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The largest federal employee union has claimed in an internal letter that Chinese hackers in last week's attack stole the Social Security numbers and info of every single federal employee.
Chinese hackers have been blamed for an attack at the U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management which may have compromised the data of up to 4 million people in every federal agency.
Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, was in China this week at Lenovo's Tech World conference and during the demo of REACHit, an unreleased build of Windows 10 was shown off on stage.
The Lenovo Vibe Shot is a camera-centric smartphone that we went hands-on with at MWC this year. It's finally been released in China and has a launch price of just CNY¥1799, or about $289.
Apple managed to sell the most smartphones out of any company operating in China this first quarter, and the company is crushing its competitors even as the overall market is declining.
The favorite camera of many smartphone manufacturers, the Sony IMX214, has come into increasingly short supply, with reports that Sony is only able to fulfill 50% of the current orders.
ZTE's Nubia Z9 has passed through TENAA, China's device certification authority, which listed key specs for the Android 5.0 handset, including a 3.5GHz octa-core processor and an astonishing 8GB RAM.
An unclassified US military network was breached earlier this year by Russian hackers who gained access to the network via an old unpatched vulnerability before being discovered hours later.
Earlier this week, Microsoft updated Skype Translator to support Mandarin and today I got to chat with someone in China; the results were seriously impressive but there is still work to be done.
As part of its fifth anniversary, Xiaomi, the rising star of affordable devices, has unveiled the Redmi 2A. The device is a cheaper version of the Redmi 2, which was released two months ago.
Microsoft's Chinese arm is running a promotion in China to raise awareness for XiaoIce, 'Cortana's little sister'. But, the company is giving away iPhones instead of the their own Windows Phones.
With no fanfare at all, HTC has quietly revealed its new One E9+, which features a 5.5-inch display with 2560x1440px resolution, 3GB RAM, 20MP rear camera and a 2GHz 64-bit octa-core processor.
Microsoft brought Cortana in Windows 10 to six new markets with build 10041 - but not everyone has got it working yet. A Microsoft engineer has now explained the problem, and how it can be resolved.
Microsoft is partnering up with Tencent to push Windows 10 to the Chinese market and as part of the deal Tencent will bring its popular games and services to the Windows Store, including QQ and LoL.
A new local variant of the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL has been spotted online, which appears to be heading to China. It boasts of vastly improved specifications such as a 2.2GHz quad-core processor.
After delaying its launch in China indefinitely back in January, Sony has announced that the PS4 will go on sale there on March 20 - and at 2,899 CNY, it will be 22% cheaper than Microsoft's Xbox One.
While most of us have our eyes on the MWC live steams, Chinese factories are already producing cases and accessories for the new devices literally as they're being demoed in the presentations.
Microsoft launched the Xbox One in China towards the end of 2014 and managed to sell 100,000 units in the first month, but the sales never took off from there resulting in losses for its distributor.
China has dropped some of the big companies from its list of approved technology providers for use in government departments to reduce dependence on American technology.
Microsoft could start another round of layoffs, impacting two manufacturing plants in China. The closure would result in 9,000 layoffs and manufacturing moved to Vietnam.
A new Android malware has been discovered. The malicious software reportedly makes a device pretend that it is turned off and then spies on the user. It can also make outgoing calls and take pictures.
American chip-maker Qualcomm has been fined close to USD$1 billion in China for anti-trust violations in the country, making it the highest compensation from any company there.
Internet addiction is becoming a problem in Asian countries, especially China where a 19 year old has cut off his own hand in an effort to 'cure' himself of this problem.
Qualcomm's dominance over the smart device industry may be coming to an end, if not at the hands of Samsung and Intel then it's definitely at the hands of the ever-growing juggernaut MediaTek.
An early investigation into the recent Anthem breach, that might have exposed 80 million accounts, is starting to point to the usual suspects: the Chinese government and the DEEP PANDA hacking group
The Chinese government is once again trying to get its citizens to only use their real names online. After a similar law failed to have a noticeable effect earlier, the authorities are trying again.
The Chinese censorship of international websites is well known, and now it has become even tougher against social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and various other services.
A new rule has been implemented in Xinjiang, China, where people are obliged to register their information whenever they buy gadgets. This was reportedly a move to reduce terrorism in the area.
The Chinese government wants foreign technology companies operating inside its borders to hand over their software's source code and use only state-approved encryption algorithms.
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi says that the first batch of its new Mi Note flagship sold out in under three minutes, and claims that it has received 'over 220 million reservations' for the device.
Apple's new, larger iPhones have proven to be a major hit in Asian markets and have propelled the company both in terms of sales and marketshare. Meanwhile Samsung has seen its share sliced.
Less than a month after Gmail was banned in China, Microsoft's Outlook email service has found itself under attack with users unable to access the company's servers.
Hackers this morning targeted the Twitter feeds of two major news agencies, sending out a barrage of doomsday tweets that made it seem as if China and the United States had just sparked World War III.
Customs officials, suspicious at the man's "weird walking posture" discovered 94 iPhones strapped to his body, but for bonus points he also set off airport metal detectors in the process.
Microsoft's relationship with China has always been a bit strained; on the one hand, the country has a massive economy, but on the other, Windows is pirated heavily in this region.
The number of tablet users is still growing at a great speed, but not for long, due to abundance in developed markets, as well as competition from other mobile devices like phablets and hybrids.
Sony was supposed to launch its PlayStation 4 console in China in just a few days but according to a statement that has been postponed indefinitely thanks to negotiations with the government.
Nokia has opened pre-orders in China for its new Android 5.0-based tablet, priced at 1599 CNY (just under $260 USD), and the device is expected to launch in some European markets later this year.
Xiaomi continues their journey taking over the gadget world. They have now announced the successor to the Redmi 1 smartphone, the Redmi 2. The device packs quite a punch, but is still affordable.
Microsoft has released a new touch version of Office to other platforms first, which has upset the users of Windows mobile devices -including Windows Phone, but the wait may be over soon.
Google's analytics have revealed that the Gmail service is once again becoming accessible, albeit slowly, in China after being blocked for more than three days due to unknown reasons.
With Chinese manufacturer OPPO breaking into the markets of Australia, Indonesia and India and actually being succesful there, the company is confident it will double shipments in 2015.
Traffic to Gmail, Google's email service, has dropped off nearly entirely across the entire nation of China, with research firms and Chinese citizens reporting an IP-level block on the service.
Nokia unveiled its new Android tablet last month with a $250 price tag, promising that it will go on sale in Q1 2015 - and it seems that it could launch in its first market, China, in just two weeks.
Official websites of the Afghan government have been found to be infected with malicious software, and a US firm said they have linked it to China.
The long awaited Lumia Denim update is finally available for a few Lumia Windows Phones in China. It brings a variety of improvements to your Windows Phone device.
Sony has confirmed that the PS4 will go on sale in China next month, with a launch price of 2,899 CNY - 22% lower than that of Microsoft's basic Xbox One model, which launched there in September.
Microsoft has been fined in China roughly $140 million for cross-border tax evasion in that country which is quite similar to that which was investigated by the IRS.