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The International Public Relations Network (IPRN) surveyed its members to uncover ways brands can leverage their relationships with bloggers and influencers all around the world...
10 Apr 2018
BEIJING - China has issued new internet regulations increasing Communist party control over online news providers, the latest step in the country's push to tighten its policing of the web...
3 May 2017
Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.
21 Apr 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple announced a major partnership with China UnionPay on Thursday to put is digital wallet to work in the world's most populous country...
21 Dec 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: A Chinese cyberspace bureau on Thursday denounced Google for deciding not to recognise the agency's authority after a Beijing-linked security breach...
7 Apr 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: Reuters news websites were inaccessible in China on Friday, the latest Western news organisation to be blocked in a country where censors keep a tight grip over information...
23 Mar 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: China has rejected accusations it was behind a hacking attack that saw data on up to 80 million customers stolen from US health insurance giant Anthem as 'groundless'...
10 Feb 2015
SHANGHAI, CHINA: A powerful Chinese regulator on Wednesday blasted e-commerce giant Alibaba for allowing "illegal" actions on its multi-billion-dollar online shopping platform...
30 Jan 2015
WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...
23 Jan 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: Software giant Microsoft said Wednesday that it pays Chinese taxes "consistent" with a China-US bilateral agreement, following a cryptic media report that a foreign company with similarities to it agreed to settle a multi-million dollar bill for back taxes...
28 Nov 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, which completed the world's biggest stock offering last month, is tapping into the country's growing online travel business with an independent platform, know as Alitrip.
29 Oct 2014
HONG KONG, CHINA: Hong Kong police said they had arrested five people over hacking allegations, days after the online "hacktivist" group Anonymous declared a cyber-war against the southern Chinese city.
7 Oct 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Microsoft has finally launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market after the government lifted a 14-year ban against foreign companies.
30 Sep 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: US software company Adobe will shut its research arm in Beijing by the end of the year, laying off 350 people, according to a statement, as foreign technology firms face a worsening business climate in China.
26 Sep 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: The head of the Chinese government agency investigating Microsoft for alleged monopoly actions said the probe includes the way the US technology company distributes its media player and browser.
26 Aug 2014
HONG KONG - Lenovo has posted a 23% jump in quarterly net profit, beating market estimates as the Chinese technology company logged strong sales of personal computers and smartphones.
15 Aug 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: China is investigating Microsoft for allegedly operating a monopoly in its market, the government said, as it took aim at the US software company's over business practices.
30 Jul 2014
HONG KONG, CHINA: Fans dressed as Transformers, Iron Man and Jedi knights were among thousands at the first day of Hong Kong's comic and games expo, where Xbox and Playstation went head-to-head with their new consoles.
28 Jul 2014
BEIJING, CHINA: Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has accused US technology company Apple of threatening national security through its iPhone's ability to track and time-stamp a user's location.
14 Jul 2014
BEIJING, CHINA: Chinese hackers accessed US government computers containing personal information on all federal employees, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
11 Jul 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Sony will sell its PlayStation consoles in China through two joint ventures, the Japanese gaming company and its Chinese partner, as they seek to tap into the estimated 500m people who play video games in China.
27 May 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer Huawei pledged to protect cyber security, following reports this month that a US government agency had been secretly tapping the company's networks.
1 Apr 2014
BEIJING, CHINA: Chinese telecommunications and Internet company Huawei condemned the US National Security Agency after reports revealed the organisation had been secretly tapping the company's networks for years.
25 Mar 2014
SHANGHAI, CHINA: When condom maker Durex wants to send an intimate message to customers in China, it uses a homegrown instant messaging platform called WeChat, which has taken the country by storm in just three years.
13 Mar 2014
BEIJING - US technology company Apple has asked a Beijing court to strike down a patent ruling by state authorities, as it fights an intellectual property battle with a Chinese firm.
28 Feb 2014
BEIJING, CHINA: Microsoft's search engine Bing appears to be heavily censoring its Chinese-language search results across the globe as well as inside China, a cyber-monitoring group said on Wednesday, 12 February.
13 Feb 2014
BEIJING, CHINA: In 1984, with only US$25,000 in Chinese government funding and a dusty 20-square-metre bungalow as their headquarters, a small group of scientists in Beijing founded a firm called New Technology Developer Inc.
3 Feb 2014
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.
27 Jan 2014
BEIJING, CHINA: Apple sent inspectors to one of its contractor factories in China after the death of an underage worker, it said, vowing to ensure "high standards" were maintained.
17 Dec 2013