Michael KanBeijing Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

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China was brutal to US tech firms in 2014

Microsoft, Cisco and Qualcomm all faced a tougher regulatory environment

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Patent battles risk disrupting Xiaomi's international expansion

A patent dispute has forced Xiaomi to stop its smartphone sales in India

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Xiaomi faces copycat charge from Japanese company over new air purifier

Balmuda is considering taking legal action against Xiaomi

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Flaw in Alibaba's international e-commerce site put merchants at risk

Alibaba Group has said it has fixed the problem on its AliExpress site

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China's Xiaomi steps into connected devices market with new air purifier

Xiaomi is creating a wide range of products to fill up its customers' living rooms

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China reminds Apple on need to support privacy, security in its products

A Chinese official secures a privacy pledge from Apple's Tim Cook during a company visit, according to Xinhua

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Facebook welcomes Chinese regulator to US, even as site remains blocked

Lu Wei, a top Chinese Internet official, met with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

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Disk storage market grows with inclusion of ODM vendors

IDC for the first time included original design manufacturers into its storage market analysis

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Apple, Xiaomi smartphones found violating privacy laws in Taiwan

A Taiwanese regulator is examining the best selling phones for alleged privacy violations

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Intel to invest US$1.6 billion in China plant to push mobile chip development

The investment over the next 15 years will go toward upgrading Intel's chip plant in Chengdu

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Cover-up involving underage workers at Samsung supplier alleged by labor group

A labor protection group claims to have proof that a Samsung supplier in China hired underage workers

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have raised cameras.

Chinese phone vendor claims Apple's iPhone 6 looks too similar

Digione has sent a letter to Apple claiming that the iPhone 6 may infringe on its design patent in China.

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China's booming smartphone growth starts to fizzle

Growth in the Chinese smartphone market will fall to single digits next year, according to IDC

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China to open up Internet broadband market with upcoming trials

Two state-controlled companies currently dominate China's broadband market

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Microsoft fingered as company forced to pay $136M in back taxes in China

Chinese state press said an unnamed foreign company matching Microsoft's description had been forced to pay 840 million yuan in back taxes.