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Dec 3- China Mobile Ltd, the world's largest mobile phone carrier, has quietly begun taking pre-orders for Apple Inc's iPhones, according to a report on Fortune.com.
Dec 3- China Mobile Ltd, the world's largest mobile phone carrier, has quietly begun taking pre-orders for Apple Inc's iPhones, according to a report on Fortune.com. China is critical to Apple's growth prospects, being its biggest market after the United States.
*Tencent breaks into China top three in WPP survey. BEIJING, Dec 3- Internet services company Tencent Holdings Ltd has grown so rapidly it's now China's most valuable listed technology brand, with a value even closing in on that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, a report published on Tuesday shows.
Nov 27- Hewlett-Packard Co shares soared near their 52- week high on Wednesday after investors saw signs a turnaround plan was gaining traction, but Wall Street worried the improvement was coming at the expense of margins.
*Chinese regulator not saying why Qualcomm being investigated. *Qualcomm would be big gainer through royalties. Nov 26- China's anti-trust investigation into Qualcomm, the world's biggest smartphone chip maker, is likely tied to the impending $16 billion rollout of commercial fourth-generation services by China's big telecoms carriers.
*Chinese regulator not saying why Qualcomm investigated. Nov 25- Qualcomm Inc said on Monday it faces an antitrust probe in China, sending its shares lower as investors worried the investigation could hurt the chipmaker's business in the fast-growing smartphone market.
Signs of rapidly worsening Chinese demand for IT giants IBM and Cisco Systems are starting to spook Hewlett-Packard investors.
*Shares of Qualcomm, Synaptics rise as sales to China grow. *China market big enough to support latecomers- analysts.
U.S. technology companies may face new challenges selling their goods and services in China as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal takes a toll.
SINGAPORE, Nov 14- U.S. technology companies including Cisco Systems Inc, International Business Machines Corp and Microsoft Corp may face new challenges selling their goods and services in China as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal starts to take a toll.
SINGAPORE, Nov 14- U.S. technology companies including Cisco Systems Inc and IBM Corp are facing unprecedented difficulties selling their goods and services in China, as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal starts to take a toll.
NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Nov 8- BlackBerry Ltd's board does not believe a break-up of the Canadian smartphone maker is currently in its best interests, even though Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc and Lenovo Group Ltd, among others, have expressed interest in acquiring parts of the company, according to people familiar with the discussions.
Marc Einstein, industry principal at Frost & Sullivan, says Lenovo has managed to offset its declining PC business -mainly because of China - and discusses upcoming product launches.
HONG KONG, Nov 7- Hong Kong shares closed at their lowest since late October on Thursday, as losses for Chinese financials deepened following media reports about possible reforms a Communist Party policy meeting starting this weekend might push. The Hang Seng Index fell 0.7 percent to 22,881.0 points, its lowest closing since Oct. 29.
China's Lenovo Group said net profit jumped 36 percent in its second quarter, beating estimates as it continues to chase growth through acquisitions.
*Lenovo, Galaxy Entertainment each up 0.4 pct ahead of earnings. HONG KONG, Nov 7- Hong Kong shares touched their lowest in nearly two weeks early on Thursday, as losses deepened for Chinese financials after more media reports emerged about possible sector reforms from a key Communist Party policy meeting starting this weekend.
Nov 6- U.S.-listed chipmaker RDA Microelectronics Inc said it received an $18 per share buyout offer from China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd, which is funded by the Tsinghua University, marking it a second such bid in more than a month.
Brad Gastwirth, CEO of ABR Investment Strategy, says that while the PC sector is facing structural changes, Lenovo isn't a bad stock to be in.
Kirk Yang, Head of Asia Tech Hardware Research at Barclays explains why Lenovo is the only PC brand that the company is positive on.
Reports out of Canada this morning say the country said no to Chinese-based Lenovo's bid for BlackBerry.