china stories

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.
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.