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iPhone 6’s popularity drives Apple’s China share to record high

By Thu, Mar 05, 2015 6:15PM UTC Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A consumer survey shows the popularity of the iPhone 6 has driven Apple’s market share in China to its highest ever while Samsung has continued to lose ground.

NY theft victim becomes online celebrity after phone turns up in China

By Thu, Feb 26, 2015 10:25AM UTC NY theft victim becomes online celebrity after phone turns up in China

What good can come of being a victim of theft? For Matt Stopera, such unfortunate circumstances have lead to him becoming known by a swath of Chinese netizens in what has become a bizarre, and highly entertaining intercontinental social media exchange.

Thailand’s new cyber laws – Part 4: Bad for business, too!

By Wed, Feb 25, 2015 7:35AM UTC Thailand’s new cyber laws – Part 4: Bad for business, too!

In the fourth part of our series examining Thailand’s new and controversial cyber laws, we look at the impact it can have on business – and it doesn’t necessarily look very profitable. In the last couple of instalments of this series, we have highlighted the pitfalls, flaws and loopholes of

Alibaba: SEC seeking information on fight over fake goods

By Sat, Feb 14, 2015 3:47PM UTC Alibaba: SEC seeking information on fight over fake goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — E-commerce giant Alibaba says that U.S. regulators have requested information on Chinese authorities’ allegations that the company has failed to do enough to prevent fake goods from being sold on its websites.

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi tests US market

By Fri, Feb 13, 2015 10:04AM UTC Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi tests US market

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Xiaomi, one of China’s hottest companies, is bringing its blend of cheap yet fashionable technology and crowd-pleasing antics to the U.S.