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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Microsoft's Chinese partner confident Xbox can compete against Android consoles

China recently ended its foreign-made videogame console ban, opening the door for Microsoft to sell its Xbox

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Chinese Bitcoin exchange focuses on cash transactions to keep cryptocurrency in play

China has been moving to force banks to cut ties with Bitcoin exchanges

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LinkedIn tackles China with a startup approach

The company hopes to grow its China user base to as high as 50 million

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Chinese Bitcoin exchange readies fallback plans amid crackdown worries

Bitcoin's popularity in China has taken a dive under the threat of new Chinese regulations

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China obtains patent concessions in return for approving Microsoft-Nokia deal

China has given conditional approval to Microsoft's purchase of Nokia's handset business, in return for promises on fair patent licensing.

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Intel taps China's little-known 'white box' makers to fuel tablet chip business

China's white box tablet makers are flooding the market with products

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Bitcoin crackdown in China halts bank transfers for two exchanges

China's central bank is forcing the closure of banking accounts operated by the exchanges

Intel plans new 'Braswell' chip for PCs, over 20 Chromebooks

The Braswell chip is targeted at entry-level products like desktops and notebooks.

Intel to bring exclusive content to devices powered by its mobile chips

Intel is hoping to attract more vendors to its mobile chips as ARM processor flood the market

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Intel taps Chinese tech hub to fuel its mobile processor business

Intel is establishing a new innovation center in Shenzhen

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Activists to appeal US judge's ruling on Baidu's censorship

A judge ruled on Thursday that Baidu's censorship is protected as free speech

U.S. judge rules Baidu's censorship is protected as free speech

The lawsuit sought to punish Baidu for blocking pro-democracy works from its search engine.

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China calls US spying actions 'hypocrisy,' plans to beef up security

Recent reports allege the U.S. has been spying on Chinese company Huawei Technologies

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HTC to develop products for China with help of local retailer

HTC and Suning have entered in a partnership to sell the company's phones

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Lenovo buys mobile-related patents for $100 million

Unwired Planet is also licensing its remaining patent portfolio to the Chinese PC maker