Lenovo to Sell Smartphones in US in 2014

Lenovo (HKG:0992) is one of the world’s top five smartphone makers, but that feat is mainly due to sales in China – plus a growi...

  • May 27, 2013
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The Verge: HTC is Imploding as Another Key Exec Leaves

HTC’s chief product officer Kouji Kodera has left the company, says The Verge today. Though not confirmed by HTC (TPE:2498), it’...

  • May 22, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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Huawei Woos New Zealand, CEO Gives First Ever Media Interview

Chinese phone-maker and telecoms equipment provider Huawei has had a rough couple of years, culminating in a US congressional panel branding...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 1:35 pm
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Multiply: Come and Hire Our Talent!

Ideosource founder Andi S. Boediman believes that e-commerce site Multiply’s demise could be a good thing. The sudden release onto the mar...

  • May 1, 2013
  • at 6:28 pm
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China Mobile Scraps Plans For Taiwan Telco Stake

After four years of fruitless negotiations, the world’s biggest telco by user-base, China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941), has scrapped pl...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 4:39 pm
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Tencent’s Tenpay Enters Taiwan

China Daily reported that Tencent’s Tenpay has expanded to Taiwan. According to the report: Taiwan-based E.SUN Bank to provide an onli...

  • April 12, 2013
  • at 2:28 pm
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Reuters: Apple’s Apology Goes Down Well in China

This year, Apple found itself in the crosshairs thanks to what CCTV claims is an unfair treatment of Chinese consumers when it comes to afte...

  • April 8, 2013
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Dutch Co-Founder of Tudou Leaves China, Cites Worsening Web and Pollution Woes

After being in China for 13 years and helping co-found Tudou, one of China’s top video sites (later merged with Youku), Netherlands-bo...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 2:35 pm
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Samsung appoints co-CEOs

Samsung Upgrades to 3 Co-CEOs as it Focuses on Galaxy Smartphones and Home Electronics

Samsung (005930:KS) announced today that it has appointed two co-CEOs alongside existing corporate leader Oh-Hyun Kwon. The move – com...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 7:29 pm
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Microsoft to Launch Azure in China in June

Microsoft Azure, the cloud platform and app engine, is to launch in mainland China in June. CEO Steve Ballmer was in Beijing earlier this we...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 9:35 pm
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Reuters: EU to Warn China It Plans to Levy Sanctions Against Huawei, ZTE

Gadget makers and telecoms equipment manufacturers Huawei and ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063) are under fire again. Today Reuters reports that th...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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HTC financials 2013

With Revenue Down 98% and Almost No Profit, HTC Looks to Q2 For a Miracle

Taiwan-based phone-maker HTC (TPE:2498) had an awful Q1 2013, with today’s earning report revealing plunging revenues and and a teeny ...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 5:22 pm
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Could Alibaba Be China’s Next $100 Billion IPO?

Reuters’s John Foley wrote a fascinating article on how much Alibaba could be worth if it goes for IPO. It even includes a calculator ...

  • April 26, 2013
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EU Trade Chief Wants Investigation of Security Risks From China’s ZTE and Huawei

After U.S. Congressional investigators ruled that China’s Huawei and ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063) are (very vague and unspecified) threa...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Telkomsel and Lion Air to Offer In-Flight Calls in Indonesia

Detik reports today that Indonesia’s largest telco Telkomsel and Indonesian airline services Lion Air will bring voice calls to flyers in ...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Son Masayoshi: SoftBank Aims To Be the World’s Top Telecommunications Firm

Here’s a great write up by Nippon.com on Son Masayoshi, the president of Japan’s telecommunications giant SoftBank. Its recent a...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 1:58 pm
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Upcoming Indonesian E-Commerce Law Doesn’t Look Too Good, Does It?

For those of you who haven’t heard, the Indonesian government is now looking to enforce a new law stating that Indonesian e-commerce sites...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 11:51 am
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Singapore Tops New Index of Asia-Pacific’s Most Innovative and Entrepreneurial Places

Singaporeans have become a lot more bold. The whole concept of staying in the background because of the cultural norm of ‘you don’t want...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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