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China’s first private satellite launch ends in failure

China's young private spaceflight industry has enjoyed some success, but it's still facing setbacks. The first private attempt at a satellite launch failed on October 27th when the third stage of LandSpace's Zhuque-1 rocket didn't reach orbit. It's…
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China’s ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing recruits drivers in Mexico

In December, Reuters reported that China's Didi Chuxing ride-hailing company would be expanding its business into Mexico, taking on rival Uber, which has the largest foothold in the country. Now, Reuters reports that the company is actively recruitin…
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US continues to blacklist China’s eBay over counterfeit goods

Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba's counterfeit goods problem refuses to go away. Despite noting improvements on takedown efforts, the Office of the US Trade Representative has again blacklisted Alibaba's eBay-like Taobao shopping site.
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Thieves swipe a portion of China’s solar road

Solar roads have plenty of potential problems, such as damage and snow, but theft? Apparently that's a concern, too. China's Qilu Evening News reported that thieves carved out a small (5.9in by 73in) portion of an experimental road in Jinan on Janu…
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China’s first space station will fall to Earth, but where will it land?

After six years of service in testing systems for a future larger station, China’s prototype station dubbed “Heavenly Palace” will fall back to Earth sometime in 2017. Where will it land? We don’t know yet.

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Drones, Apple clones, and a robot named Pudding at China’s first-ever CE Week

Big names like Sony, Samsung and even Huawei sat out China’s first CE Week, but the smattering of smaller brands in attendance showed off an amusing array of oddities.

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China’s realistic robot Jia Jia can chat with real humans

The University of Science and Technology of China has recently unveiled an eerily realistic robot named Jia Jia. While she looks more human-like than that creepy ScarJo robot, you'll probably still find yourself plunging head first into the uncanny v…
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China’s recently-completed Shanghai Tower is now the second tallest building in the world

Trailing only Dubai’s Burj Khalifa in terms of height, construction on the Taiwanese skyscraper known as Shanghai Tower recently completed on the small Chinese island. The San Francisco-based architecture firm Gensler built the structure.

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