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Chinese state media labels Windows 8 a 'potential threat'

The Chinese state media attack on US software and hardware continues, with China’s CCTV state network broadcasting a critical report suggesting that Windows 8 is being used to harvest data about the country’s citizens for use by the US government.

June 5, 2014

Windows OS 'replaceable' by Chinese counterparts

The ban on Windows 8 by China's central government presents great opportunities for Chinese-originated operating systems, and the key issue now is to build up an ecosystem to feed the growth of these Chinese OSes, reports Xinhua the official news agency in China.

May 22, 2014 by

German government refutes Windows 'backdoor' claims

The German government says Windows 8 and TPM 2.0 chips, used in conjunction, can increase security but have the potential to reduce a user's control over software and hardware. The common-sense advice for government IT experts has been distorted by some observers into wild claims of "backdoors" or spying by the U.S. National Security Agency, or the Chinese.

August 22, 2013

A look at Huawei's high-end Android smartphone

Although the Chinese smartphone maker Huawei didn't make an appearance at Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 global launch, its Ascend D Quad XL smartphones could challenge other Chinese manufacturers, such as Lenovo and Xiaomi.

November 10, 2012 by

Handicapping 2013 technology predictions

Windows 8 is out for enterprises, Chinese smartphone makers are in, big data jobs will outnumber qualified candidates around the world and Western economy IT pros will work for fast-growing Asia firms, according to Gartner.

October 24, 2012

Huawei eyes move into Windows Phone handsets

The Chinese infrastructure and handset giant will 'probably' follow its rival ZTE into the Windows Phone business in 2012, Huawei's chief marketing officer said while detailing the company's 'cloud-pipe device' strategy

May 27, 2011 by

Follow the 2010 Olympics on your smartphone with Winter Sports Live

The 2010 Winter Olympics kicks off in Vancouver, Canada tonight and Handmark has a new free application to help you keep up to date on the activities at the Olympics. Handmark's Winter Sports Live is available for Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile users as a free download. You will get access to news, photos, scores, and more so check it out on your device.

February 12, 2010 by

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