China's search giant partners U.S. hardware maker to develop tablets and handsets following launch of its mobile operating system as it targets Apple and Lenovo, say reports.
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Chinese phonemaker will sell 50,000 units of its Mi2 smartphones directly off Sina Weibo, but both parties declined to say if this is a one-off partnership.
Increasing mobile penetration can accelerate socioeconomic growth and benefits in developing economies such as Bangladesh, reports Alcatel-Lucent.
South Korean giant jumps to the top of China's smartphone vendor ranking after sales last year almost tripled to 30.06 million, garnering the company 17.7 percent of overall market share.
Developing markets, led by China, will be the biggest contributors to the 837 million smartphones estimated to be shipped this year.
Finnish phonemaker saw its 2012 revenue in India drop 23 percent year-on-year from US$3.77 billion to US$2.87 billion, which it said was due to stiffer competition and currency fluctuation.
Asia's 3.5 trillion will account for nearly half of global mobile messaging market in 2011 and remain "relatively insulated" as worldwide mobile messaging en route to decline, new report finds.
Chinese telecom equipment vendor launches two new smartphones in the Philippines which it expects will help boost handset sales in the country by some 500 percent.
Smartphone owners in South Korea changed their phones the most frequently worldwide in 2012, ahead of Chile and the United States.
Korean electronics giant says more than 10 million Galaxy devices have been sold since these products made their debut in 2010, making Samsung the top smartphone manufacturer in India.