Posts Tagged ‘Android’

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 …

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 VERC Reports New Android Mobile Virus

China’s National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center recently found a new Android mobile phone virus named Android/SmsSpy.ccr. According to VERC, this new virus is an SMS interception trojan. The source code of this virus is very common on the Internet and the SMS interception code can be easily written with the source code, which leads […]

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 […]

Acer Launches BYOC Services

Taiwanese PC maker Acer launched its Build Your Own Cloud service. To promote the service, the company opened a Build Your Own Cloud experience center in Lung-Tan Aspire Park, Taipei, and launched a special logo for the business. According to Stan Shih, chairman of Acer, BYOC is based on the Acer Open Platform. It will […]

Goodbye Moto! Google Flips Failed Motorola Mobility Unit To China’s Lenovo

China-based Lenovo is either the world’s savviest business negotiator or in for a crude surprise as it purchases the dilapidated remnants of Motorola Mobility from Google for about USD2.91 billion. Google had purchased much of the same assets from Motorola only three years ago for USD12.5 billion, so Lenovo’s purchase comes at an incredible discount. […]

Xiaomi’s Latest Google Android Hire Faces Uncertain Mobile Future

Hugo Barra, the vice president for Android product management at Google, has taken a new job at China-based smartphone maker Xiaomi. Foreign media have reported extensively over the past day that Barra’s departure from Google is a dark omen for the search engine, but a boon for the Chinese startup Xiaomi, which values itself at […]

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 […]

Millions Of Chinese Mobile Phones Affected By Viruses This Year

Chinese Internet security company Qihoo 360 has published a report covering Chinese mobile phone security for the first half of 2011, stating that from January to June 2011, about 2,559 new mobile viruses and malware were found in China, affecting 13.24 million mobile phone users. The Android and Symbian operating systems were the most affected […]

Kingsoft Launches Permanent Free Mobile Phone Security Software In China

Chinese security software provider Kingsoft has announced the launch of the official edition of its mobile phone security software.
The company said that the downloading, installation, and update of this new software product are completely for free. The software currently supports smartphone operating systems like Symbian S60 and Android.
Kingsoft said its mobile phone security software can […]