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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With ban lifted, Microsoft plans Xbox One launch in China

But games will be subject to approval from local authorities, which means violent ones may not pass.

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Samsung Galaxy K zoom packs a 20.7 megapixel camera

The phone has an alarm feature to help users take selfies

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Samsung prepares lower-end phones as Q1 operating profit falls

Samsung is preparing more lower-end phones for emerging markets

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China's Internet loses 'The Big Bang Theory,' U.S. TV shows

The shows had been licensed to China's top video sites, leaving questions over why they were pulled

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China's Alibaba sets up JV in mobile search

UC Web, a mobile browser company, has a controlling stake in the joint venture

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Baidu's profit boosted by mobile ad revenue

The company's search business has been driving revenue

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Huawei still selling to carriers in the U.S. despite Congressional scrutiny

Huawei is finding clients among smaller U.S. carriers.

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Qualcomm could face SEC probe over Chinese bribery allegations

Qualcomm has found instances of gift giving to "individuals" with China's state-owned companies

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China's Xiaomi targets ten markets in international expansion

Xiaomi has quickly risen to become one of the hottest smartphone vendors in China

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NSA spying revelations have tired out China's Huawei

Huawei has for years fought off allegations that it spies for China

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With "Baidu Inside," the Chinese firm takes aim at hardware market

The search giant is partnering with hardware vendors to build electronics equipment using its technology

Fire at Samsung facility affects website, Smart TV content

The network outage was caused by a fire in a Samsung facility

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China's Alibaba to offer mobile phone services in June

Alibaba bagged a mobile virtual network operators license in December

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TSMC benefits from demand for high-tech smartphone chips

Smartphone demand has been higher than expected, TSMC reported

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Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm

Since February, Qihoo 360 has been rolling out Windows XP security software to 200 million users