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Apple’s HDTV tipped for Q4 2012 launch

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Apple’s highly anticipated high-definition television may launch ahead of the holidays this year, according to a new report. Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White on Thursday relayed a report from Chinese-language 21cbh.com claiming that Apple manufacturing partner Hon Hai is scheduled to begin receiving LCD panels for the Apple...
Apple’s HDTV tipped for Q4 2012 launch
China’s online encyclopedia Hudong.com raising $50M round

Despite Alibaba Lastest IPO Rumors, Yahoo Deal Creates Incentive to Offering by End of 2015

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It seems like a month does not pass without another rumor about when Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba Group will have its much-anticipated IPO. Today, in the latest loosely-sourced report, a newsletter quoted a Chinese-language site on a leaked memo that allegedly said the preparations would begin in the second...
Despite Alibaba Lastest IPO Rumors, Yahoo Deal Creates Incentive to Offering by End of 2015

Hootsuite furthers China push with Renren, China's Facebook, and Traditional Chinese support

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Social media management service Hootsuite has burrowed itself further into China’s unique Internet space after it added support for Renren, commonly known as the country’s Facebook, and Simplified Chinese language. The moves come some six weeks after it took its first step to serve those with interests in China when it...
Hootsuite furthers China push with Renren, China's Facebook, and Traditional Chinese support
Phil Schiller interview casting doubt on possible low-end iPhone updated, prompting Reuters withdrawal
Redesigned iPad 3 with 8-megapixel camera pictured for the first time

China Likes Twitter (What?), but Will Still Censor It

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The Chinese government released a new white paper on Tuesday detailing the country's official position on Internet policy. Coming three months after the very public dispute with Google, which resulted in the shutdown of Google's China-based portal, the paper offers a revealing look back on Chinese Internet history as well...
China Likes Twitter (What?), but Will Still Censor It

Line prepares to monitor its 150 million users to censor sensitive Chinese words

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Earlier this year, Tencent-owned WeChat, a mobile messaging app with more than 300 million users, came under fire for censoring ‘sensitive’ topics that its users were discussing. Now, Line, a rival app developed in Japan which has 150 million users, is the next in line to pal up to the...
Line prepares to monitor its 150 million users to censor sensitive Chinese words

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba fights poor organization with restructure

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Following criticism from Alibaba’s CEO that his company was having trouble getting organized, China’s leading online retail company announced Monday a plan to restructure the company that is intended to “drive synergy” between its different divisions, while simultaneously creating “reasonable safeguards” for them. CEO Jack Ma admitted last month that Alibaba Group...
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba fights poor organization with restructure
Leaked display component suggests 6.44-inch 1080p Sony smartphone

Now China's WeChat App is Censoring Its Users Globally

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We’ve written a lot about the progress of the world’s biggest messaging app, the China-made WeChat, which is fast approaching 300 million registered users and enjoying some level of global success with it. But the the app – made by Tencent (HKG:0700), China’s biggest web company – is now risking...
Now China's WeChat App is Censoring Its Users Globally

Next Generation iPhone Enclosure Measured at 7.6 mm Thick

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Apple.pro posts scans of a story that first appeared in Chinese-language newspaper Apple Daily. That publication obtained one of the many "iPhone 5" enclosures that have been available over the past few weeks and took measurements of them. The thickness of the next generation enclosure was measured at 7.6 mm....
Next Generation iPhone Enclosure Measured at 7.6 mm Thick
Lenovo distances itself from RIM acquisition report

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'

Bing's China strategy: Go after the lucrative English-language queries originating in the country

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Bing has identified the area of Chinese search market that it will target to expand its presence there. Interestingly, the search engine intends to go after searches from the country that are executed in English. According to Microsoft, that segment is estimated to be roughly 5% of the total Chinese search market....
Bing's China strategy: Go after the lucrative English-language queries originating in the country

Thinkpad Helix appears on Lenovo's Israeli website, lends hope to a stateside or Euro arrival

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It wasn't long ago that our Chinese language website reported on the Lenovo Thinkpad Helix, a convertible ultrabook that launched alongside other models, but seemed destined for China only. Now, it looks like Israeli folks might also get the device, as it popped up recently on the company's website...
Thinkpad Helix appears on Lenovo's Israeli website, lends hope to a stateside or Euro arrival

