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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In China, Microsoft steps up efforts with Bing, Windows Azure

Microsoft plans to tailor more consumer products to the Chinese market

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The hottest Chinese Internet firms you've never heard of

These sites have at least 100 million users but are largely unknown outside of China

After fourth-quarter loss, Acer executives agree to pay cut

It's the third consecutive quarter for which Acer has reported a net loss.

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New China-developed OS takes aim at Android, Windows

The company behind the OS is still looking for hardware partners to use its software

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TSMC Q4 profit up 8 percent; aims to beat Intel, Samsung with new chips

The contract chip maker expects double digit profit and revenue growth in 2014

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Steve Wozniak visits Xiaomi in China, endorses its products

Wozniak was invited on a speaking engagement to help inspire the company's engineers.

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Huawei readies Android game console for China in Q2

China has recently lifted its ban on video game console sales in the nation

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Tablets expand scope with bigger screens, dual operating systems, and car access

Tech vendors are creating tablets with more specialized designs

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Toshiba shows off shape-shifting 5-in-1 concept PC

This concept PC's motherboard is located in its kickstand, and it moves like a contortionist.

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Chinese vendors plan tablets loaded with both Android and Windows

The 'white box' tablets will be priced at around $250

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Hands-on with the ZTE Grand S II, a voice-activated phone

ZTE will bring the device to China in March or April.

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Asus' new PC convertible can switch between Windows and Android in five seconds

The Taiwanese PC maker is bringing its Padfone device to the US late this year

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Huawei's new Ascend Mate 2 comes with two days of battery life

Huawei's Ascend Mate 2 can also charge up other mobile devices

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Smartphone gadgets lets you control Crock-Pot, check for sunburn

New smartphone peripherals are on display at the Consumer Electronics Show

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Huawei, ZTE, Nokia cleared in patent dispute with InterDigital

InterDigital is also facing an anti-monopoly investigation from Chinese authorities