Posts Tagged ‘firefox’

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% …


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 […]


Will Firefox OS Smartphones Have Adoption Success In China?

During the Mobile World Congress 2013 held in Barcelona, Spain, the Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE launched ZTE Open, its first smartphone product running on Firefox OS. ZTE Open has a Cortex A5 processor and a 3.5-inch screen, but other features have not yet been disclosed. At the same time, another mobile phone brand Alcatel […]


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 […]


Kingsoft Network Begins Recruiting Beta Testers For Chinese Web Browser

Kingsoft Network has reportedly launched its Web browser initiative and the new product is currently undergoing beta testing. According to reports in Chinese local media, Fu Sheng, chief executive officer of Kingsoft Network, has published a post on the company’s internal forum, saying that Kingsoft’s browser will soon start recruiting testers. This is reportedly the […]


Kingsoft Network To Invest CNY30 Million For Cloud Security Platform

Kingsoft Network, the Chinese company established by the merger of Kingsoft Internet Security Software Holdings Limited and Keniu Network, has announced plans to invest CNY30 million in a project named “Cloud Shield”, and it will formally open the API of its cloud security platform to partners. So far, companies like Baidu.com and Maxthon have reportedly […]


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.


Firefox Launches Olympic Special Version Browser With Sohu.com

Mozilla has announced plans to cooperate with Chinese Web portal Sohu.com (SOHU) to launch a new Olympics-related special version of the Firefox browser.