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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Huawei's elusive founder tries to dispel spying concerns, and air of mystery

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei gave a rare interview on Thursday

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Acer brings two new Chromebooks to the education market

The two laptops will arrive in February and are built for the school environment

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Chinese smartphone brands conquer more of the market in 2014

Samsung and Apple, however, remained the two leading brands

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These buildings were created with a 3D printer

Winsun wants to take its 3D home printing technology to other markets.

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Microsoft's Outlook.com faces brief man-in-the-middle attack in China

Apple and Yahoo faced similar attacks in the country last year

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Xiaomi looks beyond smartphones to smart home products

Xiaomi wants to help hardware partners bring more smart home devices to market

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Xiaomi Mi Note hands-on: Lighter, narrower, and sleeker than the iPhone 6 Plus

The Xiaomi Mi Note has an impressively thin design.

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Xiaomi beefs up its patent portfolio amid legal troubles in India

Xiaomi applied for over 2,000 patents last year.

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Xiaomi's new phablet seeks to outdo Apple's iPhone 6 Plus

The new phablet, called the Xiaomi Note, will arrive Jan. 27.

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China expands Internet backbone to improve speeds, reliability

The country has added seven new interconnection points with Internet backbone networks

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Samsung's new Galaxy A7 packs bigger screen, more processing power

The A7 comes after Samsung released the smaller A5 and A3 models

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The Internet of Things comes to home beer brewing

The PicoBrew Zymatic beer brewing appliance taps online resources and services, like a cloud-hosted library of beer recipes.

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Wearables expand to waistline, feet, and fingers

One company says its "smart belt" can track a wearer's health

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China's OnePlus targets flagship phones from big players

Demand for phones from OnePlus have outstripped the company's expectations

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Hands-on: Keyboards are the weak link in Asus's Transformer Book Chi hybrids

We went hands-on with Asus's new PC convertibles that run Windows 8.1