There are so much news from China that passes by that we couldn’t possibly cover it all. Here are the Chinese tech news that we have left behind because we are just too busy or too lazy to post. There are stories on ViewSonic giant tablet, ZTE new 3D UI, Tencent restructuring and so on, check them out after the break. Video for this week: a music video performs by an American hip-hop artist that has been living in Beijing … Hope everyone have a great start to your week.
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Sharp to supply technology to Hon Hai’s China plant (REUTERS). Japan’s Sharp Corp will supply technological know-how to Foxconn in China that will produce panels for Apple.
MSN only has less Than 5 percent share of Chinese instant messaging market (TechNode). Microsoft MSN’s failure in China was just another example of foreign Internet companies’ failure in localization.
China Telecom launches mobile service in UK (CHINADAILY). China Telecom has become the first Chinese mobile virtual network operator to be launched outside the country.
ZTE’s 3D user interface for ICS handsets (Mobile Magazine). ZTE has the Rightware Kanzi UI solution which offers a 3D homescreen that helps the company new phones to stand out.
ViewSonic teases 22-inch Android ICS ‘tablet’ (engadget). The Taiwanese screen monitor company will soon release the largest mainstream tablet to date.
Nvidia touts thirty Tegra 3 smartphone designs for 2012 (The Verge). The Taiwanese chip company claims 30 smartphones are slated to sport the quad-core silicon this year, double the 15 design wins that Tegra 2 had in 2011.
iPhone may soon arrives on China Mobile (Forbes). The largest wireless carrier declined to predict as to when it expects to carry the next-generation iPhone from Apple.
Foxconn to build Apple production line in Jiangsu (CHINADAILY). Foxconn will invest $210 million to build new Apple production line in October in east China’s Jiangsu province.
China growth in 3G subscriptions easing (Market Watch). China’s three telecom operators reported weaker subscriber additions in last month for the key 3G segment.
In China, Facebook’s shadow and worries about innovation (The New Yoker). Despite years of investment, China has yet to produce a brand or original tech product with a fraction of the global influence of Facebook or Apple.
Yahoo’s $7.1 billion Alibaba deal leaves it free to make other investments in China (TNW Asia). Yahoo has finally announced that it has agreed to a deal to sell a significant part of its 20 percent stake in Alibaba back to the Chinese ecommerce giant.
Tencent restructuring its business model (WSJ). Tencent has announced a corporate restructuring move that will see it focus on developing its social network services, mobile offering and overseas presence.