30-year-old Wu Jiantong remains in ICU in a Beijing hospital, 10 days after he received an electric shock while connecting his iPhone 4 to a third-party charger. This is the second such case involving an iPhone in China, where the first had left a Chinese stewardess dead.
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Under the partnership, telco's customers in the Chinese capital can visit stores to swap their SIM cards to new ones which can enable a link to their bank accounts.
Chinese telco to phase out lower speed packages with faster connections of least 4Mbps starting Friday, in response to government's goal of having 75 percent of broadband users on that speed this year.
Instant messaging service Fetion, previously solely operated by Beijing Ultrapower Software but owned by China Mobile, will be restructured to better compete with rival offerings such as WeChat.
Bus commuters will benefit from extra coverage on routes around Chang'an Avenue under a pilot project between China Mobile and Beijing Public Transport.
Beijing-based PC vendor, Lenovo, wants a bigger piece of the server and networking storage market, while EMC wants to expand its footprint in China.
Beijing-based mobile operator hopes to sign up 10 million users in China by year-end for its "Wireless City" data plan, according to report.
Beijing fires back, saying U.S. Commission's report that named China as prime suspect behind hacking attacks on U.S. government satellites "not worth a comment".
This new blog, written by the Beijing-based ZDNet China editorial team, will report on IT industry development from the Chinese perspective.
Dozens of London-based Symbian Foundation employees are set to lose their jobs as a result of the foundation's transition to being a licensing organisation.Symbian Foundation chief Tim Holbrow told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that around 75 of the 100 foundation employees are based in Southwark, with the rest being spread across the US, Japan, China, Korea and Australia.
Google announced Friday that Beijing has renewed its license to continue running its Web site in China.
Plans for a launch of Android in China has been put on-hold, possibly over tensions between the company and Beijing
The browser war in China is heating up but not quite in a way that resembles the Western markets, as Mozilla's Beijing chief explains.
As I watched the BBC News last night after getting in from London, I saw riots in China with death tolls surpassing those of the 1989 Tiananmen Square tragedy. Mobile phones have "stopped working" and Internet access is "limited" in the area, according to the news reports.
Researchers from the University of Surrey, the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Peking University's Institute of MIcroelectronics have been awarded a £430,000 grant to get busy devloping silicon structures for use in spintronic devices. It's a three year project funded jointly by UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the National Science Foundation of China.
While PC makers are saying nothing about the impending July 1 deadline to install Green Dam Youth Escort on machines sold in China, as The Wall Street Journal non-reports in a non-story, Beijing artist Ai Weiwei is agitating for Chinese citizens to protest by staying offline July 1. The Daily News reports:Ai recently used Twitter to call on Chinese citizens to cease internet use as the government debuts Green Dam.
An Apple job posted briefly on Thursday for an iPhone Quality Assurance Engineer in Beijing hints that company is getting closer to launching the device in China. According to AppleInsider the opening sought candidates "to focus on international releases of our iPhone and iPod touch products for Beijing.
Atos Origin discusses the lessons learned from handling security at the Beijing Olympics, and how they will be applied to London 2012
Microsoft has decided to do something about piracy in China. In a country where 82% of all software is pirated Microsoft has this month decided to roll out Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA). This has led one Beijing lawyer to label Microsoft the "biggest hacker in China."
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, Samsung announced its "green" mobile phone, the E200 Eco, which is made of bioplastics and has a number of environmentally-friendly and energy-reducing features.
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