News tagged ‘china’
Monday, 15 Sep 2014
Some places have bicycle lanes; Chongqing, China has a phone lane. The designated sidewalk is intended for pedestrians glued to their smartphone screens and includes two way demarcations to try to prevent collisions between distracted phone users.
Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014
Two new top level domain names that will cater specifically to the Chinese market are coming soon, and could represent a unique way to gain a niche in China's online community.
Wednesday, 21 May 2014
Following Microsoft's decision to officially end support for Windows XP, China has decided to ban the use of Windows 8 on its government computers, citing that it was to ensure "computer security".
Monday, 20 Jan 2014
The Chinese government is hoping to end China's reliance on Android-based smartphones, with the release of the China Operating System, or COS, a new homegrown OS co-developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Shanghai-based Liantong Network Communications Technology.
Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013
The Chinese mobile phone manufacturer, Xiaomi, maintains its local popularity as it sees its latest smartphone sell out online in under two minutes.
Thursday, 29 Aug 2013
Hugo Barra, one of Google's top Android executives, will be leaving Google to join up-and-coming Chinese handset manufacturer, Xiaomi. It is currently one of China's fastest growing tech companies, and is said to be worth approximately US$10 billion.
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013
Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo, has recently announced that it just opened a manufacturing plant right in the U.S. The world's largest PC manufacturer will now be assembling some devices in their North Carolina factory, cutting down on shipping times to American consumers.
Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013
Apple CEO, Tim Cook, has posted an apology on Apple's Chinese website, followed by details on how the company would amend its warranty policies in China. The apology comes after China's state-run media criticized Apple's warranty policies on certain products.
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
China might be lifting its ban on gaming consoles, which started in 2000. This could be good news for gaming console vendors who are having difficulty getting into China's vast market officially.
Monday, 17 Dec 2012
The iPhone 5 was launched in China over the weekend and sales were in excess of two million units in just three days.