The world's most populous nation, China is undoubtedly an important market in the global ICT landscape. Our coverage zooms in on key market segments including cybersecurity, mobile as well as the social media and Internet landscape.
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Microsoft's subscription-based software suite moves to general availability in the Chinese market, almost three years after it was first launched in June 2011.
Fosun International launches a venture capital arm in the U.S. tech startup hub, setting aside US$100 million toward investments in mobile internet and phones.
Having invested hundreds of million acquiring the Microsoft OS since 2010, the Chinese government is choosing to hang on and looking for Win XP-specific security products to protect user data.
Giant will work with China Telecom in Shanghai to set up a big data analytics facility to study gamer behavior and habits, and apply these into future product designs.
Trading under the ticker WB, the Chinese microblogging service cuts its shares offer to 16.8 million at US$17 each, due to concerns over slowing user growth and slowing U.S. IPO market.
Air China, the country’s national flag carrier, said more passengers will soon be able to enjoy free broadband browsing services at 32,000 feet after a successful trial run on Wednesday.
“50 percent of us are the top scoring students in the national college entrance examination. 50 percent are majored in mathematics, and 50 percent are from Microsoft,” says group's co-founder.
Market research says Apple and Samsung accounted for 85 percent of 4G smartphone sales in China in the first two months of 2014. Chinese chip manufacturers worry the market will be monopolized by Western chip makers Qualcomm and Marvell.
Country's Ministry of Industry and IT plans to allow private companies to invest in the country's broadband market, as part of efforts to quicken the liberalization of the sector.
Kingsoft Cloud Group officially launches its full suite of cloud services including hosting, storage, and developer database, and hopes its links with security and smart devices will give the company a competitive advantage.
Jack Ma, founder of China's biggest e-commerce company and Shi Yuzhu, famous internet venture capitalist, make their move in the booming new media industry in China.
The PowerApp BaaS back-end service is a step toward building a comprehensive platform which covers cloud computing, storage, database, and standard middleware services.
It does apparently to the U.S. government, which reportedly will be scrutinizing Lenovo's move to buy IBM's server business to ensure it doesn't lead to a backdoor access to U.S. national secrets and infrastructure.
China's plan to impose a value-added tax (VAT) on telecom services since April will reportedly be postponed. This will be slight relief for carriers, whose profits worth of tens of billions yuan will be dented once it is implemented.
Following reports that China's central bank wanted to crack down on Bitcoin trades, a number of trading posts have issued advisory notices.
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