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Chinese Train Ticket Web Traffic Hijacked to Push Qihoo’s 360 Browser

China’s 12306 ticket purchase site (run by China’s Railway Ministry), is the only offici...

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  • January 23, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm

China’s Virtual Telecom Market May Be Worth $11 Billion

Recently, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced a plan to p...

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  • January 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China to Establish Digital Dispute Resolution Center to Solve IP Disputes

With battles between tech companies and disputes over intellectual property and copyrights online on...

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  • January 22, 2013
  • at 8:00 am

ZTE Posts $400 Million Loss in 2012

ZTE and Huawei seem to get lumped into the same basket when it comes to international security conce...

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  • January 22, 2013
  • at 12:12 am
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Tech in Asia: Our Picks for News of the Week [Jan. 19]

This was a week of big news across Asia, so much so that it might be difficult to separate the signa...

By C. Custer

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  • January 21, 2013
  • at 12:32 am
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5 Must-Read Stories in China This Week

This was a week of big in China. Big news, big numbers, and big surprises. Plus, big battles on the ...

By C. Custer

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  • January 20, 2013
  • at 11:00 am

Are Chinese Schools Beating the US in Technology Integration?

Yesterday, Tech in Asia (and probably a lot of other blogs) got a link to the following infographic ...

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  • January 19, 2013
  • at 10:30 am

So Much For Negotiation: Chinese Government Orders Browsers to Kill Train Ticket Plugins

Just yesterday it seemed that China’s Railway Ministry was in the process of negotiating nicel...

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  • January 19, 2013
  • at 3:10 am

Why Apple Isn’t Making a Low-Cost Smartphone for China

We all know that China is important to Apple (even if you didn’t know it already, Tim CookR...

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  • January 18, 2013
  • at 10:30 am

China Railway Ministry Asks Kingsoft to Shut Down Browser Add-On

As we approach the Spring Festival heavy travel season, China’s 12306 train ticket e-commerce ...

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  • January 18, 2013
  • at 8:00 am

Was Your Phone Made By a Forced Student Intern?

Readers may recall last fall’s kerfuffle over student interns who were forced to work at Foxco...

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  • January 18, 2013
  • at 12:17 am

Weak Demand for Apple’s iPhone 5? Chinese Economic Data May Hint at Truth

There has been a lot of discussion in the tech media recently following a Wall Street Journal story ...

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  • January 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am

Getting Weird Server Hits from China? It May Not Be Hackers…

Today’s Register brings us an amusing story that also has a bit of a moral to it: although it ...

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  • January 17, 2013
  • at 8:00 am

360Buy Founds Major Cloud Research Center in Beijing

Chinese e-commerce giant 360Buy is taking to the cloud, or so it appears with the company’s an...

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  • January 17, 2013
  • at 1:46 am

Chinese Gamers Ponder How Public Opinion Should Shape Game Development

Should you make games based on what the public wants, or based on something inside yourself or your ...

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  • January 16, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Alipay Says Wireless Payments Up 546% in 2012

Online payment is a lucrative market sector, and like almost other aspect of China’s tech sect...

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  • January 16, 2013
  • at 9:00 am

Beijing ‘Airpocalypse’ Sparks Spike in Air Quality App Downloads

Beijing had a pretty bad weekend for air quality. In fact, it was so bad that people have taken to c...

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  • January 16, 2013
  • at 12:26 am

Rumor: Jack Ma to Retire from Alibaba This Year

Could 2013 be the year when a Chinese tech legend rides off into the sunset of retirement and (one a...

By C. Custer

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  • January 15, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm