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The 20 Most Valuable Brands In The World

Every year, BrandZ and Millward Brown Optimor calculate and rank brands based on their global value. These are the 20 most valuable brands for 2013. (Think mobile.)

The Top 11 Global Brands Most Americans Don't Know

When it comes to globally known super-brands, Americans could be forgiven for thinking the U.S. of A. has a lock on all the most valuable names. But some of the world's most valuable brands are not only owned by foreign companies, they are names many of us have probably never even heard of.

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.

Apple's China Mobile Deal Has Huge Potential

Apple buys many components for its devices from Chinese suppliers. Now, it's getting more aggressive about selling those devices in the world's largest cell phone market, inking a deal to sell iPhones through No. 1 wireless operator China Mobile, which could substantially boost Apple's earnings.

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?

Apple Tops Google to Become Most Valuable Brand

Tech giant Apple has blown by Internet behemoth Google to become the world's most valuable brand, according to branding research firm Millward Brown. See which other companies made the list.

iPhone vs. Android: Google May Be Winning the War in China

And the winning mobile OS in Asia is ... Google's Android. This from Deutsche Bank's insightful technology analyst Jonathan Goldberg, who says that Android has already pulled away from the pack in China. And not just in smartphones and tablets: Android is finding its way into all sorts of platforms.

Vodafone Sells China Mobile Stake for $6.5B

Vodafone Group, the world's largest mobile communications company by revenue, has agreed to sell its entire 3.2% stake in China Mobile for $6.5 billion, close to doubling its original investment in the company.

Research-in-Motion Turns to China to Bolster BlackBerry

Research-In-Motion's Blackberry is under pressure in the U.S. from rivals like the iPhone. So its plans to move quickly into China, the world's top mobile market, may have caused its stock to spike recently. But can the Blackberry succeed in China?

Google's Chinese Mobile Ambitions at Risk

Google's stand against China's censorship could draw retribution, damaging its nascent mobile efforts there. China Unicom, with 200 million subscribers, said it's scrubbed Google search from the company's phones. Will China Mobile, with 500 million users, be next? Both companies have close ties to the government.

Google's Sergey Brin Pushed to Quit China

Google co-founder Sergey Brin has emerged as the key force behind the search giant's decision to close its China-based search engine, citing his experience growing up in the Soviet Union. Google may suffer in the long run, but in this case, Brin has put principle above profit.

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.