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Will We See a Baidu Yi Handset This Month?

Damn, this is shaping up to be a competitive month for smartphones in China! First we had XiaomiR...

By C. Custer

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  • December 5, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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5 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

It’s the first week of December, and you know what that means…our weekly update on the b...

By C. Custer

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  • December 4, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm

360Buy CEO Liu Qiangdong on Investor Bullies and Not Fearing Failure

Today, 360buy CEO Liu Qiangdong took to Weibo to share a story from several years ago, back when his...

By C. Custer

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  • December 2, 2011
  • at 5:28 pm
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Hey G+: Your China Infographic Kind of Sucks!

Let me start this post off with something nice: we’re very happy that major Western tech blogs...

By C. Custer

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  • December 2, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Rumor: Several Chinese Group Buy Sites Way Behind Paying Merchants

The group buy business in China has gotten so rough that I don’t need to link to specific case...

By C. Custer

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  • December 1, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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No Choice But to Mine: One World of Warcraft Ore Miner’s Story

Among Western World of Warcraft players, “gold farming” and other kinds of mining —...

By C. Custer

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  • November 30, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Alibaba’s China B2B Site Reaches 50 Million Registered Users

With all the news about Taobao and Tmall, it’s easy to forget that Alibaba also has a giant, g...

By C. Custer

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  • November 30, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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China Unicom Ready to Sell iPhone 4S, Just Waiting on MIIT

Is the iPhone 4S going to be released soon in China? We realize we’ve been torturing you with ...

By C. Custer

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  • November 30, 2011
  • at 12:01 pm
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Games Back in South Korea’s Android Market

When the South Korean government announced that all games would need to be approved by the games rat...

By C. Custer

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  • November 29, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Kaifu Lee Will Post His Autobiography for Free on Amazon

Last week we wrote about “science cop” Fang Zhouzi’s accusations of exaggeration i...

By C. Custer

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  • November 29, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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The Chinese Government is Paying Almost $1000 for a 128MB Memory Stick

So, it turns out the Chinese government doesn’t know crap about computers. Or maybe they don&#...

By C. Custer

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  • November 29, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm

Taobao Protest Ringleader Arrested for Selling Fake LV Bags

Well, this is interesting. You remember the massive protests, first online and then in real life, th...

By C. Custer

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  • November 28, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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I’ll Do That for You If You Bribe Me: Chinese Government Website Hacked?

Like many local governments in China, the government of Longhushan in Jiangxi maintains a website th...

By C. Custer

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  • November 28, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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“People’s Search Engine” Jike Won’t Totally Imitate Google (But Maybe It Should)

Last year, state-owned Party mouthpiece newspaper People’s Daily decided to get into the searc...

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  • November 28, 2011
  • at 2:08 pm
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24quan in Trouble? CEO Du Yinan Responds

Last week we wrote about some of the concerning reports circulating on the net about group buy site ...

By C. Custer

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  • November 28, 2011
  • at 11:10 am

SARFT Banning TV Ads During Shows; Good News or Bad News for Online Video?

For the past few days, rumors have been swirling that along with its limitation of “entertainm...

By C. Custer

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  • November 25, 2011
  • at 2:43 pm
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iPhone 4S Coming to China Telecom (But When?)

Rumors have been swirling online for a while that China Telecom would be getting a taste of the iPho...

By C. Custer

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  • November 25, 2011
  • at 10:20 am
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Xiaomi M1 Bests Samsung, HTC Smartphones in Browser Benchmarks

China’s homegrown Xiaomi is a bit of an experiment. The limited release — the phone won&...

By C. Custer

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  • November 24, 2011
  • at 4:50 pm