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    1. November 20, 2014

      China chooses German partner to build mobile driving network

      A little-noticed agreement, signed on the sidelines of October’s Sino-German “joint cabinet” summit could help determine the...

    2. October 10, 2014

      Deutsche Telekom in connected cars venture with China Mobile

      Deutsche Telekom has signed a partnership with China Mobile to set up a network that will allow cars to access the internet,...

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    1. September 30, 2014

      Apple given green light to sell iPhone 6 in China

      Apple secured Chinese government approval to sell its new iPhone 6 after promising regulators that it would never allow “any...

    2. August 29, 2014

      Tesla strikes deal with China Unicom to build charging network

      Chinese gadget lovers will soon be able to charge their Tesla sports cars for free while browsing for smartphones, after...

    3. August 14, 2014

      Lenovo buoyant on stronger PC and smartphone sales

      China’s Lenovo Group reported higher-than-expected first-quarter profits on Thursday, on the back of an expanded market...

    4. July 22, 2014

      Apple: sweet position

      Apple, in case you hadn’t noticed, has become a China story. Its fiscal third quarter numbers were, as expected, very large...

    5. FT Tech Hub

      July 22, 2014

      Five things to watch in Apple's Q3 results

      After the market closes on Tuesday, Apple releases its third quarter earnings for the three months to the end of June. Its...

    6. July 21, 2014

      Telecoms equipment: Huawei and the other way

      Mobile equipment spending is in a healthy state. Or so Huawei’s recent results might suggest. On Monday the company reported...

    7. July 21, 2014

      Huawei gains from China telecoms spending

      Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications group that has been the subject of international security concerns, saw...

    8. July 11, 2014

      China mobile operators to bring 4G to more than a billion people

      Chinese mobile operators have agreed to share the basic mast infrastructure that will help them reach more than a billion...

    9. July 11, 2014

      China state TV claims iPhone tracking could expose ‘state secrets’

      Apple has been dragged into an escalating confrontation over cyber security and US spying in China after its iPhone was...

    10. June 10, 2014

      China Mobile: True calling?

      What to do if you are the biggest player in the world’s biggest mobile market? The natural thing is not to spend $880m on a...

    11. June 10, 2014

      China Mobile’s Thai deal highlights competition impact

      China Mobile’s near $1bn plunge into post-military coup Thailand this week highlights the lengths to which the state-run...

    12. May 28, 2014

      Streaming is the answer for Chinese music industry

      China’s music business will grow substantially over the coming years thanks to the rise of online streaming services,...

    13. May 21, 2014

      Global brands: Social media add value and become ever more mobile

      Social media companies have spread beyond teenagers to become an integral part of the lives of billions, with brands such as...

    14. April 24, 2014

      China: an Apple a day helps profits decay

      A phone thief was forced to call his victim in China last week after he grabbed a knock-off smartphone but dropped his own,...

    15. April 24, 2014

      China becomes the iPhone growth story

      The slowing growth of the iPhone has been hanging over Apple’s share price for the best part of two years now. On Wednesday,...

    16. April 24, 2014

      Apple: waiting for the big thing

      That sound is the collective foot-tapping of investors waiting for the next big product from Apple. In lieu of it, attention...

    17. FT Tech Hub

      April 23, 2014

      The big numbers to watch on tech’s big Wednesday

      In a handy coincidence of scheduling, Apple and Facebook will both report earnings after the market closes on Wednesday. The...

    18. April 20, 2014

      Investors eye more Apple share buybacks

      Wall Street is betting that Apple will offer investors tens of billions of dollars in new share buybacks this week, as...

    19. March 27, 2014

      China Mobile contract win buoys Alcatel

      Shares in Alcatel-Lucent jumped after the French telecoms equipment maker won a one-year contract worth up to €750m with...

    20. March 20, 2014

      Chat apps make China Mobile suffer first profits fall in 14 years

      Chat apps are cutting into the profits of China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile carrier by subscribers, which blamed the...

    21. March 2, 2014

      China’s mobile sector grows up superfast

      The bustling shopping streets of Shanghai drive home the image of a country glued to mobile devices, often at the expense of...

    22. March 2, 2014

      China speeds past Europe on 4G mobile rollout

      China has overtaken Europe by building hundreds of thousands of masts to carry superfast 4G mobile signals and Western...

    23. February 24, 2014

      WhatsApp in voice threat to telecoms sector

      WhatsApp will offer voice calls to its 465m users around the world in a new threat to the traditional telecoms sector just...

    24. beyondbrics

      February 21, 2014

      Chinese brand equity makes for stock hits

      Chinese brands may not yet be world beaters, but it looks as though they are making waves among stock pickers. Research from...

    25. January 27, 2014

      Apple: a widening ecosystem

      Apple earnings announcements are best described as a Rorschach test. There is so many data from so many gadgets pointing up,...

    26. FT Tech Hub

      January 27, 2014

      As it happened: Apple's first quarter results

      This is the transcript of the Live Blog session ending at 23:13 on 27 Jan 2014. Forget the formal estimates: what Wall...

    27. FT Tech Hub

      January 27, 2014

      What to look for in Apple's Q1 earnings

      Expectations are high that Apple can go back to its old forecast-busting ways when it reports earnings for its December...

    28. beyondbrics

      January 18, 2014

      The Weekender, January 18

      The week in emerging markets, including our most read, five things we have learned and some long reads for the weekend. Plus...

    29. beyondbrics

      January 17, 2014

      Apple: hello 750m new customers?

      Which company added over 50m new paying subscribers in 2013 alone? Yup, China Mobile. The company now has 763m customers,...

    30. FT Tech Hub

      January 17, 2014

      Price comparison: How much it costs to buy a smartphone in China

      The world’s most popular smartphone range is finally available to subscribers of the world’s biggest mobile carrier. Yes,...

    31. January 16, 2014

      China smartphones: Xiaomi the money

      Xi Guohua will not have to join any queues to get his iPhone. The China Mobile chairman was given one by Apple chief Tim...

    32. December 27, 2013

      Week in Review, December 27

      A round-up of some of the week’s corporate events and news stories Apple seals China Mobile deal At last, the world’s...

    33. December 23, 2013

      Arm rises strongly on Apple contract win

      Arm Holdings led the London market sharply higher yesterday on hopes of a sales boost from Apple’s long-awaited contract win...

    34. December 23, 2013

      Pricing will be key to success of China Mobile’s deal with Apple

      While China Mobile’s more than 760m subscribers have finally received confirmation that the iPhone 5s and 5c will soon be...

    35. FT Alphaville

      December 23, 2013

      The 6am London Cut

      Note: This is the last email from FT Alphaville that will bother you for a few days. This Xmas thing is happening. We’ll...

    36. December 22, 2013

      Apple strikes deal with China Mobile

      Apple struck a long-awaited distribution deal on Sunday night with China Mobile, a partnership worth billions of dollars in...

    37. December 6, 2013

      Week in Review, December 7

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Executives to stand trial in EADS...

    38. December 5, 2013

      Apple bobs up amid Wall Street weakness

      Apple shares hit their highest level for the year after China Mobile, the country’s largest mobile operator, said it was...

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