Articles By michael kan

Apple pays US$60M for iPad trademark in China

Apple pays US$60M for iPad trademark in China

BEIJING -- Apple Inc. has agreed to pay US$60 million for ownership of the iPad trademark in China, as part...

July 3rd, 2012 michael kan
ITC rejects Google patents in HTC legal dispute against Apple

ITC rejects Google patents in HTC legal dispute against Apple

BEIJING -- The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has tossed out five Google patents assigned to High Tech Computer in support...

June 12th, 2012 michael kan
Apple, Chinese group to audit factory for pollution

Apple, Chinese group to audit factory for pollution

BEIJING -- Apple Inc. and a Chinese environmental group for the first time plan to jointly audit one of the company's...

April 16th, 2012 michael kan
China calls Australia’s ban on Huawei "unjust"

China calls Australia’s ban on Huawei "unjust"

BEIJING  -- China's Ministry of Commerce said it was deeply concerned with the Australian government's refusal to allow Huawei Technologies...

April 11th, 2012 michael kan
Intel plans to win China’s smartphone and tablets market

Intel plans to win China’s smartphone and tablets market

BEIJING - Best known as a producer of PC chips, Intel now plans to win in the Chinese market for...

April 10th, 2012 michael kan
Apple’s CEO meets with Beijing’s mayor

Apple’s CEO meets with Beijing’s mayor

BEIJING - Apple's CEO Tim Cook met with Beijing's mayor on Monday, and called for increased cooperation with China's capital...

March 27th, 2012 michael kan
HTC prepping first Windows Phone 7 handset for China

HTC prepping first Windows Phone 7 handset for China

BEIJING - Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is set to release what could be the first Windows Phone 7 handset for...

March 7th, 2012 michael kan
China: U.S. lacks evidence to sanction Taobao

China: U.S. lacks evidence to sanction Taobao

BEIJING -- U.S. authorities acted irresponsibly when they labeled Alibaba Group's e-commerce sites last month as "notorious markets" for selling pirated and...

January 18th, 2012 michael kan
Beijing’s iPhone turmoil a lesson to Apple: analysts

Beijing’s iPhone turmoil a lesson to Apple: analysts

BEIJING (01/13/2012) - Apple should consider launching its products earlier in China, and expand its online distribution there, if it...

January 16th, 2012 michael kan
Beijing Apple store egged over canceled 4S sale

Beijing Apple store egged over canceled 4S sale

BEIJING (01/13/2012) - Apple abruptly canceled first-day sales of its iPhone 4S at one of its Beijing stores, prompting an...

January 13th, 2012 michael kan