Michael KanBeijing Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

China Unicom's iPhone policy draws attention from gov't

New contract rules at China Unicom meant to prevent Chinese iPhone 4 owners from reselling their phones have drawn the attention of the Chinese government.

Apple accelerates launch of new products in China

Apple is about to launch the MacBook Air in China, just a month after its U.S. launch.

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.

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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.