Honor 10 China Launch on April 19, Twilight Colour Expected: Report

Honor has reportedly sent out invites for a launch event in China scheduled on April 19 and speculations suggest that the Honor 10 may be revealed in Huawei’s home country before its much-leaked international launch date. Previously, the Huawei sub-brand had scheduled an eventin London on May 15, where the handset was expected to be unveiled. However, as per latest reports, […]

Redmi Note 5 Pro Launched in China as Redmi Note 5, With Some Upgrades

Xiaomi has been on a smartphone announcement spree for the past couple of months and it seems the phone maker is not willing to stop anytime soon. In an interesting development, the company has launched a new Redmi Note 5 model in China, with design and features almost completely identical to the Redmi Note 5 Pro launched in India. […]

Google Expands Further Into China, Opens Shenzhen Office

HIGHLIGHTS Shenzhen is already home to Tencent, Huawei, and ZTE We have many important clients in the city, Google said It had announced opening its AI China Center in Beijing recently After opening a research lab focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in China – its first such centre in Asia – Google is said to have opened another office […]

Nokia 7 Launch in China Expected on October 19 as HMD Global Sends Invites

Nokia 7 may become the next Nokia smartphone to be unveiled as the company has sent out invitesfor a launch in China on October 19. While there is no mention of which handset will be unveiled in the Nokia invite, a teaser on Tmall with the same date points to the number ‘7’, or Qi in Chinese. This has sparked the speculation […]

Rafael Nadal reveals inspiration to return from injury to reach world No1 after China Open

“I had some injuries, but good thing is I keep having the passion for the game and the love for what I am doing and the spirit of overcome tough situations in terms of physical issues,” Nadal said. “Of course, the spirit of improvement: every day when I wake up, going on court with the […]

China to further tighten its internet controls

China will further tighten its internet regulations with a pledge on Sunday to strengthen controls over search engines and online news portals, the latest step in President Xi Jinping’s push to maintain strict Communist Party control over content. Xi has made China’s “cyber sovereignty” a top priority in his sweeping campaign to bolster security. He […]

Twitter Chief for China Quits, Hails Its Performance

HIGHLIGHTS Kathy Chen was appointed in April as general manager for the China region Twitter is inaccessible in mainland China Twitter’s advertising base in the China had grown almost 400 percent Twitter’s manager for China, whose appointment just eight months ago sparked controversy, has announced her resignation but welcomed the growing number of Chinese advertisers […]

Pentagon asks China to ‘immediately’ return intercepted US naval drone

A file photo of US Navy survey ship USNS Bowditch which was on a routine operation 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay in the Philippines. Photo: AFP/ US Navy Washington: The Pentagon demanded that China return a US Navy underwater drone captured in international waters in the South China Sea, a confrontation likely to […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Launched With 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage in China

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with 4GB of RAM launched in China Rumours indicated that 6GB RAM variant might be launched for country Company admitted earlier that it was considering a 6GB RAM variant In a strange turnaround that contradicts its earlier statements, Samsung has launched Galaxy Note 7 in China with 4GB of RAM […]

In China, Fears That Pokemon Go May Aid Locating Military Bases

Not everyone loves Pokemon Go, the mobile game that has become an instant hit around the world since a limited release just a week ago. The augmented reality game, in which players walk around real-life neighbourhoods to hunt and catch virtual cartoon characters on their smartphone screens, has been blamed in the United States for […]