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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Lenovo sells more smartphones than PCs, net profit up 23 percent

Lenovo has also been making gains selling PCs in markets outside of China

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Chinese smartphone vendors meld tech savvy with low prices to win home market

Both Lenovo and Xiaomi are outselling Samsung in the Chinese smartphone market

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China's Xiaomi faces privacy hurdles ahead of international expansion

Xiaomi apologized on Sunday for causing privacy concerns related to its phones

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Acer stabilizes with stronger profits in Q2

Taiwanese PC maker Acer is trying to mount a comeback in the consumer tech space through cloud services and consumer devices.

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China aims to rein in mobile messaging apps with new regulations

The regulations target WeChat, a popular messaging app with 400 millon users

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Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over autocomplete feature, court rules

Albert Yeung has been demanding Google remove suggested search terms connecting his name to Hong Kong's triads

Symantec, Kaspersky deny being banned in China

Both security vendors said they can still sell to Chinese government agencies

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Samsung resumes business with Chinese supplier found hiring child labor

Chinese authorities have found that the factory did not intentionally hire the underage workers

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Xiaomi overtakes Samsung in China as largest smartphone vendor

Xiaomi had a 14 percent share in the market, while Samsung had a 12 percent share

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Xbox One's high price in China draws complaints, but likely buyers too

The Xbox One will go on sale in China for $600 without the Kinect sensor

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China's Xiaomi rises to fifth place in smartphone rankings

Samsung's smartphone shipments are suffering because of competition from Chinese vendors

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Microsoft faces anti-monopoly probe in China over Windows, Office

Chinese government agencies conducted surprise raids on Microsoft offices in the country on Monday.

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Huawei's smartphones shipments rise on international sales

Huawei has ambitions to become a leading global smartphone vendor

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Chinese users tire of older social networking sites

WeChat, a messaging app, is disrupting China's social networking market

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Apple faces privacy suit following Chinese TV report

The lawsuit alleges that Apple has been disclosing iPhone user data to third-parties