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Shopping mall in China opens ‘Husband Storage’ facility – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

Shopping mall in China opens ‘Husband Storage’ facility – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

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SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/To solve the boredom that comes with waiting for girlfriends or wives to shop,  a shopping mall in a Shanghai Municipality, China, Shanghai’s Global Harbor shopping centre, decided to launch ‘husband storage’ facilities..The transparent self-service pods are equipped with a TV screen, a leather massage chair, and game consoles to keep the men busy while the women do the shopping. To Receive Free News Updates , Add Us To Your WhatsApp: 08080810909; BBM Pin: D8CB58EE Source link
DJ Cuppy’s boyfriend, footballer Anichebe flies her to his new base in China (Photos) – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

DJ Cuppy’s boyfriend, footballer Anichebe flies her to his new base in China (Photos) – Nigerian: Breaking News In Nigeria

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SOURCE: www.lailasblog.com/Sunderland striker Victor Anichebe who has completed a move to Chinese club Beijing Enterprises, took his bae, billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy to his base in Beijing, China.She shared photos of them together in China as she revealed it’s her first time there.   To Receive Free News Updates , Add Us To Your WhatsApp: 08080810909; BBM Pin: D8CB58EE Source link
WhatsApp Video and Photo Messages Reportedly Blocked in China

WhatsApp Video and Photo Messages Reportedly Blocked in China

Gadget & Techology
SOURCE:macrumors.comChina has reportedly started blocking some features of the WhatsApp messaging service, as authorities continue to tighten controls over the country's internet. WhatsApp users began reporting problems with sharing content on the chat platform yesterday, with many unable to send video and pictures. Despite initial fears of a communications-wide ban of the Facebook-owned service, text-based messages within the app appear to be unaffected. WhatsApp's reach in China is small compared to homegrown chat service WeChat, which boasts 900 million users but is routinely subjected to state monitoring and censorship. However, Chinese users concerned about privacy have increasingly turned to the encrypted WhatsApp platform to communicate with friends and relatives as well as bus...
Apple Names Isabel Ge Mahe as New Managing Director of Greater China

Apple Names Isabel Ge Mahe as New Managing Director of Greater China

Gadget & Techology
SOURCE:macrumors.comApple today announced that Isabel Ge Mahe, the current vice president of wireless technologies, has been made the vice president and managing director of Greater China. In her new role, Mahe will report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. According to Apple, Mahe, who has led Apple's wireless technologies software engineering teams for nine years, will provide leadership and coordination across Apple's China-based team. "Apple is strongly committed to invest and grow in China, and we are thrilled that Isabel will be bringing her experience and leadership to our China team," said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. "She has dedicated a great deal of her time in recent years to delivering innovation for the benefit of Apple customers in China, and we look forwar...
Apple Launches Large-Scale Apple Pay Promotional Campaign in China

Apple Launches Large-Scale Apple Pay Promotional Campaign in China

Gadget & Techology
SOURCE:macrumors.comApple today launched a large-scale promotion in China offering special discounts for consumers who use Apple Pay, in the company's latest bid to counter the dominance of rival digital wallets in the country. Between July 18 and 24, Apple device owners who use the mobile payment system to make purchases in participating merchants across mainland China will receive concessions of up to 50 percent and as much as 50 times the usual number of reward points for credit cards, according to Apple's official Chinese website. A total of 28 brick-and-mortar retail outlets are named in the campaign, including supermarkets and restaurants such as 7-Eleven, Watsons, Burger King and Starbucks, while 16 online merchants such as JD.com are also participating, with discounts varying ...
Apple Announces China Data Center Will Comply With New Cybersecurity Law

Apple Announces China Data Center Will Comply With New Cybersecurity Law

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SOURCE:macrumors.comApple has announced it is setting up its first China data center in partnership with a local internet services company, in accordance with the country's new cybersecurity laws introduced last month. Apple told Reuters on Wednesday that the data center would be built in the southern province of Guizhou with data management firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry (GCBD) as part of a planned $1 billion investment in the province. "The addition of this data centre will allow us to improve the speed and reliability of our products and services while also complying with newly passed regulations," Apple said in a statement. "These regulations require cloud services be operated by Chinese companies so we're partnering with GCBD to offer iCloud," it said, referring to its onl...
Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam Recipe

Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam Recipe

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SOURCE: simplyrecipes.com This mixed berry chia seed jam is so quick and easy to make! No elaborate jam-making or canning required. Perfect for using up your summer fruit. PrintPhotography Credit: Lisa LinBerries, berries, berries! Nothing beats a bowl of ripe berries on a hot summer day. I often get carried away at the farmers market and buy far more berries than I can eat within a week. One way I use up the extras is making this easy chia seed jam!I am no expert when it comes to making jam, which is why I LOVE chia seed jam. All you do is toss some chopped up fruit with sugar (or honey) and lemon juice, and cook the fruit until the pieces break down. Then, you stir in ...
Popular Mobile VPN Services Shut Down in China

Popular Mobile VPN Services Shut Down in China

Gadget & Techology
SOURCE:macrumors.comA popular virtual private network service has been forced to close in China on orders from the government, it emerged on Monday. Bloomberg reported that GreenVPN sent a notice to its customers saying it would end the service from July 1 after "receiving a notice from regulatory departments". VPNs route and encrypt internet traffic to servers outside of the country, making them popular with users in China who have limited access to online content because of government restrictions. VPNs allow access to sites like Facebook and Twitter, which are otherwise blocked by China's "Great Firewall". Some users of the GreenVPN iPhone app reported that the service failed to load over the weekend. Apps for GreenVPN and SuperVPN are still listed in the App Store, but users repo...
Indian messaging app Hike may launch live-streaming following recent acquisition

Indian messaging app Hike may launch live-streaming following recent acquisition

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SOURCE:techcrunch.comHike, the billion-dollar messaging app chasing WhatsApp in India, may be preparing to enter the live-streaming space following a recent acquisition. The company, which is backed by Chinese internet giant Tencent, has acquired India-based live-streaming app Pulse and at least two of its founding team, according to a report from Inc42. Hike declined to respond to our request for comment but, as Inc42 first noticed, the LinkedIn profiles of founders Prakhar Khanduja and Karthik Vaidyanath show that both have worked at Hike since February, on the growth team and head of engineering, respectively. Both men’s profiles report that InstaLively, the parent company behind Pulse, was acquired by Hike. It wouldn’t be a huge surprise if Hike did enter the live-streaming spa
China’s on-demand bicycles have now become advertising space

China’s on-demand bicycles have now become advertising space

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SOURCE:techcrunch.comHere’s a fitting Friday anecdote to illustrate the growing ubiquity of bike-sharing startups, and their rides, in China. One of the largest companies in the space is now using some of its bikes as an advertising canvass. Ofo, one of two billion-dollar startups that supplies dock-less bicycles across China, has been spotted offering a number of bikes that are customized with Minions characters to promote the launch of Universal Pictures’ ‘Despicable Me 3’ film in China. That’s according to photos taken by China-based tech watcher Edmond Lococo, who told TechCrunch that he came across the themed cycles in Beijing’s central business district today. As the pics show, the bikes are decked out with in-wheel advertising and feature Minions goggles on the crossbar. Ofo