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  • Hammer blow for Huawei as 5G ban looms in Australia

    ​Australia is preparing to ban Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment for its planned 5G broadband network after its intelligence agencies raised concerns that Beijing could force the Chinese telco to hand over sensitive data, two sources said.

    Written by Reuters12 July 18 08:31
  • Apple to store Chinese iCloud account keys at local data centre

    When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users' iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data center at the end of this month to comply with new laws there, Chinese authorities will have far easier access to text messages, email and other data stored in the cloud.

    Written by Reuters26 Feb. 18 09:44
  • Cabcharge to accept Alipay to tap lucrative Chinese tourism market

    ​Chinese tourists and business travellers taking taxis in Australia will soon be able to pay their fare with Alipay, following a partnership between the payment platform’s operator Ant Financial Services and Cabcharge Australia.

    Written by George Nott06 Feb. 18 10:23
Features about China
  • 10 lessons U.S. tech managers can learn from their counterparts in China

    China is on a technological roll these days -- one that American companies ignore at their own peril. Contrary to outdated Western perceptions, 680 million Chinese have access to either a laptop or a mobile phone, and some 95% of homes in every city in China are now wired for the Internet, according to figures from the Chinese government.

    Written by Bill Marcus05 Jan. 15 22:35
  • What's behind Apple's mea culpa in China?

    Apple CEO Tim Cook's overboard apology to China about the company's alleged disregard of customer service highlights an East-West cultural clash about how to do business.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige03 April 13 23:03
  • Chinese Government's Link to Cyber Espionage Clearer Than Ever

    It's a common belief in the information security world that the Chinese government is behind many of the advanced persistent threats that target companies around the world in an effort to steal their IP and trade secrets. Now one security firm has come forward with years of evidence to link a prolific APT group to a unit inside the Chinese government.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud20 Feb. 13 16:09
  • World of Warcraft awaits China's approval to relaunch

    The relaunch of the popular online game World of Warcraft in China, where it has already been offline for six weeks, still faces an indefinite delay as it awaits government approval for its content.

    Written by Owen Fletcher20 July 09 17:31
  • China's Internet lockdown hurts local e-businesses

    China has started restoring some Internet access to a province where it was blocked after deadly ethnic riots two weeks ago, but the outage has already taken a toll on local businesses.

    Written by Owen Fletcher20 July 09 21:00