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Some security researchers believe that the next war won’t be fought with tanks, fighter jets, or nuclear weapons: it will be fought by teams of hackers over computer networks. China pushed that idea one step closer to reality this week by admitting that it maintains cyber warfare hacking teams across the country. Over the past few years, China has been implicated in a number of suspicious hacRead More
National governments are some of the biggest Windows customers in the world. From the U.S. government to the U.K. government, Windows is easily the OS of choice for government organizations around the world. The Chinese government is no longer one of those organizations. China recently banned Windows 8 from all government computers. The ban comes from the Central Government Procurement CeRead More
A lot of things are banned in China. Unrestricted Google searching, for example, is banned. As is Twitter, Facebook, and most other fun websites we take for granted in the developed world. But now the Chinese government has taken issue with something else: Battlefield 4. The country recently announced that it was banning the game from store shelves because it endangers national security. ThaRead More
For decades, the world’s fastest supercomputers were consistently owned and operated by America. However, over the past few years, the world’s fastest supercomputer title has swapped between China and America multiple times. Well, as of June 18, 2013, the honor of owning the world’s fastest supercomputer has been returned to China. China’s Tianhe-2 computer, also known as the Milky Way-Read More
If you’re using a pirated version of Windows, then I’m not mad at you. I’m just disappointed. But on a more serious note, you could also be significantly more vulnerable to security threats, according to a recent investigation by – you guessed it! – Microsoft. Microsoft is currently waging a war against piracy in the piracy capital of the world – China. In China, approximately 100%Read More