We’re not to blame for iPhone problems in China, says Apple

Apple isn't having an easy time in China, where consumer associations are receiving reports of iPhone 6 and 6S Plus devices either randomly shutting down, or worse, exploding. Apple has responded to both, saying its hardware isn't at fault…
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WeChat’s censorship system extends beyond China’s borders, finds new study

WeChat's censorship system follows its users around, even beyond the countries borders, claims a new study by the University of Toronto. Until now, it was believed that WeChat only censors users registered with China-based phone numbers.

China takes on Amazon’s Echo with the LingLong DingDong smart home device

China’s smart home market is anticipated to reach $22.8 billion by 2018, so it’s no wonder they have their virtual assistant. The LingLong DingDong is China’s answer the Amazon Echo with Alexa.
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Is Facebook willing to trade censorship for access to China? 2:23

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Report: Facebook planning censorship tool that could pave the way for China entry

How far is Facebook willing to go to convince China’s communist government to lift the ban on its social network? According to a new report, the company is prepping a censorship tool in order to gain a foothold in the mainland.

Chinese smartphone makers, not Apple, benefited from Samsung’s Note 7 disaster

Samsung's Note 7 debacle led competing smartphone makers to gain market share globally, but particularly in China. Oppo and Huawei were among the big winners. Apple, surprisingly, was not.

Powerful processor? Big battery? The Vivo XPlay 6 delivers, and then some

During an earlier launch event, Chinese manufacturer Vivo announced the XPlay 6, one of the company's latest flagship smartphones. With powerful internals and a great design, the phone matches up to its heavy price tag.

China’s Gionee gives its S9 smartphone an alien look with dual rear cameras

Gionee unveiled the S9, the Chinese company's latest phone that follows the trend of dual rear cameras. The S9 is currently available for pre-order in China for a little under $400, with no indication of international availability.

China leads the way as world’s supercomputers get 60% faster than they were in 2015

Massively parallel systems with hundreds of thousands or millions of processor cores keep getting larger and more powerful. In this year's supercomputer race, it's China that has taken a decisive lead with the two fastest systems,

China to Trump: Don’t be ‘naive,’ or iPhone sales could suffer

China is taking a stance against Trump. In a piece published Monday by the state-run Global Times, the newspaper said that the incoming U.S. president would be "naive" to engage in a trade war with China.

LeEco low on cash following big expansion; co-founder apologizes to shareholders

LeEco may have made its United States debut to much hoopla and fanfare, but the company says it will seriously cut back on its large-scale expansion. The reason? LeEco is low on money.

Xiaomi’s Redmi 4 phones make you rethink what’s possible for less than $150

One of the more dominant players in the Android smartphone space, Xiaomi unveiled its trio of affordable Redmi 4 phones: the Redmi 4A, Redmi 4 Standard Edition, and Redmi 4 Pro Edition. All three will launch in November.