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China’s used cars put a dent in global industry

Traffic in Taiyuan, China. The country’s used car market is poised for growth, meaning fewer sales of new cars for foreign manufacturers © Bloomberg China’s car market has been key to the recovery in global auto sales growth since 2009, as the chart below shows. Its passenger car sales in the first half of each year have risen threefold between ... Read More »

BlackBerry Partners China’s TCL to Make BlackBerry-Branded Mobile Devices

BlackBerry Ltd said China’s TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd would make and sell BlackBerry-branded mobile devices globally, the Canadian smartphone pioneer’s first licensing deal since its transition to a software company. The devices made by TCL, which also makes Alcatel-branded mobile devices, will be coupled with BlackBerry’s security software and service suite, the company said on Thursday. BlackBerry is betting ... Read More »

China’s Consumer Watchdog Asks Apple to Respond to iPhone Fire, Explosion Complaints

Several Chinese iPhone users have claimed that their handsets caught fire or exploded, according to a Shanghai consumer watchdog which called on tech giant Apple to address the complaints. Fresh on the heels of Samsung’s worldwide Galaxy Note 7 safety fiasco, the state-run Shanghai Consumer Council said it had received eight reports in recent months of iPhones that spontaneously combusted ... Read More »

Apple Reportedly Receives Request From China’s Consumers Association to Investigate Bricked iPhone 6, iPhone 6s

  China’s Consumers Association (CCA) has reportedly requested Apple to investigate “a considerable number” of reports where users claim their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s isn’t turning back on after abruptly shutting down. The situation is said to have resulted in several iPhone users who are left with bricked units that don’t turn on despite several attempts. According to several ... Read More »

Micromax Plans to go into China’s phone market subsequent yr

Micromax Plans to Enter China’s Smartphone Market Next Year Indian domestic handset manufacturer Micromax has plans to enter the Chinese smartphone market next year, Co-Founder Vikas Jain confirmed. Speaking at the Rise technology conference in Hong Kong, Jain also hinted that it may go public in two years which will help Micromax raise money for adding various services to its ... Read More »

China’s Huawei Evaluating Mobile Phone Manufacturing in India

China-based Huawei is evaluating ways to start production of mobile phones in India through contract manufacturing in association with Foxconn and is currently studying the business models and tax incentives. A delegation of Huawei, led by its India CEO Jay Chen, met Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday and apprised him of its expansion plans for the country. “We ... Read More »

China’s ZTE Revises 2015 Profit After US Export Curbs

Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp revised down its 2015 net profit on Wednesday due to export curbs imposed by the US Commerce Department for alleged violations of sanctions against Iran. Shenzhen-based ZTE said its 2015 net profit rose 22 percent to CNY 3.2 billion ($493.3 million or roughly Rs. 3,277 crores). On January 19, the company reported a preliminary ... Read More »

China’s ZTE Said to Appeal US Export Ban After Lobby Efforts Fail

China’s ZTE Corp will appeal tough US export restrictions imposed last week, according to a person familiar with the matter, after the telecom equipment maker’s costly lobbying effort failed to allay concerns about its business. The US Commerce Department imposed restrictions on US suppliers providing crucial components to ZTE for alleged Iran sanctions violations, a move likely to disrupt its ... Read More »

China’s Huawei Backs Apple in Fight Over Encryption

China’s Huawei said it backed Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook in his stand-off with the United States government over breaking into an iPhone, but stopped short of saying explicitly it would adopt the same stance. “It is very important, we agree with that,” Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business group, told reporters in Barcelona gathered for the Mobile ... Read More »