Spreadtrum Board Accepts Buyout Offer

Fabless semiconductor firm Spreadtrum Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRD) and China's Tsinghua Unigroup announced today that the two companies have...

Verizon, Vodafone Talking Business

While the relationship has not been a particularly stormy one, the Verizon Wireless joint venture between Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and...

Will the iPhone Rule China's 4G Future?

China Mobile, the world's largest wireless company, is in talks with Apple about a 4G-enabled iPhone. If their proposed collaboration on China Mobile's new TD-LTE network and compatible products bears fruit, the rewards for Apple could be enormous.

Reading the Tea Leaves of the Shanghai Composite

The Shanghai Composite is as close to a proxy for public firms in China as investors can get, and indexes are believed to reflect where markets think a nation's economy is headed. So what does it mean that, despite China's white-hot growth, the Shanghai Composite has been seriously lagging the S&P 500?

BlackBerry, iPhone Face Off in China

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is the latest handset manufacturer to seal a distribution deal in China. The deal, aimed at consumers and small businesses, pits the smartphone maker against other established offerings, including Apple's iPhone.