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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Alibaba Group is backing Israeli QR code startup Visualead in a round-B funding effort that will see the Chinese e-commerce giant use the company's patents to spice up its offline-to-online marketing palette.
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.
The Chinese government has been working for a long time on replacing foreign, largely American, technology with home-grown alternatives, but conditions are much better for them than in the past.
A filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange shows that Ma Huateng, chairman of Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, sold a total of 25.1 million shares in four consecutive days last week, leading to a share decline on Wednesday.
Chinese regulators will end Qualcomm's 'reverse patent licence' practice that allows the chip makers' clients to employ each other's patents free of charge, Chinese reports said this week, indicating that the patent wars between smartphone makers are likely to begin.
Intel's investment unit distributes the first batch of its US$100 million China Smart Device Innovation Fund to several Chinese companies including EyeSmart Technology and Shenzhen Fibocom Industrial Development.
Google Capital has made its first investment in China, backing a $38 million Series C investment in Chinese cloud computing optical transceiver company InnoLight Technology Corporation.
Chinese networking giant's new research site in the Sophia Antipolis technology hub is its 17th in Europe and will focus on chipset design and embedded technology.
Intel has signed a deal to acquire over 1,400 patents and patent applications registered by Powerwave Technologies, many of which relate to wireless telecommunications technology.
A new joint venture between Australian NFC technology startup Tapit and Chinese mobile commerce company 99 Wuxian is poised to 'revolutionise' Chinese m-commerce and offline media.
The BlackBerry Technology Solutions division comprises several of the company’s key technology assets such as QNX embedded software, Project Ion, and its portfolio of roughly 44,000 patents.
Now that the Chinese government has revealed the patents within Microsoft's Android patent portfolio, Microsoft may soon be facing challenges from vendors over its Android patent licensing agreements.
Hundreds of patents which secure Microsoft lucrative Android licensing deals have been published by the Chinese government.
Chinese state media has warned that Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Microsoft, along with a host of other US technology companies can become "cybersecurity threats" to Chinese users, as the country moves to review imported technology.
Chinese technology giant Huawei has successfully trialled a Wi-Fi prototype that is 10 times faster than existing Wi-Fi capability commercially available today.
Patents filed by Samsung show that the company may be interested in developing a new range of wearables controlled by gestures and image recognition technology.
Chinese e-commerce giant secures 102 patents in the United States, adding to the 20 it acquired from IBM last year, as the company possibly looks to avoid legal potholes before its U.S. IPO.
The Chinese e-commerce powerhouse already had a 28 percent stake in the mobile-map developer, and has been seeking a full acquisition in order to fold the technology into its platform.
The PC maker has purchased thousands of patents surrounding mobile technology as the firm seeks to establish itself in the mobile realm.