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Apple told by China to remove obscene content from online store

Apple told by China to remove obscene content from online store

China's National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications has targeted Apple, ordering the company and nearly 200 other websites to remove what it has decided is unacceptable content. Apple hasn't yet commented on the matter, but Bloomberg reports that it was smacked with orders to remove content that wasn't named, while other websites were completely shut down.

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Oldest dinosaur embryos ever discovered in China

Oldest dinosaur embryos ever discovered in China

China has proven home to the world's oldest found fossilized dinosaur embryos, with palaeontologists having uncovered several of them representing different stages of development. Such a discovery has provided scientists with a chance to look at the development of these prehistoric creatures in detail. The discovery is said to be from the Early Jurassic period, which is between 197 million and 190 million years ago.

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Chinese HTC One gets extra features not found elsewhere

Chinese HTC One gets extra features not found elsewhere

The HTC One smartphone has very nice features and there are a lot of people out there looking forward to getting their hands on the device. One of the things that some users have lamented about the new smartphone is the fact that it lacks a microSD card slot for storage expansion. As it turns out HTC is offering a version of its One smartphone in China with a few extra features that will make some users jealous.

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Apple apologizes for warranty issues in China, will look to improve customer satisfaction

Apple apologizes for warranty issues in China, will look to improve customer satisfaction

Apple hasn't been all that popular in China as of late. The Cupertino-based company is under fire in the country for what customers are reporting to be unfair warranty and repair policies on Apple's products. However, in what is his second public apology, company CEO Tim Cook apologized for the recent burdens, and announced plans to improve warranty and repair policies in China.

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Provision restricts US government Chinese purchases due to espionage worries

Provision restricts US government Chinese purchases due to espionage worries

Late last year, there was quite a bit of hoopla over whether the Chinese government was using devices from Chinese manufacturers such as ZTE and Huawei to spy on other nations. The manufacturers denied the claims, but it set off a firestorm of debate, and Canada moved to ban the devices. Now the US has slipped a review process into law to help safeguard against such attacks.

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Top Chinese university linked to Chinese hacking group

Top Chinese university linked to Chinese hacking group

Faculty members at one of the top universities in China have been linked to the People's Liberation Army Unit 61398, the same group that has been accused of hacking several U.S. based companies as well as several media outlets. The university in question, Shanghai Jiaotong University, is a prestigious school known for its successful graduates, most who end up doing well in politics and in business.

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Official Chinese OS in works as government signs with Ubuntu

Official Chinese OS in works as government signs with Ubuntu

If there's one technological breakthrough China's government thinks it needs right this second, it's their own operating system. Or more control over the internet - but that's (perhaps) besides the point. Today the big news is the Chinese government signing a deal with Canonical, the creators of the OS Ubuntu, to create their own home-grown operating system to "wean its IT sector off Western software in favor of more home-grown alternatives."

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