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 clamps down on doxing, limiting 'human flesh search engine'

Human flesh search engines had been used to expose corruption, but also to attack ordinary citizens

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China's Baidu developing an OS for smart bikes

Baidu plans to reveal a prototype later this year

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Foxconn's CEO blames iPhone 6 Plus 'Bendgate' on rivals

Foxconn's CEO had mocked curved screen phones earlier this year

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Chinese workers strike at Foxconn factory after HP cuts orders

Foxconn had allegedly been reducing workers' overtime, to encourage employees to quit, according to a labor group

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Apple's iPhone 6 will go on sale in China on Oct. 17

Existing iPhone users in China could help fuel demand for the new product

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China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks

A Chinese regulator has claimed it found security flaws in Apple's iOS software that could steal user's data

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China cracks down on iPhone 6 smuggling

Hong Kong Customs have been busy seizing iPhone models from suspected smugglers

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China blocks Instagram, 'tear gas' searches amid Hong Kong protests

Chinese websites including Baidu and Sina Weibo are blocking searches for "tear gas"

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Lenovo set to complete acquisition of IBM x86 server business

Lenovo is paying US$2.1 billion to buy IBM's x86 server business

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Microsoft pushes back Xbox One release date in China

The Xbox One was originally slated to arrive in China this week on Sept. 23.

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iPhone 6 expected to fetch over $3,000 in China's grey market

Grey market dealers in Beijing expect unofficial shipments of the iPhone 6 to start arriving in China this weekend

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Alibaba's IPO could be 'open sesame' for global expansion

Alibaba's international expansion could accelerate following its US listing

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No iPhone is left behind in this Chinese market

Dealers in Shenzhen are making a business re-selling and refurbishing old Apple iPhones, even as the new Apple iPhone 6 rolls out.

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ZTE brings affordable 5.7-inch phablet to T-Mobile

The ZMAX phablet will be avaliable on Sept. 24

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China's Baidu partners with BMW on driverless car research

Baidu revealed earlier this month it is working on its own driverless car