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HTC U11 Plus review: what the Pixel 2 XL could've been

by Kris Carlon 1 day ago13 comments
Reviews

Skagen Falster review: the prettiest Android Wear watch comes with some caveats

by Jimmy Westenberg 2 days ago11 comments
Features

2018: the year OEMs perfect the mid-tier?

by Duncan Elder 2 days ago6 comments
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Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T: Flagship killer dethroned?

by Lanh Nguyen 4 days ago29 comments
15 articles

Why did the OnePlus 3T’s Oreo beta send clipboard data to an Alibaba server? (Updated)

Update: Reddit users may have identified the reason behind the OnePlus 3T's clipboard/server communication.
by Team AAJanuary 12, 2018

The biggest companies in China’s Silicon Valley

With Western tech companies blocked by China's Great Firewall, here's how the country's biggest tech brands stack up against familiar global names.
by Robert TriggsAugust 12, 2017

2012 Acer-Alibaba incident may come back to haunt Google

The strong-arm tactics that Google employed against Alibaba and Acer four years ago could come back to haunt the creator of Android.
by Bogdan PetrovanMay 19, 2016

Alibaba reportedly in talks to buy $1.2 billion stake in Micromax

According to a recent report, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is in talks to purchase around a 20 percent stake in Micromax, India's second-largest smartphone manufacturer.
by Jimmy WestenbergMay 8, 2015

Alibaba buying minority stake in Meizu for $590 million

Alibaba is investing $590 million in Meizu, will team up to harness Meizu's hardware and Alibaba's OS and mobile ecosystem to bolsters diverse offerings for users.
by Jonathan FeistFebruary 9, 2015

WSJ: Xiaomi worth more than $45 billion after most recent funding campaign

As Xiaomi's parent company finishes yet another whirlwind round of capital-creating campaigning, the Wall Street Journal has indicated it's valued at $45B.
by Matthew BensonDecember 22, 2014

Xiaomi sold phones worth $163 million in 12 hours today

Xiaomi sold 720,000 phones in the first 12 hours of Singles Day, for a total of 163 million in revenue. Hugo Barra, the former Googler who heads Xiaomi’s international expansion, took ...
by Bogdan PetrovanNovember 11, 2014

Alternative app stores and platform branches: Is Android too open?

Android is continuing to dominate the worldwide smartphone market. Google’s open approach with Android is often cited as a major reason for the platform’s success, but recent events beg ...
by Simon HillOctober 4, 2012

Alibaba spins off Aliyun OS. Could recent Google troubles haved caused this?

In the wake of the drama stirred up by the cancellation of Acer's Aliyun OS-based smartphone, Alibaba is making headlines once again with a surprising announcement that they intend to ...
by Andrew GrushSeptember 20, 2012

Alibaba maintains Aliyun’s legitimacy, but agrees with app piracy accusations

There is nothing wrong with making and releasing forks of Android, such as what Amazon does, but it's not a part of the OHA. Acer is and thus far, it has used the inner workings of ...
by nathanSeptember 18, 2012
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