19 Results in category Technology

Must Attend Event for those Doing Business in China

on 04/10/2017 - 09:06 am

If you're doing Cross Border Business, this conference for Cross Border Business Executives on April 21-22, 2017 in Shekou, Shenzhen, China is for you.
 
Highlighted by FORBES as one of the 12 Business Conferences in China you should attend, the Cross Border Summit "encourages international participation among industry leaders in cross border commerce between China and the rest of the world with content related to marketing, management, manufacturing, and technology. There are numerous roundtable discussions and networking sessions to encourage collaboration and idea generation." 

 
More than 200 e-commerce Entrepreneurs are also expected to attend the event. For more de ...

AlphaSphere Introduction and Giveaway - Interview at the Terrace in Sea World

on 02/18/2017 - 11:45 am

Gary Isse of ShekouDaily sat down with Diego Alcala, one of the creators of Alfie and the Alpha Sphere, at the Terrace in Sea World, Shekou, Shenzhen to learn more about their exciting new musical instrument.
 

 
If you'd like to learn more, you can visit their web site at: AlphaSphere.cn or scan the QR Code below to join their Crowdfunding WeChat group for a chance to get one of your own for just 600 RMB. These will be retailing on JD.com for 1,500 RMB after the crowdfunding campaign.

 
 
 
GET AN ALFIE FOR FREE!!!
 
 
If you're a Western Family and have a child that would like to learn music you may be able to get an Alfie for FREE! Please ...

WIN a ticket to the Cronkite Music Production Workshop (worth 2,000 RMB!)

on 01/12/2017 - 02:33 pm

Spend two days with looping musician master, Cronkite Satellite and learn how to use drum machines, synthesizers, turntables, digital audio workstations and a range of other tools!



By the end of this fun filled experience you'll be ready to start creating, publishing and selling your own musical masterpieces.

No experience necessary. People of all levels are welcome to attend.
 
Tickets for this event, hosted at Level 5, are on sale now here and sell for 2,000 RMB but you can WIN A FREE Ticket by following the instructions below:
 
1 - Share this post in your WeChat Moments (click the three dots menu icon in the upper-right corner of your screen and select "Shar ...

IMAX Opens in Sea World, Shekou, Shenzhen

on 12/24/2016 - 06:31 pm

A new IMAX movie theater opens today during the opening of the a Shopping Center across the street from Sea World in Shekou. According to IMAX's website, it's the 9th theater to open in Shenzhen. 
UPDATE: For movie times in English visit ShekouDaily.com/imax 

 
The Shopping Center, called Gateway One, also houses various other shops new to Shekou; including an Ole Supermarket.
 

 
The new theater is not yet listed on IMAX's web site; however information is available online (in Chinese only) at www.lumiai.com/#!/hotfilms .
 

 
Only a 37-minute demo movie is available as of today. The movie does have English;  unfortunately, to watch it, v ...

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 ...

WARNING: Stop using Firefox Web Browser! 0 Day in the Wild

on 11/30/2016 - 06:42 pm

UPDATE: A new version of Firefox is now available where this issue has been fixed. You can download it here.

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We don't normally post this type of information; however, we received this urgent alert and decided to share it with you.
 
Wordfence online security company issued an emergency bulletin at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday November 30th announcing the following:
 
There is a 0 day vulnerability in the wild that affects Firefox web browsers and the Tor browser bundle. The vulnerability emerged a few hours ago.
 
We recommend you temporarily switch to a non-firefox based browser until the Firefox dev team has a chance to release a fix. That should happen qui ...

Drone Combat Video from Shenzhen Maker Faire 2016 in Sea World, Shekou

on 10/23/2016 - 06:51 pm

Despite Typhoon Haima causing last minute changes to the schedule, the Maker Faire Shenzhen 2016 in Sea World, Shekou was a big success. One notable part of it was the first Drone Combat event held in Shenzhen on October 23rd.

At times things were a bit slow as the audience waited for defeated drones to get back into fighting mode, but overall there were plenty of exciting moments. The announcers did a good job of keeping people entertained during downtimes by doling out gifts and asking questions of the audience. I couldn't understand much of what was said so I spent my time watching the contestants fix their damaged drones.

To be honest, I couldn't understand at ...

Road Closures as Global Tech Giants Come to Shenzhen!

on 10/11/2016 - 09:09 pm

According to the Nanfang Metropolis Daily (Chinese Newspaper), some of the world's greatest tech giants are on their way to Shenzhen. Tomorrow's the start of the 2nd Shenzhen Maker Week taking place from October 12th to the 18th so it's going to be a big day! Not only for tech lovers and makers but also for drivers that need to move across the city.
 

 
Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Reid Hoffman, Ren Zhengfei, Ma Huateng and Kai-fu Lee are just of the few big names that are expected to attend the event. 

If you're driving, pay attention to this map:

The area in red in the main venue area and so will be closed off to cars that don't have special ...

Watch out for Hands-Free Pickpockets!

on 10/08/2016 - 10:37 am

There's no indication that this is happening in Shekou yet; however, considering the tech drive in this city it's best to be on the look out.
 
 

 
Luckily, a quick search online leads you to many methods to protect yourself from unwanted RFID scanning. My favorite is this video from Tekzilla.