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China hit by 480,000 Trojan horse attacks in 2010

More than 10 million PCs in China were controlled by Trojans in 2010. The figures have gained media attention after security vendor McAfee reported a massive cyber attack that stole sensitive information from 72 organizations

China’s IT outsourcing firms want to rise up the value chain

Facing rising labour wages and increased competition, Chinese outsourcing companies plan to invest more in providing IT solutions rather than low-cost labour

Foxconn to rely more on robots for manufacturing

The maker of Apple's iPhone and iPad plans to save on labour costs with more automation

U.S. court rejects dismissal in China Internet filter case

CyberSitter has filed a lawsuit aganist China and companies for distributing a controversial Web filtering program

Huawei unveils 7-inch tablet running Android 3.2

The company will release the MediaPad in the third quarter in some markets. The tablet is the first to use version 3.2 of Google's Android OS, details of which have not yet been posted on Android.com

U.S. questioned China about Change.org attack

Change.org, an online petitioning platform, was the victim of DDoS attack coming from China in April. The organization said the DDoS attack was its first

U.S. senator critical of rumored Facebook-Baidu tie-up

Senator Dick Durbin is worried a deal between Facebook and Chinese search engine Baidu could endanger free speech. In recent months, the Web has been abuzz with reports that Facebook is gearing up to launch a site for China by partnering with the country's largest search engine, Baidu

Huawei, ZTE trade lawsuits

The two Chinese communications equipment makers have fired patent infringment suits against each other shortly after ZTE and Ericsson exchanged statements of claim

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