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Microsoft Opens Online Flagship Store On Tmall, The 'Amazon Of China'

ZTE Tania launches in China with faster processor

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Chinese manufacturer ZTE launched its Tania handset in China today. The Tania is the first Windows Phone developed by a Chinese company. As Chinese tech blog WP Dang reports, the Tania will be exclusive to China Unicom, and the Chinese model of the phone ships with a faster processor than...
ZTE Tania launches in China with faster processor

Ban Removal Could Take PlayStation, Xbox And Wii To China

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Chinese authorities may be considering lifting a longstanding ban on games consoles. An official Chinese newspaper has stirred up much excitement today with the news that China may be about to lift a ban on games consoles it imposed in 2000. The original ban was said to be in...
Ban Removal Could Take PlayStation, Xbox And Wii To China
China vs Apple, round 5: State-owned movie studio sues for copyright infringement
Amazon Appstore Opens in China, Leaps Final Hurdle Before Kindle Fire Launch

Google confirms services blocked in China

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Google confirmed a dropoff in Web traffic to its sites in China today, echoing an online report that the company's services are being blocked there....
Google confirms services blocked in China

One in a billion: How technology is transforming dating in China

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It would be easy to simply assume that the more than one billion residents of the world’s most populous nation don’t have much trouble meeting people, since they’re often surrounded by them, but it would also be reductive. China is in a tumultuous time as unprecedented numbers of residents move...
One in a billion: How technology is transforming dating in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China for second time in less than a year

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Credit: Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Apple CEO Tim Cook is apparently visiting China today for the second time since replacing Steve Jobs as chief executive in 2011. According to a statement on the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology website, Cook met with Head of the Ministry...
Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China for second time in less than a year

Chinese Censors Turn Up The Heat On Google

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When Google shut down its Chinese search operations and moved them to Hong Kong, it placed its search results outside the so-called Great Chinese Firewall. China immediately started blocking politically sensitive search queries, just as it does for all Web content outside the firewall. That was a week ago....
Chinese Censors Turn Up The Heat On Google

Loopcam pushes its GIF-sharing service in China with a new domain and filter for the Chinese New Year

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Loopcam, an iOS app for creating and sharing GIF animations, is expanding into China today with the launch of a new domain, www.loopcam.cn. The app’s feed and interface feels not too dissimilar to Vine, the new six second video-sharing app launched by Twitter yesterday. The difference though, of course, is...
Loopcam pushes its GIF-sharing service in China with a new domain and filter for the Chinese New Year

Google services blocked in China

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Google confirmed a dropoff in Web traffic to its sites in China today, echoing an online report that the company's services are being blocked there....
Google services blocked in China
Amazon China and Suning Quit Selling iPads in Ongoing Trademark Battle

Report: Apple's rumored R&D center confirmed to open in Shanghai this summer

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Following reports earlier this month that Tim Cook’s most recent visit to China included talks regarding a new R&D center in China, today new reports claimed the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce has confirmed the facility will open this summer. The report comes from Chinese news site yicai.com and was translated by...
Report: Apple's rumored R&D center confirmed to open in Shanghai this summer

HAXLR8R Demo Day: Lessons from China

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Today the accelerator HAXLR8R held its second-ever demo day in San Francisco. Two things separate it from the usual incubator event. First, it focuses solely on hardware products. Second, HAXLR8R is based in Shenzhen, China, bringing founders and mentors to the city for about three months to learn how...
HAXLR8R Demo Day: Lessons from China

Asian game developer CMUNE snags record funding from Skype founder’s Atomico fund

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Asian games developer and publisher CMUNE has made a significant announcement after revealing that it has raised “record” funding from Atomico, the international VC fund established by Skype founder Niklas Zennström. Speaking at the GMIC event in China today, the 3D social games specialist did not disclose the level of funding, except...
Asian game developer CMUNE snags record funding from Skype founder’s Atomico fund

Standard searches on Google Hong Kong 'blocked in China'

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Standard searches from page result in internet connection being reset so no results are displayedWeb users across China today reported that all standard searches on Google's Hong Kong-based website were blocked, but suggested the problem could be unintentional rather than a bar by the Chinese authorities.It was still possible to...
Standard searches on Google Hong Kong 'blocked in China'

