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GAPP Processes WoW Lich King Expansion

TGbus, 8/12/09

According to the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Press and Publication website, the World of Warcraft expansion pack "Wrath of the Lich King" has been submitted to and accepted by China's General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) for review.   Read More...

Tencent Casual Game Hits New PCU

Tencent PR, 8/11/09

Online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) announced yesterday that peak concurrent users (PCU) of its game QQ Speed has reached 800,000.   Read More...

Xunlei Stakes Future on Online Video Business

Information Times, 8/12/09

Online video service and download software developer Xunlei has announced it is restructuring its video and entertainment services, merging its "Xunlei Online" entertainment news platform into its "Xunlei Kankan" online video platform.   Read More...

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Alibaba, TaskCN Start Logo Design Promotion

Bianews, 8/12/09

Chinese B2B e-commerce platform Alibaba.com (1688.HK) has allied with online freelancer marketplace Taskcn to launch a promotional event called "My Logo, I Decide!" for which freelance graphic designers on Taskcn will compete to offer logo design services to member companies on Alibaba.   Read More...

HC International Records Q2 2009 Net Loss of RMB 924,000

HC International, 8/12/09

Chinese B2B e-commerce platform HC International (8292.HK) has announced its financial results for the second quarter and the six months ended June 30, 2009.   Read More...

360buy Launches Flat-Screen Promotion

Sohu IT, 8/12/09

Beijing-based IT products B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy will launch a flat-panel TV sales promotion from August 18, offering average discounts of up to 20% below traditional retail outlet prices on more than 100 TV models, in some cases cutting prices by as much as RMB 5,000.   Read More...

Netsun Toocle Annouces New B2B Platform

Sohu IT, 8/12/09

Chinese B2B e-commerce site Netsun Toocle (002095.SZ) announced today the launch of "Toocle Xiao Shengyi" (Toocle Small Trades) at www.31jmw.com, which it describes as "an online platform for forming business alliances and chain enterprises."   Read More...

Baidu Tests New Version of Map Service

CCID, 8/12/09

Chinese Internet company Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) has begun internal testing and small-volume external testing of the latest version of Baidu Maps.   Read More...

Google Releases Redesigned Chinese Interface for AdWords

Sohu IT, 8/12/09

Google has formally released a new Chinese language interface for Google AdWords.   Read More...

Sichuan Unicom, 028114.com to Launch Restaurant Directory

West China Metropolis Daily, 8/12/09

Sichuan Unicom's 116114 directory service and local search engine Souduwang ("Search Chengdu," www.028114.com) have signed a partnership agreement to jointly construct a Chengdu restaurant reservation center, which will open to the public after adjustments to and testing of the system are completed.   Read More...

China.com Q2 Net Profit Down 96% YoY

China.com, 8/10/09

Chinese portal operator China.com (8006.HK), a subsidiary of CDC Corporation (Nasdaq: CHINA), has announced its unaudited financial results for Q2 2009 and H1 2009, with net revenues reaching HKD 23.9 mln for Q2, down 31% year-on-year but up 27% quarter-on-quarter; with net revenue reaching HKD 42.6 mln for H1, down 25% year-on-year.   Read More...

China Education Alliance Q2 2009 Net Profit Up 95%

PR Newswire Asia, 8/11/09

Chinese online and on-site education provider China Education Alliance (NYSE Amex: CEU) has announced its financial results for Q2 2009 and H1 2009.   Read More...

Shanda Sued for Copyright Infringement

National Business Daily, 8/12/09

Chinese online gaming and entertainment platform provider Shanda's (Nasdaq: SNDA) EZ Pod product, manufactured by Shanghai's Shanda Computers and loaded with software provided by Shanda Networking, is now the focus of a lawsuit from Beijing-based Star Image Media.   Read More...

Tencent Q2 2009 Net Profit Up 84% YoY

Tencent, 8/12/09

Chinese Internet, mobile and telecommunications value-added services provider Tencent (0700.HK) has announced its unaudited financial results for Q2 and H1 2009 ended June 30, 2009.   Read More...

Tencent to Release New Version of QQ Dancer

17173.com, 8/12/09

Online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will release a new version of its casual dancing game, QQ Dancer, on August 13, called "Zhen Ai Jiang Lin", with new play modes, virtual items, outfits and 16 songs.   Read More...

Giant to Release First Expansion Pack for ZT Classic

17173.com, 8/12/09

Online game developer and operator Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) has announced that it will release the first expansion pack for the classic version of its MMORPG ZT Online at the end of this month.   Read More...

Changyou to Release New Version of TLBB at Year-End

Tencent Tech, 8/12/09

Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU) online gaming subsidiary Changyou (Nasdaq: CYOU) has announced that it will release a new version of its MMORPG Tian Long Ba Bu at the end of this year.   Read More...

CDC Games Plans September Commercial Launch of MMO

Sina Tech, 8/12/09

CDC Corporation's (Nasdaq: CHINA) online game subsidiary, CDC Games, has announced that it completed closed beta testing of its 3D fantasy MMORPG Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar today.   Read More...

Snail Game VP Reveals H2 Game Pipeline

17173.com, 8/11/09

Suzhou-based online game developer Snail Game VP He Yixi has said that the company is currently in development on 5 games, and is in the planning stages for 3 others.   Read More...

Gamania to Beta Warrior Epic in October

17173.com, 8/12/09

Ye Zhihui, sales department supervisor at Taiwan-based online game developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment, revealed that the company plans to begin beta testing in Mainland China of recently licensed game Warrior Epic, an American fantasy MMORPG whose story is set in an ancient kingdom.   Read More...

New Broadband Alliance Acquires Baiyouhui

DoNews, 8/11/09

Prepaid online game card distributor New Broadband Alliance Digital has confirmed its acquisition of Shenzhen-based online game operator Baiyouhui Network Technology, thereby joining the online game operation industry.   Read More...

 
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