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Apple Cuts Deal to Offer iPhone on China Mobile

World's biggest carrier could revive iPhone sales in China

(Newser) - Apple says it has reached a deal to bring the iPhone to China Mobile, the world's biggest phone carrier. The deal could boost sales of the iPhone in China. Demand for iPhones, once hugely popular in China, have slumped there as lower-priced rival smartphones from Samsung and Chinese companies... More »

Apple Bumps Google as Most Valuable Brand

Tech and telecoms dominate the top brands

(Newser) - Apple has taken a bite out of Google. It's now the most valuable brand in the world, finally ending Google's four-year run at the top of Millward Brown's list of global brand value, reports Reuters . The study estimates Apple's brand to be worth $153 billion, almost... More »

China Partially Blocks Google's Hong Kong Site

Cell phone companies drop Google deals under pressure from Beijing

(Newser) - China fought back Google’s assault on the Great Firewall today, blocking any questionable content from Google’s Hong Kong site, and putting the screws on Google’s other operations. Google is currently redirecting mainland Chinese users to its uncensored Hong Kong site, but the government has stepped in to... More »

Sky-High Internet Café Opens

Everest office built to ensure communications as Olympic torch passes

(Newser) - The Olympic torch is bringing more than controversy on its round-the-world trek—it’s also responsible for the world’s highest Internet café, the People's Daily reports. China Mobile built the communications center at Mount Everest's 17,000-foot-high base camp to ensure communications for relay teams as the torch scales... More »

BlackBerry Still Expecting China Launch

Missed 2007, but RIM hopes high for last major Asian market

(Newser) - The BlackBerry didn't make it to China—the last major market in Asia to be cracked—in 2007, as expected, but Research in Motion isn't worried yet, Reuters says. The decision when to launch is in the hands of China Mobile, RIM's service partner, says Charles Liu, RIM's top exec... More »

BlackBerry To Grow in China

RIM takes smartphone into untapped market

(Newser) - BlackBerry developer Research in Motion is pushing its smartphone into the huge Chinese market for personal communications devices, with major multinationals its first market target. Reuters reports RIM's Chinese partner, China Mobile, already has a two-thirds market share, but the Blackberry is expected to face tough opposition from a low-cost... More »

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