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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Toshiba shows off shape-shifting 5-in-1 concept PC

This concept PC's motherboard is located in its kickstand, and it moves like a contortionist.

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Chinese vendors plan tablets loaded with both Android and Windows

The 'white box' tablets will be priced at around $250

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Hands-on with the ZTE Grand S II, a voice-activated phone

ZTE will bring the device to China in March or April.

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Asus' new PC convertible can switch between Windows and Android in five seconds

The Taiwanese PC maker is bringing its Padfone device to the US late this year

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Huawei's new Ascend Mate 2 comes with two days of battery life

Huawei's Ascend Mate 2 can also charge up other mobile devices

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Smartphone gadgets lets you control Crock-Pot, check for sunburn

New smartphone peripherals are on display at the Consumer Electronics Show

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Huawei, ZTE, Nokia cleared in patent dispute with InterDigital

InterDigital is also facing an anti-monopoly investigation from Chinese authorities

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Acer focuses on cloud services to revive business

Acer has been struggling financially because of declining PC sales and is looking for new leadership

China's largest bitcoin exchange forced to stop accepting deposits

China has been clamping down on the currency, and has banned banks from trading with it

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Chinese chip makers ride wave of low-cost tablets

Allwinner and Rockchip are flooding the market with low-priced 'white box' Android tablets

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iPhone factory in China under-reporting long working hours, labor group claims

A 15-year-old worker at the factory also died while employed at the facility

Labor group: Apple supplier Foxconn still struggles to limit working hours

While the Fair Labor Association says the parts supplier is making progress, Foxconn fell short in trying to limit overtime hours for Chinese workers.

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South Korea court denies Samsung a ban on Apple's iPhone and iPad

Samsung's lawsuit alleged that the iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, and second-generation iPad had infringed on its patents

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Deaths at Apple supplier in China concern labor group

The Shanghai factory builds the iPhone 5C handset, according to China Labor Watch

Chinese vendors stop taking bitcoins as a result of new regulations

Last Thursday's ban on Chinese banks trading in the virtual currency is having repercussions