Some Users In China Reporting They Are Able To Access Facebook, Despite Ban

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A sign of a crack in the Great Chinese Firewall? Internet users in China today are reporting that they are able to access Facebook in the country: some say they can access the site through mobile internet connections and iOS apps; others are reporting access using HTTPS connections on their...
Some Users In China Reporting They Are Able To Access Facebook, Despite Ban

White House confirms cyber attack, demurs to point a finger at China

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Today the White House confirmed that it had been the target and victim of a cyber attack. News of the issue arose on Sunday, when the conservative-leaning Washington Free Beacon reported that China had been behind a breach of key systems at the Executive Branch. In its initial reporting, the...
White House confirms cyber attack, demurs to point a finger at China
Internet Explorer 10 preview for Windows 7 reportedly due tomorrow

Sina Weibo Will Monetize Through E-Commerce, Not Ads, Alibaba CTO Jian Says

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One interesting thing to watch is how social networking platforms mature divergently as businesses around the world. Sina Weibo, the public microblogging platform that has had a huge impact on online discourse in China, is veering down a path toward e-commerce and transactions after Alibaba took a stake worth $586...
Sina Weibo Will Monetize Through E-Commerce, Not Ads, Alibaba CTO Jian Says

TMI, the VC firm co-founded by ex-Google China head Kaifu Lee, invests in 3 startups in Taiwan

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TMI Holding Corporation, the Taiwan-based venture capital firm founded jointly by WI Harper Group, ITRI, and Kaifu Lee — one of the loudest voices in the startup world in Greater China — today announced it has invested in three software startups, all of which are located on the island country....
TMI, the VC firm co-founded by ex-Google China head Kaifu Lee, invests in 3 startups in Taiwan
Pentagon directly accuses China of hacking to steal U.S. defense intelligence
iPhone 5 gains necessary network approval in China, readying for mid-December launch

No Egg-Throwing Crowds at Mainland China iPad Launch

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Apple’s new iPad finally arrived at market in mainland China today, remarkably without incident. Gone were the unruly crowds and egg-throwing scalpers that so disrupted the iPhone 4s launch at Apple’s Sanlitun store in Beijing that the company was forced to postpone it. Evidently the pre-sale reservation system Apple instituted...
No Egg-Throwing Crowds at Mainland China iPad Launch

China Leads World In New iOS & Android Activations; App Sessions Up 1126% Over Last Year

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New data from mobile analytics firm Flurry indicates the incredible growth potential of the Chinese smartphone market. The country, which ranked 11th place at the start of 2011 in terms of iOS and Android activations, has now climbed into the number one spot, beating out the U.S., now number two....
China Leads World In New iOS & Android Activations; App Sessions Up 1126% Over Last Year

Sony unveils Xperia neo L with ICS for China market

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Sony unveiled the Xperia neo L MT25i in China today as the first Sony smartphone to ship with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The Neo successor packs a 4-inch (480-by- 854) display, 1GHz single-core Snapdragon MSM8255 processor with Adreno 205 graphics, 512MB RAM, 1GB of internal memory, MicroSD support, 5-megapixel camera with 720p video recording...
Sony unveils Xperia neo L with ICS for China market

Windows Phone Makes Official Chinese Debut Today

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恭喜!Microsoft has officially launched Windows Phone in China today, and Microsoft marked the occasion with a little get-together local press could get a feel for their smartphone efforts. As mentioned before, the first new Windows Phone to hit China is the HTC Eternity (or Triumph, or Titan, as it was...
Windows Phone Makes Official Chinese Debut Today
Chinese students 'forced' to work on iPhone 5 sent back to school

Xiaomi Phone 2S and 2A announced with MIUI v5, the former entering Hong Kong and Taiwan

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After selling 7.19 million phones in China last year, Xiaomi is now one step closer to world domination with a new device that'll take it to new territories: the Xiaomi Phone 2S (or MI-2S). As the name and look (pictured left) suggest, this is pretty much the same device...
Xiaomi Phone 2S and 2A announced with MIUI v5, the former entering Hong Kong and Taiwan

How the Last Five Years of the Internet Have Changed China Forever

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The rapid evolution of the Internet and its life-changing consequences is perhaps the greatest story of my generation, and the last five years have been among the most important in that process. In that time in the Western world, we’ve seen the emergence of the iPhone, the iPad, clouding...
How the Last Five Years of the Internet Have Changed China Forever
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