The launch of Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Hong Kong becomes a resale farce as most of the first-day buyers decide to transfer their handsets for quick money.
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Xiaomi has been accused of sending user information back to nine servers in Mainland companies in Beijing and Guangzhou.
The newly released sets of iPhones are tipped to become a big hit in Hong Kong after mainland consumers vow to compete for the reasonable price tag with the locals.
With 99.8 percent accuracy, the system will be available to both individual customers and retailers by 2015.
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.
Responding to a NYT report which connects some of its shareholders to Chinese political powers, Alibaba said the background of its investors mattered little to the group and slammed some international media for making things out of nothing.
The Chinese telecommunications equipment provider on Monday lifted its forecast for first-half profit citing strong earnings from 4G infrastructure operations.