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LinkedIn Update Brings More Personalization to Your Homepage

LinkedIn unveiled two new updates on Wednesday that give its users a more personalized homepage.<p>Called "Who's Viewed Your Updates" and "You Recently …

China April Passenger-Vehicle Sales Rise 13% on New Models

China’s passenger-vehicle sales rose 13 percent in April on rising demand for new models in the world’s biggest vehicle market.<p>Wholesale deliveries …

How does China censor the internet?

THE first e-mail sent from China, on September 14th 1987, was optimistic: "Across the Great Wall we can reach every corner in the world." Few of …

Kim Jong-Un Wonders If Nuclear Threats Distracting Him From Real Goal Of Starving Citizenry

PYONGYANG—Amidst escalating tensions between North Korea and the global community, Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un expressed concern Tuesday that his …

One Year After Facebook Acquisition, Instagram Delivers on Its Promise

A year ago this week, Facebook surprised the world by announcing an agreement to acquire Instagram for a whopping $1 billion one month shy of its …

Foursquare 6.0 Lands in the App Store

Foursquare has launched a major update to its iOS app, rethinking the location-based service as a discovery tool instead of primarily a way to see …

Now You Can Buy and Sell Items Directly in Your Twitter Feed With Ribbon

<b>UPDATE:</b> Twitter has shut down Ribbon's new payment processing feature. We've reached out to Twitter for comment and will update when we hear …

Dropbox Can Find Your Stolen Computer

Lost or stolen tech produces a sickening feeling. In the moment you realize your laptop is gone for good, you feel helpless.<p>But should you find …

In ratings heaven

MANY emerging economies rely on foreign creditors to bridge the gap between their exports and imports. The Philippines is a bit different. It relies …

Abe's Fruitless ASEAN Diplomacy, China, and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

In a previous post I predicted that Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo would discover that President Obama had better things to do than to host his first official<p>overseas visit in January. Abe tried to make the best of this loss of face–and symbolic denigration of the U.S.-Japan relationship–by …

The evidence that Asia is throwing off its dependence on the West

As Western economies struggle to return to growth, Asian countries that used to depend on trade with Europe and the US are turning to the rest of Asia instead. The forthcoming ASEAN Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) would essentially link the up-and-coming Asian producers of ASEAN …

A New Kind of First Lady for China

“Chinese people can finally face up to their reflection in the mirror,” a fashion designer said recently of the Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan, on whose trim figure his creations had just been immortalized. Two weeks ago, Peng, a popular singer whose star had long shone brighter than that of her …

China, North Korea’s only friend, is getting uncomfortable with its renegade neighbor

Officially, China is North Korea’s biggest ally and trading partner. But behind the scenes, Bejing may be getting uneasy with its neighbor’s bellicose baiting of the US.<p>North Korea is possibly preparing another missile test, or potentially a launch, though this is not viewed as a serious threat to …

Apple Has To Release A Bigger iPhone If It Wants To Have Any Chance In China, Says Mega Bull Brian White

Apple has to copy Samsung's big phone style if it wants to capture the next phase of smartphone growth, suggests Topeka Capital analyst Brian White.<p>White has been on a tour of Asian suppliers this week.<p>This morning he reports, "our discussions this week in Taipei and China continue to highlight the …

Over, An iOS App to Add Beautiful Typography to Your Photos

Over is an iOS app by Potluck to easily add beautiful typography to your photos which can then be shared on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram. …