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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Samsung's Galaxy S5 sales outpace S4's in first month

The Galaxy S5 smartphone has been getting strong sales despite some bad reviews

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China's Xiaomi breaks into tablet market, launches low-price 4K TV

Xiaomi has been gaining popularity for selling Android phones at just above cost

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IPhone helps boost earnings for Foxconn's Hon Hai

Foxconn assembles the iPhone and iPad in factories in Brazil and China

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Facebook considers sales office in China to address local advertisers

Facebook has a growing number of advertisers in China

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Xiaomi becomes China's third-largest smartphone vendor

In the first quarter, Apple ranked as the fourth largest smartphone vendor in China

Asus preps wearable for third quarter release

Asus expects the company's mobile devices sales to exceed its PC sales by 2017

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Acer back in profit, but barely

Revenue, however, was still down by 17 percent year-over-year

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Alibaba's business model and the Chinese market make its IPO hot

Alibaba's IPO in the U.S. could surpass the US$16 billion offering from Facebook

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Games console maker Ouya exploring the Chinese market

China recently ended a ban on foreign-made game consoles

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After company overhaul, Acer chairman to step down in June

Acer's co-founder Stan Shih says he's satisfied with the changes wrought at the PC maker in his six months as Chairman

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With ban lifted, Microsoft plans Xbox One launch in China

But games will be subject to approval from local authorities, which means violent ones may not pass.

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Samsung Galaxy K zoom packs a 20.7 megapixel camera

The phone has an alarm feature to help users take selfies

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Samsung prepares lower-end phones as Q1 operating profit falls

Samsung is preparing more lower-end phones for emerging markets

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China's Internet loses 'The Big Bang Theory,' U.S. TV shows

The shows had been licensed to China's top video sites, leaving questions over why they were pulled

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China's Alibaba sets up JV in mobile search

UC Web, a mobile browser company, has a controlling stake in the joint venture