In race against the shockwave, Chinese earthquake research institute sends out warnings nine seconds after detecting the January 5 quake, giving the city of Chengdu with 14 million people a 15-second heads up.
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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.
The Chinese government has fined Samsung, LG and four Taiwanese companies US$56 million for manipulation of market prices of flat panel screens.
Chinese Academician Chen Guoliang and his team launched the country’s first self-developed super computer, the KD-90.
China Written Works Copyright Society has been awarded compensation of US$68,000 in an infringement verdict against Apple, which was found to have sold rights-protected books illegally in its appstore.
The 18-year-old male resolves to die by jumping twice off the same building, succeeding at the second attempt. Saddened family questions if he was abused while working for Foxconn.
iPhone 5 sales in China hit 2 million over the first weekend, but the glamorous result is also accompanied with huge unprecedented trade-in from retailers and price hike from telecommunication carriers.
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.
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.