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Huawei seeks unique role in China's mobile phone industry

Chinese mobile giant Huawei became the largest Chinese smartphone provider by selling 20 million smartphones globally in 2011. But it has a more aggressive ambition--to climb to the list of world's top three smartphone providers, making its mobile phone product line as successful as its base line.

March 15, 2012 by Sun Fenglei

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Chinese online suppliers eye spending restraints

China's E-commerce is due to encounter an unprecedented challenge in 2012. A non-profitable status and an ever-increasing operation cost have forced online retailers to think twice before any risk investment is made. Those competitors, whose long-time weapons have been price battles against each other, have now started to think more about how to make money.

February 12, 2012 by Zhang Dan


Lenovo founder eyes new business: agriculture

Legend Holdings isn't the only Chinese IT company to step into the field of agriculture: One web portal is putting its money into pig-rearing, while an e-commerce giant invests in growing rice to sell online.

December 11, 2011 by Zhang Xiaonan


Cloud Computing Changes the Way CIOs Work

Will cloud computing, a topic frequently referred to in all kinds of conferences, be applied by CIOs in their corporations soon? Will cloud computing affect CIOs in a good or bad way?

November 29, 2011 by Ding Huiru


UC VS QQ: Another Netscape-Microsoft style war?

In September 1997, Microsoft's brave launch of a new-generation Internet Explorer 4.0 dragged by then browser tycoon Netscape-which had boasted 2/3 of market share-into war. Eventually, Netscape met its doom's day and Internet Explorer survived as the winner.

November 23, 2011 by Zhang Dan