China says blocked US sites will be open to Web users during the Olympics, should Beijing be chosen as the venue for the games. But, it says, who in China wants to use them, anyway?
The Beijing office, which employed about 300 workers in research and development, was Yahoo's only physical presence in mainland China.
China's growing middle class and relatively strong business climate present an opportunity for the social network, despite the service still being banned there.
Microsoft clarifies its statement about Windows 10 by noting that you can upgrade from a non-genuine version of Windows 7 or 8.1, but that doesn't mean you now have a legitimate version, according to Ars Technica.
The merger of Kuadi Dache and Didi Dache is set to dominate smartphone-based transport services in the country.
The rules will require tech companies to hand over source code, submit to audits and build deliberate back doors into both hardware and software products.
Customers would get store credits for Apple products, while manufacturer Foxconn would resell the iPhones after fixing them up.
China had 649 million people online at the end of 2014, up by 31 million people from a year earlier. Mobile Internet users grew by 57 million people.
The Hurun Research Institute says iPhones and other Apple gadgets are the most popular gifts among China's wealthy, beating out luxury brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel.
The English and Chinese sites for the news service have been inaccessible since late Thursday, but the reason isn't clear.