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China to miss the rollout of iPhone 6

The New York Times has revealed in a recent report that the launch of Apple next-generation iPhone - the iPhone 6 - will probably be delayed in China because of a pending approval by the government.

According to the report, the iPhone 6 handset will hit 10 global markets on September 19;... read more

Sir David Attenborough Wishes to Find Mysterious Beast ‘Yeti’

Sir David Attenborough, veteran nature TV broadcaster, wishes to find the 'Yeti', believed to be a gigantic ape-like creature dwelling in the Himalayan Mountains in Nepal.

David, 88, a British man, has been producing wildlife shows for BBC since 1950s. He has done several remarkable works... read more

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In a report released on Thursday, two US labor watchdogs - Green America and China Labor Watch - have alleged violation of safety and environment norms at a China-based facility run by an Apple supplier.

With the report illustrating the scrutiny which Apple and its Chinese suppliers are... read more

60% US Companies feel Unwelcomed in China: Survey

A survey has revealed that 60% of US businesses feel unwelcomed in China. The survey released by the American Chamber of Commerce said that it is believed that a crackdown on monopoly pricing and corruption are unfairly targeting foreign companies. The figure for the companies that felt... read more

Tesla Motors partners with China Unicom to install 400 new charging stations in China

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Tesla Motors revealed in a Friday announcement that it has worked out a deal with Chinese wireless carrier China Unicom to expand its presence in China.

According to the announcement made by Tesla, the company's deal with China Unicom will result in the... read more

Samsung, Lenovo Chinese Supplier Denies Charges of Employing Child Labor

Chinese company HEG Technology has been accused by a U.S. activist group of employing child labor at its manufacturing facility. HEG Technology manufactures components for Samsung and Lenovo. The company has been accused of employing child labor at its Huizhou-based factory.

HEG... read more

Alibaba’s Registers Robust Quarterly Revenue

Mobile sales have lifted Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's profit. The Chinese e-commerce company has revealed that the revenue growth is about a third of its total transaction volume seen in the quarter that ended on June 30. The revenue is up by 27.4% in the first three months of the year.

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New Army Weapon’s Test fails as Rocket Blows Up

A test intended for a new Army weapon failed after the rocket blew up. It was mere four seconds in flight when the rocket went out of control and started spinning around and disintegrating. The launch of the rocket was aimed at testing of a hypersonic glider designed to fly at such an incredible... read more

China approves sale of 5 million Xbox One units

In an earnings statement released on Tuesday, Microsoft's Chinese partner BesTV disclosed that the sale of 5 million units of Xbox one gaming console has been approved by China. The move will pave the way for Microsoft to exploit China's emerging console market in a big way!

The China-... read more

Apple shifting mainland Chinese users’ data to China Telecom servers

According to a recent Reuters report, US tech giant Apple has evidently moved the personal data of some of its mainland Chinese users to the servers run by China Telecom.

The move to store Chinese users' data on servers within the country has apparently been taken by Apple avoid... read more

China to continue blockage on Line, Kakao Talk

On Thursday, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) said that the blockage of Naver's free messaging application Line and Kakao Talk will continue in China.

Last month, due to a direct decision by the government in China, the ongoing services of foreign messaging... read more

Samsung Facing Tough Competition in China and India

Samsung is facing tough competition on China and India, the fastest growing markets for smartphone and medium price range mobile devices. In China, Xiaomi Corp has managed to ship more devices in the local market during the second quarter. Samsung also faced tough time in India as local mobile... read more

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