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IBM Greater China GM Retires

IBM announced that its general manager for Greater China Shally Wang has retired. Wang's tenure ended on January 1, 2017, and Jeff Rhoda was appointed...

Israeli Cloud Security Company Eyed By Chinese Firm

Chinese telecom device maker Huawei reportedly plans to acquire Israeli cloud database security start-up HexaTier for up to US$42 million. The two parties are expected...

Merry Christmas: China's Lenovo Axes 84% Of Its Brazilian Employees

'Tis the season for pink slips and cost-cutting, and PC behemoth Lenovo is putting coal in the stockings of its workers in Brazil. As a...

Fujitsu Confirms PC Merger With Lenovo

Fujitsu's president Tatsuya Tanaka says his company hopes to sign a PC business merger agreement with China's Lenovo before March 31, 2017, which is...

Tencent Cloud Expands Overseas Nodes To 11 More Locations

Tencent Cloud will open 11 additional overseas service nodes by the end of December 2016. Those new service nodes will reportedly cover Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo,...

China's Huawei To Build R&D Base In Tokyo

Chinese telecom device maker Huawei will set up a cutting-edge technology research and development base in Tokyo. Hu Houkun, Huawei's technology vice president and rotating...

China's Data Center Footprint Expands To Europe And Middle East

While it is still impossible for foreign data centers to setup wholly-owned operations in China, one of China's Internet darlings is expanding around the...

Image Recognition Firm Gains US$20 Million Investment From Apple's OEM

Apple's original equipment manufacturer Foxconn has its eyes on image recognition technologies. Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., the parent form of Foxconn, has...

Sunny Times For FangCloud's Latest Investment

Hybrid cloud computing services in China have gained more momentum with new investment into FangCloud Technology. The cloud services company claims to have raised US$8.4...

Cisco Glorifies China With New Inspur Joint Venture

Inspur Group and U.S.-based Cisco announced they have set up a joint venture and started formal operations in China. According to the agreement signed by...

Baidu's PaddlePaddle Deep Learning Platform Expands Offerings

Chinese search engine Baidu formally announced plans last month to open source its deep learning platform named PaddlePaddle, and now the project is going...

Apple Finally Opens R&D Center In Beijing

Apple R&D (Beijing) Co., Ltd. has been established in Zhongguancun Chaoyang Park. The company has registered capital of CNY100 million. With a total investment of...

LeEco Cloud Welcomes Former HP, Microsoft Executives

China HP's former vice president Wu Yexiang and Microsoft Greater China cloud computing's former general manager Philip Mak have joined LeCloud, the cloud computing...

Big Data Hits Chinese Highways As Hisense Signs Provincial Deal

Hisense and the Fujian Provincial Expressway Information Technology Company have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to establish a smart system for the highways in...

Bad News For Lenovo With Sliding Mobile Phone Sales

With smartphone upstart Xiaomi recently dethroned in China by competitors Oppo and Vivo, Lenovo Group now also is delivering bad news about its smartphone...

HTC, Alibaba Team For VR Cloud Services In Mainland China

HTC and Alibaba Group have signed a cooperation agreement under which HTC's newly established virtual reality unit will use Alibaba's cloud computing services. According to...

China Readies For Battle As Global Offensive Arrives

Chinese online game developer and operator Perfect World reached a deal with American gaming software and technology company Valve to exclusively operate Valve's Counter-Strike:...

Baidu Launches Smart Marketing Lab

Chinese search engine company Baidu announced the launch of a smart marketing lab which will focus on accelerating intelligent advertising and marketing by using...

Lenovo Computers Again Shown To Have Security Flaws

Ethical hacker and security researcher Dymtro Oleksiuk revealed that Lenovo's computers have security vulnerabilities and hackers could bypass Windows security protocol to attack those...

Microsoft Changes Greater China CEO

Microsoft announced that its Greater China Chairman and CEO Ralph Haupter will become Microsoft worldwide senior vice president and Asia Pacific president and will...

China's Baidu Makes American Blockchain Investment

Chinese search engine Baidu.com has made a fintech investment in an American blockchain company. U.S. Bitcoin start-up Circle Internet Financial announced that they gained USD60...
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