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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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.

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China's Xiaomi delays international push into some foreign markets

Xiaomi wants to first focus on India and Indonesia before expanding further

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Google Play taps Chinese developers for paid apps, despite block

China started blocking all Google services in late May

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Qualcomm to tap server market with the help of China

Qualcomm plans to co-develop the technology with Chinese partners

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Apple to Xiaomi: Easier said than done to become top smartphone vendor

Xiaomi wants to become the top smartphone player in five to ten years

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China's Xiaomi makes $300 million investment in Baidu's online video site

The company is also expanding internationally, with India its main target

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Blocked messaging app Line looks for comeback in China

China blocked Line back in July, resulting in user complaints

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China disrupts some websites linked to US content delivery network

China has started blocking U.S. content delivery network EdgeCast Networks

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Apple strikes App Store deal with UnionPay, China's massive bank card provider

Apple's App Store will now accept UnionPay, China's only domestic banking card provider