The Chinese e-commerce giant's investment could signal another step into the mobile business, in a play not unlike Amazon's Fire devices line.
New Chinese reforms allow foreign investors 100 percent ownership of their e-commerce companies in Shanghai's Free Trade Zone.
But Samsung says allegations China-based supplier HEG Electronics employes children under the age of 16 at its facility are false.
The Chinese electronics giant already has its foot in Hollywood. Coming soon: a Netflix-style video service and a $250,000 Imax home theater.
Scientists at South China Agricultural University have genetically engineered pigs to glow green when under black light.
Biel Crystal Manufactory -- which counts Apple, Samsung, HTC, and others as clients -- violates workers' rights, a Hong Kong rights group claims.
Parcel service SF Express was spotted the other day doing drop-off via aerial drone in the Chinese city of Dongguang, setting up a possible new standard in package delivery.
Paper reports as news a quote from a "source" that North Korea's Kim Jong-un was considering declaring war on Microsoft.
In January, Apple's suppliers were 99 percent compliant with the requirement that no employee work more than 60 hours a week.
The iPhone maker found 74 underage workers at one company and then reported the labor agency to local authorities, according to Apple's latest Supplier Responsibility report.