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China Blocks LinkedIn

Reports are coming in LinkedIn is now behind the Great Firewall of China. The social networking site for working professionals cannot be accessed within the country as of Thursday. A report on CNN said that the company is looking into situation and is “currently in the process of investigating the situation further.”

Many analysts …

Electronic Waste: Where Does It Go and What Happens To It?

Many people are aware of the disastrous effects that tossing old electronics in the garbage can have on the environment and take special care to dispose of these products properly. While most recycling centers will make sure that your devices are dismantled and reused, a recent NPR story shows us that companies might not be as honest …

USB Hub Gets a Solar Panel for Nerdgasmic Beach Fun

Just when you thought USB hubs couldn’t get any more exciting, they go and add a solar panel to one of them. Head? Explode.

Now how much would you expect to pay for a miracle of modern technology such as this? A million skillion dollars? A bajillion?

Keep in mind that it’s a 4-port USB hub while you’re at your desk but once it’s …

Foxconn Suicides: Eh, They’re “Below Average,” says Apple CEO

It’s difficult to ignore the recent slew of suicides at Apple’s Chinese manufacturer Foxconn. Apple released the following statement last week after the ninth Hon Hai worker jumped to their death.

“We are saddened and upset by the recent suicides at Foxconn,” the Apple statement said. “Apple is deeply committed to ensuring …

The Plot Thickens As China Fires Back At Google

After Google began shuttling Chinese users to an uncensored search via a Hong Kong Web site, China’s government officials took quick action to block the site from China’s mainland users.

According The New York Times, Google closed its search in China as a stand against the strong government censorship of the Internet, a move that has …

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