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Sina Weibo introduces Twitter-like in-stream advertising in quest to monetize its 400m user base

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Sina has officially launched promoted feed advertising on Weibo  in yet another attempt to get convert its 400-million strong microblogging platform into a moneymaker, according to Chinese news website Sohu IT. The new Weibo Tuiguang system was in closed testing last year and is now rolling out to all users. Ads...
Sina Weibo introduces Twitter-like in-stream advertising in quest to monetize its 400m user base

China Mobile begins TD-LTE trials in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, users need a Galaxy S III for now

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It looks like China Mobile is making good on its promise to carry out TD-LTE trials this year: the carrier is launching test programs in both Guangzhou and Shenzen, according to a report from the Chinese news site Guangming Online. As it happens, this isn't technically the first time...
China Mobile begins TD-LTE trials in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, users need a Galaxy S III for now

China cracks down on online piracy and removes two major sites for illegal downloads

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Two major platforms in China dedicated to pirating international movies and TV shows have shut down today. The removal comes just in time for World Intellectual Property Day, a little-known, UN-mandated holiday held on April 26 that Chinese fans of Game of Thrones unwittingly observed today. As reported on Chinese news...
China cracks down on online piracy and removes two major sites for illegal downloads

Foxconn reportedly begins taking orders for the Apple TV

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Apple’s Chinese manufacturing partner Foxconn has reportedly begun accepting orders to build an Apple TV set, according to Chinese news website Sina. The publication’s sources claim the long rumored iTV is currently in the “trial production stage,” however more details were not given. Earlier this month Foxconn’s CEO denied that...
Foxconn reportedly begins taking orders for the Apple TV
Report: Apple to add Baidu to iOS search options next month

Gaopeng, Groupon’s Flagging Effort in China, May Be Headed For A Merger with FTuan

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This post is contributed by Ben Jiang, editor of TechNode, a bilingual blog based in China. Gaopeng, a joint venture between Groupon and Tencent, may be headed for a merger by the end of next month with FTuan, according to reports from local Chinese news agencies. Notably, FTuan is a...
Gaopeng, Groupon’s Flagging Effort in China, May Be Headed For A Merger with FTuan

Thinner, Lighter 5th Generation iPad to Arrive in March 2013?

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Japanese blog Macotakara is reporting that a redesigned fifth-generation iPad could arrive in March 2013. However Chinese news ZOL (CBS Interactive) reported next iPad mini in AppleInsider's article, according to my inside source, iPad(5th) may be released in March, 2013. Source told that, design of this new iPad will be like...
Thinner, Lighter 5th Generation iPad to Arrive in March 2013?

A 17 Year Old In China Sold A Kidney For An iPad And iPhone (AAPL)

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Nine men are on trial in China for helping a 17-year-old boy sell his kidney for cash to spend on an iPad and iPhone, reports Chinese news network Xinhua (hat tip to The Verge for finding it). The defendants are medical staff from an area hospital and a man named...
A 17 Year Old In China Sold A Kidney For An iPad And iPhone (AAPL)

Chen Guangcheng can apply to study abroad, China says

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Hillary Clinton says progress is being made as Chinese foreign ministry hints at resolution to diplomatic crisisHopes of a resolution to the standoff over the activist Chen Guangcheng's future have been bolstered after the Chinese foreign ministry issued a statement saying he can apply to study abroad.A state news agency...
Chen Guangcheng can apply to study abroad, China says
Google Glass, meet 'Baidu Eye'

Foxconn reportedly begins pilot production of Apple TV set

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Chinese news sources seem to back up earlier claims made by Foxconn chief executive that the iPhone and iPad maker was preparing the production of an Apple-branded a television set....
Foxconn reportedly begins pilot production of Apple TV set

China's citizen journalists finding the mouse is mightier than the pen

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Chinese cyber-investigators find exposure on social media can protect them from the corrupt officials they seek to uncoverDays into his new mandate as Communist party chief and before his ratification as the new president of the People's Republic, Xi Jinping declared that one of his key concerns would be the...
China's citizen journalists finding the mouse is mightier than the pen
China says U.S. report on Huawei based on "untrue evidence"
Report: Apple Developing A Thinner And Cooler 9.7-inch Retina-Equipped iPad For A Q4 Release

Nintendo struggles made hilarious with Chinese 3D animation

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If there’s one thing the Chinese news service NMA is good at, it’s presenting these ultra-strange 3D animation videos made to help people visualize the situations groups like Nintendo have gotten themselves into. Today’s animation takes Nintendo’s earnings presented last week and skewers them on several levels, showing Mario being...
Nintendo struggles made hilarious with Chinese 3D animation
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sex?

