Michael KanBeijing Correspondent, IDG News Service

Michael Kan covers IT, telecommunications, and the Internet in China for the IDG News Service.

Google CEO: China's Internet censorship will fail in time

China's strict controls on its Internet usage will eventually fail, said Google CEO Eric Schmidt.

Proview: Apple trademark lawsuit for iPad to come this year

Taiwanese company Proview is planning to file a lawsuit against Apple for alleged trademark infringement over the iPad later this year, Proview's chairman says.

Apple resorts to reservations amid China iPhone shortage

With the iPhone 4 selling out in retail outlets across China, Apple is now requiring all potential customers to first reserve the device online, before they can come buy the device at one of the company's Chinese stores.

iPhone spurs growth in China's 3G market

The iPhone 4 is giving an edge to China Unicom in signing up more 3G users

China Unicom sells 100,000 iPhone 4s in first four days

After debuting in China this weekend, iPhone 4 sales have hit the 100,000 mark.

Apple Peel, which turns iPods into iPhones, coming to US

A Chinese-developed product that can turn an iPod touch into an iPhone-like device is being prepared for an American release.

iPhone 4 shortage hits Chinese stores

Stores in China have begun reporting to sell out the iPhone 4 two days after the device went on sale

Chinese Apple fans line up for iPhone 4 launch

iPhone 4 started selling in mainland China over the weekend.

iPhone 4 to launch in China on Sept. 25

Apple is launching its iPhone 4 in China on Saturday, Sept. 25.

China Unicom to sell iPhones with local Wi-Fi support

China Unicom is preparing to sell iPhones with Wi-Fi capabilities later this this month.

iPad clears government hurdle in China

Apple's iPad has received a safety certification mark from Chinese regulators, putting it on a path that could see the future release of the tablet in China.

Apple takes a step toward adding Wi-Fi to Chinese iPhones

Apple appears to have moved a step closer to delivering an iPhone with Wi-Fi capabilities to the Chinese market.

Google says China has renewed its content provider license

The Chinese government has renewed Google's Internet Content Provider (ICP) license, the company announced Friday in an update to an earlier blog posting.

Google makes further investment in Chinese music site

Google has made a further investment in Chinese online music provider Top100.cn, it confirmed this week, even as the U.S. search giant waits to hear if its license to operate in China will be renewed.

Google's China license problem remains unresolved

After five days of waiting, Google is still in the dark about whether the company's operating license in China will be renewed.