Update March 17, 2010: China Mobile CEO, Wang Jianzhou, is talking “Apple” again. During a recent press conference, Wang Jianzhou revealed that he is interested in the iPad and has told Apple that China Mobile would also like to see a special version of iPhone with a chipset that supports time division synchronous code division [...]
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Update – March 13, 2010: The other shoe has dropped … The Financial Times is reporting that Google will indeed terminate their search business in China as talks with authorities have reached an “impasse;” Google has drawn up detailed plans for the closure of its Chinese search engine and is now “99.9 per cent” certain [...]
iPhonAsia.com interview with Hong Kong’s NeonPunch.com The editors of NeonPunch.com, a gadget site in Hong Kong, posed several questions for the editor of iPhonAsia (yours truly). My responses are in a two-part interview: Part 1 Part 2
I attended the Apple (AAPL) Shareholders’ Meeting today (Feb 25, 2010) and heard the word directly from Apple Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tim Cook … Apple plans to open 25 Apple Stores in China. Specific timelines for groundbreaking weren’t revealed, but Apple (Tim Cook) did note during the recent Goldman Sachs Technology Conference that Apple was [...]
Apple Board member, Andrea Jung, has been moved into a key role as Apple’s co-lead director. Jung is fluent in Mandarin and has very strong China business connections. This move bodes well for Apple’s expanding role in China. Update – Feb. 24, 2010: Bloomberg (Connie Guglielmo): Apple Inc., after facing criticism that its board is too [...]