China’s Smartphone Generation

At Bloomberg Businessweek, Christina Larson writes about “China’s Smartphone Generation”: heavy mobile users, from young factory workers to yuppies, of social media, dating apps and video games:  Kantar Media, a U.K.-based...

End to Game Console Ban May Be in Sight

China Daily’s Shen Jingting reports rumblings within China’s Ministry of Culture about a possible end to the 13-year ban on game consoles which have made Sony and Nintendo shares jump. The bureaucratic tangle...

China’s Tencent Outperforms Its Western Peers

As some western Internet companies struggle, Tencent, the master in China’s soaring Internet market, is booming. From Paul Mozur and Juro Osawa at The Wall Street Journal: The share price of Tencent Holdings Ltd., 0700.HK +1.47%...

Diaoyu Island Dispute, Now For iPad!

Apple’s forthcoming iOS 6 promises a raft of new features for Chinese users, including expanded Chinese language support and integration with services such as Baidu search, Sina Weibo, Youku and Tudou. In addition,...

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