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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
Deng-Yaping

“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...

By C. Custer

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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
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1,483 Chinese Group Buy Sites Closed, 456 in October Alone

At this point, everyone knows that the group buy market in China is, er, going through a rough patch...

By C. Custer

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  • November 24, 2011
  • at 2:36 pm
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Fang Zhouzi Accuses Kaifu Lee of Exaggeration in Autobiography

Last night, Fang Zhouzi took to his Weibo to criticize a few pieces of Kaifu Lee’s autobiograp...

By C. Custer

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  • November 24, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
xiaomi

Xiaomi M1 Phones Available to Everyone Starting December 18

We’ve been interested in Xiaomi’s low-cost high-power M1 smartphone since the first time...

By C. Custer

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  • November 23, 2011
  • at 3:31 pm
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MIIT Says No Need to Package Chargers with Phones, Consumers Rejoice?

MIIT, the Chinese government body that inspects all your favorite mobile gadgets and toys, has annou...

By C. Custer

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  • November 23, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
ai-weiwei

Global Times Attacks Ai Weiwei, Calls For Authorities to Crack Down on “Illegal” Microblogging

Avant-garde artist Ai Weiwei is no stranger to microblogs, or to controversy. Nor is Hu Xijin, the o...

By C. Custer

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  • November 22, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Why China’s Coolest Blogger Doesn’t Use Microblogs

Han Han might be China’s biggest celebrity blogger, which is a pretty impressive title for an ...

By C. Custer

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  • November 22, 2011
  • at 2:19 pm
xiaomi-poll

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun Crowd-Sourcing Decision to Expand Smartphone to CDMA

If his Weibo account is to be believed, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has spent at least one sleepless night co...

By C. Custer

  • 1
  • November 21, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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In Beijing, You’ll Be Able to Send Text Messages to Find the Toilet (Someday)

Public toilets seem few and far between in some areas of China’s capital, which can be a real ...

By C. Custer

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  • November 21, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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iPhone 4S Coming Soon to China? And Why Vendors Aren’t Excited

A couple weeks ago we told you how MIIT, the government body that issues Apple devices the permit al...

By C. Custer

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  • November 21, 2011
  • at 11:45 am