Both local and international mobile phone makers, have expressed their concerns to Chinese regulators, warning the deal may result in higher patent licensing fees.
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More than 1,000 IBM workers at an affected server division demanded proper compensation and refused to be "sold" to Lenovo.
The legal action comes after China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) rejected Apple's request to invalidate a patent by a Shanghai-based company which it claimed was similar to its voice-driven technology Siri.
China's biggest social media site Sina Weibo clocks net income of US$44.5 million in fourth-quarter 2013 on net revenue of US$197 million, as the company prepares for its IPO on the NYSE.
InterDigital says it will no longer charge Chinese companies discriminatory royalties, as it seeks to end an antitrust probe by China's industry regulator.
Smartphone shipments in China, the top market in the world, experienced its first slowdown in the fourth quarter of 2013 after the market recorded 9 consecutive quarters of explosive growth during the past two years.
Starting with Tesla's Model S, Foxconn's subsidiary screen maker plans to expand to the U.S. to gain a foothold for in-car displays.
Unlike its typical model where individual drivers register as Uber drivers, it will work with Chenghuan car rental company, which will provide drivers to Uber.
Made-for-China devices do not have the function to make or receive voice calls via FaceTime, with pressure from carriers suspected as the reason.
Industry stats indicate the number of greetings sent via SMS in China during the recent Lunar New Year might have dropped for the first time, as more users are turning to instant messaging apps like Weibo and WeChat.