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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Baidu traffic from mobile devices now more than from PCs

Baidu projects that voice and image-based searches will eventually make up over half of its mobile search traffic

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China's Xiaomi defends itself from Apple copycat claims

Xiaomi has continually faced criticism that the company's products look too much like Apple's

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China develops its first homegrown server amid cybersecurity concerns

The new servers could potentially lessen China's reliance on foreign technology

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What Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg said in Mandarin that so impressed the Chinese

The Facebook CEO spoke in Mandarin for almost half an hour in a talk at a Chinese university on Wednesday.

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Xiaomi moving data outside China following privacy concerns

The data migration will help Xiaomi improve load times for its international services

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Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with Chinese official after iCloud attack

Apple's iCloud service recently faced a hacking attack in China

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China attacks lead Apple to alert users on iCloud threats

China has allegedly staged the attack, according to an anti-censorship group.

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Alibaba's mobile OS in China boosted by Meizu partnership

Alibaba's YunOS has struggled to attract partners, amid Android's dominance

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Apple's iCloud targeted in man-in-the-middle attack in China

Yahoo has also been facing a similar attack in China, according to security researchers concerned that the government was eavesdropping.

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Alibaba partners with U.S.-based Quixey for mobile app search in China

Alibaba had previously provided funding to Quixey last year

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Bigger screen size draws Beijing customers to Apple's iPhone 6

Apple began official iPhone 6 sales in China on Friday

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China's chip investments potentially more good than bad for TSMC

TSMC is hoping it has more to gain than lose from China's investments into its local semiconductor industry

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Lenovo to challenge Xiaomi on smartphones with new company in China

Lenovo's new company will sell mobile devices under a separate brand name

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Acer expands into telephoning networking equipment

Acer wants to bring its cloud computing services to the telecommunication realm

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China's Alibaba seeks to globalize Chinese shopping holiday

Alibaba is promoting the sales event through AliExpress, an English language site for international buyers