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Latest update : 2014-01-17

World's largest wireless carrier begins selling iPhones

China Mobile, with 760 million subscribers, began selling the iPhone in its stores this Friday. Both giants hope the partnership will lead to a greater market share. China's smartphone market is currently controlled by Apple's rival Samsung.

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2014-07-23 Apple

Apple aims to satisfy China's hunger for smartphones

Apple's iPad sales have slumped for two consecutive quarters but its iPhone is surging. Worldwide demand for the iPhone is up 13%, and nowhere is demand as strong as in China.

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2014-07-22 British Royal Family

Rise of the Robots

Some people call it the robolution, not out of fear robots will take over the world but rather take over the office. Analysts say as the multi-billion-euro industry grows, it...

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2014-07-21 Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

Can Malaysia Airlines restore confidence after two disasters?

Malaysia Airlines has had financial woes for years, and some experts wonder if the troubled company will be able to recover from the double tragedy. Also a US court orders a...

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2014-07-17 Australia

AirBnB users face legal challenges in Paris

The short-term letting website AirBnB is facing increasing challenges in Paris, with complaints from hotel owners adding to the threats of legal action. A number of users have...

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2014-07-16 aviation

Airbus soars ahead of Boeing at Farnborough

Airbus is beating Boeing in terms of new orders for aircraft after three days of the Farnborough Air Show in Britain. We take a look at the new battleground for the old rivals....

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