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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China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks

A Chinese regulator has claimed it found security flaws in Apple's iOS software that could steal user's data

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China cracks down on iPhone 6 smuggling

Hong Kong Customs have been busy seizing iPhone models from suspected smugglers

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China blocks Instagram, 'tear gas' searches amid Hong Kong protests

Chinese websites including Baidu and Sina Weibo are blocking searches for "tear gas"

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Lenovo set to complete acquisition of IBM x86 server business

Lenovo is paying US$2.1 billion to buy IBM's x86 server business

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Microsoft pushes back Xbox One release date in China

The Xbox One was originally slated to arrive in China this week on Sept. 23.

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iPhone 6 expected to fetch over $3,000 in China's grey market

Grey market dealers in Beijing expect unofficial shipments of the iPhone 6 to start arriving in China this weekend

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Alibaba's IPO could be 'open sesame' for global expansion

Alibaba's international expansion could accelerate following its US listing

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No iPhone is left behind in this Chinese market

Dealers in Shenzhen are making a business re-selling and refurbishing old Apple iPhones, even as the new Apple iPhone 6 rolls out.

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ZTE brings affordable 5.7-inch phablet to T-Mobile

The ZMAX phablet will be avaliable on Sept. 24

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China's Baidu partners with BMW on driverless car research

Baidu revealed earlier this month it is working on its own driverless car

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Microsoft bringing more mobile, cloud products to China with new subsidiary

Microsoft has recently been facing regulatory obstacles in China

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Chinese regulator urges Qualcomm to help local companies make money

Qualcomm is facing an antitrust probe in China for allegedly overcharging clients

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iPhone 6's delayed launch in China could stoke more demand

China won't be among the first markets to sell the iPhone 6

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China's toxic e-waste capital is cleaning up its act

Guiyu, sometimes called the world's most poisonous town, is trying to clean itself up

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Chinese man sues state telecom firm for blocking Google

Wang Long is demanding China Unicom give him a refund on his Internet fees