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China Beats Out U.S. In iOS, Android Activations China Beats Out U.S. In iOS, Android Activations

China has recently surpassed the United States in iOS and Android activations for the first time, and is now the fastest growing device market in the world. China also has the fastest growth in application usage, which correlates with that …

China Takes The Lead In Worldwide iOS, Android Activations China Takes The Lead In Worldwide iOS, Android Activations

China has passed the U.S. to become the global leader in new iOS and Android activations. China has been the world’s largest mobile phone market for some time, now it appears to have become the top smartphone market as well. …

China: The Rising Giant [Infographic] China: The Rising Giant [Infographic]

There’s no question that the United States and other developed nations face fierce competition from rapidly expanding economies like China and India. Our own Mike Tuttle reported last week that Americans have declining confidence in their economic place at the …

Pakistan Scraps Firewall Pakistan Scraps Firewall

Pakistan, a country which recently placed print ads to recruit non free-speech minded internet professionals for the “development, deployment and operation of a national level URL Filtering and Blocking System,” now says that it has scrapped its idea for the …

Mike Daisey, Steve Jobs, and A Controversial Monologue

Mike Daisey is a respected writer, actor, and performer of the stage who has toured the world with his one-man-shows. So why is he embroiled in such a controversy regarding Apple and it’s founder, Steve Jobs? For statements he makes …

PayPal Bringing Its Services To China And India PayPal Bringing Its Services To China And India

PayPal is one of the largest names in the online payment industry. It makes it super easy to make online transactions across national borders. Making the transactions with other people within your borders is a bit trickier if you happen …

This American Life Source Lied About Apple, Foxconn Details This American Life Source Lied About Apple, Foxconn Details
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Popular public radio show This American Life is retracting an episode it aired back in January which condemned major electronics companies Apple and Foxconn. The retraction follows a revelation that the episode’s chief source, Mike Daisey, invented and embellished facts …

Washington Post Masthead On A Chinese Government Publication
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Freedom of speech — and thus, consequently, freedom to advertise — are fundamental principles of a free democracy and a thriving capitalist democracy, right? That’s what we’re told in this country from a young age. Well it turns out those …

China Making Games for Facebook China Making Games for Facebook

Even though Facebook has been banned in China since 2009, Chinese developers are still producing software for the social networking giant. And with this, Facebook has been able to portray an idea of potential growth in China for potential investors. …

China To Deploy Moon Rover In 2013 China To Deploy Moon Rover In 2013

China is set to launch their third lunar probe next year. The probe will be called the chang’e-3 and it will be the first probe to have legs so that it can land safely on the moon’s irregular surface. A …

Chinese Man Buys A Fake iPhone, Stabs A Counterfeiter To Death

What’s the angriest you’ve ever been after a purchase? What about that time your friend sold you that used video game that “worked like new” but when you opened it you found it covered with scratches and unplayable? How about …

Cloud Computing To Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015 Cloud Computing To Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015

According to a new study by IDC, the growth of cloud computing is on track to create nearly 14 million new jobs globally by 2015. IDC’s research, which was commissioned by Microsoft, predicts revenues from cloud innovation could reach $1.1 …

Chinese Overcome Firewall, Use Facebook Chinese Overcome Firewall, Use Facebook
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For unknown reasons, Chinese web users were able to get past that country’s firewall, and briefly access typically blocked social networking sites like Facebook, Youtube and Twitter. China typically blocks any website its government might deem as a threat to …

Obama’s Google+ Flooded With Chinese Comments
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President Obama has a Google Plus page for his re-election. Recently, people in China found they were suddenly able to acces the page. From there things went quite nuts. Postings have flooded the page in what some people are calling …

Windows Phone in 23 New Countries Windows Phone in 23 New Countries

Microsoft plans to bring it’s Windows Phone 7 OS to 23 new countries, as well as make the operating system available for use on more low-end devices, in an attempt to reclaim lost business from Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. …

Chinese Officials Raid “Apple China” Warehouse, Seize iPhone Gas Stove Chinese Officials Raid “Apple China” Warehouse, Seize iPhone Gas Stove
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Most everybody knows that when you go to China, you have to be careful of the products you buy. While many of the products you can buy in China are, of course, genuine, there are also a lot of knock-offs. …

Foxconn FLA Audit: Inside Apple Production Foxconn FLA Audit: Inside Apple Production

It costs Apple $250,000 to join the Fair Labor Association (FLA). ABC News’ Bill Weir was in China for the first ever FLA audit of Apple’s production floor inside Foxconn and it wasn’t surprising what he found. But, before I …

Chinese Court Rules In Favor Of Apple, Can Keep Selling iPads Chinese Court Rules In Favor Of Apple, Can Keep Selling iPads

It looks like Apple’s arguments yesterday in court worked as the Shanghai Pudong New Area People’s Court is going to allow the company to keep selling iPads in the city. Three out of the five Apple stores in China are …

Apple Begins Fight Over iPad Name In Shanghai Court Apple Begins Fight Over iPad Name In Shanghai Court

The legal drama between Apple and Proview hit new heights today as arguments from both sides were heard in a Shanghai court. As you’re all probably familiar with by now, Proview claims to own the iPad trademark in China. A …

As Smartphone Owner Growth Grows, So Mobile App Markets Must Grow As Smartphone Owner Growth Grows, So Mobile App Markets Must Grow
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In the next three years, the number of smartphone shipments worldwide is expected to more than double. That might be easy to believe if, for instance, we were talking about five shipments doubling to ten. Big deal. In actuality, though, …

China Telecom To Begin Selling iPhones Next Month China Telecom To Begin Selling iPhones Next Month
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China Telecom has announced that they will start carrying Apple’s iPhone 4S next month. All models of the iPhone will be available on a selection of the company’s plans. Chinese customers who want an iPhone can pre-order one beginning March …