Originally thought to be a denial-of-service attack, a high number of train-ticket bookings brought down Web-hosting site GitHub as millions of requests were sent through online booking apps.
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A company spokesperson said that ZTE has formed an "expert group" to seek profitability, after it warned of registering net losses of up to US$467 million in 2012.
Confusion remains over which TV makers and how much they will receive from the US$56 million penalty--$27 million of which has been earmarked as compensation--paid by Samsung and other companies over price-fixing.
During his recent visit to Beijing, Apple CEO Tim Cook told Chinese media the country--the second largest profit contributor--is set to surpass the United States to take the lead.
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.
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.