China’s JD Giving Free NFTs for its Discovery Conference

Chinese online retail chain JD is following rivals Alibaba and Tencent and venturing into the non-fungible token (NFT) market with the launch of a special NFT series meant to commemorate its annual JD Discovery conference. JD plans to launch seven free limited edition NFTs developed on its own NFT chain, which will be offered to […]

Vivo T1 Series Set to Launch in China on October 19, Specifications Tipped

Vivo T1 series is all set to launch in China on October 19. The lineup is reported to include two models — Vivo T1 and Vivo T1X. The two phones have leaked in official renders, showing design from both front and back. The Vivo T1 and Vivo T1X smartphones’ specifications have also leaked online, leaving […]

China to Keep Up Scrutiny of Internet Sector: Report

China will continue its scrutiny of the Internet sector, rooting out practices including the blocking of site links by rival platforms and ensuring smaller players have room to develop, its industry minister said in an interview published on Sunday. China has been engaged this year in a sweeping campaign across regulators to rein in its […]

China Q3 GDP Growth Hits 1-Year Low, Raising Heat On Policymakers

China’s economy has rebounded from the pandemic but the recovery is losing steam. Beijing: China’s economy grew at the slowest pace in a year in the third quarter, hurt by power shortages, supply bottlenecks and sporadic Covid-19 outbreaks and raising heat on policymakers amid rising jitters over the property sector. Data released on Monday showed […]

Audible, Apps for Reading Holy Books Removed from Apple’s China App Store

Amazon’s audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China, the latest examples of the impact of the country’s tightened rules for internet firms. Audible said Friday that it removed its app from the Apple store in mainland China last […]

East Asia Crypto Transaction Volumes See Massive Slide After China Ban

China’s consistent crackdown on cryptocurrency transactions over the past several months saw East Asia, as a region, slide massively from first place to fourth in terms of global cryptocurrency transaction volumes, as of June 2021. In terms of trade volume as per a report, the region saw total transactions to the tune of $590.9 billion […]

Sony and Meizu are partnering up to bring Flyme apps and features to Xperia phones in China

We may know what Sony’s Xperia event on October 26 is about and let’s just say that we never would have guessed – today Sony’s China branch announced that it has reached an agreement with Meizu for strategic cooperation. The goal is to make Xperia phones better at catering the needs of the Chinese market. […]

Microsoft to Shut Down LinkedIn in China

Microsoft is pulling the plug on LinkedIn in China nearly seven years after its launch, marking the retreat of the last major US-owned social network in China as authorities there further tighten their control over the Internet sector. LinkedIn said in a blog post on Thursday that it would replace the platform later this year […]

Xiaomi 11T to be released as Redmi K40s in China with 120W fast charging

According to a renowned Weibo tipster Digital Chat Station, Xiaomi is preparing to launch its 11T smartphone as Redmi K40s in China with one noticeable upgrade – considerably faster charging. A 3C certification confirms the rumor. As you can see, the device codenamed K16 will support 33W, 67W and 120W charging speeds. The same Dimensity […]

US Becomes Largest Bitcoin Mining Centre After China Crackdown

The United States has overtaken China to account for the largest share of the world’s Bitcoin mining, data published on Wednesday by Britain’s Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance showed. The figures demonstrate the impact of a crackdown on Bitcoin trading and mining launched by China’s State Council, or cabinet, in late May, which devastated the […]

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