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Bing chat bot, Cortana’s sister from Microsoft China Four days ago, Microsoft China released a Bing branded AI chat bot Xiaobing. Initially, the Bing chat bot was exclusively available in Tence ...

June 2, 2014

Microsoft quietly pushes Cortana China specific features to users Today I noticed some changes to Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft has quietly pushed China specific features and contents to Chinese u ...

May 21, 2014

Microsoft Careers job teases Cortana on Windows Since Microsoft announced Cortana along with Windows Phone 8.1 at Build 2014, “Will Cortana come to more platforms” seems to be one of the t ...

May 15, 2014

Microsoft announced new WP OEMs K-Touch and Blu Today, two new phone makers K-Touch and Blu join Windows Phone OEMs camp. Microsoft announced these two OEM partners at the Qualcomm Referen ...

May 14, 2014

Nokia X launches on Mar 24th in China, pre-order begins now Today Nokia and JD.com jointly announced the pre-order of Nokia X phones begins today in China. The Nokia X phones, Nokia’s newly announced ...

March 9, 2014

Bing Health and Fitness Beta comes to Windows Phone 8 When Windows 8.1 was delivered last October, Microsoft released two brand new Bing Apps, Bing Health & Fitness and Bing Food & Drink ...

February 16, 2014

Microsoft SkyDrive renamed to OneDrive Microsoft today announces the SkyDrive will become OneDrive. OneDrive.com preview site is available and titled “OneDrive is coming soon”. Us ...

January 27, 2014

Nokia Lumia 526, a Lumia 525 variant, passes Chinese certification Nokia Lumia 525, codename “Glee”, has passed Chinese certification TENAA early this week. But soon after that, another unannounced Nokia Lum ...

November 9, 2013

Microsoft to take operating rights for Skype from TOM Online in China this month In mainland China , Skype has been operated by a joint venture with TOM Online for about 9 years. Now, TOM-Skype announces Microsoft will ta ...

November 7, 2013

Lumia 1520 pricing and specs leaked by Nokia official Tmall store Nokia World is only 2 days away, Nokia is expected to announce six new devices, including phablet Lumia 1520 and tablet Lumia 2520. Today, i ...

October 20, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020 officially launched in China, priced at $980 Nokia held the Lumia 1020 launch event in Nanjing, China today. The Nokia 41MP PureView flagship device is now officially launched in China ...

August 14, 2013

Microsoft cuts the price of Surface Pro by $100 Microsoft cuts the price of Surface Pro tablets by $100 in some markets, following $150 Surface RT discount last month. In the US, the 64GB ...

August 4, 2013

Nokia Lumia 625 render and specs leaked ahead of official “BIG” unveiling Nokia teased a “Something BIG” announcement yesterday on the Conversations blog. Nokia is expected to unveil the recent leaked Lumia 625, a ...

July 22, 2013

News in China: Nokia 909, Surface Pro 256GB, Microsoft Store in Shanghai Nokia Lumia 1020 has passed Chinese TENAA certification, the radio communication device regulator in China. According to the TENAA cert info ...

July 17, 2013

Sneak peek at all new Windows 8.1 Mail, Calendar and People apps Windows Mail, Calendar and People apps will get revamped and updated in Windows 8.1, though Microsoft doesn’t push out these new version app ...

June 29, 2013

Nokia Lumia 925 officially launched China Nokia Lumia 925, the latest Lumia flagship, will go on sale early next month in China. At today’s Lumia 925 event in Beijing, China, Nokia o ...

June 19, 2013

Pre-order for Nokia Lumia 925 starts on June 17 in China with Superman brand Nokia announced pre-order for Lumia 925 starts on June 17 in China by updating  the Chinese Lumia 925 page. On June 17, customers can p ...

June 7, 2013

Nokia Lumia 925 passes all certifications in China Nokia Lumia 925 has acquired all two certifications in China right ahead of launch on the China Unicom network this month. One of the certif ...

June 4, 2013

Surface Pro coming to Japan with 256GB version Microsoft Japan announced that the Surface Pro will be available in Japan on June 7th. The versions of Surface Pro will be 128GB and 256GB, ...

May 29, 2013

Surface Pro availability update: Hong Kong on May 17 Surface Pro will be available for purchase in Hong Kong on May 17. Microsoft HK announced it at its official website. There will be a launch ...

May 12, 2013