Foxconn, the maker of Apple's iPhone and iPad, plans to rely more on robots for manufacturing over the coming years, allowing the company to invest more in research and development and save on labor costs.
Apple's iPad continues to reign as the top-selling tablet in China while rival Android devices from Motorola, Lenovo and Asus struggle to gain a sizeable presence in the country's market, according to a Beijing-based research firm.
Apple believes it is just "scratching the surface" of the Chinese market, as the company's revenue from the country for its fiscal third quarter increased by more than six times from the year-ago quarter.
Nokia unveiled Tuesday its new N9 smartphone that runs the MeeGo operating system, and is being marketed as a "pure touch screen" device without buttons.
Intel is adding a pair of new features to chips used in notebooks and netbooks, one of which will allow the devices to turn on within five to six seconds after being put in hibernation mode.
Opinion is divided on whether a blast on Friday at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu, China will affect the production of Apple's iPads.
A third employee had died from injuries caused by an explosion at a factory of Foxconn in Chengdu, China. Initial findings show the blast was caused by "combustible dust in a duct."
Future versions of Apple's iPhone will support China Mobile's fourth generation (4G) network, China's largest mobile carrier said.
More details have emerged about what caused the skirmish at an Apple Store in Beijing over the weekend that reportedly left one customer bloodied and a door smashed.
Nearly two months after it went on sale in the U.S., the Wi-Fi version of the iPad 2 arrived in China, attracting large crowds outside the company's Beijing store.
Rovio plans Chinese versions of its Angry Birds game, with a target of 100 million downloads in China this year
The launch of Apple's iPhone 4 in a white casing generated a long line of Chinese customers outside one of the company's stores in Beijing on Thursday.
Downloads of the Angry Birds game has reached 140 million, according to publisher Rovio Mobile
While Apple's iPhone is selling well across the globe, China has emerged as its fastest growing market for the device.
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