Models pose for photographs next to Samsung Electronics’ S’UHD smart television sets during its launch event in Seoul. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

As Samsung Electronics sells fewer of its own smartphones, the South Korean group’s components businesses are under pressure to pick up the slack and (...)

Job fair at Donghua University in Shanghai: China has a roaring domestic market in technology.  Photograph: Reuters/Carlos Barria

In the year-end predictions game most technology forecasts tend to be either blue-sky or boring, flights of imagination or a firm grasp of the obvious(...)

On the move: 102.66 million mobile phones were sold in China in the third quarter of 2013 – a 54.5 per cent increase on the same period last year. photograph: darley shen/reuters

While the mobile phone market seems to have reached saturation point in many markets, China’s love affair with the portable phone remains ardent, as a(...)