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Adam Minter

Adam Minter

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Maybe Apple Isn’t as Green as It Claims

Upgrading to an iPhone 12? Apple Inc. is happy to take your old phone off your hands.

Amid Travel Bans, Singaporeans Get Creative

Affluent, food-loving Singaporeans aren’t averse to spending $500 on a meal.

Why Is China Disqualifying Its Olympic Athletes?

The Chinese Communist Party likes to depict itself as the competent steward of a dynamic emerging su

Deadly Virus in China Should Scare World Leaders to Action

China was completely unprepared when the virus now known as SARS emerged in the late autumn of 2002.

Facebook: Legislation, Regulation, Censor

Governments around the world are exploring ways to break Facebook Inc.'s grip on their citizens.

No, China Isn’t Winning the Space Race

On Wednesday, China successfully landed its Chang’e-4 spacecraft on the moon’s far side — an impress

The Robot Farm Is Here

As rich countries welcome autonomous cars, trucks and boats onto their roads and waterways, the deve

The Small-Rocket Revolution

When SpaceX's 230-foot Falcon Heavy blasted off on Feb. 6, it became a global sensation.

China Reinvents Literature

Smartphones may be killing print in China, but they're revolutionizing literature.

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