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Sina Weibo and Twitter: What's The Difference?

Sina Weibo and Twitter: What's The Difference?

Coveted Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo (WB) is often referred to as the Twitter of China. The site has attracted an enormous following in recent years, pulling in hundreds of millions of users and emerging as the most popular microblogging site in a country that limits access to the Internet. Weibo and Twitter (TWTR) […]

Apple sued by Ericsson for alleged patent infringement

Apple sued by Ericsson for alleged patent infringement

New Swedish firm files complaints over 41 patents used in Apple devices The Associated Press Posted: Feb 27, 2015 12:12 PM ET Last Updated: Feb 27, 2015 12:12 PM ET Related Stories Wireless equipment maker Ericsson is suing Apple for alleged patent infringement. The Swedish company said Friday it has filed two complaints with the […]

Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank

Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank

Facebook users who don’t fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank. “Now, if you do not identify with the pre-populated list of gender identities, you are able to add your own,” said a Facebook announcement […]

3D-printed jet engine unveiled by Australian researchers

3D-printed jet engine unveiled by Australian researchers

Australian researchers have unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed jet engine, a manufacturing breakthrough that could lead to cheaper, lighter and more fuel-efficient jets. Engineers at Monash University and its commercial arm Amaero Engineering are making top-secret prototypes for Boeing Co, Airbus Group NV, Raytheon Co and Safran SA in a development that could be the […]

Which Are The Best Credit Cards To Take To China?

Which Are The Best Credit Cards To Take To China?

Credit card usage and acceptance in China have greatly increased over the past decade, particularly in large metropolitan areas such as Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai. That’s good news for many tourists who prefer the convenience of credit cards over carrying large amounts of cash. While many major hotels, department stores and nicer restaurants accept […]

China’s Push for Investment in North Korea

To Westerners, North Korea is a backward nation best known for its brutal dictatorship and nuclear arsenal. It has no stock market and no officially sanctioned privately owned businesses, which would seem to suggest that investors would find little of interest in the reclusive nation. In China, North Korea is viewed in an entirely different […]

‘Dragon’ dinosaur with ultra-long neck found by Alberta researchers

‘Dragon’ dinosaur with ultra-long neck found by Alberta researchers

A new species of dinosaur with a neck half the length of its body has been discovered by University of Alberta paleontologists in China. And the researchers wonder if the ancient Chinese may have viewed a similar skeleton, leading to the enduring myths of dragons. The fossil, which included a large neck vertebra with the […]

How to Short Alibaba

Short interest in Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) has grown since the Chinese e-commerce giant’s September 2014 initial US public offering raised $25 billion. Short sellers are those who sell Alibaba shares that they do not own in the anticipation that the share price will decline. (They expect to buy the shares at a lower price to fulfill their earlier […]

This Concentrated China ETF is Worth a Look

This Concentrated China ETF is Worth a Look

If you have never heard of KraneShares CSI New China ETF (KFYP), you’re not alone. In fact, KFYP averages just 121 shares per day. You might be thinking: This guy missed a zero or two … or three. But that’s not the case. That’s the actual average daily volume for KFYP. This might frighten you right […]

Target Canada’s liquidation will begin in 2-3 weeks

Target Canada’s liquidation will begin in 2-3 weeks

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