Design Society & World's Leading Museum Announce Opening Plans for Shekou

on 12/14/2016 - 06:10 pm

On December 14th, 2016, Design Society announced it will open to the public in Shekou, Shenzhen, in October 2017, offering an innovative and inclusive cultural platform that will show groundbreaking designs from the past, present and future.
 

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Design Society's upcoming launch is the result of an important pioneering international partnership between leading state-owned company China Merchants Shekou Holdings (CMSK) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), the world's leading museum of art and design based in South Kensington, London.
 

 
The Victoria and A ...

Modified POS Machines Stole over 30 Million Yuan

on 12/14/2016 - 09:56 am

According to the Futian Public Security Bureau Xiangmihu police station, more than 30 Million RMB was stolen from thousands of bank cards, the Nanfang Metropolis Daily reported earlier this month. 33 suspects have been arrested in a police sting investigating modified POS machines. These machines can not only capture all of your bank information, but also your passwords.
 

[Source: Futian Public Security Bureau]
 
The POS scheme first came to the police's attention in August of this year when the Futian Public Security Bureau Xiangmihu police station received more than 50 complaints of unusual banking transactions on people's cards. One such reported transaction was for ...

Brace Yourself! It's Going to Get Freezing Cold!

on 12/13/2016 - 10:40 am

This article has been updated at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday December 13th. The originally reported forecast from Weather Underground was incorrectly reporting the wrong location. Updated forecasts appear below.
 
According to the Meteorological Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, temperatures are expected to drop this Friday to a low of 10-11 degrees Celcius. We've checked two other sources confirming this is going to be a cold week.
 

 
Although the average temperature recently has been a comfortable 20.9 degrees, this upcoming dip is sure to remind us that winter is here. Fortunately it shouldn't last long. According to the Meteorological Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Shenzhe ...

32 Years of China's Rapid Change As Seen Through Google's Timelapse Footage

on 12/10/2016 - 04:02 pm

Here's an interesting video produced using Google's Timelapse Footage. It shows 32 years of China's rapid urbanization and change. The video, with footage from 1984 to 2016; captures 17 cities and regions; including: Beijing, Beijing's Capital Airport, Shanghai, Pear River Delta, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Harbin, Dalian, Tibet, Xian, Qingdao, Chongqing, Wuhan, Nanjing, Xiamen and Longyangxia Dam Solar Park.
 

 
Google's timelapse footage is made from 33 cloud-free annual mosaics, one for each year from 1984 to 2016. Carnegie Mellon University CREATE Lab's Time Machine library has made these images interactively explorable as well. The mosaics were creating using Earth Eng ...