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Best Buy evaluates options for its China business

US electronics retailer Best Buy (BBY.NYSE) is working with Bank of America Merrill Lynch on option

Spat that threatened 'Transfomers' release in China resolved

Viacom (VIAB.NASDAQ)'s Paramount Pictures has resolved a dispute with Chinese property firm Beijing

Alibaba Group revenue growth slows in Q4

Alibaba Group on Monday reported slower growth in fourth-quarter revenue and declining profit margi

Huawei to add 5,500 staff in Europe

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies plans to add 5,500 employees in Europe over th

China Mobile to buy $881m stake Thai mobile operator

State-owned China Mobile (CHL.NYSE, 0941.HKG) has agreed to buy an 18% stake in Thai telecoms group

Vanke signs strategic alliance with Baidu

China Vanke (000002.SHE) signed a strategic alliance agreement with internet giant Baidu (BIDU.NASD

CCTV: Jiangsu dropped Windows 8 earlier this year

China's Jiangsu province dropped purchases of computers running Microsoft's (MSFT.NASDAQ) Windows 8

CCTV executive detained in graft probe

China's top prosecutor is investigating a senior executive at state broadcaster CCTV on suspicion o

Looking for a pickup, Qihoo 360 keeps it on the low

Market roundup: May 30, 2014

China orders tech ministry to self-report corruption

China's top anti-corruption body told the Ministry of Industry and Information (MIIT) that it must

China initiates crackdown on mobile messaging

China has initiated a month-long crackdown on mobile phone messaging services such as WeChat,

China studying IBM bank servers for risk

The Chinese government is currently reviewing whether domestic banks' reliance on high-end servers

Sony to start selling Playstations in China

Sony (SNE.NYSE, 6758.TYO) has agreed to form two ventures with Shanghai Oriental Pearl Group to sta

China runs internet security checks on IT products

China announced it would implement internet security checks on both foreign and domestic IT product makes gains after IPO (JD.NASDAQ) made gains on its first day of trading after a larger than expected initial publ

Sina Corp posts first-quarter losses

China's Sina Corp (SINA.NASDAQ) saw a non-cash loss of about US$40 million in the first quarter,

China defense ministry denies US hacking allegations

China's Defense Ministry issued a blanket denial on Tuesday in its first response to hacking charge

China bans government use of Windows 8

China has banned the use of Microsoft's (MSFT.NASDAQ) latest operating system Windows 8 on governme

US charges PLA officers with cyber theft

The US Justice Department has charged five Chinese military officers with hacking,

Baidu to open $300mn Silicon Valley R&D center

China search giant Baidu plans to open a US$300 million research and development center focusing on

Chinese films ignored at Cannes

China has only three entries at this year's Cannes Film Festival, none of which are in the running

Alibaba files for US IPO

Alibaba Group officially filed for an IPO in the US, a listing anticipated to be one of the largest

Rise of e-commerce hits Canton Fair

The value of deals signed at the 115th session of the Canton Fair fell by 13% from a year ago,

Shareholder drops IBM lawsuit over concealed China loss

An IBM (IBM.NYSE) shareholder has dropped a lawsuit accusing the company of concealing how its disc

Tencent to buy stake in mapping company for $187mn

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings (0700.HKG) agreed to acquire a 11.3% stake in digital mappi

Chinese government fines Sina over content

The Chinese government fined Sina Corporation (SINA.NASDAQ) US$815,000 (RMB5.1 million) for transmi

Hit US TV dramas pulled from Chinese web

Chinese online video platforms including Sohu (SOHU.NASDAQ) have pulled four major US TV shows from

Dim the lights on China solar stocks but don’t turn them off

Market roundup: April 25

Baidu's first-quarter revenue surges 59%

Baidu's (BIDU.NASDAQ) first-quarter revenue jumped 59%, beating analysts' expectations,

Qualcomm faces US charges over alleged Chinese bribery

US wireless technology developer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it may face Chinese bribery charges fro


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