Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

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 …


Tencent’s QQ Browser Rife With Privacy Problems

QQ and TencentUnfortunately it would be more of a surprise that a Chinese Internet company did not have a security hole, but …


China’s 37.com To Invest USD3 Million In Canadian VR Gaming Company

virtual realityChinese browser and mobile game developer and publisher 37.com announced that its controlling subsidiary G-Mei Network will invest USD3.167 million …


Who Just Invested In The Postal Savings Bank Of China?

The cadres running one of China’s top banks are seeking a bigger exit, as they just landed a huge investment. Postal Savings Bank of China sold shares to ten strategic investors, with a total financing scale of CNY45.1 billion. The ten investors include six international financial organizations: UBS, JPMorgan, DBS, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, […]


Edward Snowden Talks Cybersecurity With Investors In Hong Kong

American cybersecurity whistleblower Edward Snowden told an audience in Hong Kong that mass surveillance does not keep people safe nor will increased surveillance ensure safety. Asian brokerage and investment group CLSA Limited hosted Edward Snowden yesterday at a conference in Hong Kong. Snowden spoke to the Hong Kong investors via a video feed from his […]


China’s Great Cannon Raises Questions For China’s Top Search Engine

The news in recent days of China’s “Great Cannon” and a related research report from Canada has cast a spotlight from outside China on the machinations of China’s government-run Internet services. Dubbed “Great Cannon” in a research report from the University of Toronto’s Citizenlab, the researchers say, “The Great Cannon is not simply an extension […]


Huawei Plans To Set Up New R&D Office In Canada

Following the establishment of offices in Ottawa and Markham, the Chinese telecom device maker Huawei recently expressed intention to set up a new research and development office in Waterloo, Canada. The new office will be committed to solving mobile phone security issues. However, the establishment of the new R&D office is still subject to Huawei’s […]


HP Launches Moonshot Server In China

Focused on saving energy and space, HP unveiled its latest server product Moonshot in China. Low power consumption is the highlight of Moonshot server. This is realized by adopting Intel’s low-power Atom chip, which is normally used on tablets, smartphones, and netbooks. HP claimed that compared with existing servers, Moonshot can reduce power consumption by […]


Taobao.com, Coach Form Internet Alliance Against Chinese Fakes

Coach, a leading American designer and maker of luxury lifestyle handbags and accessories, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Taobao.com, the Chinese Internet shopping subsidiary of Alibaba Group, to prevent the sale of fake Coach products on this Chinese website. This is reportedly the first time for Coach to cooperate in this manner with […]


Longtop’s CFO Quits As Chinese Software Company’s Auditor Resigns

In the middle of flak concerning alleged securities fraud, Chinese financial services software firm Longtop Financial Technologies Limited announced that its chief financial officer, Derek Palaschuk, who was previously CFO at Chinese Internet firms Sohu.com and eLong.com, has resigned. Palaschuk, a Canadian working for the southern Chinese software company since around the time of its […]