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Catherine Cadell

China's Wanxiang gets approval to produce Karma electric cars

Dec 16 2016

BEIJING Wanxiang Group, a major Chinese auto parts supplier which almost three years ago bought the assets of defunct California-based plug-in hybrid carmaker Fisker Automotive, has received approval from local regulators to produce electric vehicles in China.

Xiaomi says shrinking smartphone sales won't hit the company

Nov 25 2016

BEIJING Sharp drops in smartphone sales for China's Xiaomi Inc [XTC.UL] will not have a major impact on the company as profit growth will be driven by sales from smart home devices as well as revenue from its software eco-system, a senior executive said.

China says terrorism, fake news impel greater global internet curbs

Nov 19 2016

WUZHEN, China China's ambitions to tighten up regulation of the Internet have found a second wind in old fears - terrorism and fake news.

BMW, Baidu joint project on self-driving cars breaks down

Nov 18 2016

GUANGZHOU/WUZHEN, China German automaker BMW and Chinese internet giant Baidu will end their joint research on self-driving cars, executives for the two firms said on Friday, with Baidu now searching for new global research partners.

Alibaba, Tencent back Chinese cyber law facing overseas critics

Nov 17 2016

WUZHEN, China China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd rallied behind Beijing's recently-imposed cyber security law on Thursday, following criticism of it from overseas technology rivals.

China's Xi urges cooperation among nations in governance of global internet

Nov 16 2016

WUZHEN, China Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for greater cooperation among nations in developing and governing the internet, while reiterating the need to respect so-called "cyber sovereignty".

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com maintains revenue growth in third quarter

Nov 15 2016

JD.com Inc , China's second-largest e-commerce firm, said on Tuesday its third-quarter revenue grew 38 percent from a year ago, slightly ahead of analysts' expectations.

Alibaba posts record Singles' Day sales, but growth slows

Nov 11 2016

SHENZHEN, China Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Singles' Day festival posted a record 120.7 billion yuan ($17.73 billion) worth of sales on Friday, though the gala shopping day saw growth slow as Chinese shoppers searched for deeper discounts and lower pricetags. | Video

'Prince' of Baidu, tipped for top role, resigns after probe: sources

Nov 07 2016

BEIJING A top Baidu Inc executive, widely seen as a potential successor to chief executive Robin Li, has resigned after an internal company probe found conflicts of interest involving another firm acquired by the Chinese search engine giant.

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