China outgeeks US as world's biggest smart device market

China now has more active Android and iOS devices than any other country, knocking the US off the top spot.

Chinese military unit identified as source of major hacks

Security company Mandiant says it's found clear evidence that a Chinese military unit is behind hacking attacks on more than 140 organizations over the last seven years.

This floating teahouse is made out of bamboo

Tea is not just another hot drink in China, it’s a way of life — something valuable enough that a building can be built just for drinking it slowly in a contemplative natural setting.

New York Times 'hacked by Chinese'

The New York Times has revealed that it's been repeatedly hit by Chinese hackers over the last four months, possibly in retaliation for an investigation into the family of the Chinese prime minister.

China considers lifting games console ban

The Chinese government is reportedly considering lifting its 13-year ban on video games consoles.

EV's to patrol Chinese city

Are electric vehicles ready for prime time for law enforcement?

US programmer outsources his own job to China

A US software developer reportedly outsourced his own job, hiring a Chinese firm to do it for a fifth of the salary.

New cave-dwelling plant discovered

A new, and rare, species of nettle has been found in the limestone caves in China.

Apple sells 2m iPhone 5s in first weekend of China sales

Apple says it's shifted more than two million iPhone 5s in China during the phone's first three days on sale.

The Sorcerer and The White Snake trailer kicks the serpent

Jet Li's new project looks like his most fanciful yet.

A sustainable net zero hotel - in the desert!?

It wasn’t so long ago we brought you word of Chengdu Tianfu District Great City, a green “city within a city” planned for Chengdu, China.

China's Wing Loong based on US Reaper drone

The United States military has been operating its armed MQ-9 Reaper drone since 2007.

China builds a great green city

China has long been considered an enigma in the West.

You could say this enigmatic profile has extended, in recent years, to the country's stance with regard to the environment.

Chinese electric car revolution running on half a battery

China, much like the United States, has ambitious goals related to the spread of green car technology among its population.

Huawei and ZTE are security threat, Congress warns

A Congressional report due to be released later today is expected to recommend that Chinese telecoms firms Huawei and ZTE pose a potential security threat to the US.

Chinese World of Warcraft gamer lives for two months in an Internet café

Chinese gamer lives in an Internet café for two months.

Riot breaks out at troubled Apple supplier

Apple supplier Foxconn has been forced to shut down its Taiyuan factory in China after a riot involving 2,000 workers broke out late last night.

Avatar director takes 3D to China

Famed Avatar director James Cameron and Vince Pace have teamed up to market potentially lucrative 3D technology in China.

'Kidney for iPad' case goes to trial

Five people have gone on trial in China after a teenager sold a kidney to buy an iPad.

Blizzard confirms massive Battle.net hack

Blizzard president Mike Morhaime has confirmed that an unnamed team of hackers managed to breach Battle.net's digital perimeter.