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Uber reportedly preparing to sell its Southeast Asia business

Late last year Uber sold off its business in China to a competitor, and now it looks like the Southeast Asia region could follow a similar path. CNBC reports that it’s preparing to make a deal with Grab, a company that claimed to have 95 percent of r… https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/17/uber-reportedly-preparing-to-sell-its-southeast-asia-business/ www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world…

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Determined woman accompanies bags into x-ray machine

Having personal items checked by an x-ray conveyor belt is a necessary hindrance that no one really enjoys. One woman at the Dongguan Railway Station in China, however, felt particularly strongly about having to give up her bags to the security machine and decided to crawl right in there after them. Needless to say, the…

Watch: Woman rides through security x-ray machine to keep an eye on her purse

Railway station inspectors in Dongguan, China spotted a woman who hopped on the conveyor belt of an X-ray machine. When questioned, she said she didn’t want her handbag stolen, so she rode through the machine, getting an unneeded dose of radiation. Image: PearVideo screenshot Mark Frauenfelder Watch: Woman rides through security x-ray machine to keep…

Neptune’s Stinky Dark Vortex Is Fading Away Like a Bad Fart

In 2015, the Hubble Space Telescope detected a strange feature in the skies over Neptune—a swirling dark vortex the size of China. Packing copious amounts of hydrogen sulfide—the chemical ingredient that gives farts their awful smell—this storm is not behaving as astronomers predicted, with the latest results… Read more… George Dvorsky https://gizmodo.com/neptune-s-stinky-dark-vortex-is-fading-away-like-a-bad-1823037079 www.big4all.org #news #info…

Don’t Ride Through X-Ray Machines

X-ray radiation can mutate cells and cause cancer, but that was a small risk for a commuter who didn’t want to part with her handbag at a southern China train station during the Lunar New Year. Read more… Jennings Brown https://gizmodo.com/dont-ride-through-x-ray-machines-1823037191 www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

A few minor changes differentiate this year’s Nokia 6 over its predecessor

While the Nokia 6 was released in China last January, we’re anticipating a larger release of the budget phone announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Here are all the details about the updated Nokia 6. The post A few minor changes differentiate this year’s Nokia 6 over its predecessor appeared first on Digital Trends….

Break-in goes awry

In this security-camera video, an attempted break-in somewhere in China goes very wrong almost from the outset. [via] Rob Beschizza Break-in goes awry www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

If China hits back

Good morning. This week brought a flurry of anguished reports that China is readying options to strike back against the United States if President Trump makes good on his vow to slap trade penalties on China as punishment for alleged intellectual property theft. On Sunday, China’s commerce ministry announced an investigation into whether about $1…

UCLA strengthens NCAA bid with win over No. 13 Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) UCLA had a difficult start to the season when three players were arrested in China on shoplifting charges. The Bruins had a rough stretch early in the Pac-12 schedule while laboring through a series of injuries. https://www.foxsports.com/college-basketball/story/ucla-strengthens-ncaa-bid-with-win-over-no-13-arizona-020918 www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

China’s feminist movement braves a government crackdown on #MeToo

It’s the latest battle for equal rights in China, but it won’t be the last Continue reading… Shannon Liao https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/9/16897048/metoo-china-feminism-activism www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

Chinese Police Add Facial Recognition Glasses to Their Surveillance Arsenal

You’ve probably heard of Transitions lenses that can adapt to changing light conditions. Now, get ready for facial recognition lenses. Police officers in Zhengzhou, China have been spotted wearing sunglasses equipped with facial recognition software that allows them to identify individuals in a crowd. These surveillance sunglasses were actually rolled out last year, but a recent report…

The Morning After: Amazon plugs Whole Foods into Prime Now

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning there! Snapchat sorts itself out, Overwatch gets a new map made especially for Capture The Flag games and police in China are using wearables with face recognition to root out people trying to avoid the… https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/08/the-morning-after-amazon-plugs-whole-foods-into-prime-now/ www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature…

Chinese police are using smart glasses to identify potential suspects

 China already operates the world’s largest surveillance state with some 170 CCTV cameras at work, but its line of sight is about to get a new angle thanks to new smart eyewear that is being piloted by police officers. The smart specs look a lot like Google Glass, but they are used for identifying potential…

Police in China are scanning travelers with facial recognition glasses

Police in China are now sporting glasses equipped with facial recognition devices and they’re using them to scan train riders and plane passengers for individuals who may be trying to avoid law enforcement or are using fake IDs. So far, police have c… https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/07/police-china-facial-recognition-glasses/ www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space…

Scotty goes to China to make a custom iPhone from spare parts

Last year Scotty of Strange Parts made an iPhone from spare parts he picked up at the mind-boggling electronics markets in Shenzhen, China. He recently returned to buy parts to make a one-of-a-kind iPhone from parts. In this video he selects a back and gets it laser engraved with a neat design. Enough of these…