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Apple reforms warranty policies in China after huge public backlash

Apple reforms warranty policies in China after huge public backlash

By 2 April 2013

Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced warranty changes in China, following a large amount of public backlash in the country. Last week state-controlled media outlets, including China Central Television, criticised Apple for replacing iPhones in China with... >>

Weatherman caught playing online game on TV

Weatherman caught playing online game on TV

By 28 January 2013

If there's a film crew visiting your office you really should be careful what you're seen doing. Especially if you are in the background of an interview with your boss. And even more so if you work for the Chinese government. During a news broadcast about... >>

Apple's cellular fourth-gen iPad and iPad mini launching in China this Friday

Apple's cellular fourth-gen iPad and iPad mini launching in China this Friday

By 15 January 2013

Apple has just announced that cellular editions of its fourth-generation iPad and first-generation iPad mini will be available in China from  Friday, 18 January. The Wi-Fi + 3G models will be available at Apple's retail stores, online store, and third-party... >>

Huawei and ZTE pose security threat according to US Intelligence report

Huawei and ZTE pose security threat according to US Intelligence report

By 8 October 2012

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 17 May 2012

"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 17 October 2011

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 21 July 2011

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 2 June 2011

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 9 July 2010

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 29 June 2010

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... >>


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