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  1. Poverty drove creator of Apple Peel

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Pan Yong, a 22-year-old programmer who graduated from college in a small city in Henan province last year, never thought his simple idea of adding mobile-phone functions to an iPod Touch would trigger such a buzz in the technology world. He says poverty, not necessity, was the mother of invention for his Apple Peel, a device that can give the iPod Touch voice calling ...

  2. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo redraws business lines as its product range grows

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... division, will lead the Think group. Lenovo redraws business lines for its products ...

  3. Keeping social media in line a smouldering reform issue

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang ed.zhang@scmp.com A great many questions are waiting to be answered by the Communist Party Central Committee's plenary session on cultural reform, scheduled to be held in Beijing in a week. One central task is to decide how to deal with the ...

  4. Business - Money - TECHNOLOGY

    China's LCD maker BOE plans US$7.5b offering to expand production

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 07:11pm by Reuters

    ... offering this year. The funds will be used in the construction of high-generation panel production lines and the acquisition of shares in an existing joint venture called BOE Display Technology. ... production lines, one in Hefei and one in Chongqing, and an AM-OLED production line in Ordos. The Ordos production line is expected go into production in November, while the Hefei line has been ...

  5. News - China

    China to invest 2 trillion yuan to expand broadband

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 08:40pm

    ... Reuters in Singapore Beijing plans to invest in improving and expanding internet networks on the mainland, vice-minister says China plans to invest 2 trillion yuan (US$323 billion) to improve its broadband infrastructure by 2020 with the aim of taking the nearly entire population online, a vice-minister said on Wednesday. The government is trying to improve fixed-line ...

  6. Phone maker dials up its product line

    Posted Aug 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com TCL Communication Technology Holdings plans to roll out dozens of new mobile phone models and expand its global distribution reach this year as it attempts to hit a sales target of 50 million handsets. The Shenzhen-based pho ...

  7. US watching China shipping lines' fairness

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Maritime regulators in the United States are monitoring Chinese container shipping lines, including Cosco Container Lines and China Shipping Container Lines, and the Shanghai Shipping Exchange for signs of anticompetitive behaviour. This included the unfair use of commercially sensitive information and data such as freight rates that might give mainland lines ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 24, 2012

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... but in this debate there appears to be no room for compromise. We are approaching the winter months and Lunar New Year in February. Elderly citizens who are living below the poverty line need this allowance ...

  9. Business - Companies

    Google making videogame console and smart watch: report

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Google is working on a videogame console and smart watch powered by Android software that has been a hit in smartphones and tablets, the Wall Street Journal reported. The Journal cited unnamed sources as saying that the technology giant is out to expand its hardware line-up to include a new version of a Nexus Q digital media device introduced ...

  10. Mainland media told to toe government line on dispute

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Propaganda authorities have told the mainland media to toe the government's line and stick to official versions when reporting about Google. A source close ... in order to prevent someone bringing it to light,' the source said. 'The information office is allowing media to cover Google's relocation to Hong Kong, but they should toe the line ...




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