There are so much news from China that passes by that we couldn’t possibly cover it all. Here are the Chinese tech news which have left behind because we are just too busy or too lazy to post. There are stories on HTC’s revenue drop, ‘Draw Something’ knock-off, 1 billion Chinese mobile phone users, new Foxconn’s scandal and so on, check them out after the break. Video for this week: a Chinese dancer becomes cultural icon after sex change operation … Hope everyone have enjoyed your weekend and a fresh start to your week.
Meet the first person to have a sex change operation in China.
China mobile phone users exceed 1 billion (CHINADAILY). It’s official, Chinese mobile phone users topped 1 billion as of the end of February.
Cisco identified Huawei as its toughest rival (WSJ). Cisco’s CEO said that the Chinese company doesn’t always “play by the rules” in areas such as intellectual property protection and computer security.
HTC’s revenue down by 35 percent (engadget). The Taiwanese smart phones company is loosing money during the first quarter of 2012.
Huawei climbs to number two spot in wireless equipment (ABI research). Huawei exceeded expectations and overcame Nokia Siemens Networks to grab second place in the market.
Intel to push StudyBook tablet PC for emerging markets (DIGITIMES). Taiwan and China manufacturers are helping Intel to produce more Classmate PC.
Acer poised to reclaim spot among top PC makers (WantChinaTimes). An aggressive push in promoting ultrabooks, Acer reclaims its spot as one of the world’s top three PC makers.
Overseas users of UC Browser has reached more than 40 million (UC web). The Chinese mobile web broswer company is gaining international market.
Compal net profit falls over 50 percent (FOCUS TAIWAN). Taiwan’s leading contract notebook computer suppliers said its net profit for 2011 fell greatly due to weakening global demand.
The potential of XBox 360 in China (TECHINASIA). Microsoft could open up a small stream of revenue from China by enable downloads of all Xbox 360 games via the Live Marketplace.
Tencent released Chinese version Draw Something (Offbeat China). The smash-hit social game ‘Draw Something’ been bought up by Zynga, has cloned by the Chinese internet giant.
How Foxconn is making slaves out of interns (theguardian). Apple’s factories in China are employing tens of thousands of students, some of them on forced internships.