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In China, more shoppers are buying from established retailers instead of individual consumers selling goods.

Source: iResearch, MRG as of 2012

In China, more shoppers are buying from established retailers instead of individual consumers selling goods.

What the Big Shift in China’s Online Buying Habits Means for Alibaba

(Updates comment from Alibaba in the 5th paragraph.) Right now, China’s e-commerce industry looks like a bazaar where shoppers roam around for independent sellers who have the items they’re looking for. However, trends in the nation’s online buying habits show that...

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China has been the top source of cyber-attack traffic since the last quarter of 2011, according to a study by Akamai.

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China has been the top source of cyber-attack traffic since the last quarter of 2011, according to a study by Akamai.

One-Third of Cyber Attack Traffic Originates in China, Akamai Says

About one-third of the world’s cyber attack traffic was traced back to China, according to a report by Akamai Technologies to be published today. Between July and September of last year, about 33 percent of the attacks originated in China, double...

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Patrons use automated self service booths at the U.S. Postal Service in New York.

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Patrons use automated self service booths at the U.S. Postal Service in New York.

A National Digital ID, Courtesy of the U.S. Postal Service?

  When China passed a new law two weeks ago requiring people to give their real names when signing up for Internet and phone service, it raised alarms over the surveillance implications for the world’s largest population of Web users....

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The U.S. government has vowed to fight efforts by Russia and China to empower the U.N. to regulate the Internet.

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The U.S. government has vowed to fight efforts by Russia and China to empower the U.N. to regulate the Internet.

U.S. vs. China, Russia in Battle for Control Over the Internet

This could be a crucial week for the future of the Internet and who controls it. At a conference in Dubai that ends on Friday, the United Nations could emerge with significant authority over key parts of the Internet. And as...

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A customer inspects mobile devices at a kiosk selling Samsung products in Ambience Mall in Gurgaon, India.

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A customer inspects mobile devices at a kiosk selling Samsung products in Ambience Mall in Gurgaon, India.

A Spotlight Foxconn Is Willing to Share With Samsung

Foxconn doesn’t like to be compared with Samsung. Founder and Chairman Terry Gou has gone out of his way to tell audiences how the world’s biggest assembler of electronics is better and can defeat its South Korean rival on multiple...

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The FBI informed Coca-Cola that sensitive deal information had been taken from the computer account of Paul Etchells.

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The FBI informed Coca-Cola that sensitive deal information had been taken from the computer account of Paul Etchells.

How a Coca-Cola Exec Fell for a Hacker’s E-mail Trick

In the annals of what-was-I-thinking moments in computer security, this has to be one of the most gobsmacking. According to a Bloomberg News investigation of a series of undisclosed corporate data breaches, Coca-Cola was deeply penetrated by hackers in 2009 in...

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In the first quarter of this year, China became the world’s first country to have 1 billion mobile subscribers.

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In the first quarter of this year, China became the world’s first country to have 1 billion mobile subscribers.

China’s Potential Smartphone Base Could Double By 2017, Study Says

China, a country where 40 percent of households can afford a smartphone, is expected to double that number in five years as disposable incomes continue to grow, a new study said. By 2017, 80 percent of China’s households will be...

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Omar Khan, a former executive at Samsung Mobile and Citigroup, was hired to help lead NQ Mobile’s international expansion.

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Omar Khan, a former executive at Samsung Mobile and Citigroup, was hired to help lead NQ Mobile’s international expansion.

Will China Connection Help or Hurt NQ Mobile’s Security Pitch in U.S.?

NQ Mobile, China’s biggest mobile-phone security company, wants to expand in the U.S. But its success will hinge on a delicate question: Will American businesses and consumers be comfortable using security software designed in one of the world’s hacking hot...

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