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.
It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
With grim headlines from Ukraine and China, a bad week for major global indexes is coming to an end.
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.
China has overtaken Europe by building hundreds of thousands of masts to carry superfast 4G mobile signals. The FT reports.
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.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports Apple's iPhones go on sale through China Mobile today as customer rush to buy the smartphone.
Tucker Grinnan, head of regional telecommunications research at HSBC, says the deal with Appple will "hurt" China Mobile's profit, mainly because of the "subsidy issue."
China Mobile finally starts selling iPhones on its massive network, with focus on how big a slice Apple can carve out in the booming Chinese market.
The long awaited launch of China Mobile's iPhone finally happened on Friday. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports live from Beijing.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Thursday but Japanese shares fell on a bout of profit-taking.
Chris Lane, Senior Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, highlights key issues that the long-awaited deal between Apple and China Mobile will bring.
CNBC's Josh Lipton and Re/code Senior Editor Arik Hesseldahl discuss how the iPhone will be received when its available to China Mobile customers on Friday.
It's just not that exciting of a deal, says Jon Steinberg, President & COO of BuzzFeed, providing his thoughts on the deal between Apple and China Mobile to sell iPhones in China. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says Wall Street analysts have vastly underestimated the huge deal between China Mobile and Apple.