More and more makers are visiting Shenzhen, and the Huaqiangbei district is a must-go place for visitors to the industrial city. So here’s a map just for the makers who want to find factories and other features throughout the city.
While Google might be retreating on data center construction plans in Hong Kong, the search and cloud giant’s infrastructure growth has been steady and considerable. Expect that to continue.
Apple’s years-long courtship with the world’s largest carrier is almost over.
People’s Bank also held a press conference today on Bitcoin, saying Bitcoin is certain virtual good but not legal tender.
China Mobile is Apple’s great white whale. And just as Captain Ahab tried and tried and tried to bag that particular beast, Apple has been trying for years — without success — to land China Mobile as an iPhone carrier. Today, the company is one step closer.
More smartwatch options are coming. ZTE is the latest company to devote resources to such a device and promises that its version will be cheaper than the Samsung Gear.
Smartphones just passed the 50 percent mark this past quarter, finally edging out feature phones. But by 2017, 82 percent of all phones sold will be smartphones, according to market researcher NDP.
Xiaomi claims it will be super fast. As for the features, the only one mentioned is that it can cross the Great Firewall, just like HiWiFi and a few others that emerged this year in China.
Three Chinese scientists say they’ve found a way to create a metal that’s liquid at room temperatures, can be printed as if it was ink in ordinary, everyday desktop printers, and will adhere to surfaces as diverse and supple as rubber, paper, cotton T-shirts, or a leaf off an oak tree.
Guest Post Masanari Arai is founder and CEO of Kii.
A survey by Baidu shows that Chinese consumers are aware of wearable devices such as smart watches and fitness bands, and many of them are interested in purchasing one in the near future.
With this app, college students can download class schedules to their smartphones, since Super’s back-end system is connected with the administration systems of universities.
Chinese travel booking service Qunar went public on the NASDAQ today and its shares nearly doubled during the first day of trading.
You probably haven’t heard of Sungy Mobile, but chances are you will soon enough.
This year, Apple made $27 billion from the Chinese market alone. Chief executive Tim Cook is happy with the results, but is looking for more in 2014.
Shanghai-based grocery delivery service Fields has raised $5 million to bring fresher more trustworthy food to people living in China.
Social Touch hopes to emulate Buddy Media’s success in China — and just snagged a $10 million cash injection to help brands like Proctor & Gamble, Dell, and Coca-Cola get their message out on China’s social networks.
A report from the Chinese press says a university is forcing students to make PS4s for electronics manufacturer Foxconn.
Apple has made huge strides in China despite a lackluster recent quarter in which the company dropped $800 million in middle kingdom revenue, year-over year. The company gave China its first Apple Event in Beijing, and was rewarded by selling out iPhone 5S and 5C pre-orders.
Coursera today announced that it is partnering with NetEase, a China-based Internet company to extend its courses to millions of people in the region.
While China’s Great Firewall continues to restrict Internet access across most of the country, a small region in Shanghai could soon open up to foreign sites banned elsewhere in China.
Microsoft is forming E-Home Entertainment with Chinese media company BesTV.
Chinese gamers can start playing the competitive MOBA on Sept. 25.
What’s really obvious is that Apple has clearly worked with top Chinese mobile carriers to offer the phones for very compelling prices.
Tencent, China’s largest web company, announced today that it has poured $448 million into rival Chinese search engine Sugou, a move that further consolidates China’s big Internet firms.
Looking for a free iPhone with your two-year carrier contract that isn’t a three-year-old model? If you’re open to switching to Sprint — even temporarily — you’re in luck.
It seems like the ultimate indignity: Make the iPhone, ship it overseas for sale cheap, but be forced to pay more at a store in your own native China.
Wall Street has seen Apple’s lower cost answer to Android’s growing global market share, and the pin-striped cufflinked penny-loafered class doesn’t like it.
Consumers in China aren’t too happy about the price of the new iPhone 5C from Apple. But they’re still lining up to buy it.
Editor’s Pick Apple’s new iPhone 5C is the answer to China, the answer to India, the answer to the entire developing world that might just crave a little more iOS in their lives, and the answer to Android’s 80 percent global smartphone market share.
Or is it?
Guest Post The picture is finally becoming clear with what Apple will be doing around iOS 7 and its release. With all of this information, every organization should be asking: How does this affect us and the experiences we have created?
Apple’s slumping international sales and China Mobile’s loss of high-value subscribers to other carriers that do offer the iPhone may have resulted in a marriage of convenience.
Next week we’ll see Apple’s new improved iPhone 5S and and the new cheaper, colorful iPhone 5C, and possibly even an iPhone 6. What we certainly won’t see is a large phablet-style iPhone with a big 4.8-inch to 6-inch screen. But it’s likely coming, according to one analyst.
KAWO helps brands repurpose and automate their existing social media content onto popular Chinese social channels, giving them access to China’s 591 million Internet users.
First-time buyers are turning away from Android as Apple’s three-year-old iPhone 4 was the top model for feature-phone switchers in the last three months, according to the latest numbers from Kantar Worldpanel.
Proving once again that the U.S. smartphone market is a very, very different animal.
Could it be that the fastest-growing mobile market is finally getting the attention it deserves from Apple?
Editor’s Pick The popular Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has a CEO who isn’t afraid to mimic the late Steve Jobs — yet it still has plenty to teach the West.
Taiwanese phone maker HTC, the creator of the killer Android phone the HTC One, is still in dire straights financially. So the company is working on a new smartphone operating system that it can use for phones in China.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is now worth an astonishing $10 billion. The company’s fourth round of funding more than doubles its previous $4 billion valuation.
On the face of it, the latest iPhone rumor seems a tad boring — but it could be a huge deal for China.