In a fairly muted earnings release California-based Apple delivered a mixed set of results on Tuesday that underlined a shift in fortunes.» Read More
China will overtake the U.S. as the world's largest mobile phone market this year for the first-time ever, according to research out on Wednesday.
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Indonesia last month kick-started the process of terminating all of its bilateral treaties by notifying the Netherlands that its agreement to protect and promote investment would end in 2015, and signalling that the others would end as soon as possible.
With grim headlines from Ukraine and China, a bad week for major global indexes is coming to an end.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 4- Steve Mollenkopf, the new chief executive of Qualcomm, said on Tuesday that the mobile chipmaker is developing technologies that will drive continued demand for smartphones even as others worry that the smartphone market's best days are behind it. He was named in December to replace Paul James, the son of a Qualcomm co-founder.
No one knows what will ultimately deter Vladimir Putin, but a resolution may hinge on the fact that he's not presiding over a healthy economy.
BEIJING, March 4- China's decision last month to sell a stake in a subsidiary of Sinopec Corp signals more privatisation of its bloated state-owned sector will take place soon, with plans likely to be discussed at this week's parliament session, officials and experts said.
China has overtaken Europe by building hundreds of thousands of masts to carry superfast 4G mobile signals. The FT reports.
From Qualcomm and Intel to MediaTek, Marvell and Broadcom, the suppliers of the crucial components that power smartphone applications and drive high-speed wireless connections are scrambling to capitalize on opportunities taking shape as Chinese brands and telecoms carriers such as China Mobile gear up for 4 G LTE, or Long-Term Evolution.
BEIJING, Feb 13- The explosive growth of smartphone sales in China, the world's biggest smartphone market, has come to a halt as unit shipments declined for the first time in more than two years, data firm IDC said on Thursday.
*Three-way mobile fight shaping up between Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent. Feb 10- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, China's largest e-commerce firm, offered on Monday to buy AutoNavi Holdings Ltd in a deal valuing the Chinese digital mapping and navigation firm at $1.58 billion.
LONDON, Feb 6- Britain's Vodafone said it was finally seeing early signs of a turnaround due to a growing number of customers and the take-up of more expensive 4 G services, following yet another torrid quarter hit by fierce competition in Europe.
LONDON, Feb 6- Britain's Vodafone said it was confident a growing number of customers and the take-up of faster 4 G services would help lift its revenue, after reporting yet another poor quarter due to fierce competition in Europe.
The world's biggest smartphone maker is bracing for its weakest mobile annual profit growth in seven years amid fierce competition from Apple Inc and Chinese vendors, and as growth for high-end smartphones eases due to near saturation in many markets.
China's domestic 4G smartphone market is set for 1,500 percent growth in shipments this year, according to IHS Technology.
Investors should have a better sense of where Apple's stock will head after it reports earnings on Monday. Josh Lipton previews the results.
Weixin is China's killer app, a highly addictive social networking tool. In the United States, a similar version is known as WeChat. The NYT reports.
Will iPhone sales in China likely give Apple a boost? Ina Fried, Re/code senior editor, weighs in. The iPhone is still very expensive, Fried points out.
Apple is launching the iPhone 5S and cheaper 5C in China today. "We have long waited for this day to come," says Apple CEO Tim Cook. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
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