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  Tim Cook is ready for China


Everybody knows that China is a big potential market. China is the biggest market of iOS devices. Currently for iOS devices, the market in North America is almost saturated, while Asia market especially China has a very big capacity for iOS devices. Tim Cook has noticed this trend. So his newly released iOS6 has showed his preference for Chinese market.  The new features added to iOS6 for supporting Chinese are : With improved text input and built-in support for popular Chinese Internet se...

   Apple,China,iOS6,Siri     2012-06-12 06:01:02


  3 preconditions for Facebook to enter China


It's well known that Mark Zuckerberg has a big interest in the Chinese market. Recently, the founder of Facebook visited China to attend a development forum held by the Chinese government. Along with the trip, he also paid a trip to some famous places in Beijing such as The Great Wall. He even did a morning run in front of the Tian'an men Square, the symbol of China.  In past few years, Zuckerberg also learned Chinese and read Chinese books, showed his love to the Chinese culture....

   FACEBOOK,CHINA,MARK ZUCKERBERG     2016-03-25 01:32:51


  China has blocked Wikipedia again


Recently lots of Chinese found they experienced problems while trying to access Wikipedia, the world's largest and most well-known free encyclopedia. It turns out that the notorious Chinese GFW(Great Firewall) is playing the critical role here. It blocks the Chinese version of Wikipedia. The reason why the Chinese version of Wikipedia is blocked is said to be that Wikipedia has changed its default protocol from HTTP to HTTPS. This change made it difficult for the GFW to filter some sensiti...

   CHINA,WIKIPEDIA,GFW,BLOCKED,NEWS     2015-12-05 19:04:12


  Many Chinese applicants to US universities may be affected by Gmail cut out


Just after Christmas, many Chinese found that they could not connect to Gmail anymore in mainland China. Since Google announced leaving from China in 2010, the web version of Gmail was not accessible anymore. But people from China could still access Gmail through some Gmap apps. This time, Gmail is not accessible even with these apps. It is said that all the mail service protocols of Gmail including IMAP/POP/SMTP have been cut out by Chinese government. This means no mails can be sent to or rece...

   Gmail, China, Gmail cut out     2014-12-30 00:35:28


  Google will not hold press release in China next week


There is an invitation form spreading around the Chinese internet community which states that Google will hold press release at 1 PM on December 18 (Beijing time). On this press release, Google will announce its return to China and Google China CEO Jony will explain its strategies in China after return. But soon Google China public relation representative said this was a rumor. There is no plan for Google to hold press release next week in China. And there are some apparent suspicious parts ape...

   GOOGLE,CHINA,NEWS,RUMOR     2015-12-13 07:05:39


  Google CEO Sundar Pichai : Google is open to return to China


At the Code Conference on Wednesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai expressed his thought on Google's position in China. He expressed the openness of Google to return to China. "Google is in China....But Google Search is not there in China...But personally for me, I care about serving users globally in every corner. I always thought Google is for everyone, that applies to China, too. So wherever possible, we want to be in China to serve Chinese users....If we do it in a right and thoug...

   GOOGLE,CHINA,SUNDAR PICHAI,CODE CONFERENCE     2016-06-02 01:09:21


  Innovation Works CEO Kai-Fu Lee is diagnosed with cancer


Innovation Works CEO Kai-Fu Lee is diagnosed with lymph cancer. He posted one weibo(Chinese version of Tweet) which indicates that his health in a bad condition at 10:17pm on 5 September Beijing time.   Later Innovation Works spokesman Zhaohui Wang confirmed this news. And Mr Lee is currently receiving treatment following doctor's instructions. But now we still don't know how severe it is. Post Mr Lee's weibo, many Chinese netizens expressed their concerns for his health and wished hi...

   Kai-Fu Lee,Cancer,Innovation works     2013-09-05 10:57:39


  2 million iPhone 5 sold in China in 3 days


Apple announces that since it was available in China from last Friday, iPhone 5 has been sold over 2 million units in 3 days. iPhone 5 was available for sale in China starting from 14th Dec, the price is 5288RMB and up, there are two cooperated vendors in China : China Telecom and China Unicom. They start sell iPhone 5 on their own sales channels, moreover Apple starts selling iPhone in their own Apple Store and official website. According to Tim Cook, because of the high demand of Apple product...

   iPhone 5, China, Sale     2012-12-17 12:27:59


  Another Chinese Siri : Baidu launched phone voice assistant


Today, Baidu launched their own phone voice assistant "Baidu voice assistant Baidu claims it as the first apply the depth neural network (DNN) to speech recognition products in China, it reduces recognition error rate by 25%.Similar to other voice assistants, Baidu voice assistant can be roughly divided into the function of the phone calls, information querying and voice communication. Users can use voice to make phone call, send SMS and set the alarm etc. Similarly, Baidu voice assistant suppo...

   Baidu voice assisstant, Google Now, Apple Siri     2012-12-25 02:16:27


  Google is returning back to China


It has been five years since Google announced its difficult decision to leave China in 2010. The well known reason was that Google didn't want to conform to China's censorship request on sensitive information. During these five years, many stories happened bbetween these two sides. Things may turn around now as there are a few indications where Google may return back to China at an appropriate time soon. The most convincing indication is that a customized Google play -- Google online shop may a...

   Google,China,Alphabet,Google play     2015-09-06 04:13:30