Friday, 25th, 2018 | 6:08PM Updated

Photo shows interchanger cables of Sunway TaihuLight, a Chinese supercomputer, in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province.
White House Hikes Defense Spending, Cuts Budgets on Federal Research and Developmment Funding

The White House announced that it will substantially hike defense spending by $54 billion and reduce the budget for other "non-security" agencies. This means bad news for people who do scientific work and develop supercomputers that rely on federal research and development funding.

One of the founders of Jolla company, Sami Pienimaki, and company CEO Tomi Pienimaki (R) present the new Jolla smartphone that uses Linux-based Sailfish operating system.
Jolla to Build an Independent Operating System Exclusive to Chinese Territory

Jolla, a company known for building the Sailfish OS, has signed an exclusive license with a Chinese consortium to build an independent OS for the country. This Sailfish-based OS will be completely exclusive to the Chinese territory.

Lu Qi previously served as vice president at Microsoft and led the company's search engine division.
Former Microsoft Exec Lu Qi Appointed Vice Chair of Baidu’s Board

Chinese search engine company Baidu on Sunday announced that Baidu Group president and chief operating officer Lu Qi has been appointed director and vice chairman of the board of directors of Baidu.

A general view of the virtual-reality experiences at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
Chinese Tech Companies Jointly Launch 'Global Creator VR Short Film Festival 2017'

Chinese tech giants Youku, Jaunt China, Shanghai Media SMG and UCCVR are teaming up to create a Global Creator VR video competition. They are calling this as the GGC VR Short Film Festival 2017, and it was launched at a salon event in Shanghai.

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Apple prepares to inaugurate 'Apple Park' and commemorate 'Steve Jobs Theatre'

Apple announced that Apple Campus 2 will be opening for employees to move in this April, while officially naming the site "Apple Park." Accommodating more than 12,000 employees to the site will take more than six months, the company said and few smaller building construction and landscaping will proceed into the summer.

Chloe Goncalves poses in front of a building of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
Alibaba Global Leadership Academy Aims to Train 100 Global Ambassadors to Bridge China, International Markets

Chloe Goncalves, a French digital marketing professional, never expected that her post on her trip to China to work for Alibaba would make her an online celebrity. She posted this on LinkedIn half a year ago and has received over 31,000 likes and 2,900 comments.

China's first domestically made aircraft carrier under construction in Dalian.
China's Addition to Liaoning Steadily Progressing; New Aircraft Carrier to be Named 'Shandong'

The work done on China's first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier is steadily progressing. When it is launched, this will be China's its operational carrier, and will reportedly be named as the "Shandong."

Donald Trump is among the popular personalities who have been given the Meitu treatment by users.
This New Smartphone from Meitu Will Never Take an Ugly Selfie

Meitu, the company behind the viral anime app, has launched a smartphone that uses artificial intelligence to enable users to take better selfies.

iOS 10.2 beta version with new emojis running on a iPhone.
No Hope for Finalized iOS 10.2 Jailbreak as Apple’s iOS 11 Release Nears with v. 10.3 Now in Beta 4?

As the wait continues for Luca Todesco to finalize his Yalu102 jailbreak and for Team Pangu to possibly release their version of an iOS 10 jailbreak, Apple is fast approaching into the final build of iOS 10.3 and possibly looking to deploy iOS 11 soon. At the start of the week, beta 4 of version 10.3 has been seeded to developers.

Sony’s new concept earphones upgrade its Xperia Ear wireless earphones by allowing users to hear sounds around them
MWC 2017: Sony’s concept wireless earphones let ambient sounds enter ear canal

Sony's wireless concept earphones could take on Apple's AirPods that were introduced with the iPhone 7 last September. This follows the Japanese company announcing its smart wireless headphones called Xperia Ear at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016. A new design of the wireless headphones lets them sit outside the ear so the user can listen to music, talk to people, and get audio input from the environment.

Kingdom Hearts 3 is an action-RPG developed by Square Enix for the PS4 and Xbox One consoles. It is considered the third title of the Kingdom Hearts game series.
'Kingdom Hearts 3' update: More game details teased at 'Kingdom Hearts' 15th Anniversary event; New boss, command options, outfits teased [VIDEO]

New updates for "Kingdom Hearts 3" will feature a new boss, command option, outfits and more at the game's 15th Anniversary event.

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'Overwatch' DLC rumors: Blizzard Entertainment to launch two heroes in the game; 'Overwatch' League schedule in the third quarter this year?

New details for "Overwatch" will feature a two hero release and hints on the schedules for the "Overwatch League" revealed.

An image of the alleged LG G6 that is currently making rounds online.
LG G6 Confirmed for March 10 Release Date: 8 Things to Love About

The LG G6, as rumored, was outed via the MWC 2017 and the device proved a huge leap from the disappointing LG G5. Release date will commence March 10, reports said, and so far Android fans have eight things to love about the new flagship toy.

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OnePlus 5 Rumors: Release Date, Features, Design and Specs Update for Next Flagship Killer

From the OnePlus 3T, the next flagship killer to watch for is the OnePlus 5, which according to new reports will be a huge jump from its predecessors. The premium specifications and feature upgrades will still impress but the pricing will now be in the high-end sphere.

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