Stories by Michael Kan

China suffers major DDoS attack on .cn domain

China's Internet on early Sunday morning suffered a major distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that briefly disrupted and slowed access to sites in the .cn domain.

Written by Michael Kan26 Aug. 13 11:20

China's Baidu buys majority stake in group buying site Nuomi

Chinese search giant Baidu plans to spend US$160 million to buy a majority stake in a leading group buying site in the country, part of a string of recent deals the company had made to bolster its Internet business.

Written by Michael Kan23 Aug. 13 10:05

China's Baidu calls app stores flawed, focuses on Web apps

Calling app stores flawed, Chinese search giant Baidu wants to directly integrate third-party apps into its mobile services in order to do away with product installs, and streamline the user experience.

Written by Michael Kan22 Aug. 13 09:01

China Telecom's YiChat takes aim at Tencent's WeChat

China Telecom is moving into the mobile instant messaging space with its own app that will compete against WeChat, the rival product from Internet giant Tencent that's become a hit in China.

Written by Michael Kan19 Aug. 13 13:16

Lenovo's smartphone, tablets outsell PCs in first quarter

Lenovo's sales of tablets and smartphones were higher than that of PCs in its fiscal first quarter, reflecting the company's efforts to reduce its dependence on the ailing PC business.

Written by Michael Kan15 Aug. 13 01:31

Foxconn's Hon Hai net profit up 41 percent in Q2

Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry reported a strong gain in net profit during the second quarter, but revenue growth for the Apple supplier continued to remain weak.

Written by Michael Kan13 Aug. 13 12:39