Posts Tagged ‘browser’

Chinese Companies Dump VPN Services For Opera Acquisition

China Internet securityVirtual private networks are maybe so abundant in China that a group of Chinese acquirers now have no need for …


Are Chinese Companies Buying Opera’s VPN Business?

VPN services in ChinaA consortium of Chinese companies, including Qihoo 360 and Kunlun, have proposed to fully acquire Opera, a Norwegian browser provider, …


Most Chinese Still Don’t Use Mobiles For Online Financial Info

Internet financeFintech companies hoping to capture share in China’s booming mobile market still need to focus on traditional computing. About 80% …


Google Freezes Chinese Websites And Certificate Authority

Thousands of Chinese websites will soon be marked unsafe by Google’s Chrome browser. Adam Langley, a Google security engineer, says, “On Friday, March 20th, we became aware of unauthorized digital certificates for several Google domains. The certificates were issued by an intermediate certificate authority apparently held by a company called MCS Holdings. This intermediate certificate […]


Are Lenovo Computers Safe For Consumer Users?

There have always been worries that the Chinese government could use its power to force homegrown technology companies like ZTE, Huawei, Qihoo 360 and Lenovo to spy on user communications, but now a bombshell has landed that shows Lenovo is forcing adware onto users’ computers on the company’s own volition. According to Errata Security, an […]


China’s Xunlei, Qihoo 360 Team For Secure Browser Development

Chinese Internet company Xunlei announced that the company will cooperate with Qihoo 360 in the launch of a new browser product, which will integrate Xunlei’s cloud acceleration download engine and Qihoo 360’s security features. This new product will be officially launched by the end of this month. By using this new edition Qihoo 360 browser, […]


Will Firefox OS Smartphones Have Adoption Success In China?

During the Mobile World Congress 2013 held in Barcelona, Spain, the Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE launched ZTE Open, its first smartphone product running on Firefox OS. ZTE Open has a Cortex A5 processor and a 3.5-inch screen, but other features have not yet been disclosed. At the same time, another mobile phone brand Alcatel […]


Kingsoft’s New Browser Sets Up Battle For Web Access In China

Chinese Internet security company Kingsoft Network announced that its secured web browser has formally started public beta tests. Meanwhile, the company launched a compensation plan for testers who participate in the beta tests, stating that any user who was cheated and suffered financial losses while using Kingsoft’s browser will gain an annual compensation up to […]


Kingsoft Network Begins Recruiting Beta Testers For Chinese Web Browser

Kingsoft Network has reportedly launched its Web browser initiative and the new product is currently undergoing beta testing. According to reports in Chinese local media, Fu Sheng, chief executive officer of Kingsoft Network, has published a post on the company’s internal forum, saying that Kingsoft’s browser will soon start recruiting testers. This is reportedly the […]


New Chinese Internet Rules Focus On Data Security, Web Advertising

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology published new security and advertising provisions for regulating the Internet information service market, effective March 15, 2012. The provisions prohibit activities that violate the rights and interests of other Internet information service providers, including disturbing the services of other providers in a malicious way, or spreading malicious rumors […]