Asia Briefs: Huawei’s smartphone shipments rise 28% in Q1, Telstra finalises Pacnet acquisition & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: Huawei’s smartphone shipments rise 28% in Q1 Huawei’s smartphone shipments in Q1 increased 28 per cent year-on-year to 17.5 million units, with …

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Chinese giant plans payment app

China UnionPay, the government-owned clearing house for credit card transactions, is planning to launch an Android payment app at the back end of 2015, in a move to head off the competitive threat from Alibaba’s Alipay unit, among others. According …

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