China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea

An anonymous reader writes about a Chinese building project designed to cement claims to a disputed region of the South China Sea. Sand, cement, wood, and steel are China's weapons of choice as it asserts its claim over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. China, the Philippines, Malaysia,

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China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea

An anonymous reader writes about a Chinese building project designed to cement claims to a disputed region of the South China Sea. Sand, cement, wood, and steel are China's weapons of choice as it asserts its claim over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. China, the Philippines, Malaysia,

China is Building Fake Islands to Bolster Its Claim to Disputed Waters

Pity the poor mapmaker assigned to the South China Sea. The hotly disputed waters in the Pacific are torn between competing claims from all the countries that surround it. China, especially, has been aggressive and sly. It's now dumping sand onto small reefs and shoals,

U.S. Navy sails destroyer near disputed islands in South China Sea

A U.S. Navy ship sailed near an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea in a long-anticipated challenge to what the Obama administration considers Beijing's "excessive claim" of sovereignty in those waters, a U.S. defense official said Monday.See also: See the U.S.

China's Dredging In the South China Sea Created 2,900 Acres of New Islands

We’ve known for years that China’s military is spearheading one of the biggest land reclamation projects ever in the middle of the South China Sea. But a report from the Pentagon yesterday says that the project is far larger than previously thought: 2,

China's Island Factory

An anonymous reader writes: The BBC has a lengthy investigative report about China's efforts to create and expand artificial islands in the South China Sea. They've been going to coral reefs and atolls, dredging the bottom for material, and dumping it on top of the reef to create new land.

Why China's Building a Military Base in the Middle of the Ocean

After flying a surveillance plane over the South China Sea last February, the Philippine government saw how China was constructing islands in order to bolster its claim to the territory. (See above.) It even suspected that China might plan to build a military air strip to protect it.

Why China Is Building The World's Largest "Coast Guard" Cutter

The idea of a Coast Guard is one that has blurred in recent decades, with US Coast Guard vessels serving as far away from home as the Persian Gulf on a regular basis. Still, the Chinese Coast Guard's upcoming 10,

The U.S. navy is testing China's hold on the South China Sea

The United States is sending warships to parts of the South China Sea claimed by China and will continue to do so, U.S. Admiral Harry Harris Jrsaid on TuesdayAfter a U.S. warship last week sailed by an artificial island made by the Chinese, China said the U.S. was trying to "militarize" the region.

Incredible Satellite Images Show China Building Artificial Archipelago

It seems strange that a remote patch of water would become the focus of international controversy and billions of dollars worth of infrastructure. But that’s exactly what’s happening in the South China Sea right now. Read more...

China Says Its Artificial Island Project Will Be Done In a Few Days

It’s been more than a year since we first started following China’s project to build artificial islands in contested areas of the South China Sea, setting off what could properly be called a diplomatic shit storm. Today, China reassured the world that it’s almost done, alright?Read more...

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

World's First Large-Scale Waste-to-Biofuels Facility Opens In Canada

Zothecula (1870348) writes "Thanks to its extensive composting and recycling facilities, the city of Edmonton, Canada is already diverting approximately 60 percent of its municipal waste from the landfill. That figure is expected to rise to 90 percent, however,

World's First Large-Scale Waste-to-Biofuels Facility Opens In Canada

Zothecula (1870348) writes "Thanks to its extensive composting and recycling facilities, the city of Edmonton, Canada is already diverting approximately 60 percent of its municipal waste from the landfill. That figure is expected to rise to 90 percent, however,

Perl Is Undead

Ptolemarch writes At the Yet Another Perl Conference beginning today in Orlando, the first keynote squarely blamed Slashdot for starting the "Perl is Dead" meme in 2005. Let's be clear: if Perl was ever dead, it must now be undead. If you can't be at YAPC, you can still watch it live.

纳德拉小考:微软利润超预期 Windows立功

4月25日,据金融时报网站报道,由于Windows软件和云计算服务强劲的销售帮助弥补了PC市场持续低迷的负面影响,微软第三财季利润高于预期。

iPhone 6手机硬件参数:1000万像素摄像头

最近,iPhone 6手机的曝光越来越多,无论是5.5英寸版本还是4.7英寸版本都见到了真机谍照,而且不同渠道均指向相同外形,可见其可信度很高。根据往年的经验,这个时间曝光的产品很有可能是真机。

"Magic Helmet" For F-35 Ready For Delivery

Graculus writes with news that the so called "magic helmets" for the controversial F-35 are ready for action. This week, Lockheed Martin officially took delivery of a key part of the F-35 fighter's combat functionality—the pilot's helmet.

宗宁:免费付费想法的差别,会带来最终结果的不同

最容易看人的时候,就是让他付费的时候,在这个时刻,过去的一切都会烟消云散,什么兄弟短长,老师您好的,在这一刻终于会让你看到真相。

比特币银行 Circle 开放注册

比特币银行 Circle 今日宣布正式上线,并开放注册,Circle 可以提供全球范围内的 Bitcoin 金融服务,据称可实现短时间内现金转出,无手续费,支持全球转账,并且安全可靠。

红杉中国光环背后:强势的品牌溢价 先抢好项目后压价

投资机构:海纳亚洲创投基金 红杉资本中国基金 真格基金 创业机构:上海汉涛信息咨询有限公司 京东商城 北京万学教育科技有限公司 东方风行(北京)商贸有限公司 驴妈妈 途牛旅游网 美团网 聚美优品 广 ... ...

Substrate Safe Mode更新修复CPU的问题

威锋网讯,Substrate Safe Mode 这个可以让越狱用户安全启动安全模式和移除不兼容安装包的插件已经更新到版本 0.9.5000。Saurik 最近放出了这个版本的更新,修复了占用 CPU 过多的重大问题。  

为什么乘用车的发动机声音能做得很安静?

因为有一门玄学叫做NVH (Noise/Vibration/Harshness)。声音起源于振动,所以不论是空气的振动也好(进排气),机械结构的振动也好,都会产生噪声。

从封杀阿里看微信与巨头们的恩怨情仇

腾讯作为国内互联网三巨头中的一员,自始至终都活跃在几乎所有互联网场景下。尤其是是在移动端,微信的独大,几乎成为一个独立于QQ之外的全新互联网帝国。但势力大了,脾气也就跟着涨上去了。

万万没想到,2014年Android Wear设备出货量只有72万!

2014年,以Moto360为代表的Android Wear设备备受瞩目。那实际情况呢?今天,市场研究公司Canalys揭开了谜底,结果可能会让你大跌眼镜哦。它只卖出了72万台!

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