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 last week because we are just too busy or too lazy to post. There are stories on China’s hacking, Huawei vs. Cisco, cheap second-hand iPhone 4sand so on, check them out after the break. Video for this week: Animation on famous people from around the world joined the Gangnam style frenzy … Hope everyone have a fresh start to your week and keep tracking your orders of iPhone 5.
Obama, Mitt Romney, Lady Gaga and NBA stars all bust a move Gangnam-style !
China microbloggers cross 274 million mark, highest in world (MSN News). China has the world’s largest number of microbloggers in the country where the social media sites like Twitter and Facebook are banned.
China Mobile aims to sell over 100 million TD-SCDMA devices in 2013 (cellular-news). TD-SCDMA subscribers in China are expected to reach 10 million this year as China Mobile launches a TD-SCDMA service in 38 cities.
Lenovo to Set Up PC Plant in U.S. (WSJ). The Chinese computer-maker will start manufacturing PCs in North Carolina next year, starting with only a few million dollars and just over 100 workers.
Canada won’t say if China involved in hacking incident (REUTERS). Canada said it was aware hackers had breached security at a domestic manufacturer of software used by big energy companies, but declined to comment on a report that a Chinese group could be responsible.
Huawei’s ambitious plan to surpass Cisco by sales (ShanghaiDaily.com). Huawei aims to more than triple its total revenue to US$100 billion by 2021 from US$32.3 billion last year and plans to tap the market for telepresence equipment.
Chinese mobile browser users reached 278 million (TechNode). The latest data from China Internet Network Information Center showed that this number has covered 71.7 percent of the total mobile internet users.
WeChat to become China’s first global internet product (TechRice). Tencent built an empire on top of the stickiness of its IM software, now it’s trying to do the same with WeChat in the era of mobile internet.
China telcos start providing Nano-SIM cards for iPhone 5 users in Beijing (ChinaTechNews). China Mobile and China Unicom users can take their iPhone 5 smartphones and former SIM cards to exchange for new nano-SIM cards for free.
China iPhone 4s user trade in year-old phones to buy iPhone 5 (TECHINASIA). The announcement of the iPhone 5 has led to a flood of users in China trading in their iPhone 4S and second-hand iPhone 4S are selling for around $100.
ZTE showed off its Windows 8 tablet (techradar). The new 10.1 inches tablet is powering by Intel’s Atom Z2760 processor and will be released in Q1 2013
Apple reports 97 percent of supply chain laborers do not work excessive hours (AppleInsider). Apple quietly announced it is now tracking over 800,000 workers at supply chain factories in China, and noted they have 60-hour work weeks as mandated by that country’s laws.
Chinese WoW players are sick of lies (KOTAKU). World of Warcraft player in China are taking to micro blogging site to vent about a recent broadcast on China’s state-run Chinese television.