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Apple smartens up to Asia with low-cost iPhone

Since the launch of Apple’s original iPhone in 2007, the annual launch of the newest model of the best-selling smartphone has become one of the biggest tech events of the...

China serves up non-stop online panda broadcast

By Staff Reporter The Wall Street Journal’s China Realtime Report has revealed that Chinese, and foreign, panda fans can now watch likeable creatures live online, 24 hours a day. Chengdu...

WATCH: China’s crazy summer crowds

We all know China’s a crowded place. With more than 1.4 billion people it’s got to be, right? These videos reveal the true extent of the insane crowds residents of...

Thailand bans bitcoins

By Staff Reporter Thailand has become the first country in the world to ban the electronic currency Bitcoin after ruling it illegal. The decision by the Bank of Thailand effectively...

Australia: Assange launches WikiLeaks Party election bid

By Henry Belot WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has formally launched the Wikileaks Party and named seven candidates who will challenge for Senate seats at the upcoming Australian Federal Election Speaking...