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Another iPhone shock case in China leaves man in coma

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.

July 18, 2013 by

Lenovo joins forces with EMC

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.

July 31, 2012 by

Welcome to View from China

This new blog, written by the Beijing-based ZDNet China editorial team, will report on IT industry development from the Chinese perspective.

September 22, 2011 by

Symbian Foundation job losses to hit UK hardest

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.

November 10, 2010 by

Web 2.5: Is it time we elected an Internet government?

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.

July 7, 2009 by

Surrey, London and Peking get a yuan for spintronics

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.

July 2, 2009 by

July 1: Day for offline protest against Green Dam

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.

June 24, 2009 by

Apple seeks iPhone expertise in China

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.

November 13, 2008 by

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