Posts Tagged ‘encryption’

Xiaomi’s Cryptography Deal Raises China Security Questions

Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi signed a licensing deal this week with U.S.-based WhiteCryption to protect Xiaomi’s mobile application and data services. This agreement extends Xiaomi’s relationship with Intertrust Technologies Corporation, which owns WhiteCryption. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. WhiteCryption’s technology offers integrated software code protection, integrity check and white-box cryptography solutions that […]


Huobi.com Acquires Chinese Bitcoin Wallet Website

Huobi.com, a Chinese professional virtual currency trading platform, acquired the Bitcoin wallet provider Quick Wallet. Huobi.com also announced that Zhang Jian, chief executive officer of Quick Wallet, will be appointed as technology vice president of Huobi.com, leading the development and management of new businesses. No financial details about the acquisition was released. Launched on July […]


China’s Taobao.com Bans Sales Of Bitcoin-related Products

Chinese C2C e-commerce website Taobao.com formally published an online notice stating that starting from January 14, 2014, the website will ban the sale of Bitcoins as well as Bitcoin mining machines. Taobao.com said that based on the related regulations and policies of China, the company will adjust its prohibited product management practices accordingly, adding virtual […]


Amazon Inks Deals For Chinese Cloud Computing Services

Since it’s illegal for Amazon.com to run its own cloud computing services in China, the company has partnered with Chinese companies to comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Amazon Web Services Inc. is partnering with multiple local Chinese providers, including ChinaNetCenter and Sinnet, who will provide the necessary Internet data center and Internet service provider […]


Chinese Tech Company Earns U.S. Wireless Encryption Validation

China’s ZTE Corporation has received validation from the U.S.-based National Institute of Standards and Technology in regards to 140-2 Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program in wireless infrastructure equipment. ZTE is the first Chinese telecom provider ever to receive the NIST FIPS 140-2 security validation. Falling under the U.S. Federal Information Security Management Act, NIST is the […]


Sybase Gains Chinese Database Security Certification

China’s encryption standards have a new international convert, as Sybase has succumbed to following the Chinese government’s edicts on data security and has duly received a security certificate from the Chinese government.
The certificate has been issued for E-Secure Anywhere database, a co-branded product between Sybase and China’s East Port Technology Company Ltd., a high-tech enterprise […]


Tencent Launches IP Encryption To Upgrade QQ Privacy Protection

Tencent plans to introduce an IP encryption policy in its instant messaging software QQ to better protect the privacy and information security of its users.