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Baidu-powered Dell Streak Pro D43 gets hands-on treatment

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Dell's dual-cored Streak Pro D43 has arrived in the hands of our colleagues over at Engadget Chinese. In a detailed tour of the first Baidu Yi smartphone, they've unearthed a built-in battery and perused the Super AMOLED Plus qHD display, tempered with Gorilla Glass. The casing is little thick...
Baidu-powered Dell Streak Pro D43 gets hands-on treatment

Apple Releases First Developer Preview of OS X Mountain Lion, Public Launch in Late Summer

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Apple today announced that it has released the first developer preview of the company's next-generation operating system, named OS X Mountain Lion. The release will bring over 100 new features, including a number of those familiar to iOS users such as Messages, Notes, Reminders, Game Center, Notification Center, Twitter integration,...
Apple Releases First Developer Preview of OS X Mountain Lion, Public Launch in Late Summer

Baidu launches an office in Australia to help local companies tap into China’s Web potential

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Chinese Internet giant Baidu has continued its international expansion after it announced that it has entered Australia this week. Mumbrella reports that the company, which runs China’s most popular search engine portal and other services, has appointed a ‘launch team’ that will set up the Australian office. Local hires include Singapore-based international...
Baidu launches an office in Australia to help local companies tap into China’s Web potential

Baidu’s New Forked Android Phone: China’s Search Giant Wants To Make Windows Phone, iOS Versions Too

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Big mobile plans afoot for Baidu, the Google of China that leads in search and has launched a host of other services in the wake of that business. The company today unveiled the first smartphone to be built on its own platform, the Changhong H5018. And while that device is...
Baidu’s New Forked Android Phone: China’s Search Giant Wants To Make Windows Phone, iOS Versions Too

Not So Fast, Google: China Wants A Look At Your Motorola Deal First

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Google has overcome two big regulatory hurdles in getting its $12.5-billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility approved by both U.S. and European regulators. China has until March 20 to decide whether or not it will wave through the deal, too. The country’s Anti-Monopoly Bureau is now reviewing the deal — a...
Not So Fast, Google: China Wants A Look At Your Motorola Deal First

Official: China now has more than 1 billion mobile phone users

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The Chinese government has revealed that the country now has more than 1 billion mobile phone users, confirming a fact that had been anticipated for some while, in response to the continued growth of mobile devices there. As Tech In Asia reveals – citing a Chinese language report from Sina Tech...
Official: China now has more than 1 billion mobile phone users

Apple tipped to further distance itself from Google with the inclusion of China’s Baidu in iOS

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Apple’s impending divorce from Google is about to take another step towards a split, according to suggestions in China that iOS may soon get local search support. Chinese website Sina Tech — via Tech In Asia — is reporting on speculation that Apple will introduce an update for iOS that integrates...
Apple tipped to further distance itself from Google with the inclusion of China’s Baidu in iOS

Baidu in talks with more than 20 handset makers over adopting its Android-based OS

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Baidu‘s aggressive new strategy to build its brand in China’s mobile space is showing promise, after the Chinese search giant revealed it is talking to more than 20 manufacturers over the potential to build devices powered by its ‘Baidu Cloud’ operating system. The firm made the claim in an announcement...
Baidu in talks with more than 20 handset makers over adopting its Android-based OS

Baidu aims to rival iOS, Android with own smartphone, OS and app store

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Baidu has announced details of its soon-to-launch new smartphone and the cloud-centric operating system (OS) that will power it. The Chinese search giant says that the move, which will put Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS platforms under pressure in China, will bring about a revolution of affordable smartphones. The Foxconn-built...
Baidu aims to rival iOS, Android with own smartphone, OS and app store

Report: iPhone owners are China’s most active mobile Internet users by some margin

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They may have to pay more than double the price of a regular smartphone to buy one, but Chinese iPhone owners are four times more active on the country’s mobile Internet space than any other device, according to a report from Chinese search giant Baidu. In the annual report Baidu, which...
Report: iPhone owners are China’s most active mobile Internet users by some margin

Baidu guns for Google with ‘Baiduizing’ ROM for Android smartphones in China

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Chinese search giant Baidu has set its sites on rivalling Google in China with the release of a ROM that takes Android-powered phones, replacing Google’s suite of services with its own. Baidu unveiled its new smartphone push earlier this month, when it announced details of an Android-based cloud-centric operating system,...
Baidu guns for Google with ‘Baiduizing’ ROM for Android smartphones in China

Australian Regulators Targeting Apple Over '4G' Marketing Claims on New iPad

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The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Australian regulators are taking action to address "misleading" marketing claims regarding the new iPad, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announcing that it will pursue injunctions, fines and other remedies in its case. The issue stems from Apple's use of "4G" in...
Australian Regulators Targeting Apple Over '4G' Marketing Claims on New iPad

Japanese mobile gaming firm DeNA strengthens China presence with Sina Weibo deal

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Japanese mobile social gaming firm DeNA has taken another step to increase its presence in China with the announcement that it is linking up with microblogging giant Sina Weibo in the country. The tie-up will see DeNA’s Mobage gaming platform made “even more accessible” to the microblog service’s 300 million...
Japanese mobile gaming firm DeNA strengthens China presence with Sina Weibo deal

Telefónica eyes the fast-growing mobile markets in Brazil and Chile with plans for LTE services

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Spanish giant telco Telefónica is planning to bid for LTE frequencies in Brazil and Chile during the second half of the year, BusinessWeek reported. As we reported, smartphone sales seem to be taking off in Latin America, boosting data use. The announcement was made in Barcelona by the company’s CTO Enrique Blanco,...
Telefónica eyes the fast-growing mobile markets in Brazil and Chile with plans for LTE services
Dragons, bulls and bears: How are China’s digital media faring on Wall Street?

