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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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.

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Apple's iPhone trade-in program in China could boost sales

The trade-in program could help promote adoption of Apple Pay and Apple Watch

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Bitcoin in China still chugging along, a year after clampdown

Local bitcoin exchange BTC China is thriving from speculative interest in the cryptocurrency

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ZTE's Nubia Z9 Max phablet packs a powerful camera

It also has a 5.5-inch 1080p screen and Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 810 processor, which has 8-cores and runs at 2.0GHz

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Foxconn to enter information security realm with joint venture

Foxconn and Korea's SK C&C will establish a joint venture in May

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Elves, pandas, and minotaurs: is Soul Clash ripping off World of Warcraft?

Soul Clash allegedly copies elements from Blizzard's Warcraft games, Blizzard alleges in a new suit.

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Foxconn partners with China's Tencent on smart electric cars

Foxconn's CEO has said he hopes to make electric cars priced less than $15,000

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HTC swaps out CEO Peter Chou for co-founder Cher Wang

Peter Chou will continue to lead HTC's development lab as Cher Wang takes over.

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Anti-censorship group in China faces DDoS attack

GreatFire.org has been trying to poke holes in China's online censorship

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Microsoft to release lowest-priced Lumia smartphone yet

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched two other affordable Lumia phones targeting emerging markets

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Microsoft's Windows 10 deal with Xiaomi raises eyebrows

Microsoft will preview Windows 10 to select Xiaomi phone users