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Smartphone market growth in China stumped in Q1 2015 Still one of the largest in the world

Smartphone market growth in China stumped in Q1 2015

Smartphone growth in China has contracted for the first time in six years, according to latest figures from market research firm IDC. According to IDC, smartphone shipments fell in Q1 2015 by 4 percent compared to the same quarter last year, with shipments totaling 98.8 million. Comparing data from this quarter to Q4 2014, the research firm states that shipments have fallen by 8...

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Chinese government removes Apple from state purchase lists Security concerns... or a smokescreen?

Chinese government removes Apple from state purchase lists

The Chinese government has removed Apple along with other prominent U.S. technology vendors from its state purchase lists in favor of local vendors. According to Reuters, the change comes on the heels of cybersecurity concerns, with Chinese government officials reported to be wary of surveillance from Western government agencies. Other US technology firms whose products were removed...

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