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Apple ordered to tell Samsung details of HTC deal

A US judge has ordered Apple to disclose to rival Samsung Electronics details of a legal settlement the iPhone maker reached with Taiwan’s HTC, including terms of a 10-year patents licensing agreement.

Thursday, 22 November, 2012, 3:18pm

It's getting out of hand

Is your smartphone big enough? Until recently, mobiles were miniature, but an explosion in what we expect from a cellphone is adding a few centimetres to the size of what were once easily pocketable devices.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm



13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Samsung Galaxy S III

Arguably the hottest gadget to land this side of the universe so far this year, the Samsung Galaxy S III strives to take you where no mobile phone has gone before.

Equipped with a super clear 4.8-inch, high-definition Super AMOLED display, a snappy 1.5GHz processor, and speedy LTE connectivity, Samsung's new offering comes with plenty of celestial stars, but that's not all.

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Ad spending reaches record high

Spending on advertising in Hong Kong reached a record high over the past two months, boosted by increased marketing campaigns for cosmetics and electronics brands popular with mainland shoppers.

Media-monitoring firm admanGo yesterday reported combined advertising expenditure in January and last month rose 12 per cent to HK$5.5 billion from last year.

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Samsung to cut back HK operations

Samsung Securities, the largest brokerage firm in South Korea in terms of market value, said it would make cutbacks in its Hong Kong office.

With more than 80 staff, the Hong Kong operations are Samsung Securities' biggest outside South Korea and would be the only overseas office affected by the restructuring, a spokesman in Seoul said.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Apple, Lenovo top list of chip buyers

Boosted by greater international demand for their products, Apple and Lenovo last year posted the largest gains in semiconductor consumption among the world's leading consumer electronics brands.

'The major growth drivers in 2011 were smartphones, media tablets and solid-state drives,' said Masatsune Yamaji, a principal research analyst at market research company Gartner.

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Gifted writers find common ground

There was a common theme in several of the prizewinning entries in a recent story contest organised by the South China Morning Post and RTHK: that the greatest gift of all is the feelings that people have for each other.

17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Sales rise after housing policy announcement

Home sales rebounded significantly last week after confidence was boosted by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's announcement of a raft of housing measures, but analysts said the bounce was likely to be brief.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Court decision on Catholic school governance

13 Oct 2011 - 12:00am