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 left out for this week, so check them out and hope everyone will have a great weekend ! So has everyone of you finished reading the 600 pages of Steve Jobs biography ? Video for this week, a recycle story in animation.
An animation video made by Chinese art student on how we discard our garbage.
China’s unofficial Android app stores are malware minefields (Penn Olson). 95 percent of Android users in China are at risk of malware when they visit numerous unofficial Android app stores.
Ubuntu and Dell rekindle their love in China (engadget). The Linux-loaded Dell laptop will be available in 220 retail locations across the country with accompanying branding to promote Ubuntu.
Apple overtakes Nokia in China (Appleinsider). Apple’s smartphone brand has surged ahead of Nokia among Chinese buyers’ preference for their next 3G handset.
China will intensify controls of online social media and instant messaging tools (REUTERS). Chinese internet users might have to face more stringent rules on the usage of social media in the near future.
China will become the next growth engine for HTC (WantChinaTimes). Although Apple is perceived as the strongest smartphone brand overall in China, HTC is gaining brand awareness faster than other members of Google’s Android peers in the mainland.
China launches first electric car BYD e6 for public (CHINA CAR TIMES). The local auto company have beat foreign competitors to get a pure electric car into the potentially lucrative Chinese market.
Lenovo sees hard disk supply constraints from Thai floods (REUTERS). The world’s No.2 PC maker said that it expected some constraints on hard disk drive supplies through the first quarter of next year.
Microsoft’s app store will open to Chinese developers (ChinaTechNews). Chinese developers will be able to register and submit applications for Windows Phone development at the end of October.
Baidu’s third quarter revenue up 85 percent (TechCrunch). The Chinese search engine beat Wall Street expectations and making big money on home-ground.
Sina Weibo will be launching English version very soon (TechNode). The well-known Chinese micro-blogging service will go international with the partnership of FlipBoard and Instagram.