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Giant abacuses, blowhards and disappointments – the state of China today

Talks on Chinese electronics tariffs hit roadblock

International talks to reduce tariffs on Chinese electronic goods reached an impasse after China su

China's telecoms to boost 4G network spending

China's three telecommunications network operators are primed to increase spending on wireless infr

Google China chief resigns

Google's greater China president has resigned, calling into question the firm’s future on the mainl

Flight of fancy for Ctrip on takeover rumors

China market roundup: July 12

Spinoffs may hurt Foxconn, despite a short-term stock bump

Foxconn facelift

Chinese internet hub allegedly targeted by NSA

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has alleged that Tsinghua University's China Education and Res

China completes Tibet cyber-monitoring program

China announced the completion of an internet and phone monitoring program in Tibet, which requires

China builds world's fastest supercomputer

The TOP500's semiannual official listing of the world's fastest computers revealed China's Tianhe-2

Huawei seeks crowd for smartphone launch

Huawei Technologies will unveil its first global stand-alone smartphone, the Ascent P6, today in a

UK report: Huawei increasing cyber security risks

Huawei Technologies' major role in Britain's telecommunications sector has made the country increas

Notable security breaches in China illustrate the case for beefing up safeguards for mobile apps

Op-ed: Cybersecurity goes mobile

Lenovo in talks on smartphone JV

China's leading PC maker Lenovo Group (0992.HKG) is in early negotiations with multiple companies a

Huawei squared out of Softbank-Sprint deal

The US Committee on Foreign Investment cleared Softbank's (9984.TYO) US$20.1 billion acquisition of

Reading into official corruption

Chinese media plays to a public cynical about corruption and wannabe officials ready to embrace it, writes Ying Zhu

Lenovo reports profit as PC market contracts

Lenovo Group (0992.HKG) reported a 90% gain in fiscal fourth-quarter profit thanks to increased sma

Microsoft to hire thousands in China

Microsoft's (MSFT.NASDAQ) CEO Steve Ballmer says the company plans to hire several thousand workers

All eyes on IPOs

China market roundup: May 17

Tencent to add games to WeChat

China's internet giant Tencent Holdings (0700.HKG) seeks to monetize its WeChat messaging service b

EU to launch probe of China telecoms

The EU announced Wednesday that it plans to investigate the export practices of Chinese telecommuni

Chinese solar firm expands into UK

China’s Hanergy Holding purchased London-based Engensa for an undisclosed amount to expand into the

EU to warn Beijing of potential telecom duties

The EU's top executive body is preparing to warn Beijing that it may place tariffs on major Chinese

EU seeks backing for Chinese telecom probe

The European Union’s trade chief will begin seeking support this week for an investigation into all

M&As fuel stock rally in China's internet sector

Mergers and acquisitions in China's Internet industry spurred gains in the sector's New York-listed

Lenovo to debut Africa smartphone

China’s Lenovo Group (0992.HKG, LHL.FRA, LHL1.FRA) said it is planning to sell smartphones in Afric

WeChat to remain free for customers

The chairman at Chinese internet giant Tencent announced his company’s popular chatting application

Backed into a corner

After the Alibaba-Weibo deal, necessity will breed innovation at Tencent

Baidu eyes online video service

Chinese internet search giant Baidu said it would pay US$370 million (RMB2.2 billion) to acquire st

A bug by any other name

The real threat from Huawei might be sloppy coding – not electronic warfare

Alibaba looks to avoid Facebook's IPO woes

Alibaba Group Holding, the world's biggest online retailer, will look to avoid a Facebook-style IPO


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