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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Wearables expand to waistline, feet, and fingers

One company says its "smart belt" can track a wearer's health

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China's OnePlus targets flagship phones from big players

Demand for phones from OnePlus have outstripped the company's expectations

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Hands-on: Keyboards are the weak link in Asus's Transformer Book Chi hybrids

We went hands-on with Asus's new PC convertibles that run Windows 8.1

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ZTE attacks US prepaid phone market with massive $200 phablet

The Grand Max X Plus arrives on Cricket Wireless on Friday.

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Wearables go to the dogs at CES -- literally

Binatone has developed a smart collar that can let people track, train and communicate with their dogs

PCWorld News

Thirsty house plants get help with new connected devices from Parrot

Parrot unveiled two prototypes geared at caring for house plants

PCWorld News

China was brutal to US tech firms in 2014

Microsoft, Cisco and Qualcomm all faced a tougher regulatory environment

PCWorld News

Patent battles risk disrupting Xiaomi's international expansion

A patent dispute has forced Xiaomi to stop its smartphone sales in India

PCWorld News

Xiaomi faces copycat charge from Japanese company over new air purifier

Balmuda is considering taking legal action against Xiaomi

PCWorld News

Flaw in Alibaba's international e-commerce site put merchants at risk

Alibaba Group has said it has fixed the problem on its AliExpress site

PCWorld News

China's Xiaomi steps into connected devices market with new air purifier

Xiaomi is creating a wide range of products to fill up its customers' living rooms

PCWorld News

China reminds Apple on need to support privacy, security in its products

A Chinese official secures a privacy pledge from Apple's Tim Cook during a company visit, according to Xinhua

PCWorld News

Facebook welcomes Chinese regulator to US, even as site remains blocked

Lu Wei, a top Chinese Internet official, met with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

PCWorld News

Disk storage market grows with inclusion of ODM vendors

IDC for the first time included original design manufacturers into its storage market analysis

PCWorld News

Apple, Xiaomi smartphones found violating privacy laws in Taiwan

A Taiwanese regulator is examining the best selling phones for alleged privacy violations