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China forces app stores to monitor users for 60 days

As the notoriously controlling Chinese government continues to tighten its grip around the digital goings-on around the nation, it's now released a new set of regulations that could affect more than half a billion Chinese smartphone users.
Mobile

China smartphone makers snap up patents in fight for market dominance

Stepping into the ring to fight over China and its prime smartphone market are the country's own smartphone makers, as they begin to acquire patents by way of licensing deals, acquisitions, and a whole lot of money.
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China is on track to launch a second space station into orbit in September

China is gearing up to send a second space station into orbit this September. On Sunday, China successfully recovered an experimental probe, which it launched on a new rocket called the Long March 7.
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Qualcomm flexes its muscles in China, sues Meizu over patent licensing problems

Qualcomm has accused Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu of infringing on its patents, and has lodged a complaint agains the company. It follows a difficult year for both companies.
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To boost wind energy production, China needs to build turbines where the wind isn’t strong

Despite being a world leader in wind power, China consumes so much energy that wind supplied just three percent of the country’s overall electricity demand last year. But China has the potential to harness wind and exceed its 2030 goal by…
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China and Moscow could one day be connected via the Hyperloop

One major innovation is looking to connect parts of the planet, namely Russia and China -- that's right, the Hyperloop One, Elon Musk's vision of a 760 mph transportation system within a tube, is going to Moscow.
Business

Facebook’s leadership talks China, Zuck’s future at shareholder meeting

Facebook addressed its courtship of China, where it is still banned, along with a number of other business issues as its annual shareholder meeting. Both CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and COO Sheryl Sandberg spoke at the event, attended by over 100…
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Ever wonder why Xiaomi doesn’t make waterproof phones? Its founder explains

During a recent press event, Chinese phone juggernaut Xiaomi's founder, Lin Jun, said the company is open to waterproofing its phones in the future. For the time being, however, doing so would do more harm than good.
Business

Moving In: LeEco ramps up US expansion plans with new hires, new land

Chinese technology giant LeEco is speeding up its plans to expand into the U.S. market, as it is rapidly hires employees and purchases land from Yahoo. It even plucked legal counsel Joshua McGuire from Google, so momentum is certainly on…
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Meizu's m3s goes head-to-head with Xiaomi's Redmi 3S, even down to the low, low price

Not wanting to be left behind by OnePlus and Xiaomi, Chinese manufacturer Meizu unveiled the m3s, the company's latest budget phone that pushes the boundaries of what "budget" means.
Mobile

Does this phone look like the iPhone 6? Chinese authorities say yes

In a twist to the usual tale, here's a company accusing Apple of copying one of its phones to come up with the design for the iPhone 6. The claim has taking an unexpected turn in China.
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How much would it cost to build the iPhone in the US? MIT crunched the numbers

Apple has long been criticized for building the iPhone in China instead of the U.S., but it turns out opting to build it stateside wouldn't be cheap. That's at least according to a recent study from MIT.