There are so much news from China that passes by that we couldn’t possibly cover it all. Here are the Chinese tech industry news we have missed out for this week, click in to check them out and hope everyone will have an enjoyable weekend ! And watch out for Apple next week announcement, our source has told us there will be some surprise on the naming of the new iPhone !
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Acer to ship 40,000 notebooks to Europe by railroad (DIGITIMES). The trip will mark the first railroad crossing from China to Europe, opening up a new logistics system for the notebook industry.
Beijing to set up 42,000 electric car charging points (WantChinaTimes). To promote the use of electric vehicles, Beijing plans to set up more charging stakes to equal the penetration rate of gas stations in the city.
Ex-chairman of Sony joins Lenovo board of directors (Caixin online). The appointment of former Sony CEO reflects Lenovo’s determination to build a global brand.
China crosses 500 million Internet users (BUZZOM). The Internet popularization rate of China is closed to 40 percent now.
China urges police use microblogs to dispel rumors (REUTERS). Chinese officials have voiced worries about the feverish growth of microblogs, which can be used to spread fake information and unwelcome comments.
Tencent to tie up with American Express for online payments (moneycontrol.com). China’s largest Internet company plans to work with American Express to provide cross-border online payments.
Chinese-made mobile browser targets America (UC Web). UC Browser, the mobile web browser from China has turned into a global hit.
Chinese tech firms will need to get local regulatory approval for new overseas listings (iChinaStock.com). Foreign investment on Chinese web companies will be restricted, which the Chinese authorities think that is a threat to national security.
Foreign countries are worry about China’s first space station (GIZMODO). Given China’s powerful economy and its ongoing push in military technology, people are suspicious of the Chinese space program’s ultimate intentions.
Tencent’s microblog service launches English Version (Penn Olson). The Chinese microblogging site has launched an option to view it in English, goes bilingual faster than its rival, Sina Weibo.