Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Google Earth 3D imagery progress

via Google Earth Blog http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2014/12/google-earth-3d-imagery-progress.html :

Yesterday we looked at Google’s progress in imagery updates. Today we will look at the progress Google has been making in rolling out 3D areas in Google Earth. Back in September we worked out the area covered with 3D using the KML file we had released the week before. At that time, Google Earth had […]

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Monday, December 29, 2014

China’s Great Firewall attacks Google once again, blocks any form of access to Gmail

via Tech in Asia https://www.techinasia.com/china-great-firewall-blocks-access-gmail/ : Gmail users in China are this weekend finding that Google’s email service is totally inaccessible in the country.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

This is what the aftermath of Christmas celebrations looked like in Kunming

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Monday, December 22, 2014

昆明地铁1、2号线有免费WiFi了 现处于调试阶段

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Xiaomi Redmi 1S receives unofficial Android 5.0 update

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It’s thanks once again to the developer community that the Xiaomi Redmi 1S has already received an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Alibaba Wants to Reform China’s Inefficient Healthcare System

via Businessweek.com -- Top News http://ift.tt/1zQDzh4 : Alibaba is testing a smartphone app that would let Chinese book a doctor's appointment without lining up at 5 A.M. outside a hospital

Thursday, December 11, 2014

How Eskimos led this Japanese entrepreneur to create a GPS-powered social trekking app

via Tech in Asia http://ift.tt/1upRQgX : Yoshi Haruyama threw away a safe job in order to bring people together with this hiking app.

Watch YouTube videos offline – if you’re in India, Indonesia, or the Philippines

via Tech in Asia http://ift.tt/12xykrs : The offline feature will allow users to download a movie over wi-fi at home, and then watch it offline on a mobile device, thus saving on data usage.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

New train ticketing rules, new high-speed routes to start pre-CNY

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It might seem a bit early to start thinking about Spring Festival, as it's still more than 2 months away, but new train ticket purchasing rules and high speed lines mean that you'll need to get your tickets bought earlier than ever.

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December 8, 2014 usa.chinadaily.com.cn Maca trade surging across China While the root is mostly cultivated in Peru and imported to China, growers in northwest Yunnan are furiously trying to catch up and exploit spiking prices.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Edit Office Gmail Attachments in Google Drive Apps

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Appeal of WeChat’s Moments

via Sinosplice » Life http://ift.tt/1BdraaI : Dan Grover recently posted an in-depth overview of Chinese Mobile App UI Trends. Here’s an excerpt that talks about WeChat’s “Moments” that I especially liked: WeChat Moments
When I first saw it, it seemed as if someone hastily duct-taped an ersatz Facebook news feed to the app and slapped the Picassa icon on it. But as I’ve used it, I’ve found it a surprisingly original and subversive feature. In fact, it’s everything Facebook’s news feed isn’t: No filtering — Every one

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

China’s Nciku shuts down, redirects users to LINE dictionary

via Tech in Asia http://ift.tt/1vAayXb : Say zaijian to the best and slowest web-based Chinese-English dictionary.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Stretching the threads

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Koh Tao’s dark side: dangers of island where Britons were murdered

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Google Keep Adds Note Sharing

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Train tickets can be booked 60 days in advance

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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Americans get 10-year visas to visit China

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Violences extrêmes et magistère du Parti.

via QuestionChine.net http://ift.tt/1zTclcT : Photo : Le 14 octobre, des habitants de Fuyou regroupés après des heurts meurtriers avec un chantier de construction. Le 14 octobre dernier, le village de Fuyou à proximité de Kunming capitale du Yunnan a été le théâtre d'une violente bataille rangée entre les fermiers et des centaines d'ouvriers accompagnés d'agents de sécurité revenus sur un chantier arrêté depuis mai. Les heurts meurtriers faisaient suite aux controverses à propos d'un projet de développement (...) - Rubrique Société

Thursday, November 13, 2014

WeChat Phonebook launches in China, immediately breaks

via Tech in Asia http://ift.tt/1EGz7oi : Chinese users were pretty excited about WeChat Phonebook, a new app that gives WeChat users free calling over wifi. So excited, in fact, that they broke the thing.

Zhongwen Extension for Chrome: Now with Grammar Links

via Sinosplice » Life http://ift.tt/1xjvDah : I’ve been recommending the Zhongwen extension for Chrome for years already, and it’s also the one we recommend to users of the Chinese Grammar Wiki. Well, with the most recent update to the extension, that recommendation has gotten a lot stronger! The Zhongwen extension now makes it easy to look up words on the Chinese Grammar Wiki by keyword. For example, if you’re using the Zhongwen extension and mouse over “,” you’ll notice that it has a …

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Mengzi-Hekou Railway to start operation in December

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WeChat and Alipay Wallet Transforming Traditional Chinese Industries

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Monday, November 3, 2014

A new day for Google Calendar

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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Thailand Approves Kunming-Singapore Rail Line

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg on Why He Learns Chinese

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Team discovers prehistoric site in Fuxian Lake

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Xiaomi Mi Router set for a Malaysia launch

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