Foxconn says CEO Gou absolutely did not confirm work on an Apple television

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Following speculation that suggested its CEO Terry Gou had confirmed was gearing up to start work on Apple’s new television sets, Foxconn has moved to clarify its position by stating such reports are “not accurate.” In a written statement to The Next Web, Foxconn said that Gou had “neither [confirmed]...
Foxconn says CEO Gou absolutely did not confirm work on an Apple television

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

iPhone 5 Now Cleared For Sale On China Unicom's Network, Too

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The iPhone 5 received its final regulatory approval, the crucial “network access license” from China yesterday, but the original report from the Wall Street Journal only found approval for the China Telecom version of the device. Now, however, Chinese news sources report that the iPhone 5 variant which works with...
iPhone 5 Now Cleared For Sale On China Unicom's Network, Too

Shijiazhuang officials confiscate iPad 2s in reseller raid

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Officials in the Chinese city of Shijiazhuang raided an unnamed Apple reseller over the weekend, reports claim. In all 45 iPad 2s are said to have been confiscated; despite the limited scope of the raid, Chinese news sources indicate that a number of other vendors have decided to hide their...
Shijiazhuang officials confiscate iPad 2s in reseller raid

Hivemind Elects Dictator! 4chan Pushes Kim Jong-Un To Top Of TIME 'Person Of The Year' Poll

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At this point, TIME Magazine is probably starting to feel like the unwilling straight man in a comedy duo. Its "partner," 4chan, stormed the Person of the Year poll a few years back, battling a belated and hastily instituted CAPTCHA system in order to place its father figure, moot, at...
Hivemind Elects Dictator! 4chan Pushes Kim Jong-Un To Top Of TIME 'Person Of The Year' Poll

Nokia Lumia 900 gains regulatory radio clearance in China, tipped for June release

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Nokia is moving closer to the launch its Lumia 900 smartphone in China, after the State Radio Regulation Committee (SRRC) cleared the device for use in the country, as reports suggest the device could go on sale in June. The Lumia 900 was approved for use on domestic GSM and WCDMA...
Nokia Lumia 900 gains regulatory radio clearance in China, tipped for June release

Amazon Is Going To Step Up Its Assault On The iPad This Year With Three More Kindle Fires (AMZN, GOOG, AAPL)

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Amazon is preparing to release three Kindle Fires this year, reports Chinese news org CENS. The plan is to have a high-end 7-inch model, a low-end 7-inch model, and then a high-end 8.9-inch model. We've been hearing about a bigger Kindle Fire for a while now. The split 7-inch...
Amazon Is Going To Step Up Its Assault On The iPad This Year With Three More Kindle Fires (AMZN, GOOG, AAPL)

Tim Cook Meets With China Mobile, Says China Will Soon Become Apple's Most Important Market

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Tim Cook would like to get Apple on a faster boat to China. On his current visit to the country, it looks like the Apple CEO has focused on smoothing the rollout and distribution of Apple products there. In an interview with Chinese news site Sina (link via Google Translate), Cook said...
Tim Cook Meets With China Mobile, Says China Will Soon Become Apple's Most Important Market
Apple fined by Chinese court for ebook copyright infringement
Did Sina just introduce — and then kill — an anonymous news reporting platform?

Nokia’s 1 billion opportunity: A China Lumia launch

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Nokia is expected to launch its Lumia smartphone line in China on March 28 according to multiple reports. DigiTimes says that China Unicom, China Telecom and China Mobile will all sell Nokia Lumia handsets; combined these three operators have nearly 1 billion subscribers. That’s a huge opportunity both for Nokia and...
Nokia’s 1 billion opportunity: A China Lumia launch

Foxconn reportedly begins pilot production of Apple TV set

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Chinese news sources report that the iPhone and iPad maker is preparing the production of an Apple-branded a television set. [Read more]...
Foxconn reportedly begins pilot production of Apple TV set
Chinese report claims Intel and Apple are working together on 'iWatch' product due in just months

The Undercover Report on How the New iPhone 5 is Made Inside Foxconn Factory

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A Chinese news agency, Shanghai Evening Post, has sent an experienced journalist to slip into the Foxconn Tai Yuan factory and pretended as a new worker, his mission is to find out how the new iPhone 5 is produced. The Chinese journalist precisely recorded his 10 days of working experience...
The Undercover Report on How the New iPhone 5 is Made Inside Foxconn Factory
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