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Outlook.com hacked in China following Gmail block

Following the ban on Gmail imposed by China on Dec 26 2014, it seemed the government services also attacked Outlook.com. Though the web interface was not affected with the hack, all email clients were unable to access Outlook via SMTP, […]

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China blocks DuckDuckGo, the private search engine

After Google, it’s DuckDuckGo that has been blocked by China. DuckDuckGo, a privacy focused search engine that protects user’s privacy by not tracking their searches, has been blocked by China, as per the tweet posted by its CEO and founder […]

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China forbids Windows 8 use on government computers

China’s decision to forbid the use of Windows 8 OS on government computers to minimize security-related risk has grabbed eyeballs. The decision, many believe, was motivated by the US indictment of five Chinese military officers for alleged cyber-espionage of six […]

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Office 365 launches in China

After a month of releasing  Azure cloud computing platform in China, Microsoft has now announced the availability of Office 365 across the East Asian Giant. The move shows the increased  focus of Microsoft towards Chinese market and consolidates Microsoft position […]

China’s Tianhe-2 Supercomputer tops the Top 500 list

The twice-yearly list of Top 500 supercomputer rankings is revealed at the International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, Germany today. The new Chinese supercomputer called Tianhe-2 has topped the list unexpectedly outshining the US Titan system from the number one spot. […]

First Windows Phone 8 device, Nokia Lumia 920T arrives in China

Nokia today launched its biggest smartphone, Lumia 920T in China with China Mobile. Lumia 920T is the first TD-SCDMA Windows Phone, and the first Windows Phone 8 device in China. Announcing the launch, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said: “We are delighted to partner […]

China Blocks Google Services & Websites

Google is reporting a sharp drop in its China traffic. According to ‘Transparency Report’ a website operated by Google, the traffic to Google and its related services such as GMail and Google search dropped sharply after the service was blocked in […]

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China confirms renewal of Google’s China license

China has confirmed that it had renewed the Chinese operating license of Google Inc, for a period of one more year, thereby confirming the announcement made by the Google, earlier.

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China finds Googles HongKong redirect unacceptable

Google currently automatically redirect everyone using Google.cn to Google.com.hk, its Hong Kong search engine. This redirect, which offers unfiltered search in simplified Chinese, has been working well for Google users and for Google.

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China Gets Microsoft Office for $29.

Microsoft is cutting the price of Office and offering the free versions of Word, Excel, and other programs to head off competition from Google and other rivals that offer similar software at little or no cost.