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Yihaodian probing security breach

Chinese e-commerce retailer Yihaodian said it is investigating a possible security breach, potentia

Chip testing firm moves to block rival's sale to China

The battle between the US and China over computer-chip makers has expanded to a new front: the comp

JD.com to open online luxury retail platform

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com Inc.

Guizhou government to oversee Apple iCloud facility

China's Guizhou province, where Apple has set up its first data center in the country, plans to cre

Alibaba says revenue to increase 50% this year

Alibaba predicts its revenue will increase almost 50% this fiscal year on the backs of China's swel

Facebook discreetly launches unbranded China app

Facebook's interest in mainland China has prompted it to create a photo-sharing application that ha

China transmits first ‘unhackable’ message to satellite

Chinese scientists have sent the first quantum transmission from earth to an orbiting satellite, ma

Alibaba, Hangzhou team up on rental platform

Hangzhou, hometown of e-commerce giant Alibaba is tapping the company's technology prowess to set u

Chinese app developers launch Apple antitrust suit

Apple is facing accusations of anti-competitive behavior in China.

China Unicom denies Tencent, Alibaba investment deals

China Unicom, one of the country's big three state-owned telecom operators, denied reports that it

China pushes payment companies into new clearinghouse

China's central bank set an Oct.

Chinese tech firms taking cloud business global

Chinese tech companies are taking their cloud businesses global, as they chase opportunities abroad

Tencent developing credit scoring system

Tencent is developing a credit scoring system as it ramps up its battle with rival Alibaba for a sh

PBOC may expand oversight of fintech industry

The People's Bank of China said in a report that it is considering expanding its risk-assessment sy

Marriott partners with Alibaba on hotel bookings

Marriott International said on Monday it would partner with China's Alibaba Group to tap into the g

On and offline

We've been thinking a lot about web access recently, ladies and gentlemen, and it's getting to the

Sohu prepares for US IPO

Sohu.com rose the most in almost five years after its chairman said the Chinese company's search en

Apple removes VPN apps from store

Apple has removed from its Chinese app store apps that enable users to bypass China's "Great Firewa

Baidu, Paypal form payments partnership

PayPal has formed a partnership with Chinese tech giant Baidu in a drive to compete in the world's

Wanda scales back its Hollywood dreams

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin was on the verge last year of becoming the entertainment industry'

Huawei's smartphone business soars

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co.

Alibaba, Paytm in talks to invest in Indian online grocer

Alibaba and its Indian associate Paytm E-commerce are in talks to invest about $200 million for a s

China smartphone sales volumes flatline, value rises

The number of smartphones sold in China was flat in the second quarter, as the world's largest mark

China testing crime-predicting AI

China, a surveillance state where authorities have unchecked access to citizens' histories, is seek

WhatsApp partially blocked in China

Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service has been partially blocked in China, following a censorship c

Apple tries to boosts China mobile pay with discounts

Apple launched a full-blown promotional campaign in China this week, offering up to 50% discounts w

Chinese AI startup breaks fundraising record

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) startup SenseTime has raised the single largest round of fundi

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