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Chinese scammers target kids with promise of extra gaming hours

Fraudsters in China have targeted a child with promises of allowing them to get around the nation’s time limits on playing computer games – for a mere $560, according to the nation’s cyberspace administration. Yesterday the CAC detailed some of the 12,000 acts of online fraud perpetrated against minors it handled this year. The unfortunate…

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Chinese embassy condemns Taiwan remarks

The Chinese embassy has warned Australia against involvement in its actions over Taiwan, saying “finger-pointing” against Beijing was unacceptable. China launched ballistic missiles during live fire exercises near Taiwan following the controversial visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island earlier in the week.  Taiwan’s defence ministry said Chinese ships and planes conducted…

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Chinese Laser Chip Developer Vertilite Secures Fresh Funding

Your browser does not support the audio element. Several top lidar enterprises including RoboSense and Hesai Technology have recently invested in Vertilite, a laser chip manufacturer based in China. Shenzhen-based EV giant BYD has also made investment in the company. Established in 2015, Vertilite has become deeply involved in the field of vertical cavity surface…

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Chinese ambassador called to White House amid tensions over Pelosi Taiwan visit

Chinese ambassador Qin Gang has been called to the White House following a strong reaction from the Chinese government to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) trip to Taiwan. “After China’s actions overnight, we summoned Ambassador Qin Gang to the White House to démarche him about the PRC’s provocative actions,” White House national security spokesman John Kirby…

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Chinese PV Industry Brief: Tongwei was largest cell manufacturer in H1 2022

Tongwei was followed by Aiko Solar, Runergy, Solar Space and Jietai Technology. The top five cell manufacturers supplied a total of 59 GW. August 2, 2022 Emiliano BelliniOne of Tongwei’s factories in China.Image: TongweiMarket research company PV InfoLink has reported that Tongwei was the largest cell manufacturer in the first half of the year. The…

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25-ton Chinese rocket debris crashes to Earth over Indian Ocean

Home News Spaceflight A Chinese Long March 5B rocket launches the Wentian module of China’s space station on July 24, 2022. The rocket’s core stage reentered in an uncontrolled fashion on July 30. (Image credit: CGTN) A big piece of Chinese space junk has crashed back to Earth.The 25-ton (22.5 metric tons) core stage of…

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Chinese Space Rocket Debris Expected to Crash to Earth Saturday

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The Download: Chinese robotaxi drivers, and AI gun detection

When Liu Yang started his current job, he found it hard to go back to driving his own car: “I instinctively went for the passenger seat. Or when I was driving, I would expect the car to brake by itself,” says the 33-year-old Beijing native, who joined the Chinese tech giant Baidu in January 2021…

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Chinese booster rocket tumbles back to Earth: ‘Non-zero’ chance of hitting populated area

Space boffins are watching the skies for a 23 metric ton Chinese rocket booster that is expected to crash back to Earth. The debris measures 53.6 meters in length and is a remnant of a mission earlier this week to deliver the Wentian laboratory module to China’s Tiangong space station. Wentian itself is an exciting…