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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...

Lianluo.com Invests USD75 Million Real Money In Virtual Reality

Lianluo.com invested USD75 million to participate in the third round financing of Razer and the two parties will begin cooperating in the virtual reality...

American Government Blocks Chinese Company's Tech Investment

U.S.-based hard drive manufacturer Western Digital Corp. announced that China's Unisplendour Corporation has cancelled the USD3.775 billion investment agreement it originally reached in September...

Former VMware Executive Joins Cheetah Mobile As CTO

Chinese mobile Internet security company Cheetah Mobile announced plans to appoint Charles Fan, former senior vice president of VMware, as new chief technology officer...

Kingsoft Cloud Completes Latest Financing Round

China's Kingsoft says its cloud computing subsidiary has completed a third round of financing of USD60 million and its investors included IDG and AMC. During...

Are Chinese Companies Buying Opera's VPN Business?

A consortium of Chinese companies, including Qihoo 360 and Kunlun, have proposed to fully acquire Opera, a Norwegian browser provider, for NOK10.5 billion, which...

Who Are Apple Pay's Partners In China?

Today marks the beginning of Apple Pay's entry into China, a country that Steve Jobs never visited as company chief and that still has...
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