China

Latest

Huawei and ZTE pose security threat according to US Intelligence report

Huawei and ZTE pose security threat according to US Intelligence report

By

US Intelligence has conducted an 11-month investigation into Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, concluding that both should be shut out of the US market. In a document, drafted by the US House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee, both Huawei and... >>

Is China the new Japan?

Is China the new Japan?

By

"By 2015 China will have more than 650 million people connected and online.”  These were the words of HP's CEO Meg Whitman at the company’s recent conference in Shanghai. “China is just below the worldwide average at about 200 PCs per 1000,”... >>

Waldorf Astoria, Shanghai: the ultimate gadget hotel

Waldorf Astoria, Shanghai: the ultimate gadget hotel

By

It's not every day that you open the door to your toilet to watch it automatically opening its door for you, but then it's not every day you find yourself staying at the Waldorf Astoria in Shanghai. Being a journalist can be a pretty good gig from time... >>

Chinese fakery continues - this time it's Apple Stores

Chinese fakery continues - this time it's Apple Stores

By

Apple has seen massive success amongst the emerging Chinese well to do classes who can afford to pay for its high end goods. But not everyone in China is willing to dish out cash for the latest piece of Cupertino equipment. Instead they opt for one of... >>

Accusations of Gmail spying unnacceptable, says Chinese gov

Accusations of Gmail spying unnacceptable, says Chinese gov

By

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei is not happy about the recent blame placed upon China for the attempted hacking of the Gmail accounts of top US gov officials and journalists. "Hacking is an international problem and China is also a victim.... >>

Google avoids Chinese take-away

Google avoids Chinese take-away

By

Google has updated its blog post regarding its censorship row in China with the simple sentence: "We are very pleased that the government has renewed our ICP license and we look forward to continuing to provide web search and local products to our users... >>

Google gets the wobbles in China censorship row

Google gets the wobbles in China censorship row

By

Google, who at one point threatened to pull out of China as a result of its web censoring, has now buckled in the long running dispute, by offering a compromise to the Chinese government that it hopes will be enough to let it carry on operating in the... >>

India bans phone imports from China

India bans phone imports from China

By

India's Department of Telecommunications has issued a blanket ban on imports of telecoms equipment from China, in a move that will hurt Huawei and ZTE, along with the rest of the Chinese telecoms industry. Interestingly, the reason for the ban isn't competition... >>

Canon launches special-edition Jackie Chan 550D in China

Canon launches special-edition Jackie Chan 550D in China

By

We're already in agreement that the Canon 550D is one hell of an affordable DSLR. And, there's absolutely no doubt that Jackie Chan is anything other than a bone fide genius. So, what happens when you put them both together? Cue grown men fainting with... >>

'MMS Bomber' mobile virus infects millions in China

'MMS Bomber' mobile virus infects millions in China

By

A mobile virus has run riot in China since February causing financial loss to owners of infected devices. The "MMS Bomber" has made its way into over a million smartphones running Symbian S60 3rd Edition and largely affects Samsung and Nokia handhelds.... >>