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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Xiaomi tries to end waiting period for phone buyers, amid complaints

Xiaomi has received complaints for offering limited quanities of its phones in "flash sales"

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Alibaba looks to rural China to popularize its mobile OS

Alibaba's YunOS is still struggling to become mainstream in China

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Huawei eyes US enterprise market despite political challenges

Huawei wants its enterprise business to drive the company's future growth

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Huawei to expand retail presence, as it finds success selling higher-end phones

Huawei is confident it can fend off the competition from rival Chinese brands

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Huawei plans to offer public cloud service in China

Huawei faces growing competition from local and foreign players in China's cloud computing space

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Segway bought by Segway copycat company

Beijing-based Ninebot, also a maker of self-balancing personal transportation devices, was previously sued by Segway for patent infringement

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U.S. business group urges China to loosen data-storage policies

China is considering IT policies that could further restrict foreign businesses, according to a U.S. lobbying group

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U.S. chip block could delay China's powerful 100 petaflop supercomputer

The Tianhe-2 supercomputer was scheduled for an upgrade this year, but now China won't be able to use Intel Xeon chips

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US blocks Intel from selling Xeon chips to Chinese supercomputer projects

The U.S. government claims the supercomputers have been used to do nuclear testing

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Intel to help Chinese vendors churn out more PCs

Chinese manufacturers have generally focused on mobile devices, instead of PCs

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Intel courts China's hardware startups to popularize its mobile, IoT chips

Intel is funding a 'maker' accelerator program in China

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Intel shrinks its RealSense camera to bring Kinect-like awareness to smartphones

Intel is trying to promote its technology in Shenzhen, China, a major tech manufacturing base.

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Group fighting 'Net censorship in China presses on despite DDoS attack

GreatFire vows to continue its efforts to provide Chinese users with access to blocked websites

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Chinese Internet authority clashes with Google over digital certificates

Google's Chrome will no longer recognize new digital certificates issued by CNNIC

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Acer to bring Chrome OS to an all-in-one PC, as vendors experiment

The Chrome OS still hasn't found much demand in the desktop space, but that hasn't deterred Acer.