Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Facebook Suspends Ads For Chinese Smartphone Utility Apps

Facebook issued a ban to its advertising agencies, asking them to suspend all advertisements for certain kinds of Chinese utility …


DJI Offers USD30,000 Bug Bounty For App Vulnerabilities

Chinese drone maker DJI is looking for security loopholes in their flight control software and programmers who find the loopholes …


Android Pay Formally Enters Hong Kong Retail Stores

Android PayGoogle’s Android Pay has formally entered Hong Kong and will be available in many local banks and retail stores catering …


Global Users Will Soon Trust Baidu Maps Around The World

lostChinese search engine Baidu.com, which censors its nuanced and oft-irrelevant search results, is now hoping its global maps will be …


Twitter’s Appointment Of New China Chief Won’t Mean Much

Twitter in ChinaJace Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter, announced via a tweet that the company has appointed Kathy Chen as Twitter’s …


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, …


Cheetah Mobile Appoints Tencent’s Li Zhaohui As Director

Chinese Internet and mobile Internet security company Cheetah Mobile announced that the company has appointed Li Zhaohui as a new director of the company; meanwhile, former director Peng Zhijian resigned his position, effective immediately. Li is currently an executive partner of Tencent Investment and general manager of Tencent Mergers & Acquisitions. He focuses on Tencent’s […]


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 […]


Chinese Enterprises Submitted 26,500 Patent Applications In Europe Last Year

The European Patent Office announced that Chinese enterprises submitted 26,500 patent applications to them in 2014. According to the report, the office received a total of 274,000 patent applications last year, representing a year-on-year increase of 3.1%. Of which, Samsung submitted 2,541 patents, ranking first; while China’s Huawei ranked fifth with 1,600 applications. Following Samsung, […]


China UnionPay Rumored To Soon Launch Mobile Payment Service For Android Smartphones

China UnionPay has reportedly decided to launch a mobile payment service named “AndroidPay” for Android smartphones. According to reports in Chinese local media, several information sources confirmed the new service will reportedly be available in China in the third quarter of 2015. Several smartphone makers also confirmed the news. Cao Jingsheng, vice president of Coolpad […]