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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China aims to rein in mobile messaging apps with new regulations

The regulations target WeChat, a popular messaging app with 400 millon users

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Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over autocomplete feature, court rules

Albert Yeung has been demanding Google remove suggested search terms connecting his name to Hong Kong's triads

Symantec, Kaspersky deny being banned in China

Both security vendors said they can still sell to Chinese government agencies

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Samsung resumes business with Chinese supplier found hiring child labor

Chinese authorities have found that the factory did not intentionally hire the underage workers

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Xiaomi overtakes Samsung in China as largest smartphone vendor

Xiaomi had a 14 percent share in the market, while Samsung had a 12 percent share

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Xbox One's high price in China draws complaints, but likely buyers too

The Xbox One will go on sale in China for $600 without the Kinect sensor

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China's Xiaomi rises to fifth place in smartphone rankings

Samsung's smartphone shipments are suffering because of competition from Chinese vendors

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Microsoft faces anti-monopoly probe in China over Windows, Office

Chinese government agencies conducted surprise raids on Microsoft offices in the country on Monday.

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Huawei's smartphones shipments rise on international sales

Huawei has ambitions to become a leading global smartphone vendor

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Chinese users tire of older social networking sites

WeChat, a messaging app, is disrupting China's social networking market

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Apple faces privacy suit following Chinese TV report

The lawsuit alleges that Apple has been disclosing iPhone user data to third-parties

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Baidu reports strong mobile ad sales, echoing Facebook

Profits are swelling again at the Chinese search giant

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Lenovo reveals smartglasses prototype that apes Google Glass, seeks hardware partners

Lenovo has established the 'NBD' program to partner with companies on smart devices

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Qualcomm faces hurdles collecting royalties from China

China has opened an anti-monopoly investigation against Qualcomm

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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