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China’s Internet Firewall Has Blocked Access to Ethereum Block Explorer Etherscan.io

China’s Great Firewall, used by the government to regulate access to foreign internet sites, has blocked one of the most popular sources of ethereum blockchain data. As of Tuesday, etherscan.io, one of the longest-running and most widely used ethereum block explorers, was inaccessible from IP addresses inside mainland China, based on tests performed locally. The change appears to be recent. ... Read More »

China’s sharing app boom floods sidewalks with bicycles

China’s renewed love affair with the bicycle is proving a boon for mobile bike-sharing apps but is causing headaches by congesting city sidewalks. Business for Mobike, ofo and other apps has taken off in the past year as they attract young, mobile-savvy urbanites looking to bypass snarling city automobile traffic. With just a scan of a bicycle’s QR code with ... Read More »

Samsung India’s Biggest Smartphone Vendor in Q1, China’s Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo Round Up Top 5: Counterpoint

Smartphone shipments in India registered a growth of 15 percent annually in the first quarter of 2017, reaching 29 million units, a report said on Saturday. According to findings by market research firm Counterpoint, Samsung continued to retain the top spot, followed by Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Lenovo (that also includes Motorola) occupied the other three spots. Together, all these ... Read More »

China’s JD sells out of OnePlus 3 gadgets in below 10 minutes

while the new OnePlus three does not require an invitation to shop for, simply getting your arms on one is still intricate. considered one of China’s satisfactory–recognised outlets, JD.com, has said that it ran out ofunits in below 10 mins. the coolest news is that a new batch is arriving soon – the next day! the new OnePlus 3 units ... Read More »

Facebook’s Zuckerberg meets with China’s propaganda chief

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a rare meeting with China’s propaganda chief, at a time when Chinese authorities are tightening control over their cyberspace. Liu Yunshan told Zuckerberg in their meeting Saturday that he hopes Facebook can share its experience with Chinese companies to help “Internet development better benefit the people of all countries,” China’s official Xinhua News ... Read More »