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Nokia Fires New Patent Lawsuit at Apple in Growing Battle

Leading mobile phone maker Nokia has filed a new U.S. lawsuit accusing Apple of patent infringement, according to court documents.

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Sales Growth Highlights Rise of China's Huawei

Chinese network gear vendor Huawei Technologies reached global contract sales of $30 million last year, a rise of nearly 30 percent from the year before.

Report: Apple to Buy Quattro Wireless Ad Company for $275m

Apple plans to buy mobile ad company Quattro Wireless for $275 million, a blog owned by the The Wall Street Journal said.

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Apple Resolved iPhone Trademark Conflict in China

Hanwang Technology, the Chinese company that owns the trademark "i-phone" in China, reached an agreement with Apple over the similarly named iPhone.

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Jobs to Unveil Apple Tablet Next Month, Ex-Google Exec Says

Google China president Kai-Fu Lee says that Steve Jobs plans to unveil Apple's much-hyped but still unconfirmed tablet device next month

China Starts Restoring Internet in Divided Muslim Region

China will start restoring Internet service in its unrest-stricken province of Xinjiang after nearly six months of a near total ban on Web access.

Apple Censors Dalai Lama IPhone Apps in China

Apple appears to have blocked iPhone apps related to the Dalai Lama in its China App Store, making it the latest U.S. tech company to censor its services there.

Groups Urge FTC to Block Google's AdMob Buyout

Two consumer groups urged U.S. regulators on Monday to block Google from acquiring mobile advertising provider AdMob.

China Mobile Executive Under Investigation

A China Mobile executive is being investigated by Chinese authorities for suspected "serious personal violations."

China Blames Online Games for Drugs, Murder, Teen Pregnancy

China's state news channel has blamed hugely popular online games for problems including drug addiction, teen pregnancy and even murder this month.

Google Purchase of AdMob Gets Closer Antitrust Review

The Federal Trade Commission has asked Google for more information about its proposed $750 million purchase of mobile advertising company AdMob.

China State-linked Microblog Service Hacked at Launch

A Twitter-style service offered by a government-linked news site in China was hacked and went offline.

China Telecom to Offer BlackBerry Services

China Telecom will offer service for the popular BlackBerry handset from Research In Motion (RIM), making it the second Chinese carrier to do so.

Report: Russian Gang Linked to Big Citibank Hack

The FBI is probing the theft of an estimated tens of millions of dollars from Citibank by hackers linked to a Russian gang, The Wall Street Journal said.

China Video Site Youku Raises $40 Million for Expansion

Chinese video-streaming Web site Youku.com raised $40 million in new equity funding as it looks to expand its popular service.