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    1. May 27, 2015

      Apple’s core business ensures fortunes rise

      The world’s top technology brands, headed by Apple, extended their influence yet more deeply into consumers’ lives as their...

    2. May 18, 2015

      Chinese assets: spinning around

      China’s ability to keep its economy humming would be helped if it could improve returns from state-owned assets. One way to...

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    1. April 1, 2015

      Chipmaker Qualcomm sets out China designs

      Qualcomm is on a mission to minimise fallout after losing the largest antitrust case in China, a verdict that forced the US...

    2. March 23, 2015

      Apple climbs after $1tn valuation call

      Apple has landed its first $1tn valuation call from Wall Street. Cantor Fitzgerald became the first brokerage to put a price...

    3. March 19, 2015

      China Mobile profits dip on 4G rollout costs

      Profits at China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile network, fell 10 per cent to Rmb109.3bn in 2014, partly the result of an...

    4. March 15, 2015

      Week ahead: Fed looms large

      The US Federal Reserve looms large over a busy week ahead. Investors will be scrutinising the next statement from the...

    5. January 25, 2015

      China predicted to buy more iPhones than US

      Apple is expected to say this week that it has sold more iPhones in China than on its home turf in the US for the first time...

    6. 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...

    7. 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,...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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,...

    20. 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...

    21. 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,...

    22. 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,...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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,...

    37. 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,...

    38. 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...

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