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BT Home Hub Features 802.11n Wi-fi

BT Home Hub Features 802.11n Wi-fi
BT has unveiled a new Home Hub that promises much faster speeds thanks to 802.11n wireless networking built-in. BT says...
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3 Reasons Why Zhou Yongkang's Arrest Is Good For China

Source: Business Insider

On Tuesday, China announced that Zhou Yongkang is being investigated for corruption.  Zhou is a former member of the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) and former security chief. This has been the biggest takedown of a Chinese official in thirty years, according to Bill Bishop, author of Sinocism. But Bank of America's Ting Lu thinks Zhou could be the most senior politician to be investigated for corruption since the Communist Party came to power 1949. Moreover, the 4th plena ...
Full article at: Business Insider 7 hours ago

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China Purge Fears Paralyzing Government and Undercutting The Economy

Source: Forbes

Xi Jinping’s “anti-corruption” campaign could be forcing the country back to its da ...
Full article at: Forbes Jul 20 2014, 11:30am CDT

2014 World Cup XI of the Biggest Scapegoats of the Finals

Source: Bleacher Report

With just the final two matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup left to play, 30 teams have seen their hopes of lifting the trophy extinguished in a variety of manners along the way. While some nations went further than others—even further than their own expectations might have allowed for pre-tournament—others will have exited earlier than what was seen as a minimum requirement, and the inevitable blame game will follow. Here we look at a World Cup XI compri ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report Jul 11 2014, 10:16am CDT

Presidents of China and South Korea Reaffirm Push for North Korean Denuclearization

Source: New York Times

A joint statement during a state visit by Xi to Seoul smoothed over differences that had prevented a more aggressive approach ...
Full article at: New York Times Jul 3 2014, 9:03am CDT

Ramadan Fasting Restricted as Official Vows Firm Hand

Source: China Digital Times

With Saturday’s fifth anniversary of deadly riots in Urumqi approaching, and amid a steady stream of arrests, trials and sentencings that has been described as a “race” between local authorities, Xinjiang’s Party chief Zhang Chunxian reiterated promises of a firm response to recent violence this week. From Angela Meng and AFP at South China Morning Post: Xinjiang party chief Zhang Chunxian has vowed to use an ...
Full article at: China Digital Times Jul 2 2014, 7:48pm CDT

North Korea fires two short-range 'projectiles'

Source: Asia One

SEOUL - A spokesman for the defence ministry in Seoul said the test appeared to be of two "multiple-launch rockets" with a range of around 180 kilometres (110 miles).It marks the third such test by the North in the past week - all three involving firing into the Sea of Japan (East Sea).Japan, which is currently engaged in talks with North Korea on the abduction of Japanese citizens during the Cold War, has officially protested ...
Full article at: Asia One Jul 1 2014, 9:27pm CDT

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World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 11 with Jermaine Jones, Vincent Kompany, Slimani

Source: Bleacher Report

Another day of World Cup action has passed us by, with six more nations getting their second group stage games out of the way—and another step is taken toward qualification for the knock-out rounds, or an early plane home. Belgium took a late 1-0 victory over Russia, before a crazy, see-saw game saw Algeria run out 4-2 winners over Korea Republic. Belgian boss Marc Wilmots praised his impact substitute Divock Origi, the scorer of the winning goal, after the game as per BBC Sport: [Origi] ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report Jun 22 2014, 7:56pm CDT

Picking the Best Netherlands XI of Players Not at the World Cup

Source: Bleacher Report

When the preliminary squads were announced a few weeks ago, it was obvious Dutch boss Louis van Gaal had some difficult decisions to make. Ultimately, he had to leave out several youngsters and even a few of the more experienced players. There's a good chance other nations would have been happy to include some of these players. It's even possible to assemble a decent XI out of this group. Here, we at ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report Jun 8 2014, 5:08am CDT


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