b>TORONTO/b>: Research In Motion Ltd (RIM) named a pair of wireless industry veterans to senior management roles as it prepares for the make-or-break launch of its next-generation BlackBerry 10 smartphones later this year.
b>HONG KONG/BEIJING/b>: Apple Inc's share of China's booming smartphone market slipped for a second straight quarter in October-December, as it lost ground to cheaper local brands and as some shoppers held off until after the iPhone 4S launch last month.
b>HONG KONG/b>: When Huawei Technologies posts its annual results in April, they will likely show the unlisted Chinese firm has overtaken Sweden's Ericsson as the world's top-selling telecoms equipment maker.
b>MEXICO CITY/b>: Mexicans have been overcharged US$13.4bil (RM40.2bil) a year for phone and Internet services as the industry dominated by billionaire Carlos Slim gouges customers and keeps the economy from growing, a study said.
b>LAS VEGAS/b>: From the world's first eye-controlled laptop and a pet-tracking app to a glass-encased ultra-thin notebook, 2012's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) produced more than a few gems to point the way forward in technology.
GLOBAL spending on information technology (IT) will rise at the slowest pace in three years in 2012 as Europeans, worried about the region's sovereign debt crisis, are cutting back on investments, research firms said.