A week in China tech
The government is to issue new regulations on telecommunications aimed at clarifying the handling of foreign investment and domestic market disputes. The planned new rules, announced by Su Jinsheng, director of the Telecommunication Administration Bureau of the Ministry of Information Industry, promise to address some pressing issues in China's huge and rapidly-changing telecom sector.
ST Microelectronics NV to license TD-SCDMA technology to develop chip components for future phones using TD-SCDMA, or time division synchronous code division multiple access, technology. TD-SCDMA has the firm backing of China's government, which oversees the world's largest mobile-phone market....