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Deal puts Microsoft apps on Lenovo smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft apps such as Office and Skype will be installed on Lenovo mobile devices powered by Android software under the terms of a collaboration announced late...

Breaking down Super Mario’s global appeal

Breaking down Super Mario’s global appeal

NEW YORK — Take that, Pokemon. On Sunday (Aug 21), the Japanese prime minister turned up at the Olympics closing ceremonies to promote the 2020 Tokyo games dressed up as Mario ,...

Xiaomi gearing up for US debut

NEW YORK — Xiaomi is preparing to enter the United States’ smartphone market “in the near future”, employing the same online sales and social media marketing tactics that have...

Apple to boost China investments as demand slows

Apple to boost China investments as demand slows

BEIJING — Apple Inc will boost its investment in China, one of its largest but increasingly challenging markets, and build its first Asia-Pacific research and development centre...