National Research Council hacked, China blamed

The national body responsible for business-led technology research has confirmed that its computer systems has suffered a cyber attack by what has been called a”highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor.” A statement issued by the National

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

China still safe for tech outsourcing: Vendor

China is still a safe place for foreign businesses to obtain outsourced information technology labour despite growing concerns over alleged state-sponsored cyber espionage, according to one of the country’s largest technology outsourcing vendors.Reports

Published on: May 14th, 2013

Apple pays US$60M for iPad trademark in China

BEIJING -- Apple Inc. has agreed to pay US$60 million for ownership of the iPad trademark in China, as part of a settlement with a little-known Chinese firm called Proview that had tried

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 michael kan

Three governments elevate rare earth complaint

WASHINGTON -- The Office of U.S. Trade Representative has elevated a trade complaint by asking for the World Trade Organization to establish a dispute settlement panel to rule on U.S. claims that China

Published on: June 27th, 2012 Grant Gross

Apple, Chinese group to audit factory for pollution

BEIJING -- Apple Inc. and a Chinese environmental group for the first time plan to jointly audit one of the company's supplier factories in China, in what could lead to more open inspections of

Published on: April 16th, 2012 michael kan

China calls Australia’s ban on Huawei "unjust"

BEIJING  -- China's Ministry of Commerce said it was deeply concerned with the Australian government's refusal to allow Huawei Technologies Co. to supply equipment to a national broadband project, calling the action "unjust".

Published on: April 11th, 2012 michael kan

Apple’s CEO meets with Beijing’s mayor

BEIJING - Apple's CEO Tim Cook met with Beijing's mayor on Monday, and called for increased cooperation with China's capital city along with market expansion, according to a report from Chinese state-run press.Cook

Published on: March 27th, 2012 michael kan

HTC prepping first Windows Phone 7 handset for China

BEIJING - Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is set to release what could be the first Windows Phone 7 handset for mainland China, a move that will finally bring the Microsoft mobile OS to

Published on: March 7th, 2012 michael kan

China: U.S. lacks evidence to sanction Taobao

BEIJING -- U.S. authorities acted irresponsibly when they labeled Alibaba Group's e-commerce sites last month as "notorious markets" for selling pirated and counterfeit goods, says China's Ministry of Commerce. "Since there is no conclusive evidence,

Published on: January 18th, 2012 michael kan