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South Korean Antitrust Watchdog Probing Samsung

S. Korea’s antitrust watchdog has launched an investigation into whether Samsung is abusing its dominant position in the wireless market to disadvantage Apple.

Photo shows a Huawei booth at CeBIT 2012 in Germany. While starting to dominate the telecom equipment industry, Huawei is under criticism for potential security threats. (Photo Credit: AP)

Huawei ‘Spooks’ Governments Due to its Dominance

Huawei, which has grown to become a dominant telecom equipment provider, is constantly under threat because of what some might call China-bashing.

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Baidu Profits Jump With Online Advertising Boom

China’s largest internet search engine Baidu, has reported a 70% jump in profits in the second quarter, amid continued growth in its advertising revenue.

Marissa Mayer at TechCrunch50 in 2008 (Photo credit: TechCrunch50-2008 / Flickr)

What Does Marissa Mayer See at Yahoo! That We Don’t?

Mayer has announced her departure from Google to Yahoo! and her pregnancy in the same breath. Some think she is on crack, others, a brilliant tactical play.

In this 2009 file photo, Marissa Mayer, VP of Search Products and User Experience for Google, speaks in Mountain View, Calif. Yahoo announced Monday, July 16, 2012, it is hiring Mayer to be its next CEO, the fifth in five years as the company struggles to rebound from years of financial malaise and internal turmoil. Mayer, who starts at Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, was one of Google’s earliest employees and was most recently responsible for its mapping, local and location services. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Google VP Marissa Mayer Named Yahoo! CEO

Yahoo! has appointed Google vice president Marissa Mayer as CEO as the company struggles to rebound from years of financial malaise and internal turmoil.

A tricycle porter transports packs of tissue paper outside a wholesale market in Beijing, China, Tuesday, July 10, 2012. China's June trade growth decelerated sharply as a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy deepened despite stimulus efforts. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

China’s Economic Slowdown Spreads Pain Despite Stimulus

China’s deepest slowdown since the 2008 global crisis is inflicting more pain in some areas than still-robust headline growth of about 8 percent might suggest.

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Developers Conference in San Francisco, in this June 2012 file photo. Apple and Samsung are battling out patent-related lawsuits in a California court (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma).

Apple Becomes Second Biggest Brand in Asia

Apple has recently overtaken Sony as the second top brand in Asia, but still behind Samsung, in a list that includes Panasonic and Nestle.

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Gang Arrested for 10M Rupee Cash Machine Fraud in India

India-based fraudsters who had found a novel way to steal money by tricking cash machines have been arrested. About 10M rupees have been stolen this way.

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Samsung Targets Enterprise Market with Android SAFE Initiative

Samsung assures enterprises of security and efficiency with its SAFE initiative, targeted at business users. This will ship on the latest Galaxy S3 smartphone.

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Connected Devices in China Alone Worth Over $700B by 2020: GSMA

China will generate $707 billion (S$899B) in revenues, cost reduction and service improvements by the year 2020 according to GSMA and Machina Research.

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