Intel Corporation has partnered with Chinese search engine Baidu to set up a new joint innovation lab for developing mobile apps for China’s fast-expanding mobile Internet market
The innovation lab is part of a deal signed by the two sides on Thursday this week.
The deal will provide Chinese developers with access to Intel technologies, including personal computers, tablets, and mobile phones, to test & port software for various Baidu and Intel platforms.
Google Inc's video-sharing site YouTube has announced that the number of unique users visiting it every month has cross 1 billion.
Announcing the new milestone, the YouTube team said that nearly half of all Internet users are visiting YouTube every month to watch everything from small clips of cute puppies to depressing scenes of social unrest around the globe.
In other words, 1 in every 7 people on the plant or 14.7 per cent of the whole world population is visiting YouTube every month.
Volkswagen China, the Chinese arm of carmaker Volkswagen AG, has announced its decision to recall an unspecified number of cars to fix potential issues with the vehicles’ direct-shift gearbox systems.
The announcement of the recall was made after it received a notification from China’s quality watchdog, which reportedly found substandard direct-shift gearbox systems in the vehicles.
The substandard gearbox systems can cause unintentional acceleration, which can cause accident.
China has refuted allegations that a Shanghai-based unit of its Army has stolen hundreds of terrabytes of information from U. S. firms.
Computer security firm Mandiant recently accused the Chinese military Unit 61398 of stealing state and industrial sensitive information from 140 U. S. companies.
As expected, the Chinese authorities refuted the allegation, citing lack of any hard legal evidence.
Chinese car manufacturer Zhejiang Geely on Friday confirmed that it purchased world-famous London black cabs maker Manganese Bronze, which had slipped into administration last year.
Geely, which already owned nearly 20 per cent of Manganese Bronze, acquired the remaining the business and its assets through its newly established British subsidiary Geely UK, for £11.04 million.
The deal safeguarded all 107 of the British production jobs in Coventry.
Security auditors of a US critical infrastructure firm were alarmed when they spotted frequent unexplained logins from China into the company's virtual private network.
The first thought that struck their minds was that a Chinese hacker was breaking into the company's network almost daily by using an employee's RSA key.
Fearing that a hacker from China had been stealing the company's secrets worth millions of dollars, the critical infrastructure company immediately called in Verizon investigators.
In what marks the first of its kind attempt in China's history of space exploration, the manual docking between the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft and the in-orbit Tiangong-1 lab module was successfully completed by three Chinese astronauts on Sunday.
It was at about 12:48 p. m. that the three Chinese astronauts - Liu Wang, Jing Haipeng, and Liu Yang; who have been living and working in the module for the past week - controlled the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft for its manual docking with the Tiangong-1 space lab module; and the two were reconnected about seven minutes later.
In its audit report of Apple's Chinese supplier Foxconn Technology Group, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) said that Chinese labor laws had been violated by Foxconn to such a "serious" extent that the company had pledged that it would not only reduce working hours, but will also provide more oversight to the workers.
In a move which marks the spread of the China ‘iPad’ trademark scuffle to the US, two Proview International Holdings’ units - Proview Electronics and Proview Technology – filed a lawsuit against Apple in Santa Clara County last week.
In the lawsuit filed in California, Proview Technology – which is already suing Apple in several jurisdictions in China, seeking a ban on the sales of the iPad across the country – has accused Apple of having deceptively acquired the iPad trademark for use in China.
According to reports, Chinese company Shenzhen Proview Technology has taken the legal route against Apple, by complaining to a Shanghai court that it has the rights to the `iPad' trademark in China.
While Shanghai's Pudong district court has convened a hearing on the issue on Wednesday, Proview has already filed lawsuits against Apple in a number of other courts too; and has also requested commercial authorities to block the sales of the popular Apple iPad tablet in as many as 40 cities.
Apple's `iPad' trademark scuffle with Shenzhen-based Proview Technology recently suffered a setback when a lower court in southern China ruled that retailers in the country should pull out the iPads from their stores.
According to an Associated Press report, Proview's lawyer Xie Xianghui said that the ruling that retailers should discontinue the sales of the iPad came on Friday at the Intermediate People's Court in the city of Huizhou.
The botched debut of the highly-awaited iPhone 4S in China on Friday prompted the infuriated shoppers, who had lined up overnight for the device, to pelt Apple’s flagship Beijing store with eggs.
The fury of the potential buyers of the iPhone 4S was clearly a result of the fact that they had endured a wait overnight in the freezing cold weather only to be told by the Apple’s main store in Beijing that the scheduled sales opening of the iPhone 4S had been delayed.
China is all set to launch its first space station this week. The space station, dubbed Tiangong-1, means "heavenly palace” as per Chinese language.
This will be a breakthrough in the country’s space research work. With its onset, China will come to know the resources and the technologies it may require to widen a completely developed space station. The country has been expecting a competent space station by the end of this decade and the researchers are trying quite hard to achieve their goal.
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