Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent said it has invested over US$2 billion in overseas markets, particularly focusing on growing in the mobile space and investing in startups.
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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.
In China, Samsung's Galaxy S3 and Note 2 smartphones were found to have faulty data storage chips. State-owned TV pushed the company to provide a solution.
It is a common practice for operators in China to remove unused monthly data traffic and talk-time at the end of the month, rather than transfer this to the next month. However, a Chinese law student doesn't think this is justifiable.
Chinese phone maker sells 100,000 pieces in just 86 seconds following the launch of its latest Tegra 4 smartphone, which is priced at US$327.
Apple in China will not support warranty repairs for iPhone 5c and 5s bought in Hong Kong, according to staff working in the company's Shanghai store.
The massive open online course site forms partnership with China's open.163.com, social media site Guokr, and online translator community Yeeyan, to extend its online courses to the Chinese market.
Amid a boom in smartphones, the unwillingness to pay for apps makes it a challenging opportunity but locking in these users now may pay off in the long run.
China has initiated a crackdown on mobile apps that offer news services but failed to obtain the necessary regulatory approval, which are notoriously difficult to obtain.
Seen a push toward its goal to offer Internet of Things services, the Chinese microblogging service teams up with home appliance maker, Hisense, to launch an air-conditioner which can be controlled via the Internet.
Among the nine markets included in the launch of new iPhones, none showed less interest in the lower-cost model than China and Australia, where 91 percent of consumers chose iPhone 5s over 5c.