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Google Glass gets competition from China's Baidu

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China's biggest search engine, Baidu, is reportedly working on its own computerized eye glasses, going head-to-head with Google's Glass project....
Google Glass gets competition from China's Baidu
Silicon Valley voices opposition to China cyber-espionage provision

Streamlining its brand, Jingdong's 360buy.com renames to JD.com

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China’s Jingdong announced today that, in order to streamline its brand, it is renaming the B2C e-commerce site 360buy.com to JD.com. 360buy’s focus has been on communication, computers and consumer electronics. It boasts around 80 million registered users. The move is not so much a restructuring as it is perhaps...
Streamlining its brand, Jingdong's 360buy.com renames to JD.com

U.S. and China agree to limit HFC greenhouse gases, setting global warming back by two years

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On Saturday, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping made a public pledge to scale back production of HFCs (Hydrochlorofluorocarbons), especially potent greenhouse gases used in refrigerators, air conditioners and insulating foam. According to the White House, the proposed phasedown would have an effect equivalent to removing 90 gigatons...
U.S. and China agree to limit HFC greenhouse gases, setting global warming back by two years

For Hackers, China Is a Land of Opportunity

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Hacking in China thrives across official, corporate and criminal worlds and is openly discussed and promoted, whether for breaking into private networks, tracking dissent or stealing trade secrets....
For Hackers, China Is a Land of Opportunity
Amazon App Store goes to China

Being in China Is Less Risky Than Not Being There

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China's state-owned enterprises are learning to be more innovative, as are the company's local employees, General Electric Vice Chairman John Rice said....
Being in China Is Less Risky Than Not Being There

Microsoft to cooperate with feds in bribery, kickback probe

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Microsoft today said it would cooperate with federal regulators who are reportedly investigating claims that some of its business partners bribed officials in China, Romania and Italy to close deals....
Microsoft to cooperate with feds in bribery, kickback probe

Huawei Pits P6 Against Top-End Smartphones

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China's Huawei Technologies Co. is gunning for more cachet in the smartphone market, starting with souped-up specs for its new handset, the Ascend P6....
Huawei Pits P6 Against Top-End Smartphones

China Criticizes Android's Dominance

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China criticized Google's Android operating system, arguing that the country is too reliant on the platform and accusing the search giant of discriminating against local companies....
China Criticizes Android's Dominance

Acer announces $400 Haswell-powered AIO machine - running Android

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It might look a little like Windows 8, but that’s Android The blurring of the line between PCs and tablets looks set to be accelerated after Acer announced an All-In-One (AIO) PC powered by a  3GHz Core i5 Haswell processor, but running Android instead of Windows. Choosing Android over Windows...
Acer announces $400 Haswell-powered AIO machine - running Android
Huawei backs out of US network equipment market, citing unfavorable 'geopolitical reasons'

Google's former China chief invites 30 million followers to join him on Twitter after Weibo ban

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The former head of Google's China division has called for his 30 million Weibo followers to join him on Twitter after he was banned from Chinese microblogging sites....
Google's former China chief invites 30 million followers to join him on Twitter after Weibo ban

Today's Glimpse Into the World of Software-Writing

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Two years ago, Mark Bernstein was part of the stellar guest-blogger team in this space, when I was holed up in China in a fever of book-writing. In his day job, Mark Bernstein is the head of Eastgate software and the creator of a program I use every day, Tinderbox.He...
Today's Glimpse Into the World of Software-Writing
Obama administration considering options to escalate response to Chinese cyberattacks

China's web censors are quick, but take breaks for the evening news

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Sina Weibo, China's Twitter-like microblogging platform, has seen tremendous growth since launching in 2010, with the site's 300 million users combining to post 70,000 messages per minute. This growth has forced the Chinese government to ramp up its censorship tactics, though its precise methods have thus far remained a...
China's web censors are quick, but take breaks for the evening news
People Actually Use QR Codes (In China)
This Is Nokia's New Flagship Windows Phone: The Thin, Aluminium Lumia 925

