Business / Product

Tianhe-2 fuels China's sci-tech progress

[2014-06-26 15:01]

The world's fastest supercomputer retained its top spot for the third consecutive time on the biannual Top 500 list for supercomputers on Monday, representing a significant change from 'Made in China' to made with China's wisdom.

Bigger Apple iPhones said to start mass output soon

[2014-06-26 07:03]

Apple Inc suppliers in China will begin mass production of its largest iPhones ever next month, according to people familiar with the plans.

Hon Hai to start make bigger iPhones July in China

[2014-06-24 15:08]

Apple is ramping up production of iPhones with 4.7 and 5.5-inch screen sizes, which may be shipped to retailers around September.

ZTE turns the tables on Vringo with antitrust complaint in Europe

[2014-06-21 07:17]

Mobile phone maker ZTE Corp's antitrust move in Europe may prompt more Chinese companies to file similar complaints, industry experts said on Friday.

Huawei's Ascend P7 presented at CommunicAsia

[2014-06-18 08:32]

Huawei's Ascend P7 presented at CommunicAsia exhibition

Huawei's Kirin 920 to shake global chip market?

[2014-06-16 11:26]

When it comes to chips for powering smartphones, it has long been a story of US firm Qualcomm. This time, it is a Chinese-made chip that has caught the eye of market observers.

Huawei releases a series of new smart phones in Malaysia

[2014-06-11 07:36]

Chinese smart phone manufacturing firm Huawei released Ascend P7 and a series of new smart phones in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.

New Weibo function worth chatting about

[2014-06-06 03:21]

Weibo, the United States-listed Chinese social media platform, said it expects to open its integrated payment function to registered users by the end of June.

SoftBank to start selling personal robots next year

[2014-06-05 16:40]

Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Thursday it will start selling human-like robots for personal use by February, expanding into a sector seen key to addressing labour shortages in one of the world's fastest ageing societies.

WeChat opens door to small merchants

[2014-06-04 06:58]

By lowering the threshold to set up stores in China's popular mobile messaging application WeChat, Tencent Holdings Ltd, the maker of the app, is pushing further into mobile e-commerce.

Microsoft cries 'murder' after suspension of Xiaobing robot

[2014-06-03 07:12]

Microsoft Corp's 6-day-old artificial intelligence chatting robot was blocked on popular instant messaging platform WeChat for a second consecutive day on Monday amid a battle over data security concerns.

Elon Musk unveils SpaceX Dragon V2 spacecraft

[2014-05-31 10:38]

Elon Musk unveils SpaceX Dragon V2 spacecraft

Microsoft launches Surface Pro 3 in New York

[2014-05-22 07:45]

Panos Panay, Microsoft's vice president for surface computing, introduces the Surface Pro 3 tablet device at a media preview on May 20, 2014 in New York.

Xiaomi launches 1st tablet, targeting iPad

[2014-05-15 17:18]

Xiaomi Tablet, which at 1,699 yuan for 64 gigabytes is nearly 3,500 yuan cheaper than iPad Mini, is ready to take on Apple in terms of ecosystem.

High score: Xbox One to hit China

[2014-04-30 14:23]

Popular home console set for domestic release in September, as company cites formation of Shanghai Free trade Zone as opening once-restricitve market.

Sina to launch financial service this month

[2014-04-08 15:44]

Sina Corp is expected to officially launch its financial service in mid-April, in a move to tap into the emerging Internet finance sector in the country.

WeChat increases lifestyle features

[2014-03-25 17:32]

Tencent Holdings Ltd has stepped up moves to build its popular WeChat messaging application into a multifunctional platform providing various lifestyle services.

China Unicom launches 4G services

[2014-03-18 17:55]

China United Network Communications Co Ltd, known as China Unicom, began the commercial rollout of its fourth-generation mobile network on Tuesday.

Lenovo makes guarantees to IBM strikers

[2014-03-12 09:07]

Lenovo, the world's biggest producer of personal computers vowed to absorb all of the factory's ex-IBM employees.

Alipay to issue online credit cards

[2014-03-11 17:43]

Users of China's most popular online payment service, Alipay, will have the chance to apply for credit cards for online consumption starting next week.