Michael KanBeijing correspondent, IDG News Service, IDG News Service

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

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.

Google's license to operate Google.cn site still in limbo

Chinese officials have not said whether they will renew Google's operating license, which expired Wednesday.