China's largest chip maker has announced it will invest $30 billion to build a new semiconductor factory, as the world's second largest economy seeks to reduce its dependence...
23 Jan 2017
China plans to develop a prototype exascale computer by the end of the year, state media said Tuesday, as it seeks to win a global race to be the first to build a machine...
19 Jan 2017
As China strengthens relations in South Africa, Chinese majority owned Yangtze Optics Africa Cable (YOAC) continues its efforts to facilitate opportunities...
7 Sep 2016
BEIJING, CHINA: A former factory worker who founded a company supplying Apple, Samsung and other technological giants with touchscreen glass is China's richest woman...
2 Apr 2015
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets...
3 Mar 2015
BEIJING, CHINA: A man nabbed for attempting to smuggle 94 smartphones into China by strapping them to his body was mocked by amused netizens on Tuesday after pictures of his 'iPhone armour' went viral...
14 Jan 2015
SHANGHAI, CHINA: When the charismatic founder of upstart Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi took the stage at an Internet conference, he was open about his ambition: world domination...
9 Jan 2015
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
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
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
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: 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
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