Michael KanBeijing correspondent, IDG News Service, IDG News Service

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

Lenovo faces rare chance to succeed with PCs and phones

Lenovo is buying Motorola Mobility to shield itself from patent lawsuits, according to analyst

Lenovo splits into 4 groups after buying IBM's server business

Lenovo last week announced a deal to buy IBM's x86 server business

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China's TCL throws hat into nation's emerging console gaming market

China recently lifted a 13-year-old ban on gaming consoles

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China's Baidu testing search engines for Brazil, Egypt, Thailand

Baidu hopes to become an internationally recognized brand

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Lenovo agrees to buy IBM's server business for $2.3 billion

IBM calls it quits in low-end servers.

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China blames Internet outage on hacking attack

Two-thirds of the websites in China were briefly inaccessible on Tuesday

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Mysterious networking error stifles Internet access in China

Traffic in the country was redirected to an IP address located in the US

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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