While net profit rose 30 percent for the fourth quarter, the proposed acquisitions of Motorola Mobility and IBM's low-end server unit figure to cause a short-term drop.
Vendors shipped 100 million smartphones to China in the fourth quarter
Alibaba wants to buy the remaining stake in AutoNavi
Foxconn and BlackBerry are jointly developing a phone for the Indonesian market
Lenovo is buying Motorola Mobility to shield itself from patent lawsuits, according to analyst
Lenovo last week announced a deal to buy IBM's x86 server business
China recently lifted a 13-year-old ban on gaming consoles
Baidu hopes to become an internationally recognized brand
IBM calls it quits in low-end servers.
Two-thirds of the websites in China were briefly inaccessible on Tuesday
Traffic in the country was redirected to an IP address located in the US
Microsoft plans to tailor more consumer products to the Chinese market
These sites have at least 100 million users but are largely unknown outside of China
It's the third consecutive quarter for which Acer has reported a net loss.
The company behind the OS is still looking for hardware partners to use its software