After a worldwide frenzy following the launch of Diablo III in May, Blizzard is still keeping its Chinese fans on their toes.
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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.
Apple needs to sell at least 100,000 new iPads in Chinese market to cover US$60 million trademark settlement fees in the territory.
Finnish mobile giant merges existing four sales regions into two larger areas in China.
Chinese analyst says Microsoft China generates over 80 percent of revenue from anti-piracy activities in the territory.
Proview Technology’s CEO and legal advisor suggest Tim Cook dugout from his own pocket to pay the US$60 million compensation in China's iPad trademark lawsuit--almost the same amount in dividends the Apple CEO had earlier turned down.
Commodities company Jiangsu Xuebao sues Apple for knowingly infringing its Snow Leopard trademark in China, seeking US$79,000 and apology as compensation.
If debt-ridden Proview wasn't under great pressure from its creditors to repay its debts, it would have sought higher compensation from Apple over iPad trademark in China, said Proview's founder and chairman, Yang Rongshan.
Several consumer associations in different parts of China are jointly criticizing Apple's maintenance terms, including the use of spare parts, the ownership of old spare parts, and compensation for repairs, as these clauses are deemed unfair to consumers in the territory.
China Consumers' Association criticized Apple's repair terms and conditions as "Unfair" in a recent report issued on June 19.
Terry Guo, CEO of Taiwan-based Foxconn which manufactures various lines of Apple products from iPhone, iPad to Macbook, said customers should wait for the launch of iPhone 5 as “the new model will put Samsung’s Galaxy S III to shame”.