In a recent announcement by State Administration for Industry and Commerce of China, it has imposed a new set of rules which includes banning adblockers from being used in the country.
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A group of Chinese companies has decided to acquire Opera Software for $600 million, after failed talks to acquire it for $1.2 billion. It will take over the core business of the company.
A state media agency in China has announced that it will start cracking down on news websites that use social media as a source for reports without properly verifying them first, to combat false news.
The top of the line versions of the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 became available in North America six months ago. Now they're finally hitting 10 new markets, including UK, China and Australia.
The Cyberspace Administration of China has issued new rules for app developers in a bid to combat violence, terrorism, money fraud, and porn. User logs will also be recorded and kept for 60 days.
Qualcomm has accused Meizu of violating different patents relating to 3G and 4G communication standards. After unsuccessfully trying to negotiate this with Meizu directly, a complaint has been filed.
China has topped the TOP500 supercomputer list with a new computer called Sunway TaihuLight. The TaihuLight is capable of 93 petaflops compared to the previous number one, which scored 33 petaflops.
Nadella will reportedly meet with government officials in China during his visit this week, as an antitrust investigation - which began in 2014 with raids on Microsoft's offices there - continues.
The Chinese FCC equivalent, TENAA, has certified Xiaomi's next Redmi device, the Redmi 3A. The Redmi 3A will be priced at just 599 Yuan but will come with an astonishingly large 4000mAh battery.
Chinese users are becoming increasingly critical of Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrade tactics - and after over a million complaints on social media, the spectre of possible legal action now looms there.
Microsoft subsidiary Mojang has announced a partnership that will see Minecraft Pocket Edition and the PC version launch in China. Details were thin on the ground, with no launch date announced.
Lenovo's Zuk Z2 Pro has a Snapdragon 820 processor, 128GB storage, a USB Type-C port, 13MP rear camera and a whopping 6GB RAM - and it's now available to purchase in China for the equivalent of $415.
The Chinese government has been quietly investigating foreign companies regarding their encryption and data storage practices. The "security reviews" seem to be designed to pressure companies.
With a view to better understand the Chinese market, Apple has invested a billion dollars in ride-hailing service, Didi Chuxing, which is already more valued in the country than Uber.
Kantar Worldpanel's latest figures show that Windows phone sales plummeted by over 50% in five key EU markets in the first three months of the year - but Android sales are rising around the world.
Microsoft is shutting down its MSN China web portal in June, but says it remains "deeply committed" to the country, offering Windows 10 and cloud services, and maintaining a major R&D center there.
Apple has lost a trademark case in China over the name 'iPhone'. Instead, a handbags and leather goods firm has won the right to continue using the name on its products. Apple plans to appeal.
The Chinese search engine giant, Baidu has come under fire after allegedly promoting an untested cancer treatment leading to a student's death. Authorities are currently investigating the matter.
A week after mysteriously going offline in the country, a new report says Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks stores were banned by Chinese authorities in a bid to prop-up local competitors.
Samsung is preparing to launch new handsets with slim designs and metal bodywork, including the Galaxy C5, which is said to feature a 5.2-inch display, 4GB RAM and a Snapdragon 617 processor.
According to the British market research firm, Apple's iOS faces increasing competition from Android in Asia, and Windows Phone is still shrinking in the five most important European markets.
Microsoft has created a Chinese government-approved version of Windows 10. Not much is known about this new 'Chinese edition', but it should help in getting the OS to the promised billion users.
Microsoft's newest Windows 10 Mobile handset, the Lumia 650, will go on sale tomorrow in China, and the company says that it's expected to be available to buy in India before the end of this month.
Apple has launched Apple Pay in China. China is the fifth country to get Apple Pay and Apple hopes that China will be its largest market for the mobile payment service. 19 Chinese banks are on board.
Samsung sit atop the global smartphone shipment vendor list, but their dominance in China has been hit hard by companies like Huawei and Xaiomi, being pushed from the top five altogether.
