Market research says Apple and Samsung accounted for 85 percent of 4G smartphone sales in China in the first two months of 2014. Chinese chip manufacturers worry the market will be monopolized by Western chip makers Qualcomm and Marvell.
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The ZDNet China editorial team, based in Beijing, reports on IT industry developments from the Chinese perspective.
Jack Ma, founder of China's biggest e-commerce company and Shi Yuzhu, famous internet venture capitalist, make their move in the booming new media industry in China.
China's plan to impose a value-added tax (VAT) on telecom services since April will reportedly be postponed. This will be slight relief for carriers, whose profits worth of tens of billions yuan will be dented once it is implemented.
More than a thousand workers at the Dongguan-based Shanmukang Technology managed to not only win a better overtime rate on weekdays and weekends, but also double their monthly pay, after a simultaneous strike staged by workers from different depts.
The EU will not take action against Chinese mobile telecom equipment maker including Huawei and ZTE, in order to maintain European manufacturers a place in the world’s second-largest economy.
Well-establihsed Business-to-customer platforms, including Amazon and Dangdang.com, were found selling counterfeit cosmetics products in China from third parties.
The Chinese Internet giant's IPO launch could be the biggest among Internet companies in history, even overtaking Facebook's US$104 billion valuation.
The central bank also halted Quick Response (QR) codes transactions and other face-to-face cashless mobile payment services, leading stocks slump among Tencent and China Citic Bank on Friday.
Workers continue to press for higher compensation as protests go into their ninth day over the IBM-Lenovo server deal.
Both local and international mobile phone makers, have expressed their concerns to Chinese regulators, warning the deal may result in higher patent licensing fees.