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The man who toppled Apple in China

Duan Yongping is convinced Tim Cook didn’t have a clue who he was when they first met a couple years ago. The Apple boss probably does now. Duan is the reclusive billionaire who founded Oppo and Vivo

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China’s phone makers eye world stage

Cheap handsets helped Chinese smartphone makers climb to the top of their home market. Now they’re hoping cutting-edge technology will take them global. Shrugging off a reputation for knockoffs, the country’s

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Chinese phone makers squeeze Apple

Chinese smartphone brands Oppo and Huawei are tightening their grip on the world’s largest market, grabbing local share and squeezing out Apple and Samsung Electronics. After including Vivo, Chinese vendors held the top

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Huawei to re-think the way it does business

Huawei Technologies has pledged to overhaul its culture and re-think the way it conducts business, expecting global uncertainty to mount in 2017 after sales growth slowed. China’s largest telecommunications equipment maker expects a 32% rise in revenue

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How Apple lost China to homegrown rivals

Two years ago, Oppo and Vivo couldn’t crack the top five in China’s smartphone market. Now they outrank everyone after elbowing Apple aside, thanks to people like Cheng Xiaoning. Cheng runs a thriving electronics store in the rural town of Miaoxia, tapping into her

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Huawei sticks it to Xiaomi in China

Xiaomi, the once-hot Chinese smartphone maker, saw shipments tumble 38% in China in the second quarter as Huawei took over the top spot in the world’s largest market, according to research from