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Spartan Apus Launcher conquers 30 million users internationally

Chinese company Apus has released its pared-down Android launcher to massive international success. But it's doing it without focusing on the Chinese market. We sat down with founder Li Tao to find out why.

By October 29, 2014

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​Zuckerberg delights audience in Beijing with Mandarin prowess

The Facebook founder and CEO speaks for 30 minutes in Mandarin at a question and answer session and talks about his company's plans to engage its largest untapped market.

By October 22, 2014

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A spin on Google Glass and smart chopsticks on Baidu's menu

Baidu unveiled two new devices that were atypical of the Chinese search company's core software business, but like another certain search giant, it's an extension of the company's vision for building a connected world around its search engine.

By September 4, 2014

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App makes a stand against China messaging ban with cute merch

The Japanese messaging app Line may be blocked in China, but it's still raking in cash from merchandise based on its cartoon characters at a huge mall in Beijing.

By August 14, 2014

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Uber trials even cheaper ride-sharing service in Beijing

As demand for Uber grows in Beijing, the company has launched a new "People's Uber" ride-sharing service at rates below its own UberX.

By August 5, 2014

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OnePlus drops Color OS in China and develops its own

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has revealed that the company is dumping the Oppo Color OS in China in favour of its own OnePlus ROM in time for its second generation flagship phone.

By July 31, 2014

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WeChat dives into wearables to start 'connecting everything'

Several health-and-fitness trackers have gone on sale in China, revealing that messaging-app maker's efforts to become a software platform for wearables and eventually "everything."

By July 18, 2014

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Impatient Chinese Tesla owner decides to build his own charging stations

A businessman has taken it upon himself to set up Tesla chargers in 16 different Chinese cities between Beijing and his home in Guangzhou, due to a lack of charging stations.

By July 15, 2014

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Xiaomi sells 26 million smartphones in first half of 2014

Xiaomi bucks a reportedly slowing Chinese market with 26.1 million smartphones sold in the first half of 2014, a 271 percent increase compared with the year before.

By July 2, 2014

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China boasts high rates of older tech users

China's growing wealth and Internet use is transforming a high percentage of the older generation to consider themselves regular technology users.

By July 2, 2014