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Microsoft is said to have closed its Xbox One R&D base in China - but its 80 staff have reportedly refused the severance package, since they're entitled to far greater compensation under Chinese law.
Apple CEO Tim Cook took time out to meet the workers on the assembly lines of the iPhone 6 and other devices during his stay in China, ahead of a planned expansion of the workforce at that plant.
A new report mentions that the Chinese government is employing phishing attacks against Apple's iCloud and Microsoft's Live services. This comes just days after both companies launched new products.
Apple is positioning its new Watch as a special fashion accessory. The device showed up at Paris Fashion Week and next month it will be featured on the cover and in an editorial of Vogue China.
It seems Foxconn is once again in the public's eye thanks to the way they treat their workers. Employees are protesting for higher wages and better conditions at one of the company's plants.
From the Tetris movie and Lumia launches, to product problems, the OnePlus Two, low-cost Windows devices, Windows 10, and the Borg, we take a look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
It may struggle in places like Japan and South Korea, but Microsoft's Xbox One finally released in China to healthy sales and plenty of fanfare despite Chinese government regulation.
Microsoft has confirmed that its new Lumia 830 will go on sale in China next month, with the latest Lumia Denim firmware on board, and support for the Chinese version of Cortana out of the box.
China has finally lifted its ban on console sales from the West, but at a price, the console will launch with ten "non-violent" titles and just five million will be up for grabs, costing more too.
Mainland China has placed a nationwide block on popular photo sharing service Instagram, likely to prevent the spread of photos from Hong Kong's ongoing pro-Democracy protests.
From bendy iPhones and the iOS mess, to Xbox One, Galaxy Notes, the cheapest Windows 8.1 tablet ever and The Fappening (Pt II), we look back at highlights from this week's top news on Neowin.
The Xbox One was supposed to be launching in China today - but after announcing a delay to the launch on Sunday, Microsoft has now confirmed that the console will go on sale on September 29.
DuckDuckGo, the popular privacy-oriented search engine, has joined the likes of Google, Facebook and Twitter to be blocked from being accessed in China, without any prior information.
While queuing for the iPhone has become a phenomenon, one videographer caught a different side of the event by capturing those that are poised to make a profit selling to China's black market.
Microsoft has sent out a notice that they will have to delay the launch of the Xbox One in China but that it will still be released by the end of the year as it ties up loose ends.
A city in China is tackling the problem of people staring at their screens while walking by introducing special pedestrian 'lanes' on sidewalks for those who just can't stop looking at their phones.
In an attempt to compete with its rivals, Chinese search giant Baidu hired Zhanq Yaqin, Microsoft's ex-vice president and ex-chairman of the firm's Asia-Pacific research and development group.
Microsoft China posted up an image teasing Windows 9 earlier today before quickly removing the post, and confirmed its name and other bits in the process, asking "will the Start menu make a return?"
Ever since we made the move into 2014, Microsoft has been playing from behind when comparing the sales of the Xbox One versus the PlayStation 4. Could September mark a momentum shift?
Chinese authorities looking into alleged antitrust violations by Microsoft have given the company twenty days to "make a written explanation" to questions and concerns raised by investigators.
From another Xbox One update and the death of MSN, to Surface, Spotify, iThings, recalls and other explosive events, we take a look back at some of the highlights from this week's tech news on Neowin.
Microsoft is finally shutting down its Windows Live Messenger service - still popularly known as 'MSN Messenger' - on October 31, after it closed in all markets last year with the exception of China.
A new report out is saying that Satya Nadella will pack his bags and head to China in September and the topic will likely be about the anti-trust probe that is being conducted by the country.
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As its antitrust investigation into Microsoft continues, China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce says the company has not been 'transparent' in disclosing data on its Chinese sales.
China has approved sales of 5 million Xbox One consoles there, according to Microsoft's Chinese partner BesTV, with domestic sales of foreign games consoles predicted to grow to 50 million by 2019.
Microsoft has confirmed that its Xbox One console will finally make its way to Russia next month, launching there on September 26 - just a few days after its launch in China and many other markets.
China has cracked down on what it calls "internet rumor-mongering," detaining 85 people and punishing 16 websites for falsely spreading rumors about everything from earthquakes to violence.
The Chinese government has refuted claims that it banned Apple from a list of companies approved to sell devices for official use, saying that Apple never applied to be on the list in the first place.
Microsoft is giving away Lumia smartphones to Chinese factory workers who choose to quit their jobs voluntarily, as the company is in the process of laying off staff globally over the coming months.
Government officials have again raided Microsoft offices in China - as well as the offices of consultancy firm Accenture, to which Microsoft outsources some of its financial work in the country.
Apple is the latest tech company to be barred from supplying devices to the Chinese government, as it continues to reduce its dependence on hardware and software provided by foreign firms.
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has managed to topple Samsung as the top smartphone vendor in its home country owing to aggressively priced, well-designed smartphones and social media marketing.
China says Microsoft should not obstruct its probe into the company's alleged violations of Chinese antitrust laws - but acknowledged Microsoft's promise to "fully cooperate" with its investigation.
China has barred Symantec and Kaspersky from providing software to its government - the latest in a series of moves indicating that the country is increasingly restricting its use of foreign software.
Employees at Microsoft's Nokia division in China held a protest today, chanting slogans against the company's "hostile takeover and violent layoffs", which will result in 18,000 job cuts worldwide.
Joe Belfiore confirmed on Weibo that Microsoft is creating a special team in Beijing tasked with creating better regional experiences for PC, Tablets and Windows Phone projects.
Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will go on sale in China on September 23rd, marking a big step for the company as China is a huge market and could help the company move a lot of consoles.
Microsoft has launched Cortana in the UK with more localized content and a British accent, and in China with a whole new look - and will be available in India, Australia and Canada as an 'alpha'.
Yesterday's raid on Microsoft's offices by Chinese officials looks to be in regard to an antitrust investigation. The company is being investigated for possibly engaging in 'unfair trade'.
Microsoft has confirmed that four of its offices across China have been raided by the government as part of an official investigation, although the exact reasons for the raids remain unclear.
The Xbox One will be available for pre-order in China, starting later on today. Though it won't launch until September, folks will be able to pre-purchase a console for the next couple of days.
Microsoft's Xbox One will go on sale in China in September, and will be sold exclusively through the nation's third-largest carrier, China Telecom - although pricing details remain unannounced.
Samsung is facing fresh allegations that it used child labor at one of its suppliers in China. The allegation states that underage workers were required to work 11 hour shifts without overtime pay.
China is not a friendly region for Microsoft at the moment and the country is now starting to ban the use of Office 365 inside some organizations which follows a ban on Windows 8 too.
The Gionee Elife S5.5 launched a few months ago has gone under an internal makeover: a larger battery, better screen, and a shiny new Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with full LTE support.
The Onda V989, powered by an eight-core Allwinner A80T chipset, has scored over 48,000 points in AnTuTu which is about a third more than the Galaxy Note 3 and twice as much as the HTC One.
A security firm warns that low-cost Android handsets are being sold via sites such as Amazon with malware baked into their firmware, blocking security updates and sending user data to Chinese servers.
Xbox-Skyer, a Chinese website, has recently posted an image which shows the pricing for the unreleased Chinese version of the Xbox One. The pricing has not yet been confirmed by Microsoft.