Two Weibo users allegedly involved in "black PR" business in China have been detained by the police for fabricating rumors and obtaining benefits illegally through their microblogging accounts.
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Based in Beijing, ZDNet bloggers report on ICT industry developments from the Chinese perspective.
The ZDNet China editorial team, based in Beijing, reports on IT industry developments from the Chinese perspective.
An undergraduate student in China develops a Chrome extension that allows users of social media platform, Ren Ren, to more easily remove information associated with a former boyfriend or girlfriend.
Foxconn reportedly is on a recruitment drive to hire over 90,000 workers in China, putting into question its previous plan to deploy 1 million robots by 2014.
Former teen idol Jimmy Lin has posted pictures of himself with the next Apple handset ahead of its official release, similar to the stunt he pulled last year for the iPhone 5.
By 2017, the Chinese telecom industry is expected to spend 22.8 billion yuan (US$3.7 billion) in IT-related investments, according to IDC, which recommends telcos extract value from existing customers and big data.
An iPhone 5 blows up and sends debris flying, some of which scratch the eye of the female victim who lives in China.
Targeting the influx of tourists to the country, China Telecom launches short-term data packages targeted at these international customers, including US$16 three-day service plans.
Chinese networking giant increases paychecks of lower-level employees by 30 percent, putting it in an even better position--against local rival ZTE--to recruit new talents.
Chinese telecom equipment maker lashes out against what it says is discriminatory and defamatory treatment by a former US CIA official, demanding its critics "put up or shut up".
30-year-old Wu Jiantong remains in ICU in a Beijing hospital, 10 days after he received an electric shock while connecting his iPhone 4 to a third-party charger. This is the second such case involving an iPhone in China, where the first had left a Chinese stewardess dead.