Comparing the bitcoin gold rush to the Dutch Tulip Mania that affected that industry in the 1600s, JPMorgan Chase CEO called the cryptocurrency a fraud that was going to 'get someone killed'.
The People's Republic of China is reportedly seeking to curb trading between digital currencies and the yuan. The move is aimed at "unauthorized trading at virtual currency exchanges".
China's deputy industry minister announced this Saturday that the country will formulate a timetable to stop production and sales of traditional energy vehicles in favor of "new energy vehicles".
The People's Bank of China has released a new report which says that 8.6 billion mobile transactions took place in Q2 '17. That's a jump of over 40% compared to the same quarter last year.
The People's Bank of China has outlawed Initial Coin Offerings as of Monday. The move is an attempt to cut down on fraud and pyramid schemes which it says ICOs actually facilitated.
China has announced its plans to build a “high-speed flying train” capable of reaching speeds over three times the speed of sound. It would be a direct competitor to Elon Musk's Hyperloop.
The Russian and Chinese governments are set to sign a new deal pertaining to space exploration in October. The agreement will cover matters such as lunar and deep space exploration.
The Cyberspace Administration of China has issued new rules which mandate that Chinese users must use their real names in order to post online. The move is being made ready for the National Congress.
The Cyberspace Administration of China has cracked down on major VPN vendors, instructing them to carry out a complete cleanup of harmful information and "submit a rectification report by a deadline".
China Unicom, has raised $12 billion by selling shares to the likes of Alibaba and Tencent, as part of an effort aimed at increasing mixed-ownership of state-run companies by the Communist Party.
These days it seems you can't take online privacy for granted. With VPNs becoming more mainstream and governments wanting more transparency from its citizens, you can prevent DNS leakage.
In an attempt to gain access to China's highly guarded internet, Facebook has published a new app via a proxy company. Facebook, like other major internet sites, is still blocked in the country.
China's Ministry of Public Security has put four people into detention for causing panic by spreading false rumours that subsequent earthquakes, following the one in Sichuan, had hit the country.
The Cyberspace Administration of China is now investigating three social media companies in the country after it accused them of hosting illicit content including violence, terrorism, and rumours.
Once the building-sized vending machines are setup towards the end of 2017, customers can make their choices and payments using their phones, and receive their new car from the fully automated system.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will stop trusting certificates issued by Chinese Certificate Authorities WoSign and StartCom, which have failed to maintain proper security standards.
Electric vehicle start-up Faraday Future found a new location for the production of its cars. After abandoning plans for a $1 billion Nevada plant, the company will lease a California factory.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed off the ban on virtual private networks and proxies, that was approved by the lower house of the country's parliament last week along with another law.
Following new regulations that ban the use of VPNs for individuals, Apple has now removed all major VPN apps from the App Store in China, which were used by many to bypass China's online censorship.
HTC revealed a new VR headset that will not require the power of a PC but will still support content from its Viveport platform. Unfortunately, the headset will only be available in China.
Xiaomi has launched its new mid-range device, the Mi 5X, in China, offering some pretty decent specs including a dual-camera setup at the affordable price of CNY 1,499 (roughly $222).
China is set to begin the operation of a quantum communications network in its Jinan city starting from next month; it will be the world's first to use such a network for its government's functions.
When it comes to spying on its citizens, China is way ahead of its peers, and have recently started forcing the citizens in the province of Xingjiang to install spyware on their Android phones.
Following in the steps of China, the Russian parliament has passed a bill to ban the use of various tools such as proxies and VPNs, which allow unrestricted access to foreign content in the country.
Isabel Ge Mahe has been promoted to become Apple's managing director for Greater China. The role has been newly created to provide leadership and coordinate actions within the region.
The Chinese government has restricted its citizens' access to WhatsApp by blocking image and video messages, leaving just text messages. The block has happened due to the recent death of an activist.
In response to a new cyber-security law, Apple is set to begin operating a new data centre in China. It'll be Apple's first data centre in the country but it said there won't be any backdoors.
A group of researchers from a Chinese university has managed to "teleport" information, back and forth, between a site in Tibet and an orbiting satellite, by using quantum entanglement.
KFC and Huawei are partnering up to celebrate 30 years of business in China by launching a limited-edition smartphone finished in KFC's iconic bright red color and the Colonel Sanders logo.
China has told ISPs they have until February 1 to bar customers from accessing VPN services. Companies that want to keep using VPNs to access global services will have to register with the government.
The online catering market is on the rise in China. The head of the China Cuisine Association has called for more smart technology to be used in the market to provide an even better delivery standard.
Chinese internet giant Tencent, owner of WeChat, is bringing its hit mobile game Honor of Kings to the US, France, Italy, Spain, and Germany, in a bid to diversify its revenue base.
Baidu will adopt Nvidia's Drive PX 2 autonomous vehicle platform and use next-generation Volta GPUs in its data centers. Nvidia's Shield TV will receive the Chinese company's DuerOS digital assistant.
The Tmall Genie, Alibaba's digital smart speaker powered by the AliGenie voice assistant, is launching in a limited beta on July 17 for ¥499 ($73.39) with general availability slated for August 8.
Tencent, one of the largest video game companies, will limit spending and playtime on young users of Honor of Kings, the world's top-grossing mobile game. Real-name registration will be mandatory.
The company behind the Transit Elevated Bus, a vehicle that can carry 300 passengers over moving traffic, is the focus of a police investigation, in which authorities are working on recovering funds.
Both rockets were planning on delivering satellites into orbit, the Chinese Long March-5 Y2 rocket experienced an anomaly after launch and the Falcon 9's launch was terminated just before ignition.
In a move to compete with Amazon for the lucrative Chinese e-commerce market, Alibaba will launch a smart speaker targeting domestic customers, allowing them to shop online through voice commands.
Chinese telecoms giant ZTE is doubling its 5G R&D spending, hoping to establish a lead in next-gen mobile networks. ZTE is already one of the world's largest suppliers of mobile network equipment.
A new report from PwC has suggested that we could see artificial intelligence contribute $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030. China and North America are expected to be big beneficiaries.