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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China Mobile seeks growth via stake in Thai operator

China Mobile is expanding internationally as it struggles in its own home market

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Toshiba's '7-in-1' PC convertible is more cumbersome than cool

The Dynabook Kira L93 goes on sale in Japan this month.

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Taiwan's tech industry tests the waters in wearables, Internet of Things

Acer and MediaTek, for example, have entered into a partnership to create more wearable technologies

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From gesture controls to full Android, smartglass UI ideas come into view at Computex

The smartglasses are still prototypes, but hope to gain support and enter the market

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Hands-on: Asus Zenbook NX500 stuns with a premium design and 4K display

Asus’ upcoming Zenbook NX500 looks a lot like Apple’s MacBook Pro, but that’s no complaint.

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Asus' Transformer Book V hybrid transforms into phone, tablet, and laptop

Asus is testing the patience of Microsoft and Google once again with its Transformer Book V, which can run Android and Windows

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Hands-on: Gigabyte puts 3200x1800 '3K' screen on 13.9-inch gaming laptop

The X3 Plus gaming notebook will start shipping in the U.S. in the third quarter, one of the early "3K" generation.

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Acer's Iconia Tab 8 delivers higher-end features at a good price

The Iconia Tab 8 will launch in the U.S. and Europe in the third quarter

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Acer goes 8-inch with new Iconia Android tablet

The Iconia Tab 8 uses a newer Intel processor code-named Bay Trail

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Acer pushes out new smartphones for Q3, targeting high to low end

The Taiwan company is focusing more on mobile devices as its PC business sputters

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Acer's "Build your own cloud" wants to turn your PC into personal data center

Acer is betting on its cloud strategy to turn its business around

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China to crack down on mobile instant messaging apps

China is launching the crackdown after a terrorist attack killed 43

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China accuses Cisco of supporting US cyberwar efforts

China responds harshly to last week's US government indictments of Chinese military personnel

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Sony follows Microsoft into Chinese game consoles market

China recently ended its ban on foreign-made gaming consoles, so Sony and Microsoft are hoping to reap the rewards of doing business in that country.

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US-China tech exchange strained over hacking accusations

China on Thursday announced it would vet major IT products for security threats