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Apple in Talks for First Order From Chinese Chipmaker: Report

Apple is in talks to buy storage chips from Yangtze Memory Technologies, a move that would mark the iPhone maker’s first buy from a Chinese memory chipmaker, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday. Apple will use these chips in new iPhone models and other products for sale in the Chinese domestic market specifically, the Nikkei reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. Both Apple ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Price & Specifications Listed, Pre-Orders Now Open on Chinese E-Commerce Retailer’s Site

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5T has been listed online ahead of official launch The phone has been listed with a price tag of $549 OnePlus 5T said to be the company’s first all-screen smartphone OnePlus 5T price and specifications have leaked online courtesy a listing on third-party Chinese e-commerce retailer Oppomart. As per the listing, OnePlus 5T price is $549 (roughly Rs. ... Read More »

Chinese Brands Hold 48 Percent Smartphone Market Share Globally: Counterpoint

While overall global smartphone shipments grew 3 percent Year-over-Year (YoY) reaching 365 million units in the second quarter of 2017, Chinese brands have emerged as the dominant force, making a dent in Apple’s market share, a report said on Wednesday. According to the market research firm Counterpoint Research, Chinese smartphone brands marked a record 48 percent market share worldwide with India, ... Read More »

Chinese Internet Leaders Will Shake the World

A decade ago, Chinese internet companies were still marginal internationally. Today, they are world-class industry innovators. In the internet economy, the leadership is shifting from the advanced West to the emerging East. geralt / Pixabay Today, China’s leading internet companies rival their counterparts in the West in terms of scale, value and innovation. Yet, their impact outside of China is ... Read More »

Blu Adopts Google OTA Software After Chinese Back Door Controversy

HIGHLIGHTS Blu has ended ties with OTA firm Adups All future smartphones will come with Google OTA Software CEO confirms no Blu phone has this problem now Smartphone company Blu came under the radar after its Blu R1 HD was found to transmit personally identifiable information (PII) to servers in China via a back door. Blu was fast to react ... Read More »

Paytm ‘Is as Indian as Maruti’, CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma Says on Chinese Funding

Paytm ‘Is as Indian as Maruti’, CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma Says on Chinese Funding HIGHLIGHTS Alibaba pumped in $680 million into Paytm’s parent One97 last year Chinese investors are looking to raise their stake to 70 percent in Paytm Paytm Bank will not engage in a rate war with rivals like Airtel Facing criticism over significant Chinese ownership, Paytm Founder ... Read More »

Chinese Firm Installed Back Door on Thousands of Smartphones; Says It Was a Mistake

Chinese Firm Installed Back Door on Thousands of Smartphones; Says It Was a Mistake HIGHLIGHTS The personal data was collected via a back door software made by AdUps The software was installed on all Blu R1 HD phones AdUps also manages software updates for Huawei and ZTE A security firm claims it has found mobile phone firmware on smartphones being ... Read More »

Amazon Targets Chinese Demand for Overseas Shopping With Prime Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon offer local shoppers a bridge to sellers in overseas markets Amazon has been struggling to gain a serious foothold in China Prime service in China costs CNY 388 for a year-long subscription Amazon.com Inc has launched a tailored version of its Prime service in China to tap consumer demand for overseas goods, putting the US online retail firm ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley Woos Chinese Firms To Invest In India’s Infrastructure Sector

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said India will be the only economy in the world which is poised to grow at 7.5 to 8 per cent. (PTI photo) BEIJING:  Making a strong pitch for Chinese investments in India’s expanding infrastructure sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said India will be the only economy in the world which is poised to grow ... Read More »

Why Are So Many Chinese Phone Brands Now in India?

HIGHLIGHTS Chinese smartphones command almost half the 4G market in India. India uses similar spectrum as China, making it easy to localise phones. E-Commerce firms also play a big part in solving logistics challenges. Around six to seven years ago, Chinese smartphone brands were not very active in India, but today, this no longer seems to be the case. According ... Read More »