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  • Sales of phone-tablet 'phablet' hybrids to increase: Barclays

    Sales of phone-tablet 'phablet' hybrids to increase: Barclays

    Hybrid mobile devices, including smartphones and tablet computers sized between 5-7 inches, are forecast to gain strong growth in volume during the next three years, British bank Barclays said Wednesday.The bank estimates a compound annual growth rate of 65%-70% in the volume of these large-screen handsets from 2013 to 2015, driven by hardware upgrades in central processing units and displays, ...

Who's Who

  • Gao Hucheng (高虎城)

    Gao Hucheng (高虎城)

    Gao Hucheng became China's minister of commerce in 2013. A native of Shuozhou in Shanxi province, he was born in 1951 and joined the Communist Party ...

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