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More Chinese Are Accessing The Internet On Their Phones
2012-07-19 13:54:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The world is becoming increasingly mobile, and as technology continues to advance, our want to take the world with us on the go is satiated. As proof, a new report from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has revealed that there are now 538 million Internet users in China, 388 million of which are getting online via their smartphones. To put these numbers in perspective, China has the world´s largest...

2012-03-07 20:26:42

Deleted Messages Include Terms Ranging From "Falun Gong" to "Iodized Salt" Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science analyzed millions of Chinese microblogs, or "weibos," to uncover a set of politically sensitive terms that draw the attention of Chinese censors. Individual messages containing the terms were often deleted at rates that could vary based on current events or geography. The study is the first large-scale analysis of political content censorship...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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