Alipay, the e-payment arm of Chinese technology giant Alibaba Group, announced on Tuesday that more than 100 million people participated in sending lucky money, or Hongbao in Chinese, via mobile apps during the past Chinese New Year holiday.
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The traditional search engine will evolve into a digital personal assistant that tracks your activities and automatically delivers helpful information, according to Microsoft's Stefan Weitz, whose excellent book takes an optimistic view of this future while acknowledging the potential pitfalls.
Chinese hardware manufacturer Lenovo has come under fire for allegedly shipping consumer Windows laptops with software that hijacks secure website connections, as well as inserting ads into search results.
The Cupertino-based technology giant will open five new retail stores in China before Chinese Lunar New Year, set for February 15 this year, taking its total number of official outlets to 20 in the country.
Alibaba Group has joined SoftBank Group and Tiger Global in a $600 million funding round for Travice Inc, the Chinese operator of taxi app Kuaidi Dache.
Workers in Chinese factories making Apple products are being poorly treated, undercover investigations by the BBC claims.
Ahead of the Christmas break, Google has rolled out a slew of Drive updates that improve file format support, file sharing and document search.
WhatsApp may have received all the attention thanks to its acquisition by Facebook, but today it is Tencent's WeChat that is making waves around the world.
Websites and apps should load faster from Google search for users of Chrome for Android following moves to prioritise slow-loading resources.
Apple's latest iMac combines an outstanding 5K display with enhanced performance to provide an impressive all-in-one workstation for video and graphics applications. Internal upgrade options are limited, but the price is currently unmatched by any of Apple's rivals.
Chinese developers are now able to make money by selling their apps on the Google Play Store, with the internet giant announcing that it is extending its app store merchant support to the country.
Sony doesn't release too many smartphones on US carriers, but T-Mobile has a real winner here with the Z3. Matthew not only tested one out, he bought his own and put aside the iPhone 6 Plus.
Google is launching a Nexus tablet at a premium price. Thankfully, HTC's premium design is part of the package.
Apple's anticipated smartwatch is due for release early next year, according to a senior executive.
Can Google's Inbox app make my life easier? Sure, but the real test is to throw a few hundred messages at it and see what happens.
Apple has provided a lesson in browser security after hackers hijack connections to iCloud.com in China.
Ahead of the iPad announcement, Apple's event keynote included some updates to the company's financial figures, sales and shipments, and other numerical nuggets.
The NBN has been stuck inside of 'Groundhog Day' because the government was too focused on political payback through eight reviews, according to Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare.
Workers are bringing iPads and iPhones to work, and features in this app make it a good choice for them.
Apple joined the big screen smartphone competition last week and those whose lives are enhanced by large displays will love this device.
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