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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.
Alibaba, the massively popular Chinese e-commerce company which specializes in business-to-business and retail trading, has revealed that they will be planning a US debut under the domain 11main.com.
Vido has released three tablets, heavily inspired by the Lumia and Surface range, that feature a full-blown Windows 8.1 OS and a series of other nifty specifications
Over the past few weeks, China has been lambasting Microsoft's Windows 8, and has even said that the OS should not be used in that country - but now Microsoft is fighting back.
Following suit with other nations as of late, China has moved to block almost every single Google service, including Gmail, Google's search engine, and Google images.
A new variant of Microsoft's Lumia 630/635 is now available for pre-order in China. The Lumia 638 features 4G LTE connectivity, dual-SIM support and 1GB of RAM - twice that of its siblings.
China is reportedly studying IBM servers and evaluating alternatives from local manufacturers to prevent surveillance of its banks from international agencies, such as United States' NSA.
Following the lead of Eton, the Chinese manufacturer THL have released their own 5000mAh battery smartphone. However, they've included a series of other great specifications too.
Weeks after Microsoft announced that it will sell the Xbox One in China from September, Sony has confirmed its plans to launch PlayStation there too, although it has not yet set a date for the launch.
Microsoft has now said it will continue to offer Windows 7 to the Chinese government for their PCs, now that China has banned the use of the Windows 8 operating system on government computers.
The Chinese government has announced it has banned the use of Microsoft's Windows 8 OS from the country's government PCs, claiming that the decision was to ensure computer security.
The Attorney General of the United States, alongside other senior officials, are bringing criminal charges against China's military for economic espionage. This will set an important precedent.
Microsoft will begin selling the Xbox One in China in September, which will be the first such game console sold in that country since a ban forbidding such devices was lifted.
China's government plans to stick with Windows XP, with patches from domestic security providers, according to an official who says the cost of upgrading to Windows 8 would be "fairly expensive".
Microsoft has finally launched its Office 365 software subscription service in China, where it will be operated by the local company 21Vianet. The government of Shanghai is an early adopter.
Nokia has just announced that it has received clearance from Chinese authorities to sell its devices business unit to Microsoft and is moving closer to completion of the deal.
Chinese manufacturer Eton reveals it is producing a smartphone with a battery life that is a giant step above anything else on the market
China wants an explanation from the U.S. after it was discovered the NSA infiltrated Huawei in 2009. Chinese officials are concerned about the dilemma which could raise tensions between the nations.
Nokia announced today that it has already recorded one million pre-orders for its Android-based Nokia X smartphone in China, ahead of its release in that country on March 25th.
Samsung and Google reportedly are sending messages to China's Ministry of Commerce that express concerns that the proposed Nokia-Microsoft merger would raise fees on wireless technology patents.
Microsoft has denied reports that it is censoring Chinese-language Bing searches made in the U.S., claiming that it received an "incorrect results removal notification for some searches."
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In an attempt to counter the growing popularity of foreign operating systems in China, the country has announced the linux-based China OS and is seeking support from local manufacturers.
The Chinese government has banned the sale and even news reports on EA's recent FPS "Battlefield 4," claiming that the game's storyline "smears China's image" and is a form of "cultural invasion."
The U.S. remains as the largest e-waste producer followed closely by China. The two nations are the largest contributors to the 48.9 million metric tons of waste, which could rise by a third by 2017.