Kindle Store, with iOS and Android apps, launches in China

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There’s no Chinese-language Kindle e-reader yet, but Amazon has launched a Chinese Kindle store with Android and iOS apps for reading ebooks. Reuters reports that “In June, four Kindle models, including the Kindle Touch and Kindle Fire and as well as one Kindle keyboard, received approval from the State Radio...
Kindle Store, with iOS and Android apps, launches in China
The New York Times launches Chinese-language website

Apple's 25 Billion App Download Contest Winner Flown to Beijing for Award Ceremony

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Earlier this month, Apple announced that the winner of its 25 billion app countdown contest was Fu Chunli, a resident of Qingdao, China who was awarded an iTunes Store gift card valued at $10,000. Her milestone download was Disney's Where's My Water? Free. Fu Chunli shows off her $10,000 iTunes...
Apple's 25 Billion App Download Contest Winner Flown to Beijing for Award Ceremony

Factory photo reveals rubber gloves, pink overalls, huge Sony device

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There's a million things this could be: a fake, a prototype, the spawn of some renegade lathe, we just don't know. What we can say is that the photo above was posted to the Chinese-language Digi-wo forum by someone who claims it's a component for a 6.44-inch, 1080p Sony...
Factory photo reveals rubber gloves, pink overalls, huge Sony device

Flipboard Goes French And More Magazine-Like

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Having already launched a Chinese-language app recently, iPad social magazine app Flipboard has used its latest upgrade to support the French language for users who set their location to France. The iPad update also inherits Cover Stories, the algorithm the startup introduced to iPhone in December to show mobile...
Flipboard Goes French And More Magazine-Like

E Ink lands 6-inch color e-book reader module orders from Amazon, says paper

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EPD maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) reportedly has landed orders for 6-inch color e-book reader modules from Amazon with shipments to begin in March, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report....
E Ink lands 6-inch color e-book reader module orders from Amazon, says paper
Retooled third-generation iPad may launch ahead of the holidays

YouTube Cofounder Steve Chen Explains What He's Doing With His New Company

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About a year ago, YouTube cofounders Steve Chen and Chad Hurley bought bookmarking service Delicious from Yahoo, and used it as the basis to form a new company called Avos Systems. We haven't heard much from them since. Until today, when Avos announced its first round of outside funding. (PDF...
YouTube Cofounder Steve Chen Explains What He's Doing With His New Company

Here's Another Report That New Macs Arrive In June (AAPL)

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Sources tell the Chinese-language paper Economic Daily News that new iMacs are arriving in June, we learn via DigiTimes. Other rumors have Apple set to release new MacBook Pros around the same timeframe, so this could be the makings of a full Mac refresh. The new iMacs will supposedly have...
Here's Another Report That New Macs Arrive In June (AAPL)

Microsoft launches special Chinese version of Surface Pro aimed at home users

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Microsoft is hoping to build momentum behind its Surface Pro tablet in China by launching a special edition including Office Home & Student 2013--but with Windows 8 Standard, rather than Windows 8 Pro. Microsoft's Surface Pro 128 GB version goes on sale in the country this Tuesday. But along...
Microsoft launches special Chinese version of Surface Pro aimed at home users

Alleged front panel for fifth-gen iPad shows iPad mini influences

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Chinese-language site Apple.pro says it has obtained a photo of a front panel for the upcoming fifth-generation iPad. The part mostly resembles panels for previous iPads, except for sporting a thinner bezel on the sides, mimicking the design of the iPad mini. Such a change could help Apple shrink both...
Alleged front panel for fifth-gen iPad shows iPad mini influences

Apple to Begin Trial Production of iPhone 5S for Earlier Than Expected Launch?

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DigiTimes relays a report coming from a Chinese-language Commercial Times report. In it, the Commercial Times claims that Apple will begin trial production of the iPhone 5S as early as December.Facing low yield rates in the production of iPhone 5, Apple has accelerated the certification processes for related parts and...
Apple to Begin Trial Production of iPhone 5S for Earlier Than Expected Launch?

Chinese securities firms ban Qihoo 360 software as Baidu rivalry continues

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We’ve been keeping tabs on the back-and-forth rivalry between upstart Chinese search engine Qihoo 360 and giant Baidu, and it looks like the battle is spilling out from the search industry to the companies’ other products. Marbridge Consulting notes that four major Chinese securities firms have told employees to uninstall...
Chinese securities firms ban Qihoo 360 software as Baidu rivalry continues

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
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