Posts Tagged: Microsoft in China

great firewall

We ran our own Microsoft Bing censorship test. This is what we found.

Last week Greatfire.org, a website that tracks web censorship in China, issued a report claiming that Microsoft Bing was deliberately censor...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Chinese Stores Start Selling Microsoft Surface RT Early, Pull in Queues of Eager Buyers

Enthusiast queues of gadget buyers in Beijing are greeting the launch of Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet. Scheduled for launch as the cl...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 9:55 pm
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Report: China Now Has 14% of Global Windows Phone Users

The mobile ad platform AdDuplex has released new stats that suggest that China is now the second-largest nation of Windows Phone (WP) users ...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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MSN China Hits 60 Million Readers, Wants to Expand Into E-Commerce

Microsoft’s local portal, MSN China, has revealed that it has grown to 50 to 60 million active monthly users in the country, as it con...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 2:35 pm
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Nokia’s Elop Tells Chinese Media: Nokia WP7 Launching March 28th in China

Nokia’s (NYSE:NOK) CEO has told the Chinese news site 21st Century Business that its first Nokia phone will launch in China on March 2...

  • March 12, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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Rumor: Nokia Testing Lumia 800 for Launch in China in 2012

There’s a rumor in the Chinese media that Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) is preparing its Lumia 800 model (pictured above) to be China...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Rumor: Microsoft Picks a Retail Partner for WP7 Launch in China in 2012

Rumors in the Chinese business media suggest that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is poised to launch its mobile OS, Windows Phone 7 (WP7) officiall...

  • November 25, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Microsoft’s Appearance at Trade Show Raises Hope of XBox + Kinect Sales in China

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) appearance this week at the Canton Trade Fair in Guangzhou, southern China, has raised the hopes of console ...

  • October 18, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Web ecosystems in China

Dear Apple, Amazon, Google: Here’s Why Chinese Consumers Hate Your Ecosystems

Chinese consumers love your gadgets – that’s great news. But the bad news for Apple, Amazon, Google, and many more companies is ...

  • March 1, 2013
  • at 2:10 pm
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Autonavi Maps Hit Windows 8 As Chinese Apps Jump Aboard Microsoft’s New OS

Microsoft’s most radical new OS, Windows 8, is set to launch tomorrow, and lots of Chinese web companies are ready with apps that make...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Microsoft Confirms Sina Weibo Integration in Windows 8

A Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) employee has confirmed in a company blog that Sina Weibo, the popular Twitter-like social network, will be fully i...

  • June 14, 2012
  • at 8:36 pm
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Microsoft Launches WP7 in Beijing: Nokia, HTC, ZTE and 2,000 Chinese Apps All Ready

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has just wrapped up its own launch event in Beijing for its new mobile operating system, WP7. It marks the official ...

  • March 21, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Microsoft’s WP7 Prepping Launch in China and Across Asia, Stricter App Rules Apply

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has announced that app developers on its Windows Phone 7 (WP7) platform can now enable their apps and games to be di...

  • January 9, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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China Loves IE6 – So Can the IE Auto-Update Finally Kill It Off?

China has far-and-away the greatest number of users of Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) ancient Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) browser, with Chine...

  • December 16, 2011
  • at 4:47 pm
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MSN Mall Closes, as Microsoft Rethinks its E-Commerce Strategy in China

MSN China has shuttered its MSN Mall, a B2C e-commerce site, in an apparent restructuring of Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) approach to Chi...

  • November 21, 2011
  • at 3:40 pm
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