Who’s To Blame For Apple’s China Closure?

blameApple’s iTunes and iBook users in China the past few days have been unable to access their accounts and data …

Apple’s iPhone SE Receives Over 3.4 Million Orders In China

iPhone SEApple’s new 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE had received over 3.4 million orders in the Chinese market. According to statistics provided …

Hong Kong Mobile OS Company Aims To Beat Android, Apple

The freshly-minted Hong Kong-based mobile operating system company Acadine Technologies is hoping to make room for itself among the ubiquitous of Android and iOS devices. The company says it received USD100 million in its first round financing from China-based Tsinghua Unigroup International. Acadine is so new, that only yesterday, July 15, did it register and […]

Is China Mobile Now Competing With Whatsapp And Wechat?

Chinese information technology solutions provider Ultrapower’s wholly-owned subsidiary is helping China’s biggest mobile provider compete with instant messaging apps like Facebook’s Whatsapp, Tencent’s Wechat, and Apple’s iMessage.

Facebook Hits The Same Wall As Apple In China

The leaders of Facebook and Apple were in China this past week on separate missions with the same goal: gain better transparency and more access to the Chinese market. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was in Beijing for an event at a local university, and Apple’s Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai to review […]

Uber Faces Uphill Battle To Control Taxis In China

American taxi service application Uber reportedly is seeking to fill several new job positions in Asia Pacific cities such as Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Bangalore, representing the company’s intention to vigorously expand into international markets.

Apple’s iPhone 5 Officially Available In Mainland China In December

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, revealed at the conference call for the fourth financial quarter that Apple’s performance in the Greater China market was very good during the reporting period and the company plans to launch its latest iPhone 5 in mainland China in December 2012.

Microsoft Reveals New Version Of Chinese Bing Search Engine

Harry Shum, Microsoft’s global senior vice president in charge of the development of the company’s global search engine, announced that a new version is now available for Bing Chinese search, Cn.bing.com.

Apple Launches iTunes Store In Hong Kong

Apple has confirmed that it has launched its iTunes store in 12 new markets in Asia, including Hong Kong, allowing its users in these regions to buy and download music and videos more conveniently.

360buy.com Opens E-book Service Today In China

Chinese B2C e-commerce website 360buy.com launches its e-book platform later today, and the new service will be further expanded to mobile devices in the future.

Rovio Opens Angry Birds Store On Tmall.com In China

Rovio Entertainment Limited, developer of Angry Birds, has further expanded into the Chinese market by opening an official flagship store on Tmall.com, the B2C section of the Chinese e-commerce website Taobao.com.

Foxconn Building New Factory In Brazil For Apple Products

Taiwan Foxconn Technology Group has decided to build a new plant in Jundiai, an inland city in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the assembly of Apple’s iPad and iPhone products.

Sina Microblog Launches Nine Versions Of Mobile Client

Weibo, the microblog division of the Chinese Internet portal Sina.com has announced that it will cooperate with four leading mobile sites which provide mobile phone software download services in China to launch nine new versions of microblog client around the New Year.

Chinese Instant Messaging Software Goes Global

Tencent Holdings Limited announced the launch of their QQ International instant messenger product.

Ctrip.com Launches Mobile Website

After a half-year trial operation, Ctrip.com has launched its wireless mobile website m.ctrip.com. Consumers now can log on to the site via their mobile phones to book hotel rooms, buy airline tickets, and manage personal information.

China’s Renren.com Teams With Samsung To Create SNS Ecosphere

Chinese social networking site Renren.com and the South Korean electronics company Samsung have announced in Beijing that the two companies have reached cooperation and will jointly create a social networking service ecosphere based on products of both parties.