Apple regains fifth spot in Chinese smartphone market, shipments soar

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Apple retook its spot as China's fifth largest smartphone vendor in the first quarter, as the country's market grew to triple the size of the U.S.'s.Apple had an 8 percent share of the smartphone market, while Samsung continued to lead all vendors with a 20 percent share, according to...
Apple regains fifth spot in Chinese smartphone market, shipments soar

Nokia shuts its biggest store in the world in Shanghai

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Nokia has shuttered its flagship store in China, and is looking to mobile operators and others to pick up the slack....
Nokia shuts its biggest store in the world in Shanghai

Lenovo hopes to sell smartphones in the US within a year

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While Lenovo is one of the fastest-rising smartphone makers today, many Americans wouldn't know it when the company has never officially sold handsets in the country. They might soon be well acquainted, according to CEO Yang Yuanqing: he wants Lenovo to be selling smartphones in the US within a...
Lenovo hopes to sell smartphones in the US within a year

EU probe could could slow European vendors supplying tech for China's 4G deployment

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The European Union may be trying to protect its telecom equipment industry with its recent threat to investigate China over networking equipment imports. But the move could end up hurting the chances of Western vendors intent on supplying technology to China's upcoming 4G services launch, according to analysts....
EU probe could could slow European vendors supplying tech for China's 4G deployment

HTC expects more slippage in the first quarter

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Peter Chou may be optimistic, but first quarter results for this year are expected to raise little cheer for the company's shareholders. Will offering cheap phones in China help? [Read more]...
HTC expects more slippage in the first quarter

Huawei CEO Guo Ping on his company's unusual governance structure

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In a rare interview, Guo Ping CEO of China's Huawei discusses how his powerful company is organized. FORTUNE -- Huawei's massive presence at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona couldn't be missed. Conference-goers were greeted with the Chinese telecom giant's electronic ads as soon as they stepped off the...
Huawei CEO Guo Ping on his company's unusual governance structure

Pentagon accuses China of cyberattacks on U.S military, business targets

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Chinese cyberespionage activities are fueling a rapid modernization of the country's defense and high tech industries, the Pentagon said in an unusually candid assessment of China's military and security developments last year....
Pentagon accuses China of cyberattacks on U.S military, business targets

AudienceScience scores cash, names former PopCap exec as CFO

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AudienceScience has raised additional capital and named former PopCap Games executive Bob Chamberlain to the role of chief financial officer. The marketing services company declined to comment on how much cash it raised in the most recent round, but a SEC filing indicates that it has reeled in $9.2 million...
AudienceScience scores cash, names former PopCap exec as CFO

New York Times says Chinese hackers hit its network

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BEIJING--A four-month-long cyberattack on the New York Times originating from China -- detailed by the newspaper Thursday -- may be part of a shift by Chinese hackers to apply the same sophisticated infiltration techniques on foreign media that they have used in recent years to steal proprietary data from U.S....
New York Times says Chinese hackers hit its network

Will China end 13-year ban on video game consoles?

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The China Daily reports that government officials are reviewing the longstanding prohibition. But there's still a lot of bureaucracy to be navigated before any change can take place. [Read more]...
Will China end 13-year ban on video game consoles?

U.K. Warns on China Security Risk

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The U.K. has left itself vulnerable to cyberattacks by allowing a Chinese telecommunications company to become a major player in Britain without adequate security checks, a parliamentary committee said....
U.K. Warns on China Security Risk

Enabling the next generation of computer scientists with CS4HS

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For the past four years, Google has sponsored an initiative called Computer Science for High School (CS4HS). The mission of this aptly named collaboration is simple: to bring computer science professional development to educators through hands-on workshops. In collaboration with universities, colleges and technical schools, we have helped K-12 educators...
Enabling the next generation of computer scientists with CS4HS
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