03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Plans To Sell iPhone In China Faces Major Setback

Apple's long march to world domination suffered a temporary setback yesterday as China Mobile, the largest phone operator in the world's most populous country, pulled out of talks aimed at launching the iPhone for its 350 million subscribers.

The two sides had failed to agree on the sort of revenue sharing deal that Apple's chief executive, Steve Jobs, has tied up in countries such as the US and UK, where the phone-cum-music player has been on sale since last year

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