worry -- we've got you covered on how to navigate the redesigned space and new tabs with ease. The post How to easily navigate the redesigned App Stor.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Xcerra, Spirox reinstate agreement on sales and support operations in China and Taiwan

Xcerra and Spirox have reinstated the distribution agreement assigning Spirox the exclusive rights for field sales, application engineering and customer service support operations in Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China, according to the companies......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 49 min. ago

China January-May software revenues estimated at CNY2.031 trillion, says MIIT

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY2.031 trillion (US$294.72 billion) in January-May 2017, growing 13.4% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 49 min. ago

China-based BOEVT becoming a major force in global ODM TV market

China-based TV ODM BOE Vision-Electronic Technology (BOEVT) has become a strong contender in the global ODM TV market, which is likely to affect the long-term developments of Taiwan-based ODMs, including Foxconn Electronics, TPV Technology, Wistron a.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 49 min. ago

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to open stores, says paper

China-based Xiaomi Technology, in addition to its online shopping website, is planning to establish a total of five physical stores in Taiwan in the second half, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report citing Xiaomi Taiwan pr.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 49 min. ago

Tongfu Microelectronics to set up advanced IC backend plant in Xiamen, says report

China-based Tongfu Microelectronics has struck a deal with the Xiamen Haicang District government to set up a manufacturing base for advanced packaging and testing services locally with investment totaling CNY7 billion (US$), according to a Chinese-l.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Taiwan cannot ignore trade benefits from markets beyond China, says premier

Taiwan cannot develop economic and trade ties only with China by taking advantage of shared cultural and language backgrounds, but should, instead, break through cultural and language barriers to explore trade and investment benefits from other marke.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

China smartphone vendors ramping orders at IC firms

China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo and Vivo have stepped up their pace of chip orders, while Huawei, Xiaomi Technology and Gionee are expected to increase their chip orders substantially by the middle of the third quarter, according to ind.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Newsroom: eMarketer Increases Estimates for Social Media Usage in China

Newsroom: eMarketer Increases Estimates for Social Media Usage in China.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News22 hr. 57 min. ago

China"s verdant "forest city" will fight pollution with a million plants

If tree-covered skyscrapers act like enormous air filters, this cluster of buildings will be a clean air oasis. China has broken ground on a "forest city" in the southern city of Liuzhou. The development, which will span two-thirds of a mile along th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

Flight delayed after woman threw coins inside plane"s engine for good luck

Delayed flights are a bummer, especially ones that are caused by well-meaning humans doing things they shouldn't. A flight out of Shanghai to Guangzhou, China, was delayed for several hours after a superstitious passenger decided to throw a bunch of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

TL;DR on Facebook"s hate speech strategy: "It"s hard, guys"

As Facebook works to become more transparent about its strategy to combat hate speech, one of its public policy leaders published a lengthy explainer on the process Tuesday. For all of the post's enlightening details, though, it felt as if Facebook w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017