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Daily Archives: July 17, 2012

Eric Schmidt, on the left, and Peter Thiel debated at Fortune's tech conference in Aspen, Colorado, last night.

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Eric Schmidt, on the left, and Peter Thiel debated at Fortune's tech conference in Aspen, Colorado, last night.

Investor Thiel Goes on the Attack in Debate With Google’s Schmidt

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt were asked to take the stage last night to debate. But maybe Thiel heard “berate” instead. The early investor in Facebook dominated the discussion with denigrations of Google’s business. Schmidt...

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In the first quarter of this year, China became the world’s first country to have 1 billion mobile subscribers.

Photograph by Stephen Wilkes/Gallery Stock

In the first quarter of this year, China became the world’s first country to have 1 billion mobile subscribers.

China’s Potential Smartphone Base Could Double By 2017, Study Says

China, a country where 40 percent of households can afford a smartphone, is expected to double that number in five years as disposable incomes continue to grow, a new study said. By 2017, 80 percent of China’s households will be...

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