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Lenovo mobile chief spills the beans on Google’s plans for China

Lenovo's head of mobile Chen Xudong has revealed Google is on track to launch Play services in China this year, five years after leaving the country due to government censorship. It is the second confirmation of Google re-entering the…
Movies & TV

Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues record streak in China

Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues its record breaking streak in China and blows right past Avatar's domestic box office record. The movie is on its way to potentially become the globally highest grossing film of all time.
Movies & TV

Netflix’s fate in China? Either like Google or Apple, says Netflix CEO

In a recent interview, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings outlines the problems Netflix is facing with expanding into China, and how the country is not central to its international expansion plans.
Movies & TV

Watch Chinese pop star LuHuan’s official music video for The Force Awakens

Courtesy of the musician LuHuan, Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens now has an official music video, which will be used to promote the film's upcoming theatrical release in China.
Mobile

Apple scales back production of iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, expects lower sales in 2016

Apple has informed suppliers to scale back production of components for the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, after lower than expected sales numbers. Suppliers might be forced to lower expectations until the iPhone 7 release, coming later this year.
Movies & TV

China box office grew nearly 50 percent in 2015

The Chinese box office is closing in on North America's. China's movie theater market reached a record $6.78 billion in revenue. It's not helping Hollywood, though: Chinese films claimed nearly two-thirds of the country's box office. 
Social Media

Social networking examined in tracking infectious disease outbreaks in China

Social media platforms such as Weibo have become increasingly important tools to researchers in China for monitoring and managing bird flu outbreaks, allowing real-time data not available with traditional methods.
Computing

Chinese legislation directs telecom firms and ISPs to provide decryption

A Chinese anti-terrorism legislation, based on device decryption help from telecoms and Internet providers, is instigating an uproar in western territories -- but are who are we to judge?
Web

China passes its controversial antiterrorism law

"1984" has come to the 21st century. On Sunday, China passed a controversial new antiterrorism law that has drawn the ire of human rights groups, businesses, and politicians the world over.
Mobile

Meizu reaches 20 million smartphone sales in 2015

Meizu has been in the smartphone market for ages, but this year marked a turning point for the company with a 350-percent sales jump from last year. It sold 20 million smartphones in the year, becoming one of the top five brands in China.
Mobile

iPad Pro misses 50,000 mark on first month in China, much lower than the iPad Air 2 sales

China seems to love everything Apple is selling at the moment, apart from the iPad Pro, which noticed rather low sales in the opening month. The 12.9-inch behemoth apparently missed the 50,000 mark, a lot lower than the iPad Air 2.