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Mobile e-commerce will be focus of Chinese Internet commerce growth this year

Mobile e-commerce will be the focus of competition in the Chinese e-commerce market this year, predicts market research firm IDC.

Mobile users dominate China's Internet traffic

Mobile Internet users in China totaled around 500 million, or 81 percent of all Internet users in the country, in 2013, according to a report by the China Internet Network Information Center.

China's red hot smartphone market cools

Following nine quarters of strong growth, the Chinese smartphone market declined 4.3 percent sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from market research firm IDC.

Mobility on the move in China

China is forging ahead with mobility, both on the consumer and enterprise fronts.

News Scan: Surface retail partnerships; Customer-facing apps have many uses; more

Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 1/15 including: Microsoft's latest efforts to pair Surface tablets and retailers for enhanced customer experience, why customer-facing apps are gaining popularity in the enterprise, more on China's multi-billion dollar mobility market, Mercedes' stance as top in an advanced assistance systems assessment and the clear text compromise of mobile payment info for Starbucks stores.

Spotlight: US panel calls for action against China for industrial cyberespionage

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission is calling for U.S. government action against China for its large-scale theft of U.S. intellectual property through its cyberesponiage campaign.

Spotlight: DDoS attacks spiked in second quarter, says Akamai

The number of distributed denial of service attacks against Akamai customers jumped to 318 in the second quarter of 2013, up from 208 in the first quarter, according to Akamai's quarterly State of the Internet report. 

Spotlight: DDoS attack shuts down China's Internet

Despite being the alleged source of many cyberattacks, China was on the receiving end this weekend.

Beijing embraces big data to measure public opinion – Uh huh, sure they do

One might think that very Western of them, given the recent revelations of  everything from the NSA's PRISM and Project XKeyscore   projects to the FBI's hacking of cell phones to listen in on ambient conversations. One might think so, but one would be wrong. Here is what's different between what the two governments are up too.

Psst…want to buy an iPhone for a really cheap price?

The market for fake iPhones will continue to grow until next year, as "consumers" in emerging markets look to get "iPhones" at a cut rate price, predicts research firm IHS.