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China market missing from iPhone launch

When the last version of Apple's biggest-selling gadget went on sale, China was among the first territories to offer it. That will not be the case with the iPhone 6, despite the country's importance to the ...

Sep 11, 2014
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NASA catches the end of Tropical Depression 14W

Tropical Depression 14W was a short-lived storm that only lasted through four bulletins from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on the storm's cloud top temperatures ...

Sep 08, 2014
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Plant diversity in China vital for global food security

With climate change threatening global food supplies, new research claims the rich flora of China could be crucial to underpin food security in the future. The research was presented at the British Science Association's ...

Sep 08, 2014
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Apple supplier in China accused of violations

An Apple supplier in China is violating safety and pay rules despite the computer giant's promises to improve conditions, two activist groups said Thursday, ahead of the expected release of the iPhone 6.

Sep 04, 2014
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Clean air halves health costs in Chinese city

Air pollution regulations over the last decade in Taiyuan, China, have substantially improved the health of people living there, accounting for a greater than 50% reduction in costs associated with loss of life and disability ...

Sep 02, 2014
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Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.

Sep 01, 2014
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Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge Alibaba (Update)

China's biggest property developer, Wanda Group, and Internet giants Baidu and Tencent unveiled a new e-commerce venture Friday in a challenge to industry leader Alibaba Group ahead of its U.S. stock offering.

Aug 29, 2014
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