Stories by Michael Kan

HTC plans to put its Vive VR headsets on sale before year end

Only limited quantities of the Vive virtual reality headset will go on sale this year, but the company promises more will be available in the first quarter

Lenovo leans on Motorola team to handle smartphone development

Lenovo's Motorola Mobility division will take over the company's smartphone development and manufacturing, as part of a reorganization that it hopes will cut costs and revitalize its handset business

TSMC wins case in trade secret battle with Samsung

Taiwan's Supreme Court ruled in favor of TSMC in its lawsuit against Liang Mong-song, an executive who left the company back in 2009, and allegedly gave trade secrets to Samsung.

Server growth remains healthy in Q2, despite fall in midrange systems

During the period, vendors together saw their server revenue grow by 6.1 per cent year over year, to $US13.5 billion. Meanwhile, server shipments increased 3.2 per cent from a year ago.

Alibaba adds artificial intelligence capability to its cloud offerings

On Tuesday, the Chinese e-commerce giant announced DT PAI, a platform designed to comb through a client's data and analyze it for useful information.

Lenovo's ZUK smartphone brand to use Cyanogen OS

Android OS developer Cyanogen is bringing its operating system to another Chinese smartphone, this time from a company founded by Lenovo.

Huawei's new smartphone has a 180-degree rotating camera

On Thursday in Beijing, the Chinese company unveiled the Honor 7i product, which comes with a Sony 13-megapixel camera attached by a hinge.

Alibaba to open data center in Singapore, amid $1 billion cloud push

Alibaba Group's cloud business is targeting the Southeast Asian market with a new data center that will go online in Singapore this September.

China arrests 15,000 for Internet-related crimes

China's efforts to clean up the Internet have resulted in 15,000 arrests related to cybercrimes, authorities revealed on Tuesday.

Lenovo looks to India for smartphone boost

Lenovo announced on Tuesday it will start local smartphone manufacturing in India

Tianjin explosion shuts down Chinese supercomputer

The deadly explosion that rocked the Chinese city of Tianjin has caused the country to shut down a nearby supercomputer, also one of the fastest in the world.

HTC to cut work force by 15 per cent, amid struggling smartphone sales

Struggling HTC is cutting 15 per cent of its work force in an attempt to cut costs and revive its ailing smartphone business.

Lenovo's Motorola business to produce phones at quicker pace, less cost

In the wake of lackluster earnings, Lenovo said it is working towards pumping out products faster from its newly acquired Motorola Mobility division.

Struggling Lenovo to cut 3200 jobs, streamline handset business

Lenovo is laying off 3200 employees and trimming down its smartphone portfolio in response to a slowdown in its PC and handset sales.

Alibaba's Cloud and mobile business soar, but total revenue disappoints

Alibaba Group's Cloud computing and mobile business are surging, but its reported revenue in the second quarter missed analysts' estimates, amid a slowing Chinese economy.