China's fast growth in fast mobile subscriptions -- and increasing mobile competition among the giant Chinese mobile carriers -- will be key factors in driving Apple's moldering stock price to unseen heights of over $800, one analyst says today.
That fits both with Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement during the company's recent earnings call that Apple would not bring out any new products until the fall, and with recent rampant rumors of new iPhone models.
A number of Western developers I advise are interested in launching their apps in what they call “the Asian smartphone market.” The goal is quite understandable, given that geographic area’s high growth rate in recent years.
But I sometimes fear …
The Pentagon spoke out about Chinese government-sponsored hacking today, directly accusing the country of "intelligence collection."
This is the latest move in Amazon’s worldwide expansion.
This year, we'll buy more tablets than notebooks for the first time ever. But by 2017, we'll buy six times more tablets than laptops.
You can't access Facebook in China. Twitter is unheard of. And Google … well, Google has left China, and China isn't exactly writing a Taylor Swift ex-boyfriend song about the world's largest search engine.
In perhaps the clearest sign yet that enterprise social media management tool HootSuite has major global ambitions, the company announced this morning that it is adding support for managing China's most popular microblogging platform, Tencent Weibo, and Russia's most popular social media network, VK.com.
Apple's doing well in China, Apple CEO Tim Cook said today on the company's earnings call, growing at 18 percent on a "sell-through basis," he said.
Apple made the announcement on its Chinese home page today, along with a message of condolence, saying that "our hearts are with the victims of the Sichuan earthquake," and that Apple employees in the area would be on stand-by to help out with disaster relief efforts.
Chinese "app store" 7659.com is using Apple's own bulk enterprise licensing system to distributed pirated apps to Chinese iPhone and iPad users, completely free.
An Iranian scientist has invented a cheap time machine but won't release it to the world, he says. And the Chinese are to blame.
Eduston.tv launches an online business education portal for people in BRIC countries and reveals $1 million in seed funding.
Fear of Huawei's alleged connections to the Chinese government is keeping the company out of U.S. businesses.
Interestingly, the articles acknowledge a political tinge to the recent spanking Apple has been taking in China, saying that Chinese networking and mobile companies Huawei and ZTE "have long been restricted in the US markets under security and other accusations."
The Russian government asks Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to remove posts, following a recently passed law that blocks content relating to child porn, drug use, and suicide.
The major Chinese complaint is that Apple’s warranties on computers run for one year, while Chinese law states they should be at least two years.
Another day, another attack on Apple in China.
Chinese cyber-spying may have soured a $20 billion dollar mobile deal. If Chinese hardware makes its way into U.S. core networks, will the nation be compromised?
Apple and China just can't seem to get along lately.