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Why the Wikileaks CIA dump was the most damaging one yet

 There are no hackers anymore — now it’s all about the spies we in the intelligence and security communities are trying to stop. The “insiders” have known this for some time, but it’s becoming more apparent to the business community and now individuals. Read More
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China proves its first resupply spacecraft can reach orbit

China's space program just hit a milestone: according to Reuters, its first cargo probe has successfully proven that it can ferry supplies to orbit. Tianzhou-1 took off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in the mainland on April 20th. In the e...
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Insta360’s ‘affordable’ 8K VR camera is up for pre-orders

With the recent VR announcements at Facebook's F8 conference, things are certainly getting a lot more interesting in the 360 content space, especially with the new hardware that can shoot in six degrees of freedom for an unprecedented level of immers...
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Insta360’s ‘affordable’ 8K VR camera is up for pre-orders

With the recent VR announcements at Facebook's F8 conference, things are certainly getting a lot more interesting in the 360 content space, especially with the new hardware that can shoot in six degrees of freedom for an unprecedented level of immers...
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This city installed subway gates on the sidewalk to stop people jaywalking

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Thoroughly sick of jaywalkers, the Chinese city of Wuhan has decided to go big and install subway-style gates on its sidewalks.

The gates remain closed when the red light is on, preventing pedestrians from dashing across the road, reports state media outlet, People's Daily.

Image: weibo

Image: weibo

Image: weibo

But netizens aren't exactly convinced the idea makes sense.

"I don't know what to say, do we need to go to such drastic measures?" said one netizen on social media platform Weibo.

"I think someone will still find a way to get past [the turnstile]," one added. Read more...

More about Jaywalking, Turnstiles, China, and World
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This city installed subway gates on the sidewalk to stop people jaywalking

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Thoroughly sick of jaywalkers, the Chinese city of Wuhan has decided to go big and install subway-style gates on its sidewalks.

The gates remain closed when the red light is on, preventing pedestrians from dashing across the road, reports state media outlet, People's Daily.

Image: weibo

Image: weibo

Image: weibo

But netizens aren't exactly convinced the idea makes sense.

"I don't know what to say, do we need to go to such drastic measures?" said one netizen on social media platform Weibo.

"I think someone will still find a way to get past [the turnstile]," one added. Read more...

More about Jaywalking, Turnstiles, China, and World
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This city installed subway gates on the sidewalk to stop people jaywalking

TwitterFacebook

Thoroughly sick of jaywalkers, the Chinese city of Wuhan has decided to go big and install subway-style gates on its sidewalks.

The gates remain closed when the red light is on, preventing pedestrians from dashing across the road, reports state media outlet, People's Daily.

Image: weibo

Image: weibo

Image: weibo

But netizens aren't exactly convinced the idea makes sense.

"I don't know what to say, do we need to go to such drastic measures?" said one netizen on social media platform Weibo.

"I think someone will still find a way to get past [the turnstile]," one added. Read more...

More about Jaywalking, Turnstiles, China, and World
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China summons Apple for talks following concern around live-streaming apps

 Apple is coming under pressure from authorities in China after internet regulators asked the company to tighten standards for iOS apps in the country. A report from state news agency Xinhua said Apple had been summoned for questioning for allowing three streaming services — toutiao.com, huoshanzhibo.com and huajiao.com — to “violate four different regulations… Read More
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Nasty homophobic banner at college game gets fought with an uplifting expression of love

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Two women suddenly ambushed a college basketball game this week with a long banner bearing a homophobic message.

But a group of mothers have risen up to fight against the hatred.

The initial banner in the now-viral image, was unfurled by two graduate students from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in Wuhan.

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In one of the lines, the banner reads: "Keep homosexuality far from the university campus."

After the image started circulating, a group of mothers prepared their own banners in reaction, and came to the same university basketball court for a similar picture: Read more...

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Vandalism and theft are plaguing bike-sharing companies in new cities they go to, too

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It's been just three months after the first bike-sharing company arrived in Singapore, but reports of abuse and vandalism of shared bikes in the city keep popping up on social media.

The majority of these shared bikes are stationless, which means they don't need to be docked at a designated spot. They lock themselves after your ride is over, and you're meant to just leave the bike standing by the kerb.

But users have been chaining up bicycles outside their apartments, preventing others from using them. Some people bring them up to their apartment floors, so they can't be found easily by other users looking at the app: Read more...

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