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China Won’t Force WeChat to Subsidize Telecoms, Says MIIT Spokesman

The battle between Tencent’s WeChat and major Chinese telecoms has been raging all spring, but...

By C. Custer

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  • April 24, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Huawei to US Market: Screw You Guys, We’re Going Home! [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Huawei says the Financial Times misunderstood what was said and actually it isn’t aban...

By C. Custer

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  • April 24, 2013
  • at 7:25 am
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Foxconn Denies iPhone Return Rumors

Addressing the recent rumors that Apple had returned 5 million defective iPhones to Foxconn as the r...

By C. Custer

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  • April 24, 2013
  • at 5:38 am
Konami Brings Asian Champions League Teams to Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, Courting Asian Gamers?

Konami Brings Asian Champions League Teams to Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, Courting Asian Gamers?

When it comes to soccer1, there’s one brand global video gamers prefer: FIFA. Despite being th...

By C. Custer

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  • April 24, 2013
  • at 2:35 am
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India’s Traverik Aims to Make Trip Planning a Breeze

Personally, I like planning trips. My copy of the Lonely Planet China guide is pretty dog-eared at t...

By C. Custer

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  • April 23, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China Moves to Stop Spam Texts

Over this past weekend, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) release...

By C. Custer

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  • April 23, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Apple’s Defective Phone Returns Could Cost Foxconn $160 Million (If Any of This is Real)

Reports in the Chinese press over the past few days have been suggesting that Apple has returned aro...

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  • April 23, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Hong Kong’s Zorpia: Is This a Real Social Network or Just a Spammer? [UPDATE]

I first came across Zorpia a couple months ago, when I got an email saying that a friend — we&...

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  • April 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Qihoo Report Breaks Down China’s Average Internet Speed by Province

Ever wonder where the fastest internet in China is? According to a new report released by Qihoo 360,...

By C. Custer

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  • April 19, 2013
  • at 10:19 am
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Xiaomi Founder Lei Jun on the Pressures and Perils of Doing a Startup

China’s Xiaomi is now widely recognized as one of the country’s best startups; it’...

By C. Custer

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  • April 18, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Chinese State Media: 60% of Consumers Are Starting To Think Apple Sucks

China’s state media outlets — mostly CCTV and the People’s Daily — have been...

By C. Custer

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  • April 18, 2013
  • at 11:10 am
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Dangdang to Release E-Reader with Hybrid Touch/E-ink Screen in May

It seems Dangdang is mentioned less and less these days in conversations about China’s major e...

By C. Custer

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  • April 18, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China’s Ten Most Popular PC Games (March 2013)

Gaming is big in China and only getting bigger. And while mobile gaming is important, the PC is stil...

By C. Custer

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  • April 17, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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CNNIC: Chinese E-commerce Market Exceeded $190 Billion in 2012

The China Internet Network Information Center released its numbers for Chinese e-commerce in 2012 an...

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  • April 17, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Kaifu Lee: Rumors of Weibo’s Death Are Exaggerated

We’ve written a lot about the rise of WeChat and the danger it poses to Sina Weibo. Last night...

By C. Custer

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  • April 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Papaya Mobile Launches SDK to Help App Developers Monetize Through China Mobile Billing

Getting your game or app into China’s mobile marketplace can be hard enough, but monetizing th...

By C. Custer

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  • April 16, 2013
  • at 1:01 pm
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What Games Are Chinese Government Officials Playing at Work?

Recently, the Chinese media has been buzzing with the results of an investigative report that found ...

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  • April 16, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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NMA Launches Ridiculous ‘North Korea Smackdown’ HTML5 Game

North Korea’s missile belligerence has been the target of an awful lot of humor, but the folks...

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  • April 16, 2013
  • at 2:08 am