Secret Backdoor in Some U.S. Phones Sent Data to China, Analysts Say

Matt Apuzzo and Michael Schmidt
New York Times
Security contractors discovered preinstalled software in some Android phones that monitors where users go, whom they talk to and what they write in texts

The Changing State of Smartphone Competition in China

Bill Bishop
Deal Book
Xiaomi has released a new Android phone so agressively priced, it could cause damage to competitors and other component suppliers. Consequently, Apple’s iPhone is no longer the most sought out phone in the country. 

Google’s Greater China President Steps Down

Paul Carsten
Google Inc. said on Monday that its vice-president and Greater China president, Liu Yun, has stepped down to be replaced by Scott Beaumont, who currently runs the company’s partnerships business in Europe.&...