Sony expected to challenge Apple in mobile: Analysts

2012-09-24 08:05:29

Sony Mobile Communications AB will win enormous opportunities in China's smartphone market if the company always focuses on the right products, is quick to respond to market demand and is speedier in innovation, according to Sony Mobile's top officer in China.

Global mobile brands find lines busy in China

2012-09-24 08:04:48

China has emerged as the world's biggest smartphone market, attracting mobile phone vendors from around the globe. The country is also the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturing base, with several domestic companies such as Lenovo, Huawei and ZTE rising quickly and threatening the position of more established cellphone makers.

China, ASEAN launch sci-tech partner plan

2012-09-22 20:06:47

China and the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have launched a plan that will see them cooperate in fields of science and technology.

China Spacesat gets $18-million govt support

2012-09-22 16:18:16

China Spacesat Co, Ltd., the nation's key developer of small satellites, said on Saturday that it will obtain 116 million yuan ($18.3 million) in government financial support.

Arctic sea ice melts to lowest level on record

2012-09-20 16:15:37

Arctic sea ice, a key indicator of climate change, melted to its lowest level on record this year before beginning its autumnal freeze.

China consumes more clean-energy-generated power

2012-09-20 15:35:58

China consumed 615.5 billion kilowatt-hours (kwh) of electricity generated by clean energy sources in the first eight months of the year, according to statistics from the State Electricity Regulatory Commission.

2012 Information and Telecommunications Exhibition

2012-09-20 14:53:37

China's 2012 Information and Telecommunications Exhibition opened in Beijing on Tuesday, with the theme of smart & innovative connections. Ericsson, the world’s top ICT provider, predicted 5 billion internet connections by 2020 when a "networked society" would come into full swing.

Lenovo buys US firm to boost software offerings

2012-09-19 08:04:54

Chinese giant hopes to increase presence in PC service sectors

CMB, HTC reveal new mobile-payment product

2012-09-19 08:04:54

The public caught its first glimpse on Tuesday of a commercial mobile payment service that is expected to meet the central bank's standards, which have yet to be published.

Alibaba repurchases half of 40% stake held by Yahoo

2012-09-20 08:02:55

E-commerce company Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd completed an initial repurchase - worth $7.6 billion - of its shares on Tuesday from Yahoo Inc, which had once held the largest number of the company's shares.

Hu stresses high-tech innovation

2012-09-20 07:17:33

President Hu Jintao recently visited high-tech companies in north China's Tianjin, urging innovation-powered industrial development.

Fresh talent program to boost sci-tech

2012-09-20 07:10:37

The Chinese government has launched a ten-year campaign to cultivate more than 10,000 talented individuals in scientific and technological fields.