Sina Weibo, the Chinese alternative for Twitter, has announced that it is raising the limit for messages on its social network from 140 characters to a rumored maximum of 2000 characters.
Facebook for Android will be gaining new functionality in the next few days which will allow users to connect to the social network using a Tor connection provided by the Tor Project's Orbot app.
From ultra-thin devices and super-sized tweets, to Apple highs and lows, Oculus' pricing Rift, Nokia's Moonraker, and Microsoft's China problem, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The co-founder of Chinese smartphone giant - Xiaomi - has confirmed that Mi 5 devices are being mass produced right now, in time for a February launch - sometime after the Chinese new year.
China's State Administration of Industry and Commerce says that Microsoft must provide a complete explanation for "major issues" that it has uncovered as part of an ongoing antitrust investigation.
Microsoft will open pre-orders for its Surface Book tomorrow in several markets around the world, including many across Europe - although shipments won't actually begin there until mid-February.
The Xtouch is a great looking phone, but unfortunately has more flaws than what it should have. Neowin goes hands on with the smartphone and gives it a full review -- check it out!
Apple has announced plans to bring its mobile payment system, Apple Pay, to China in 2016. The service will take on Alipay and WeChat Payment, which are already established in the region.
A supercomputer at the Bureau of Meteorology has believed to have been breached by hackers from China, potentially compromising several other Australian Government agencies.
The Chinese Bluboo Xtouch smartphone was dropped from 20 feet -- or about 6 meters -- and managed to not only keep working but the screen hadn't even slightly shattered either.
If you live in the United States or Canada, you'll now be able to order a OnePlus X direct from OnePlus themselves without having to go through a reseller.
In a video posted by Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oukitel, the currently unreleased K6000 is shown to charge four other smartphones, as well as an iPad, through its USB port, among other things.
Xiaomi has launched the Mi TV 3, successor to the Mi TV 2 it had launched earlier this year. The new TV offers a bigger screen at 4K resolution, at just 11.6-mm thick and runs Android.
Beverage company Pepsi has recently confirmed that it's currently preparing to release a line of new smartphones in China, with one called the Pepsi P1. Accessories were also confirmed by the firm.
A huge Distributed Denial of Service attack has hit an unnamed web server. 650,000 Chinese smartphones unwittingly enrolled in this attack, likely caused by a set of malicious adverts.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella welcomes touring Chinese delegation to Redmond and focuses on developing new technologies and strengthened relationships with Chinese partners including Xiaomi and Baidu.
In a recent partnership between Microsoft and companies in China, Baidu, a Chinese search and services company, is set to become the default search engine and homepage on Microsoft's browser, Edge.
China has been planning to ditch Windows for a long time, after the support for Windows XP got cut off. In line with this, the country's homemade OS, NeoKylin has recently been showcased.
Developers in China say slow connection speeds to Apple's overseas servers forced them to download its Xcode dev tools from unofficial (and malware-infected) sources - but Apple is now making changes.
Xiaomi's latest handset, the Mi 4c, packs quite a bit of specifications for a very small price. The handset will be offered in China and will start at $200 USD.
The U.S. and China are secretly negotiating what may be the world's first arms deal for cyberspace, establishing a formal ceasefire so that neither country can cripple the other during peacetime.
Apple is the latest corporation to be stung with massive tax-evasion fines in China. The company must pay $71M USD, as well as a $10M USD fine, for unpaid taxes in the 2013 financial year.
Dell plans to expand its research and development team in the country, as well as partnering with local organizations to help win over the government and large business
Google wants to reenter the Chinese market by launching a revamped Google Play Store. Both parties have been in conflict since 2010, when Google announced they would stop censoring search results.
Xiaomi has unveiled the latest iteration of its Android based operating system, the MIUI 7. The update promises 10% longer battery life and 30% increase in performance, along with other improvements.