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China Mobile net income down for fifth straight quarter

China Mobile's (CHL.NYSE, 941.HKG) net income fell 12% to US$4.1 billion (RMB24.9 billion) for the

Cyber security blog says Apple iCloud in China hit by state-backed hackers

Hackers attempted to steal user data from Apple's (AAPL.NASDAQ) iCloud online storage service in Ch

Baidu buys controlling stake in Brazil discount site Peixe Urbano

Baidu (BIDU.NASDAQ) has purched for an undisclosed amount a controlling stake in Peixe Urbano, the

EU and China nearing deal on telecom dispute

The European Union trade chief is willing to drop an investigation into subsidies to Chinese mobile

HTC launches dedicated selfie camera

HTC (2498.TPE) introduced a waterproof action camera for taking selfie photos Wednesday along with

Business newspaper's top executives fired, detained

21st Century Business Herald CEO and editor-in-chief Shen Hao and the paper's deputy general manage

Xiaomi phones under scrutiny in Taiwan

Taiwan's government is inspecting phones made by the Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi to determine

Privacy-focused search engine now a no-go in China

The US-based search engine DuckDuckGo appears to have been blocked in China,

Microsoft delays game console launch in China

Microsoft (MSFT.NASDAQ) has delayed the Tuesday launch of the Xbox One game console on the mainland

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Alibaba IPO raises $21.8bn, company valued at $167.6bn

Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.NASDAQ) and shareholders sold 320.1 million shares at US$68 (RMB417.55)

Apple seeking manager for government data requests in China

Apple (AAPL.NASDAQ) has posted a public job listing on Linkedin (LNKD.NASDAQ) for a head of law enf

Huawei chief confirms corruption probe, denies details

Huawei's (002502.SHE) chief executive Ken Hu has confirmed an internal investigation into corruptio

Mainland launch of new iPhone delayed

The larger screens of the new iPhone 6 line might seem tailor-made for Chinese consumers, but China

Editors detained, pressure mounts on Chinese journalists

China has stepped up its scrutiny of journalists with at least two editors and other employees of a

China state media push stock sales

China's state media has joined the security industry in promoting the stock market,

Journalists urged to "master Marxist news values"

The Xi Jinping administration continues its ratcheting up of media controls, ordering journalists t

Supplier for Samsung, Lenovo denies using child labour

A China based supplier for Samsung Electronics (005930.KRX) and Lenovo Group (0992.HKG) has come un

Alibaba figures up ahead of IPO

Alibaba saw impressive first quarter results with net income almost tripled to RMB12.23 billion (U

China Telecom chases 4G parity with China Mobile

China Telecom (CHA.NYSE, 0728.HKG) saw its user base shrink by 5.34 million mobile subscribers in

Security satellite scopes cannabis crops from orbit

China's Ministry of Public Security discovered the largest known marijuana plantation in the countr

Tawain's Wei family to buy cable operator CNS

Taiwan's Wei family, which controls Hong Kong-listed noodle maker Tingyi Cayman Islands Holding (03

Apple starts storing user data in China

Apple (APPL.NASDAQ) has started storing some Chinese users' data on servers in mainland China opera

Weibo adds users, tempering Q2 losses

Chinese microblog operator Weibo (WB.NASDAQ) increased the number of daily active users of its micr

China Mobile cuts subsidies for handsets

China Mobile (CHL.NYSE, 0941.HKG) will cut its device subsidy budget for the year to RMB21 billion

China Unicom H1 profit soars 26%

China Unicom (0762.HKG) saw first-half net profit jump 26% from a year earlier,

China tightens censorship on messaging apps

New rules issued by the Chinese government will allow only registered media outlets to disseminate

IBM-Apple deal hit as China excludes some products

International Business Machine Corp.'s (IBM.NYSE) app collaboration with Apple (AAPL.NASDAQ) suffer

China blacklists Kaspersky, Symantec over security concerns

China's procurement agency has removed antivirus software from Kaspersky Lab and Symantec Corp (SYM

Alibaba in talks over Snapchat funding: Source

Alibaba Group is in talks with investors to contribute funding to Snapchat, a US-based loss-making

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