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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...

Ant Financial To Acquire 20% Stake In Thai Payment Company

Alibaba's financial subsidiary Ant Financial reportedly plans to acquire a 20% stake in Ascend Money, an electronic payment and small loan company in Thailand,...

China Bans Apple's Latest iPhones Over Patent Dispute

Investors eyeing Apple's China growth with anticipation have had their bubbles popped today with news that the tech company was ordered to stop selling...

British Telecom Tests VPN Service In Shanghai Free Trade Zone

British telecom operator BT just submitted an application to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to gain a license to operate a value-added...

Samsung Links Online Payments With China's Alipay

Samsung's payment service Samsung Pay and Alibaba's payment service Alipay announced an interoperability deal that allows users to complete payments with Alipay accounts on...

Cloud Computing Adoption In China Adds More Net Profit For Unisplendour

Unisplendour Corporation Limited released its financial report for 2015 and showed that the company realized operating revenue of CNY13.35 billion, a year-on-year increase of...

Tencent's Qkey Promotes Its Secure Payment Authentication

Chinese Internet company Tencent launched its smart bracelet product named Qkey with a feature that grants the user payment authentication powers. Apart from usual functions...

Chinese I.T. Salaries Rise As Employees Poached By Traditional Businesses

Chinese technology companies are always worried about having their top employees poached by rivals, but now they also have to fear the human resource...

Is Alibaba Starting Its Own SME Investment Bank?

What better way to cash-out your cronies, pay back local government officials, and inject some capital into s business than to push your company...

Qihoo 360's Privatization Approved By NDRC

According to information published by an online regulatory approval platform for investment project under China's National Development and Reform Commission, the privatization project of...

Who's To Blame For Apple's China Closure?

Apple's iTunes and iBook users in China the past few days have been unable to access their accounts and data online. Apple's streaming music service...

Global Users Will Soon Trust Baidu Maps Around The World

Chinese search engine Baidu.com, which censors its nuanced and oft-irrelevant search results, is now hoping its global maps will be accepted by netizens beyond...

Baidu Wallet Expands Forex Payment Services Outside China

Chinese fintech companies are spreading globally, with Baidu Wallet the latest service to make offerings outside of mainland China. The service from China's search engine...

Twitter's Appointment Of New China Chief Won't Mean Much

Jace Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter, announced via a tweet that the company has appointed Kathy Chen as Twitter's Greater China managing director. Dorsey...

Suguo Stores Begin Supporting Apple Pay In China

Jiangsu-based supermarket chain Suguo announced that its 1,500 owned stores in Jiangsu and Anhui provinces, covering shopping plazas, community stores, supermarkets, and convenience stores,...

China's 58.com Gears Up For New Tech Growth

Its homepage may appear staid and plain, but the backend technology running Chinese classified information website 58.com is ramping up for new growth as...

Kingsoft Operating Revenue Up 69% While Profit Slides

Chinese software provider Kingsoft published its unaudited performance for 2015, stating that its operating revenue reached CNY5.676 billion, a year-on-year increase of 69%; and...

Tencent's QQ Browser Rife With Privacy Problems

Unfortunately it would be more of a surprise that a Chinese Internet company did not have a security hole, but the latest finding from...

China's 37.com To Invest USD3 Million In Canadian VR Gaming Company

Chinese browser and mobile game developer and publisher 37.com announced that its controlling subsidiary G-Mei Network will invest USD3.167 million to acquire a 10%...

Is China Responsible For Hong Kong's Cyber Attack Increase?

The past year has seen both more civil unrest and more advanced cyber attacks in Hong Kong. Is there a link? New research from FireEye...

AutoNavi Boasts Over 500 Million Map Users

Chinese map and navigation services provider AutoNavi announced that by the end of January 2016, the number of its map users reached over 500...
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