Twenty years ago, Zhongguancun was but farming fields and small houses, far from the city center of Beijing. The 'cun' at the end of Zhongguancun literally means 'village'. As with much else in China, the change has come lightening fast.
Emoticons no longer have to be anonymous smiley faces representing simple emotions. Facebook Chat now lets you use the profile picture of any user, official Page, or event on the service as an emoticon.
My favourite fact of this past year was the proof that China makes almost nothing out of assembling Apple's iPads and iPhones. It's a favourite because it speaks so directly to one of the great political arguments going on in both the US and the UK.
Facebook Inc., the world’s biggest social networking site, will overhaul its service in Europe over the next six months as a result of an investigation into how the social network handles personal data.
LG Display has just announced that it has successfully developed a 55″ OLED panel for HD televisions. At the moment, producing large OLED displays is an ongoing challenge, just like it was the case for LCD displays years ago.
You might have caught the story I wrote about the lessons in productivity I learned this year. I don’t write round-up type stuff that much. I probably should. Y’all love it. I guess I do too. Lists are simply magnetic.