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Testing the Waters, Myanmar Opens Formal Bid for Two International Telecom Licenses, HTC Enters Market

In a bid to change the public image of a nation that has until recently been considered a pariah, Myanmar is making a significant push to improve its status in the investment community, announcing today a tender for two national telecom licenses that will end in June. With a penetration rate of less than 9%…

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The Changing Landscape of CES, Away from Traditional Companies and Towards Smaller Innovators

CES 2013 officially wrapped up last week, but the innovation and buzz from products seen on CES’s show floor is set to spur the next wave of technological innovation in the months to come. From Panasonic’s 4K 20-inch tablet to the Tobii REX sensor, allowing users to control their laptop using their eyes, to the…

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Huawei Announces “World’s Biggest Smartphone” at CES2013

Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei announces the “World’s Biggest Smartphone” at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 (#CES2013) with its Ascend Mate, sporting a 6.1″ screen, and its smaller sister the Ascend D2. The Ascend Mate is a clear challenge to Samsung and its recent success with the Galaxy Note II, which measures 5.5″. Samsung has powered ahead in global…

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Baidu Invests in Cloud Computing Center in Shanxi, Opens New Cloud Services for Samsung

Baidu is moving ahead into the cloud computing market with a new customized cloud solution for terminal manufacturers. In total, Baidu’s chief architect of the cloud project, Lin Shiding, said that they will be investing 4.7 billion yuan ($754.6 million USD) in a new cloud computing center. They are also forming a strategic platform partnership…

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Lenovo Expanding Smartphones to Southeast Asia, Has No Immediate Plan to Enter Mature Markets

As the world’s largest PC-maker (according to Gartner), Lenovo continues its expansion in the smartphone market this year as it makes its move into Southeast Asia. This morning, Lenovo made its plans clear that it will not be limiting itself to China, as it has done so far, and will instead look for growth in…

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With Samsung Stung, Will Apple Overtake in China’s Smartphone Market?

In the aftermath of the watershed patent infringement case pitting Apple against Samsung, will Apple, Inc. overtake Samsung as China’s preferred smartphone of choice? Not Likely. While Apple’s win over Samsung seemed to most like a chance for Apple to finally, publically call Samsung out for its continual too-close-for-comfort-copycat products, it is unlikely that Apple…

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China Unicom Chooses Samsung for Tablet Partnership

Confirming that competitors are looking to stir up some trouble for Apple, it has been revealed today that China Unicom will be cooperating with Samsung for its first tablet partnership ever targeting the broader Chinese public. The model of the tablet will most likely be the popular Galaxy P3100. According to reports, China Unicom will…

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Is Apple Doing Enough in China?

Is Apple making a judgement error in China? This would appear to be the case for Shaun Rein, one of China’s foremost market experts. When recently interviewed by Hamish McKenzie over at PandoDaily, the author of The End of Cheap China had a bone to pick with Apple over what he perceives as a lack…

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Mobile Megatrends 2012 at #theGMIC

Andreas Constantinou, Managing Director, VisionMobile (an analyst firm based in the UK) highlighted yesterday two trends for the 2012 mobile market: 1. Handset DELL-ification The mobile phone industry is complex, but mobile phone market share does not tell the full story.   Android has become the dominant smartphone OS, and has split the market into beneficiaries…

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New Samsung Phone to Be Announced in May

Competition for the mobile market continues to heat up as Samsung moves to introduce its new line-up for this year’s new smartphone generation. On May 3rd, Samsung’s widely anticipated update to its flagship model is scheduled to be displayed during a press conference in London. There are even rumors that Samsung will be launching its very…

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