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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China is eyeing a bigger role in robotics

The country plans to invest more in the local robotics industry to expand its presence

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IBM joins Tencent to target China's growing enterprise cloud market

The partnership will target small and medium businesses specializing in healthcare and smart cities

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Samsung attacks Chinese rivals with new mid-range Galaxy phones

The Galaxy A5 and A3 will come to China in November

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China: Facebook not banned, but must follow the rules

A top Chinese official clarified his stance on Facebook and its role in China.

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China's Xiaomi surges to become world's third largest smartphone vendor

Samsung saw its smartphone market share dip, while Apple iPhone shipments continued to grow, according to two research firms.

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Baidu traffic from mobile devices now more than from PCs

Baidu projects that voice and image-based searches will eventually make up over half of its mobile search traffic

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China's Xiaomi defends itself from Apple copycat claims

Xiaomi has continually faced criticism that the company's products look too much like Apple's

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China develops its first homegrown server amid cybersecurity concerns

The new servers could potentially lessen China's reliance on foreign technology

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What Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg said in Mandarin that so impressed the Chinese

The Facebook CEO spoke in Mandarin for almost half an hour in a talk at a Chinese university on Wednesday.

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Xiaomi moving data outside China following privacy concerns

The data migration will help Xiaomi improve load times for its international services

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Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with Chinese official after iCloud attack

Apple's iCloud service recently faced a hacking attack in China

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China attacks lead Apple to alert users on iCloud threats

China has allegedly staged the attack, according to an anti-censorship group.

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Alibaba's mobile OS in China boosted by Meizu partnership

Alibaba's YunOS has struggled to attract partners, amid Android's dominance

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Apple's iCloud targeted in man-in-the-middle attack in China

Yahoo has also been facing a similar attack in China, according to security researchers concerned that the government was eavesdropping.

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Alibaba partners with U.S.-based Quixey for mobile app search in China

Alibaba had previously provided funding to Quixey last year