Chinese iPhone talks halter

Posted by Mark Raby

Events in China and Germany this week suggest that CEO Steve Jobs might have to rethink the strategy, at least in parts of the world.

A Chinese newspaper reported Thursday that talks between Apple and China Mobile, China's largest wireless carrier, have stalled over the issue of revenue-sharing.

And in France and Germany, laws prevent the kind of monopolistic deal Apple has carved out with AT&T in the U.S. Apple and the carriers have responded by selling unlocked iPhones for roughly three times the cost of locked phones.

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