Chinese Web giants Baidu and Sina team up on mobile search and content

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Baidu, China’s largest search engine, and Sina, which runs the popular Sina Weibo microblogging service, have announced a new partnership that will result in swapping mobile and cloud-based search and content across their respective platforms. The companies, two of China’s most-impressive growth stories, should achieve synergy as they band together....
Chinese Web giants Baidu and Sina team up on mobile search and content

China’s Tencent focuses on mobile, ecommerce and overseas growth with restructuring

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Chinese Internet company Tencent has announced a corporate restructuring move that will see it focus on developing its social network services, mobile offering and overseas presence through dedicated business units. Tencent posted record earnings this week — with quarterly revenues in excess of $1.5 billion and profits of $466 million —...
China’s Tencent focuses on mobile, ecommerce and overseas growth with restructuring

Baidu custom ROM for Nexus S swaps Google's apps for Baidu's own, gets few fans in Mountain View

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The Nexus S was supposed to be the definition of Google's perfect phone circa late 2010, so we can't imagine that too many at the Googleplex are enthused with the potential impact of a new custom ROM from Baidu. China's search giant has replaced many of the stock Google...
Baidu custom ROM for Nexus S swaps Google's apps for Baidu's own, gets few fans in Mountain View

Chinese Web giant Baidu focuses on Southeast Asia with Singapore research center plan

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Baidu looks set to increase its focus on Southeast Asia after the Chinese Internet giant announced plans to build a research center in Singapore, with a view to ramping up its services in the region. In a statement, reported by Business Week, the company said the move will be an...
Chinese Web giant Baidu focuses on Southeast Asia with Singapore research center plan

Chinese Writers' Apple Book Piracy Claims Grow Louder

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Twenty-two Chinese authors now plan to sue Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) for 50 million yuan ($7.9 million), claiming copies of 95 of their books were published without authorisation in iTunes Store apps, according to China’s state-run Xinhua news agency. The books include the iconic 24 Histories, a collection chronicling Chinese...
Chinese Writers' Apple Book Piracy Claims Grow Louder

First Tim Cook, now Mark Zuckerberg is spotted visiting China

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Facebook’s own Mark Zuckerberg has taken a jaunt to China, apparently for fun, but we suspect also for business. The level of his celebrity has made it so that wherever he goes, he is followed. Mark and American-Chinese girlfriend Priscilla Chan were spotted and snapped pottering around Shanghai. Recently Apple’s Tim...
First Tim Cook, now Mark Zuckerberg is spotted visiting China

Japanese mobile gaming platform DeNA lands on iOS in South Korea

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The wait for mobile gaming platform DeNA is over for iOS device owners in Korea, after the Japanese games giant and local Web powerhouse Daum finally made the service available for the iPhone and iPad in the country. The announcement of the launch [in Japanese, via Serkan Toto] comes some five months after the...
Japanese mobile gaming platform DeNA lands on iOS in South Korea

Sizing up two Internet giants: Google vs Baidu in China [Infographic]

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We’ve written considerable amounts about Google’s approach to China, which the company says it is still focused on despite the fact that it relocated its search engine to Hong Kong in 2010. Of all of the challenges that Google faces there, the fierce competition provided by Chinese rival Baidu is...
Sizing up two Internet giants: Google vs Baidu in China [Infographic]

China's internet giants team up

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China's two internet giants, Baidu and Sina, announce a partnership to share mobile search results and content between their platforms....
China's internet giants team up

87% of iPhone 4S Owners Use Siri Each Month

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Apple has been prominently featuring Siri, the voice recognition feature, in its iPhone 4S advertising. And, for a good reason: it's apparently very popular amongst iPhone 4S owners. 87 percent of iPhone 4S users use at least one Siri feature each month, according to a new study. However, they aren't...
87% of iPhone 4S Owners Use Siri Each Month
Michael Anti sees promise behind China's 'Great Firewall'

Baidu reports 75% increase in revenue and net income for Q1, but shares fall

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Baidu, China’s leading search engine company, has just announced its financial results for Q1 2012. The company’s revenues for the quarter came in at RMB4.264 billion ($677.1 million), a 75 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Baidu’s earning per share came in at $0.87. Net income was...
Baidu reports 75% increase in revenue and net income for Q1, but shares fall

China Mobile and Apple, the significance of the partnership that could be

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Recent rumours have suggested that the next iPhone, which is speculated to arrive in the latter part of the year, will finally see Apple include support for China Mobile and its unique 3G (TD-SCDMA) network. The main issue has circled around support for the network but, according to supply sources...
China Mobile and Apple, the significance of the partnership that could be

Apple Explains New iPad's Continued Charging Beyond 100% Battery Level

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Among the many topics related to charging, battery, and heat issues with the new iPad, observers have noted that the device continues to charge for up to an hour after the point at which the iPad reports a charge level of 100%. AllThingsD has now spoken with Apple's Michael Tchao...
Apple Explains New iPad's Continued Charging Beyond 100% Battery Level

Apple Releases Safari 6 Update for OS X Lion

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Alongside OS X Mountain Lion 10.8, Apple has released the updated version of Safari to OS X Lion (10.7). It is available in OS X Lion's Software Update. According to Apple, the new Safari contains new features, including: - Smart Search Field. Safari now has one field for typing both...
Apple Releases Safari 6 Update for OS X Lion
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