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The Obscure Chinese Operating System Sold by Dell, HP

Dell’s China head recently told the Journal that more than 40% of its PCs in China come preloaded, not with Microsoft Windows, but with a Chinese operating system called NeoKylin OS.

Price of Admission: A Timeline of U.S. Tech Companies’ Recent China Deals

U.S. tech companies have responded to tighter restrictions and falling sales in China by striking deals to help Chinese companies develop homegrown technologies. Here's a list of recent tie-ups.

China’s State-Firm Reform Plan Disappoints Some Experts

China finally released its long-anticipated plan to shake up its bloated state-run companies, a move many economists say is needed if Beijing wants to foster long-term growth.

Photos: Chinese Leaders Visit the U.S.

Xi Jinping will travel to the U.S. later this month on his first state visit since becoming Chinese president in 2013. We take a look at U.S. visits by Chinese leaders past.

Video: Five Successful Chinese Chick Flicks

WSJ’s Menglin Huang looks at five female-friendly movies that have dominated the Chinese market.

WeChat to Offer Personal Loans in Minutes

Tencent Holdings Ltd. plans to add a personal loan feature to its popular WeChat smartphone messaging application later this month.

5 Chinese Chick Flicks to Watch (Or Not)

Chinese movie studios long catered to male audiences but are now directly targeting women by making more romantic comedies and casting young, male heartthrobs. This year, “Monster Hunt” became the highest-grossing Chinese film ever, helped by a majority-female audience. Show More Summary

As Sales Slump, Hong Kong’s Luxury Jewelers Think Local

Hong Kong businesses are now setting their sights on Hong Kongers themselves in an effort to make up for sluggish sales as cross-border visits are drying up.

No Hard Landing for China, Premier Says

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told executives that China’s economy is in good hands, reforms are on track and recent volatility wouldn’t affect the country’s economic trajectory.

China’s Boisterous Social Media: When Beijing’s Online Propaganda Goes Awry

Engagement between government-affiliated Weibo accounts and ordinary users can sometimes produce messy results, writes expert contributor Yiyi Lu.

How Hard is the Yuan Devaluation Hitting the New Apple iPhone?

The weakened yuan probably will take at least a few hundred million dollars off Apple’s China revenue in the next quarter, a back-of-the-envelope calculation shows.

5 Things to Know About EB-5 Real-Estate Finance

The EB-5 immigrant investor program was meant to create jobs; instead, it is being dominated by projects in prosperous neighborhoods that technically qualify as suffering from high unemployment.

China’s Xi to Meet U.S. Executives in Seattle

Chinese President Xi Jinping will rub shoulders with U.S. executives in Seattle during his state visit to the U.S. this month.

China’s Movie Executives Cry Foul Over Propaganda Film’s Box-Office Success

Chinese movie-industry executives are taking aim at a patriotic state-backed film that they say unfairly stole box-office thunder from other titles ahead of an important date for Beijing.

U.S. Worries About China Center on Economy, Cyberattacks

A new survey shows a majority of Americans are gravely concerned about hacking and China’s impact on the U.S. economy -- with alarm regarding the former rising markedly over the past three years.

In Africa, Those Who Bet on China Face Fallout

Angola’s economic links to Beijing illustrate a broader problem across Africa: Nations that tied their fortunes to China find themselves hostage to its economy’s turbulence.

Could a China Slowdown Be Good for the U.S.?

China’s economic slowdown and Beijing’s fumbling policy response have battered U.S. markets recently. But a slower-growing China, over the long haul, could be a plus for the U.S. in several ways.

Alibaba Exec: Cloud Glitches Are Price We Pay for Being First

Alibaba Group could do a better job with security incidents, its top technology executive says. But according to him, such trials are part of the burden of leading the foray into new territory in China.

Video: China’s Cheaper iPhone Alternatives

China's home-grown brands have been producing smartphones with advanced features at cheaper prices. Here's a look at the top five alternatives to Apple's iPhone.

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