With 99.8 percent accuracy, the system will be available to both individual customers and retailers by 2015.
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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.
A Chinese netizen posted pictures and video of the suspected next-generation iPhone on Sina Weibo on Saturday, showing off the features of the iOS 8 system, health app as well as the smooth screen unlocked through Touch ID.
China Telecom also posted an Apple-style-like advertisement, with detailed specifications of the next-generation smartphone.
Ten years after its entrance to Chinese market, Microsoft has decided to terminate MSN messenger services in the country – the last one in the world – by the end of October.
China Telecom said it will unlock the next-generation iPhone by supporting the SIM cards of the other two major telecom players in the market.
The popular Chinese app’s monthly active users reached 438 million in Q2, getting closer to its key rival WhatsApp’s 500 million.
Under more stringent censorship, WeChat promises to stop "rumors" from spreading on its instant messaging platform.
Government sources said ten Apple products including all iPad and MacBook products were excluded from a final government procurement list distributed last month.
After a deadly aluminum dust explosion in East China, authorities called for emergency safety inspections that could affect Foxconn production.
Chinese media believe Microsoft was raided as a result of withdrawing support for Windows XP.