Michael KanBeijing correspondent, IDG News Service, IDG News Service

Michael Kan covers IT, telecom and Internet in China for the IDG News Service.

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Hands-on with Xiaomi's Mi 4, a high-end handset with an iPhone-like look

Xiaomi unveiled its latest flagship phone Tuesday

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Xiaomi announces $13 fitness-focused smartband that can also unlock your phone

Xiaomi's fitness-tracker wristband can also automatically unlock your smartphone

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China's Internet adoption sags to levels not seen since in 8 years

China's Internet population reached 632 million in June, but growth is slowing

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Baidu launches search engine for Brazil

Baidu plans on establishing a research center in the country

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Chinese authorities find no underage workers at Samsung supplier

Samsung has already temporarily suspended business with the supplier

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TSMC Q2 profit up 15.2 percent, 20-nanometer chips start shipping

TSMC posted strong earnings, partly on growing adoption of 4G LTE technologies

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Samsung suspends Chinese supplier over charges of using underage workers

Samsung said it could permanently halt business with the supplier if it is found to have hired children illegally

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IBM tries to forecast and control Beijing's air pollution

IBM is launching a new project to address China's energy and environmental problems

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Flickr, OneDrive and messaging apps face disruptions in China

China could be targeting the products to suppress mention of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

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HTC's Q2 earnings rebounds on flagship phone

The company's second quarter net profit was up 80.8 percent

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China's Xiaomi reports booming smartphone sales

The company shipped nearly four times as many smartphones in the first half as it did a year earlier.

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Samsung finds labor violations at Chinese suppliers

Samsung had been stepping up oversight of its China-based suppliers, following complaints from labor groups

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Samsung's S5 mini: Slimmer and slower than S5, but still scans fingerprints

The S5 mini also has the heart-rate monitor and waterproofing of its larger brother

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'It has to be able to fit their buttocks': Foxconn CEO mocks curved displays on phones

Foxconn is working on putting a flat 35-megapixel camera on an upcoming phone

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Foxconn CEO blames past worker suicides on breakups, family disputes

Foxconn factories had the best working conditions in China at the time of the suicides, Gou claimed