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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.
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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.
After its stint as the top smartphone vendor in China for the last two quarters, Apple has now conceded the position to Xiaomi and Huawei, falling to the third place this time around.
China's Ministry of Culture has announced that it will relax restrictions on foreign console manufacturers limiting their operations to Shanghai, allowing them to build and sell devices nationwide.
The Chinese company is the 4th largest manufacturer of smartphones in the world without even entering the European and US markets; International Head Hugo Barra wants to change that.
A consumer rights commission in China has sued smartphone makers Samsung and Oppo, for the bloatware installed on new devices. The group claims that the apps take up too much storage space on phones.
Samsung has announced two new smartphones that focus on taking selfies. Named the Galaxy J5 and J7, both smartphones sport a 5-megapixel front shooter, which comes with a LED flash.
2.5D screens? Ten-core MT6797 SoCs? Dual-batteries? The next year of Chinese smartphones will be really interesting, and this article will prime you on the next 12 months of Chinese handset tech.
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.