china

tech-science

Watch China's Space Station Fall to Earth

The 34-foot long spacecraft was mostly destroyed during reentry on Friday, though some debris fell into the South Pacific sea.
Becky Ferreira
3 hours ago
tech-power

Antivirus Companies Now Flag Malware China Installs on Tourists’ Phones

After a collaborative investigation found Chinese authorities were planting malware on the phones of travellers, Symantec, Malwarebytes and other cybersecurity firms have updated their products.
Joseph Cox
7.3.19
tech-power

China Is Forcing Tourists to Install Text-Stealing Malware at its Border

The malware downloads a tourist’s text messages, calendar entries, and phone logs, as well as scans the device for over 70,000 different files.
Joseph Cox
7.2.19
tech-science

Scientists Find Evidence of Dank Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site

Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.
Becky Ferreira
6.12.19
climate change

Biden Has an Aggressive Plan to Force China to Go Green

The 2020 candidate has promised to attack 'global climate outlaws.'
Geoff Dembicki
6.12.19
CYBER

Who’s Afraid of Huawei?

In this week's CYBER podcast, we spoke to VICE News reporter William Turton, who just spent a week in China as part of a bizzarre Huawei junket.
Motherboard Staff
5.21.19
china

Trump’s Sanctions on China Are Making Huawei Phones Less Secure

Google is shutting down its business relationship with Huawei. What does this mean for the security of your Huawei devices?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.20.19
tech-science

Watch This Spider Nesting in a Man's Ear

It is only the latest in a long line of arachnid ear explorers.
Becky Ferreira
5.14.19
food-wtf

These Hot Pot Flavored Toothpastes Have Already Sold Out in China

Who doesn't want their freshly cleaned mouth to taste like Sichuan peppercorns and boiled meat?
Jelisa Castrodale
5.10.19
Games News

Two Months After Controversy, One of 2019’s Best Games Is Still Unavailable

After being embroiled in a political controversy, 'Devotion' disappeared from Steam, and it's unclear when it's coming back.
Patrick Klepek
5.9.19
WTF

Driver Learns the Hard Way that Durian Can Make You Fail a Breathalyzer Test

We’re not sure how eating durian can make you drive erratically, but it turns out it can confuse a Breathalyzer.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.2.19
china

Microsoft Employees Support Chinese Developers Fighting for Fair Labor Practices

Thirty employees at Microsoft and GitHub stood in solidarity with the Chinese tech labor protest 996.ICU.
Sarah Emerson
4.22.19
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