Sometime this month, China will be sending three taikonauts up to the Heavenly Palace, aka the Tiangong-1 space station module, to perform a manual docking and some science experiments. One of these taikonauts will also be China's first woman in space, and she'll smell great.
We were impressed by the guts it took to knockoff an Apple Store, but this time the Chinese have definitely raised the bar on "recreating" originals. China has successfully cloned an entire village, recreating the scenic village of Hallstatt, Austria in a location of the same name about one hour outside of Huizhou in the Guangdong Province.
Facebook takes a lot of flack over its privacy issues, so it seems only fitting that the ever-watchful eye of China's media would inadvertently catch the company's famously private CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, out on vacation with his wife-to-be.
Hailed as the most business-friendly city in the world, Hong Kong is also one of the densest places man's ever built. With a population of 7.07 million people, where do they all live? The answer: in the sky (sorta).
The United States has the F-22. Russia has the Sukhoi T-50. And now, a series of recent pics shows that China has begun testing a second prototype of its own fifth-generation stealth aircraft, the Chengdu J-20.
Last week, I went to Shanghai for the very first time — I've been to other parts of China before. With no expectations, I landed in Shanghai ready to see the newest HP computers. I ended up seeing more than just Sleekbooks, new Ultrabooks and portable printers. Consider this my travel B-roll. These are my impressions of a city we all write about quite a bit as tech reporters, but usually for the gadgets being showcased, not the amazing city itself.
Hardcore users of the iPad have a secret fear that is seldom discussed but near the top of list if you live with your tablet as much as many of us do everyday. In short, it involves how to avoid getting smacked in the face with your iPad while falling asleep in bed.
An Australian billionaire is giving Titanic a sequel, but the actual ship, not the movie. Clive Palmer made billions on mining operations in his native country, and he's teaming up with a Chinese shipmaker to build a modern Titanic that's designed to be everything the first was, minus that whole sinking thing.
Those Chinese iPhone smugglers just don't know how to take a hint, do they? After one guy was caught with 30 iPhones taped to his body, another Chinese smuggler was caught trying to pass customs with 215 iPhones hidden inside empty beer bottles.
How much does China love the iPhone? So much that one unscrupulous company has decided to cash in on iPhone 5 hype early by offering, of all things, an iPhone 5 ice pop.