Chinese web users were able to access blocked and censored websites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube earlier this week during an apparent glitch in China's 'Great Firewall'.
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A High Court in Shenzen heard Apple's latest appeal in the ongoing trademark battle with Proview today. Apple's lawyers have claimed that siding with Proview will "confuse customers and hurt their interests."
NTT Docomo, Japan's biggest mobile carrier, has announced a Siri competitor called 'Shabette Concier' shortly after Siri's Japanese language support was revealed.
Elpida, Japan's only DRAM chip manufacturers have filed for bankruptcy, with losses of $5.5 billion, the biggest bankruptcy of a Japanese manufacturer so far.
A Shanghai court has rejected Proview's appeal for a preliminary injunction of iPad sales in the city, proceedings have been suspended, pending results from a case in Guangdong.
A breakdown of the legal battle between Apple and Proview in China, ready for the hearing in Shanghai tomorrow, with predictions over potential outcomes.
Apple's lawyers have issued a letter to the chairman of Proview threatening to sue the company over defamation and damages caused by the company's recent actions.
Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion is under review by the Chinese Commerce Ministry, a rejection considered unlikely.
After a request from Apple, Amazon has pulled iPad 2 tablets from its online shelves in China, as it is not an authorised seller. Proview claims to have no involvement in the action.
Siri has confirmed rumours that it will soon be supporting Japanese, other rumoured languages not yet confirmed.
Proview, the Chinese company battling with Apple over trademark infringement, has been informed by customs that a ban on iPad imports and exports is unlikely.
Apple's trademark dispute is poised to escalate, as Proview seeks a ban on imports and exports of iPad's from Chinese customs.
Saudi journalist Hamza Kashgari has been deported from Malaysia. He faces potential execution in Saudia Arabia on charges of apostasy after writing a set of controversial tweets.
According to reports, iPads are being confiscated from stores in China by local authorities, leading to some retailers hiding their stock.
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