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 have left behind because we are just too busy or too lazy to post. There are stories on Xiaomi vs. iPhone, pirated software, new iPad quiet debut, Lenovo leaps past HP and so on, check them out after the break. Video for this week: China’s solar frontier … Hope everyone have a fresh start to your week.
China’s far western province of Xinjiang is at the forefront of the nation’s newest energy push.
5 Chinese social networks you need to watch (Mashable). Roughly half of China’s 513 million netizens are using social networking sites, and all of these social networks are home grown.
Alibaba founder works quietly to build a legacy and his company’s future (GO CHINA). The company chairman Jack Ma is no longer involved in day-to-day operations, and is instead now devoted to grooming a new generation of leaders at Alibaba.
Will a cheaper iPhone kill Xiaomi’s chances in China ?(pandodaily). If Apple drops the price on its iPhone 4S in China, it would likely hoover up a huge amount of the Xiaomi and other similar smartphone market.
Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 review (engadget). The latest Android table from Lenovo seem to have a terrible battery life.
PC market flattened out in Q2 (IDC). HP and Dell are taking a bruising, while Chinese companies like ASUS and Lenovo are making huge leaps forward.
Jolla signs deal to bring future MeeGo handsets to Chinese retailer (TechCrunch). We don’t think Chinese consumer want to use a smartphone with the almost dying MeeGo opearting system.
China spends $157M on software licenses to combat piracy (ZDNet). China steps up efforts to rid use of pirated software within national government by procuring official software and correcting improper use of pirated ones.
Web access via mobile phone trumps PC in China (REUTERS). The number of Chinese users accessing the Internet from mobile phones has surpassed that of the personal computer, marking a significant milestone created by the boom of smartphones.
Apple’s new iPad makes unusually quiet Beijing debut (WSJ). Apple’s latest iPad model went on sale quietly on last Friday in Beijing where unruly buyers and sullen crowds had marred past releases.
Shanghai ranked No.1 for online shopping (ShanghaiDaily.com). According to Taobao, China’s largest online shopping site, SHANGHAI’S online shopping environment was ranked first among all domestic cities.
Beijing subway lines get China Telecom 3G service (TECHINASIA). China Telecom has added 84 signal stations in five Beijing subway lines to provide high speed mobile internet.
Tencent: We will not make Smartphones (TechNode). The Chinese internet giant think that people buying a phone doesn’t necessarily mean using its service.