Posts Tagged ‘Chrome’

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 […]


Microsoft, ZTE Sign China-focused Android Patent Licensing Agreement

Microsoft announced that it has reached patent licensing agreement with China’s ZTE on Android and Chrome operating system patents. Microsoft will provide a patent portfolio to ZTE’s smartphones, tablets, computers, and other devices run on Android and Chrome operating systems. ZTE is reportedly the first Chinese mainland company that signed an Android patent licensing agreement […]


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 […]


Sohu.com Plans Chinese Web Browser

A representative from Sohu.com (SOHU) has confirmed that the Chinese Internet company plans to launch its own Internet browser product, but the detailed schedule for making it available to users has not been released.


Alipay Will Support Firefox Browser

Zhejiang Alipay Internet Technology, the online payment subsidiary of e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group, has announced that its payment website will support Mozilla’s Firefox browser, making Alipay one of the first Chinese online payment platforms to fully support non-Microsoft browsers.


Qihoo Formally Launches Web Browser Product In China

After a four-month beta test of five different versions, Qihoo has recently launched the formal version of its browser product 360se1.2.