Industry stats indicate the number of greetings sent via SMS in China during the recent Lunar New Year might have dropped for the first time, as more users are turning to instant messaging apps like Weibo and WeChat.
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Tencent, China’s largest Internet company by revenue, is now investing big in the U.S. to promote its popular messaging app.
With the apparent lack in availability and questions unanswered, local media are raising doubts over the authenticity of the government-backed mobile operating system, and suspect it may just be a HTC knockoff.
Taiwan has arrested around a dozen managers at the manufacturer on suspicion of soliciting several million US dollars in bribes from iPhone parts suppliers.
China Operating System (COS) is the official operating system created and sponsored by the Chinese government, with the aim to break the monopoly of U.S. tech giants Google and Apple.
Chinese smartphone maker believes it should first beef up its brand awareness in Latin America and Brazil, before making its way to the U.S. market in the next two to three years.
Called TRON, the device supports game titles from PC, PS3, and NDS, and 4K videos. Huawei currently has 12 game titles for the console and more games will be released by May, when TRON is commercially available.
The doors have been reopened after 14 years, with Microsoft already on the move.
Chinese developers of car service mobile apps, Didi Taxi and Kuaidadi, each secured US$100 million funds in recent months as market players look to tap China's growing online-to-offline (O2O) space.
Chinese low-cost smartphone maker says it clocked overall income of US$5.18 billion and shipped 18.7 million handsets last year, and vows to ship 40 million in 2014.