Breakfast links: Apple's Chinese designs

Plus: Sony's insurance company balks

Apple is about to move into

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The Apple Store in Beijing

China in a big way, with the #1 and #3 mobile carriers there currently duking it out over who can give a better deal on the iPhone. The Asia-Pacific region now accounts for about 20 percent of Apple's revenue. [Reuters]

•Meanwhile, Samsung's smartphone business may have just passed both Apple and Nokia. [Bloomberg]

Sony's insurers would really rather not pay for claims filed against in the wake of the spate of hacking attacks against it. [BBC]

•Are declining sales of Windows 7 directly attributable to the growing popularity of tablets? Sure, why not, says Goldman Sachs. [IW]

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