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.
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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.
Chinese government outlaws the first-person shooter game, accusing Electronic Arts of developing content that threatens China's national security and is a form of cultural invasion.
World's largest carrier is expected to fork out 82 billion yuan (US$13.41 billion) on infrastructure and terminal subsidies in 2014.
The phonemaker claimed it sold out 10,000 smartphones within 36 seconds in Hong Kong during a promotion, but upset consumers who failed to get the device claim the sales numbers may have been inflated.
China's top antitrust regulator will add more manpower in 2014 as the country is set to redouble its efforts to battle price fixing, state media reported last week.
The US chipmaker could face a fine as the Chinese regulator holds 'substantial evidence' of price fixing.
A supplier in southern China is accused of a series of labor rights violations including excessive workloads and owing unpaid overtime wages, according to China Labor Watch.
China Mobile, the country's largest telco, has reportedly finally set to complete its screening to decide who it is willing to support as mobile virtual network operators.
Nearly 3,000 workers demand the handset maker abandon alleged punitive measures, which were implemented following Nokia's plans to offload its mobile phone business to Microsoft.