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After U.S setback, new opportunities may open for Indian IT companies in China

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By Ashvita Anand, The Tech Portal

With Indian IT firms currently facing a setback in the US market due to H-1B visa concerns, a new opportunity in China has now opened up. This opportunity invites Indian IT companies to participate in the Big Data sector. (more…)

Apple’s latest App Store policy change may see it face intense backlash in China

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Apple is already not performing exceptionally well in China and now it seems to have landed itself in hot waters once again. This time, however, Cupertino’s troubles do not pertain to slumping iPhone sales but the change in an App Store policy that has upset most Chinese social networking app makers. (more…)

China could consider changing implementation of tough cyber security rules, give companies more time to prepare

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

China could stagger the implementation of its tough new cyber laws in a bid to give industry entities more time to prepare. The news comes from Reuters, which cites sources who attended a meeting called by The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC). (more…)

Lenovo restructures operations to focus China business towards customers

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By Ashvita Anand,  The Tech Portal

According to latest news reports from Hong Kong, Lenovo Group Ltd. has decided to restructure it China business to focus on the customer in order to cope with the evolving personal computer (PC) industry. (more…)

Tencent Invests $90 Million in US based Game Studio Pocket Gems

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Tencent has made yet another significant investment, this time in game studio Pocket Gems. With this, the firm is building up on its previous investments in Pocket. The investment firm had earlier put in $60 million in the studio for a 20 percent stake. (more…)

Gionee S10 to be Announced on May 26, Comes with Dual Front and Rear Cameras

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By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Gionee S10, an upcoming smartphone from the Chinese company, is all set to get launched later this month. The phone, which is reportedly launching on May 26, will have a dual camera setup at back as well as at front. (more…)

China to Further Reassert Its Control over the Internet

10 May china flag

By Aditya Srivastava, The Tech Portal

China’s President Xi Jinping’s administration is leaving no stone unturned to maintain the Communist Party’s hold over the country. The latest step in the process is the government’s pledge of fastening control over search engines and online news portals, and ultimately further strengthen its grip over Internet regulations. (more…)

The Chinese Government is Building Its Very Own, Curated Wikipedia!

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

A majority of the western platforms haven’t actually played well with the Chinese government’s stringent privacy and cyber security policies. Its relationship with Wikipedia has been fairly rocky, with the initial blockade on the online encyclopedia being placed over thirteen years ago — stemming from concerns of censorship. And now, it no longer plans to administer an international service but build its very own Chinese encyclopedia. (more…)

Panasonic Opens New Automotive Lithium-Ion Battery Factory in Dalian, China

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Panasonic Corporation has announced that it held an opening ceremony for a new automotive lithium-ion battery factory in Dalian, China. (more…)

Chinese Bike-Sharing Unicorn Ofo Receives Strategic Investment from Alibaba’s Ant Financial

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By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Chinese bike-rental startup has successfully managed to raise a series D+ funding from Alibaba’s financial affiliate Ant Financial. However, the financial details of the transaction remain undisclosed. This funding forms a part of a strategic partnership inked between the two firms. Together they will be seen collaborating in the fields of mobile payments, credit, and international expansion. (more…)