Samsung is making its biggest run yet at the iPhone's loyalists in the United States, unveiling the new Galaxy S4 a few blocks from Apple's flagship store in New York and broadcasting the event live in Times Square.Thursday, 14 March, 2013, 7:47am
China’s Huawei, the No 3 smartphone maker behind giants Samsung and Apple, unveiled on Sunday a new mobile, the Ascend P2, which it claims is the fastest in the world.
Sharp-cornered and thinner than a pencil at 8.4mm, the company said it can achieve speeds of 150Mbps, fast enough to download a two-hour high-definition movie in less than five minutes.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
The operator of PCCW says the iPhone 5 cannot connect to its fourth-generation wireless network, but can connect to those of its rivals in the city. Users are restricted to PCCW's slower 3G network.22 Feb 2013 - 5:20am 1 comment
Macau casino operator MGM China declared a special dividend of HK$1.02 per share as it posted unaudited earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation of HK$5.31 billion last year, up 7.7 per cent from 2011.21 Feb 2013 - 6:07am
Cosco mulls €1b stake in Greece's biggest port
Mainland shipping group Cosco is considering investing €1 billion (HK$10.4 billion) for a 60 per cent stake in Greece's largest port, at Piraeus, which is on the government's privatisation agenda, financial daily Imerisia said. Cosco already has an investment in the port, which is 74 per cent state-owned. Reuters
15 Jan 2013 - 4:16am
Wily vendors on Chinese-commerce site Taobao have been having a field day selling fake iPhone “signatures” to users of Tencent QQ, a popular instant messaging program.
2 Jan 2013 - 10:12pm
More than two million Apple iPhone 5s were sold in the first weekend the product was officially available on the mainland, the world's largest market for smartphones.18 Dec 2012 - 9:53am
Chinese media are blaming it on the weather, but no matter how you look at it the launch for Apple's iPhone 5 in China was pretty much a flop.17 Dec 2012 - 9:59am 1 comment
Legco panel debates update for rape law14 Dec 2012 - 2:55am
The iPhone 5 has been on the grey market in mainland China for more than two months now so most diehard Apple fans who want one, should already have one.
Still, the smartphone will fetch one of the highest handset prices in Asia. The first shipment of iPhone 5s is expected to reach the mainland's seven Apple stores on December 14.5 Dec 2012 - 6:43pm
Apple’s latest iPhone has received final clearance from Chinese regulators, paving the way for a December debut in a highly competitive market where the lack of a new model had severely eroded its share of product sales.1 Dec 2012 - 9:47am
More than two months after Apple launched its latest iPhone, China Unicom and China Telecom are locked in a race to see who can offer the product first in China28 Nov 2012 - 11:20am 1 comment
Beijing plans 600b budget for railways11 Nov 2012 - 7:11am
Years ago, while chatting to Jardines taipan Percy Weatherall, who was resplendent in a purple silk Chinese smoking jacket at the time, the subject of lawn mowers arose. He spoke at length about his garden and his various flowers and plants and conjured up a vision of a glorious English country garden in summer.1 Nov 2012 - 6:32pm
It has finally arrived. The summons came in a phone call: come to the 3 shop in Hutchison House and collect your iphone 5. After the weeks of waiting. They made it sound so simple, just rock up and get it. “Take a seat,” said the girl and handed me a ripped-off ticket with a number, like the CitySuper cheese counter.28 Oct 2012 - 9:56am