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China’s growing presence in Africa has received much criticism over the past years. Lu Shaye, director-general of China’s Department of African Affairs, recently gave a Chinese view on the whole debate.

Internet exposé leads to Chinese official's suspension by Shyam Sundar

In a statement Friday, the Communist Party of China (CPC) discipline inspection committee of Panyu, said it suspended Cai Bin, an official of Panyu district in Guangzhou, for falsely reporting the number of properties he owns.

- The social media giant will roll out Collections to let users buy and curate products.

Facebook challenges Pinterest with new feature "Collections" by Kumar Sudarshan

Facebook has just begun testing “Collections” — a new feature it says is “unrelated” to Pinterest but could be a competitor. It allows retailers to add “Want” or “Collect” buttons to news feed posts about products. These save and share products to a “Wishlist” on user profiles that host a “Buy” button that can be clicked through to make purchases offsite.

Bluetooth wireless is named for Herald Bluetooth, the tenth-century king of…

What is Bluetooth? by Chandra Bhushan

Bluetooth is a proprietary open wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength radio transmissions in the ISM band from 2400–2480 MHz) from fixed and mobile devices, creating personal area networks (PANs) with high levels of security. Created by telecoms vendor Ericsson in 1994, it was originally conceived as a wireless alternative to RS-232 data cables. It can connect several devices, overcoming problems of synchronization.

Skype for iOS has been updated. Users can now enjoy the software on their iPhone or current-gen iPod touch as it now supports those displays as well.

Truth In Geolocation by Kumar Sudarshan Geo, Technology, Tech, Tecnologia

Truth In Geolocation by Kumar Sudarshan

Sometimes you’re running late. Sometimes you aren’t where you’re supposed to be. You might be still in bed when your boss calls, or a kid could be biking through the night with their little hooligan buddies when they were supposed to be safe asleep at a friend’s house.

Watch the First Television Ad for Windows 8 [VIDEO] by Mrityunjay Kumar Business Technology, Windows 8, Web Browser, Viral Videos, Ads, Watch, Clock

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“Windows 8 is Coming Soon,” the 31-second video opens with a countdown that starts from 10, but ends at eight — alluding to the name of Window’s latest operating system. Naturally, images of the number, as well as the OS’ touch-centric interface, dominate the ad.

GPS rival Galileo begins countdown for satellite launch by Mrityunjay Kumar Gps Navigation, Product Launch, Technology, Tech, Tecnologia

GPS rival Galileo begins countdown for satellite launch by Mrityunjay Kumar

Galileo, Europe's rival to the US's GPS navigation system, is gearing up to launch its third and fourth satellites into space on Friday.

Apple rethinking Samsung chip partnership by Kumar Sudarshan

Apple rethinking Samsung chip partnership by Kumar Sudarshan

Apple has begun the process of lessening its dependency on Samsung for chipmaking, an analyst. "Apple is working with TSMC at 20 nanometers," said Gus Richard, a chip analyst at Piper Jaffray, referring to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's most advanced 20-nanometer (nm) manufacturing process.

Apple CEO Says “Sorry” for Maps Fiasco by Mrityunjay Kumar

Apple CEO Says “Sorry” for Maps Fiasco by Mrityunjay Kumar

What on earth was Apple thinking? After months of anticipation for the iPhone 5 and the update of iOS 5 to 6, the company dropped a clanger by ditching Google Maps and coming out with its own maps app.

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Never Miss Email in Gmail by Shyam Sundar

Some people have two Gmail accounts – one for personal emails and the other for work. Often, emails arriving in the “work” inbox are auto-forwarded to the personal Gmail account, so users avoid the hassle of having to check two separate accounts.

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Google releases Web site speedup software by Kumar Sudarshan

A two-year project in the search company's effort to make Web sites load faster is done with the release of the mod_pagespeed extension for the Apache Web site software.

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Microsoft Brings iOS Game Contre Jour also on Web by Kumar Sudarshan

Microsoft announced this morning that it has teamed up with the developers of Contre Jour to bring the popular game to the Web with HTML5. The Web-based version of Contre Jour, available now at Contrejour.ie, includes the first three chapters of the game, or 30 levels. It offers the same look, feel, and performance of the native app, complete with 10 levels exclusively for modern browsers that support multi-touch, like Internet Explorer 10.

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Samsung will unveil a smaller version of its flagship Galaxy SIII handset in Europe tomorrow – shrinking the screen from the 4.8 inches of its current flagship to an iPhone 5-sized 4 inches. Reuters is reporting the handset will be launched in Europe. There’s no word yet on whether Samsung plans to bring the device to the U.S.

Salmonella, or what's more commonly known as just good old fashioned food poisoning, is the most common type of food borne illness in the U.: it's more common during the summer months. Last year alone, Salmonella caused Macarons, Typhoid Fever, Streptococcus Pneumoniae, Food Recalls, Food Poisoning, Electron Microscope, Think Food, Wet Wipe, Milanesa

MIT team builds most complex synthetic biology circuit yet by Chandra Bhushan

Using genes as interchangeable parts, synthetic biologists design cellular circuits that can perform new functions, such as sensing environmental conditions. However, the complexity that can be achieved in such circuits has been limited by a critical bottleneck: the difficulty in assembling genetic components that don’t interfere with each other.

Scientists at MIT have developed a new solution- a carbon nanotube pencil. Just a stroke with the point and a nanotube sensor can be transferred to a sheet of paper as simply as writing your name.

MIT creates carbon nanotube pencil, doodles some electronic circuits by Chandra Bhushan

In a normal pencil, the lead is usually fashioned out of graphite and a clay binder. Graphite, as you may already know, is a form of carbon that is made up of layer after layer of the wonder material graphene. When you write or draw with a graphite pencil, a mixture of tiny graphene flakes and clay are deposited on the paper, creating a mark. (Incidentally, pencil leads never contained lead; it’s just that when graphite was first used in the 1500s, they thought it was lead ore, and the name…