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Why China’s new domestic desktop operating system could actually stick

China’s next attempt at a mobile homegrown desktop operating system is slated for an October debut. Here's why it might actually work.

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 1:46 pm
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Lenovo sold 50 million smartphones globally last year, remains China's number 2 smartphone brand

Lenovo sold 50 million smartphones globally last year, remains China’s number 2 smartphone brand

Lenovo sold 50 million smartphones and 9.2 million tablets in the previous year, marking the fourth quarter in a row that it has sold more t...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 6:40 pm
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Tencent comes to the rescue of Windows XP users in China

Update March 3, 2014 @13:15 – Microsoft has clarified that security does not equate to support. While it has entrusted local companie...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 3:19 pm
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India’s Micromax steps onto world stage with dual-boot Android/Windows LapTab

India’s Micromax steps onto world stage with dual-boot Android/Windows LapTab

After success with its smartphones and tablets in India, homegrown brand Micromax is trying something different with a combo laptop and tabl...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 9:38 pm
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Microsoft: We account for 15% of Thai smartphone market

President of Microsoft International Jean-Philippe Courtois has claimed that 15 percent of Thai smartphone owners are now using Microsoft ph...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Hands-On with Microsoft Windows 8, Now Available in Asia Pacific [VIDEO]

There has been much buzz around Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows 8. Yesterday we reported that Chinese stores started selling the Microsoft S...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 2:16 pm
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Smoothboard Air: Mirrored Display to Multiple Mobile Devices in the Classroom

A startup in Singapore has developed an intriguing software solution that enables collaboration on multiple mobile devices. Smoothboard Air ...

  • September 18, 2012
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Android Triumphs Against iOS in Southeast Asia Market

According to an Ericsson ConsumerLab report, via Tech Republic, Android is the predominant OS used by 31 percent of smartphone users living ...

  • September 3, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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HomeShop18 and Microsoft Buddy-Up, Offer Vouchers to IE9 Upgraders

One of India’s biggest e-commerce sites, HomeShop18, has formed a tie-up with Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to give online shopping gift vou...

  • December 28, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Synclogue, a cloud-based app syncing service for Windows, launches in English

Synclogue, an app that allows Windows users to sync applications across multiple computers, is launching an English version of its service t...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 4:21 pm
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Support for Windows XP is over, but China still has 200 million PCs using it

Windows XP is dead. Except that it's not. About 200 million computers in China, or 70 percent of the country’s PCs, are on XP right now.

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Maker of China’s domestic desktop OS goes dark, leaves employees without pay

The maker of China’s state-backed domestic desktop operating system has terminated all of its employees’ contracts, liquidated i...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 2:43 pm
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Chinese government not a fan of Windows 8, wants extended support for XP

Support for Windows XP officially ends on April 8, 2014, including all security updates. That’s bad news for China, where as of Septe...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get some Asia launch dates

Microsoft’s Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get launch dates in Australia, Hong Kong, and China

While most of Asia was sleeping, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) unveiled its next generation of Windows 8 tablets, the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2....

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:42 am
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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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Windows Store Officially Opens to Developers From 24 Asian Markets

If you’re an Asian developer looking to get your apps onto the Windows store, today is your lucky day. Microsoft announced today that ...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 7:00 am
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Indian E-Commerce Site Launches Windows 8 App, Says It’s the First

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) new baby, Windows 8, is only a few days old, but already one Indian company is claiming to be the first to m...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 8:40 pm
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Tencent Launches a Shanzhai iTunes to Sync Your iPhone, iPad

Tencent (HKG:0700), China’s social media giant, has thumbed its nose at Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) by releasing a desktop ‘App Assistan...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 10:31 pm
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