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  1. China Mobile to take on Apple with own-brand smart phone

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... handsets and the sale of mobile applications would raise the stakes for attracting and retaining users in the highly competitive 3G market. China Mobile is expected to sell the first smart phone based on its self-developed Open Mobile System next month. It is being manufactured by Taiwan smart phone maker HTC Corp. Meanwhile, China Unicom (Hong Kong), which operates the more ...

  2. Board candidate banks on 3G to spur phone business

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min Listing candidate China Wireless Technology, which designs operating systems and applications for high-end smart phones, is betting on third generation (3G) mobile networks ... applications for that data usage. This will greatly expand the potential market for smart phones.' The company cited data from mainland research house CCID projecting that 14 million smart phones ...

  3. China Wireless hopes for $84m

    Posted Dec 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sources. The company, which provides smart phones to a wide a range of customers including China Unicom, was looking to place between 50 million and 80 million existing shares to investors at $1.05 ... for the deal. One source said China Wireless needed more working capital as it had received a lot of new orders. Aside from smart phones, China Wireless supplies personal handy phone systems ...

  4. Foxconn faces margin squeeze as rivalry rises

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... business, putting more pressure on net margins. Smart phones- handsets that have computer-like functions such as e-mail and personal messaging- are an increasingly competitive part of the market, with offerings such as Apple's i-Phone raising the standards. 'We plan to lift engineering spending 50 per cent this year as we offer more smart phones,' said Mr Chin. 'We hired about ...

  5. PCCW and Hutchison in battle for Wi-fi users

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of wireless fidelity (Wi-fi) internet service offerings to satisfy rising demand from smart-phone and laptop computer users. The arrival of several Wi-fi and 3G dual-mode smart-phone devices ... come to the fore. 'Additionally, Wi-fi-enabled smart phones like the iPhone and Blackberry will significantly increase Wi-fi hot spot traffic.' There are already 160 models of Wi-fi ...

  6. Technology Digest

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... largest handset manufacturers, has teamed up with communications chipmaker Texas Instruments and Microsoft, the world's largest software company, to deliver cheap Windows-based smart phones to the mainland's mass market by next year. The Xiamen-based mobile phone maker will sell four GPRS/Edge handset models that cost less than 2,000 yuan, the lowest price for a smart phone that runs ...

  7. Gadgets

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... wheel- but it sells for a lower price. (Price: about $1,160) Mio A700: It's a phone! It's a PDA! It's a GPS navigation device! The three-in-one Mio A700 smart phone is powered ...

  8. Challengers gain ground as PC marks milestone

    Posted Aug 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... original capital costs. Consumers also wanted devices that simply needed to be switched on to work, Gartner said. Smart phones, with advanced software and hardware configurations, are sometimes ...

  9. Shineway IPO offer swamped 230 times

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Textile company Texhong Textile Group and smart-phone designer China Wireless Technology will open their public offerings today. They will close on Friday. ...

  10. China Mobile may sell iPhone with fewer functions

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... manufacturer for smart phones based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system. 'We note that the device... supports a combination of a candy bar form factor for touch screen usage ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile is expected to offer Apple's iPhone on the mainland but the 3G and Wi-fi network functions will be disabled as Beijing has not yet approved handsets ...




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