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ZTE Axon 7 Oreo US beta: here’s how to get in

ZTE made a big splash in the US back in 2016 when it launched the Axon 7, back then its premium model. It still is, so far, its flagship phone with no successor yet in sight. But while fans await what is rumored to be the Axon 9 (no Axon 8), the Chinese OEM is making their time worthwhile with … Continue reading

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China’s smartphone market shrinks for the first time in 9 years

For a while, it seemed like the Chinese smartphone market was an infinite growth machine. Companies would have rough patches, but the overall field would always be on the up and up.

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The Google Glass paranoia is coming true in China

Chinese police are using a Google Glass-like wearable computer to spot criminals, with the notoriously intrusive authorities outfitting security teams with facial recognition tech. The headsets are being deployed among railway police in Zhengzhou, capital of China’s Henan province. Each has a crowd-facing camera, and is linked with a police database

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Lotus plans two new sports cars and a SUV

Lotus has announced that it plans to expand its line of cars and to launch a new SUV offering in the coming years. The two new sports cars are set to land in 2020

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Trump team considers a government-run 5G network

How would you protect the US against Chinese cyberattacks? Would you push for stricter security standards, or new encryption technology? The Trump administration's national security team has another idea: a government-controlled 5G network

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LG mobile losses in 2017 underscore its flagship schedule shake-up

The reason behind LG’s decision to step off the yearly flagship smartphone upgrade cycle and take a more measured approach has become clear, with the company announcing its Q4 2017 financial results today. Mobile performance was a dark blot on what was otherwise a great three months before the end of last year, it turns out, as the South Korean … Continue reading

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Moto E5 rear fingerprint scanner revealed in leak

Fingerprint scanners are so common today that people are in an uproar when they are removed or wrongly placed. There are, after all, only two places for the sensor really: on the bottom front or the back. Three if you count the power button on the side

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China space lasers proposal offers futuristic way to take out space debris

Various concepts for cleaning up space junk have been created, but a new one from Chinese scientists is by far the most futuristic. In a recently published paper, the team details a space-based laser station concept that uses lasers to eliminate space junk.

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Huawei beats Samsung in lawsuit over wireless patent

Back in 2016, Huawei sued Samsung for allegedly violating several of its patents.

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China’s acoustic probe heard sound from the Mariana Trench

A team of Chinese scientists have completed the country's first acoustic test in the Mariana Trench, and the results could lead to a breakthrough in understanding how sound is transmitted in the deepest parts of the ocean. The researchers from Northw...

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