How Apple is paving the way to a ‘cloud dictatorship’ in China | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

By Lo Shih-hung The US-based global tech giant Apple Inc. is set to hand over the operation of its iCloud data center in mainland China to a local corporation called Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) by February 28, 2018. When this transition happens, the local company will become responsible for handling […]

Source: How Apple is paving the way to a ‘cloud dictatorship’ in China | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

Is this the end of the end?

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great Firewall

BEIJING (AP) — China is tightening control over foreign companies’ internet use in a move some worry might disrupt their operations or jeopardize trade secrets as part of a crackdown

Source: China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great Firewall

We will all have to wait to see how this may or may not affect us, but without a functioning method of bypassing the GFW  then many expats, businesses will struggle to enjoy China.

Picture In Picture with YouTube in macOS — MyProductiveMac

It cannot be denied that a large portion of videos stored on the internet can be found on YouTube. Isn’t it frustrating then that when you navigate to the web interface on YouTube and look for the Picture in Picture button, there isn’t one there? Well with macOS Sierra, it IS possible 。。。。

Source: Picture In Picture with YouTube in macOS — MyProductiveMac

I have been wondering how to do this for almost a year now!

Toilet paper thieves strike again, 1500 rolls gone in just one week at Chengdu park: Shanghaiist

I’ll never understand what is going through people’s minds when they choose to take advantage of the five finger discount on toilet paper.

China is currently in the middle of a nationwide “toilet revolution” aimed at improving the quality and quantity of the country’s infamously abysmal public toilets, but so far that revolution isn’t going quite as smoothly as officials had hoped.

Source: Toilet paper thieves strike again, 1500 rolls gone in just one week at Chengdu park: Shanghaiist