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The Apple Watch Battery Is Replaceable

The Apple Watch got its grand unveiling yesterday. You can read our round-up of details from Apple’s event here. But as tech watchers chewed over the price-tag for the latest luxury gizmo to be born in Cupertino talk turned to obsolescence.<p>The Apple Watch starts at $349 for the sports watch and …

Smartwatches

Canadian pastor 'missing in North Korea'

<b>A pastor from a Canadian church has failed to return from a humanitarian visit to North Korea, an official from his church says.</b><p>Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim, 60, travelled to North Korea on 31 January and was due to leave on 4 February.<p>He had been to North Korea many times, his church said, but this was …

North Korea

China Is Hooked on Japanese Porn—and That’s a Good Thing

Officially, the Chinese are reminded often of bitter history, but in the present, the taste for Japanese products and Japanese porn is just about …

Twin Cyclones Slam Australia's North Coasts

In what is being described as an unprecedented occurrence, Australia is getting slammed by two major cyclones at the same time.<p>The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Cyclone Lam blew out a wind monitoring station as it barreled ashore as a Category 3 storm at Elcho Island in Australia's North …

Japan's flip-phone love affair continues, smartphone shipments fall

In an alternate universe where up is down and black is white, more feature phones get shipped year-on-year while its replacement, the smartphone, sees sales stall. That's apparently what happened in Japan last year though, according to MM Research Institute. For the first time in seven years, …

It Looks Like Kim Jong Un Is Wooing Vladimir Putin

SEOUL, South Korea — Is the sun setting on the brotherly bond between North Korea and its biggest patron, China?<p>North Koreans often compare the indefatigable relationship to “lips and teeth.”<p>China is North Korea’s biggest investor, and has long sustained the regime, with economic and political …

The Women’s Mosque evolves North American Islam

Last Friday's launch of the first women's mosque in North America garnered worldwide attention. Women's mosques are rare anywhere in the world – with the exception of China, where female imams and women's mosques have been in operation with little fanfare for the better part of two centuries.<p>The …

[Editorial] Stop this childish film censorship, before South Korea is a total laughingstock : Editorial & Opinion : News : The Hankyoreh

North Korea builds closer ties with fellow outcast Russia | DW | 03.02.2015

The Russian government has announced plans to carry out a series of joint army, navy and air force exercises with North Korea this year, another sign …