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Chinese media attack on Apple, VW exposed; backfires badly

03/19, 12:40am

Celebrities bashing iPhone maker accidentally reveal state-run ruse

An attempt by China Central Television (CCTV) to paint Apple and Volkswagen in a bad light through a celebrity-driven Sina Weibo campaign has backfired badly on the state-run media outlet after one of the celebrities posting an "Apple-bashing" post accidentally included an instruction on when to post from the TV station alongside his prepared talking point. This prompted observant citizens to notice that a raft of celebrities had posted similar messages and posted around the same time, prompting ridicule from Weibo users.

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Samsung all-in-one CCTV kits with remote access go on sale

09/20, 3:07pm

Cameras have 200-foot range, 50-foot at night

Samsung has decided to put two new video security systems on the market. The SDE-4003 and SDE-5003 are all-in-one CCTV kits, boasting a set of high-resolution indoor and outdoor cameras with night vision, a digital video recorder, and the ability to remotely access the system through a web browser or mobile apps for iOS and Android.

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