TCL Plex hands-on: A promising global debut for the Chinese brand

[ad_1] The TCL Plex is the first internationally-available self-branded smartphone from the growing TCL Electronics empire. Known for owning the BlackBerry and Alcatel brands, TCL has been selling self-branded smartphones in its home market, but now it’s ready to expand. So, how does the mid-range device look, and does TCL flex on the competition with the […]

Chinese shoppers adopt facial payments in cashless drive

[ad_1] No cash, no cards, no wallet, and no smartphones: China’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country embraces facial payment technology. No cash, no cards, no wallet, and no smartphones: China’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country […]

Samsung increasing parts sales to Chinese OEMs

[ad_1] It’s no secret that Samsung’s dominance within the smartphone industry is challenged by many different Chinese manufacturers. These OEMs are chipping away at Samsung’s sales and even coming close to stealing the company’s crown as the top global smartphone maker (until that idea was stamped out for now). Amidst all this competition, it appears […]

Samsung increasing parts sales to Chinese OEMs

[ad_1] It’s no secret that Samsung’s dominance within the smartphone industry is challenged by many different Chinese manufacturers. These OEMs are chipping away at Samsung’s sales and even coming close to stealing the company’s crown as the top global smartphone maker (until that idea was stamped out for now). Amidst all this competition, it appears […]

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

[ad_1] People gather in Lafayette Square in front of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in solidarity with the “Stand With Hong Kong, Power to the People Rally” in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese […]

All major Chinese cities capable of generating solar power more cheaply than grid

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers with the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Mälardalen University and Tsinghua University has found that all of China’s major cities are now in a position to produce electricity from solar power more cheaply than can be had from the grid. In their paper published in the […]

Chinese propaganda goes tech-savvy to reach a new generation

[ad_1] Earlier this year, a new app was launched in China to put the patriotism of Chinese citizens to the test. Named “Study Xi to Strengthen the Nation”, the app quizzes users on all things related to President Xi Jinping—his policies, activities, achievements, theories and thoughts. Users can earn points and win prizes for correct […]