Government watchdogs have scrubbed from the Web the accounts of several journalists as Beijing wraps up its annual parliament meeting.
Messaging apps were the hottest, jumping by more than 200 percent in usage, according to analytics firm Flurry.
The Chinese Internet giant is paying nearly $215 million for 15 percent of JD.com, China's second-largest e-commerce company behind Alibaba.
Google's former head of Android product management now is in charge of bringing Android smartphone upstart Xiaomi to new markets. First stop: southeast Asia.
The microblogging powerhouse sells nearly a quarter less shares than anticipated.
Experts say WhatsApp and the like contributed to the number of text messages sent falling for the first time last year.
Known for its cartoonish emoticons, Japan's Line is aiming for half a billion users in 2014.
Verizon becomes the latest carrier to offer an early upgrade plan, Netflix makes Emmy history, and the HTC One shrinks to a Mini version.
The messaging app, which now has 50 million users in total, is rolling out new versions for both Android and iOS.
Microsoft's call app increased its traffic in 2012 by twice the amount of all international phone carriers combined -- it's calls are now equal to one third of all global phone traffic.