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China planning to launch 20 space missions this year

China planning to launch 20 space missions this year

Space industry experts in China have said that the country is planning to launch 40 different spacecraft into orbit through 20 separate launches this year.

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Researchers find world's oldest primitive animal fossil in China

Researchers find world's oldest primitive animal fossil in China

A team of researchers have been able to find one of the oldest primitive sponge fossils in the Guizhou Province in southern China.

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Greenpeace says Delhi air quality is worse than Beijing

Greenpeace says Delhi air quality is worse than Beijing

Leading global environmental activist organisation, Greenpeace has claimed that the air quality in Indian capital Delhi is worse than that in Beijing, the capital of China.

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Nestle forecasts 2015 Sales growth Near Low End of its Long Term Target

Nestle forecasts 2015 Sales growth Near Low End of its Long Term Target

Due to stagnant revenue in China, Nestle SA has witnessed the slowest annual sales growth in five years. Due to lower sales and pressure on margins, the world's biggest food products company has predicted 2015 sales growth near the low end of its long-term target.

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Three popular VPN providers in China experienced outages in last few days

Three popular VPN providers in China experienced outages in last few days

In an indication that Chinese authorities are apparently making increasing efforts to restrict Internet content which can be accessed by Chinese citizens, three companies which offer services to Internet users in China to view otherwise-censored content have been hit by service disruptions in the last few days.

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Internet Censorship by China creates Hurdle in Carrying out Smooth Business

Internet Censorship by China creates Hurdle in Carrying out Smooth Business

China has again beefed up its great firewall and this time it is cracking down on virtual private networks (VPNs), which allow users with an access to censored and blocked content on web.

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Alibaba Accused of not paying enough Attention to Illegal Business on its Platform

Alibaba Accused of not paying enough Attention to Illegal Business on its Platfo

Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group Holding Limited has been accused by the Chinese government of not paying enough attention to illegal business conducted on its platforms and of not taking corrective measures to get rid of it.

According to the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC), various products that Alibaba sold on its e-commerce websites and through its services had infringed upon trademarks, were unlawfully imported and were substandard.

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Apple allows security inspections of its products in China

Apple allows security inspections of its products in China

The Telegraph has revealed in a recent report that US Tech giant Apple will allow the security inspections of its products by the officials of the Chinese government. The security inspections will apparently be focused mainly on identifying back doors which may facilitate third-party access to information stored on the Apple devices.

To enable security inspections of Apple’s products by the China government, the company’s CEO Tim Cook had seemingly put a requisite agreement in place when he met with Lu Wei – the director of China's State Internet Information Office – last year.

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Researchers develop a new ‘intelligent’ keyboard - IKB

Researchers develop a new ‘intelligent’ keyboard - IKB

A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, University of California Riverside, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a new keyboard which they have dubbed the IKB, or ‘intelligent keyboard.’

According to the research team, the IKB is capable of improving cyber security, and can also generate the requisite energy for a wireless connection.

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China to continue to increase defence spending

China to continue to increase defence spending

According to the government of China, the country will continue to increase defence spending but it will maintain stability.

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