Doug Young

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Virgin still trying for China mobile deal: Branson

Virgin still trying for China mobile deal: Branson

A year after announcing he aimed to set up a mobile reselling service in China, Richard Branson said his Virgin Group was still trying to get a slice of the world's biggest cellular market.
Doug Young Dec 6 2005, 9:45AM Software
No plans for more Qualcomm suits in EU dispute - CEO

No plans for more Qualcomm suits in EU dispute - CEO

Qualcomm Inc, which has taken legal action against two of six companies accusing it of anti-competitive behaviour, has no immediate plans to sue the other four, its chief executive said on Thursday.
Doug Young Nov 21 2005, 9:17AM Hardware
Lenovo profit tops forecasts, but shares skid

Lenovo profit tops forecasts, but shares skid

China's Lenovo Group reported a better-than-expected 22 percent jump in quarterly earnings on Tuesday, but investors dumped its shares on profit taking and concerns about falling margins.
Doug Young Nov 2 2005, 3:09PM Hardware
PluggedIn: In China, internet creates new wave of pop stars

PluggedIn: In China, internet creates new wave of pop stars

Yang Chengang was a music teacher by day and lounge singer by night in central China's Hubei province when one day three years ago a friend suggested putting one of his songs on the internet.
Doug Young Oct 17 2005, 2:30PM Sales & Marketing
Lenovo aims to expand China PC market share

Lenovo aims to expand China PC market share

Lenovo, the world's third-largest maker of personal computers, aims to expand its share of China's fiercely competitive PC market to 35 percent by the end of 2005, a senior executive said on Wednesday.
Doug Young Sep 29 2005, 1:06PM Hardware
Infosys sees multinationals driving China business

Infosys sees multinationals driving China business

Infosys Technologies Ltd., India's second largest software exporter, said on Wednesday it expects foreign clients to be the main near-term driver to its young but rapidly growing China unit.
Doug Young Sep 29 2005, 12:30PM Collaboration
Interview: Microsoft expects robust China sales growth

Interview: Microsoft expects robust China sales growth

Microsoft, stirring to life in China after years of relative quiet, expects to chalk up sales growth of more than 30 percent in China this fiscal year and hopes to launch its Xbox 360 game console there.
Doug Young Sep 28 2005, 4:45PM Software
Reuters Summit: Japan looks offshore for mobile phone R&D

Reuters Summit: Japan looks offshore for mobile phone R&D

Japanese mobile phone makers are venturing out of their home-based product development shops and testing the vibe at outsourcing firms in China and India, heeding a wake-up call from their more aggressive global rivals.
Doug Young Sep 15 2005, 3:30PM Mobility
Reuters Summit: Asia tackles online game addiction

Reuters Summit: Asia tackles online game addiction

Warning: online game playing can be hazardous to health. So far, such a warning -- usually reserved for addictive products like cigarettes and liquor -- has yet to appear on the growing stable of online game titles rapidly gaining popularity in Asia.
Doug Young Sep 15 2005, 9:00AM Training & Development
Reuters Summit - NTT DoCoMo explores offering video content

Reuters Summit - NTT DoCoMo explores offering video content

TOKYO (Reuters) - NTT DoCoMo Inc, Japan's leading mobile carrier, is exploring the possibility of offering video content as it looks for new revenue to run over its data network, a company executive said on Tuesday.
Doug Young Sep 14 2005, 3:03PM Mobility

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