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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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,...

  10. 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...

  11. 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,...

  12. 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,...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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,...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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,...

  27. 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,...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. FT Alphaville

    December 5, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Equity markets are weaker across the Asia-Pacific region. Investors are cautious ahead of interest rate decisions...

  37. December 5, 2013

    China Mobile: better connection

    Can you hear that? It is the sound of 45m iPhone users cheering that China Mobile has been awarded a 4G licence. Shares in...

  38. December 4, 2013

    China opens door to Apple with new 4G mobile licences

    China has opened up its mobile broadband market after granting 4G licences to the country’s three main telecom companies,...

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