A couple failed to pay their phone bill by a dollar, and now have to pay thousands of dollars in order to get back their "lucky number" which the telco has taken back.
View from China
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.
A man broke into an Apple reseller's store before dawn in a failed attempt to steal anything, ahead of the iPhone 5's official launch in China.
In China, Alibaba's two biggest online shops recently hit sales milestones, but taxation and monopoly can jeopardize the exploding growth.
An increasing number of app developers are now losing money in the country, indicating a harder time for these players to survive with investment slowing down and homogenized products flooding the market.
World's fifth-largest telecom equipment maker says it has signed a deal to loan US$20 billion from government-backed China Development Bank to finance its overseas expansion.
At the recent renewable energy conference, Israel said it will collaborate with China in developing methanol and solar power technology .
While Chinese IT vendors such as Huawei and ZTE face barrriers expanding their presence in the U.S., vendors from the world's largest economy such as Cisco Systems have succeeded in establishing theirs across China.
Microsoft won a copyright case against two Chinese companies, but was it because of Microsoft’s resolution to fight piracy in China, or just one of the tricks to boost sales in the country?
Those charged were from five gangs and had smuggled 162,000 mobile phones--a majority of which were iPhones worth of US$79 million--and committed for tax evasion amounting to US$8.68 million.
In just 8 hours, the country's biggest online store Tmall.com clocked sales of over US$800 million on Nov. 11-- Singles Day Shopping Festival--bringing new challenges to traditional retailers.