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Tencent SNS QZone to Shift Away from Games

Cnstock, 5/27/10

Shenzhen-based internet company Tencent (0700.HK) recently announced that it will roll out a major update for its social networking site QZone and shift strategic focus away from social games.   Read More...

China's MoC to Issue Regulations for Online Games

ChinaNews.com.cn, 5/26/10

China's Ministry of Culture (MoC) is preparing to release the "Interim Regulations for Online Game Management," which will further clarify rules regarding entrance requirements and content management for online gaming organizations.   Read More...

Acer, Founder Announce Strategic Partnership

Sohu IT, 5/27/10

Taiwanese PC maker Acer and mainland computer maker Founder Technology Group (600601.SH) announced recently that they have formed a strategic partnership.   Read More...

China Telecom Unveils Timetable for 100G Fiber

Sina Tech, 5/26/10

Zhang Chengliang, deputy chief engineer at China Telecom's (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) Beijing research institute, said at the OptiNet China conference in Beijing on May 26 that China Telecom could start laboratory testing of 100 Gbps wave-division multiplexing (WDM) networks in 2012, with on-site trials to begin in 2013 and large-scale applications in 2014.   Read More...

Shanda to Localize Mochi Media for China

GameLook, 5/27/10

On May 26, Chinese internet gaming company Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME) hosted a new product press conference for its 2010 AllStar product offerings at the Shanghai Concert Hall.   Read More...

Shenzhen Handset Distributor Aisidi to IPO Tomorrow

Sina Tech, 5/27/10

Shenzhen-based handset distributor Aisidi Industry announced in a public filing on the evening of May 26 that it will list publicly on May 28 with an offering of 40 mln shares at RMB 45 per share, to raise a total of RMB 1.8 bln.   Read More...

 

Telecom

China's FTTx to Reach 33 Mln Lines in 2010

CCTIME, 5/27/10

Mao Qian, director of the China Institute of Communications' committee for optical communications, predicted that the number of fiber optical broadband lines in China will reach 33 mln this year.   Read More...

Fujian's Star-net Relaunches IPO

Securities Times, 5/27/10

Fujian-based telecom equipment manufacturer Star-net Communication relaunched its IPO yesterday after receiving final approval.   Read More...

UTStarcom Completes Sale of Hangzhou Facility

PR Newswire Asia, 5/26/10

Chinese network solutions provider UTStarcom (Nasdaq: UTSI) today announced that the title has been transferred to the buyer in relation to its previously announced sale of its facility in Hangzhou, China to the Zhongnan Group of Companies.   Read More...

Huawei Provides Beijing Unicom with VIG Solution

Huawei PR, 5/27/10

Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei today announced that it has deployed an integrated solution for providing multi-media video communications between mobile callers and traditional fixed-line customers using a VIG (video interworking gateway) for Beijing Unicom, a subsidiary of China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH).   Read More...

 

Wireless

China Mobile, Far EasTone Team on Calling Plan

Netease Tech, 5/27/10

Taiwanese media report that local telecom operator Far EasTone and China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) launched the "Taishang 99" calling plan on May 26, aimed at the Taiwanese business subscribers responsible for the total 4.5 mln business trips made from Taiwan to the Chinese Mainland every year.   Read More...

Rumor: China Mobile to Begin PTN Tender in June

CWW, 5/27/10

According to an industry insider, China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) will begin the second round of PTN equipment procurement around June, and has simultaneously halted purchases of MSTP equipment.   Read More...

SK Telecom to Build Wireless City in Chengdu via JV

The Beijing News, 5/27/10

South Korean telecom operator SK Telecom announced yesterday the creation of a "Intelligent City" operations joint venture with China Railway Erju in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.   Read More...

SARFT Approves Hangzhou 3G Mobile TV Platform

SARFT, 5/27/10

The network department of China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) has inspected and approved Hangzhou Culture Radio and Television Group's 3G audiovisual program integrated broadcasting and content service platform.   Read More...

UC Enters Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia Markets

Sina Tech, 5/27/10

Guangzhou-based mobile browser developer UC Mobile today formed a global strategic partnership with Eastern European wireless value-added service provider i-Free.   Read More...

ST-Ericsson Releases TD-HSPA Handset Platform

ST-Ericsson PR, 5/27/10

ST-Ericsson, the joint venture between Ericsson and STMicroelectronics, has launched a new platform, the T6718, that will enable TD-SCDMA handset manufacturers to build feature-rich handsets with high-speed internet capabilities.   Read More...

 

Internet

QQ Embeds China Unicom Service Center

CCID, 5/27/10

Chinese internet company Tencent's (0700.HK) TenPay online payment system will partner with China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) to add a new "Online Service Center" module to the "QQ Wallet" section of the QQ client application, allowing QQ users to open QQ Wallet to recharge their mobile phone accounts, purchase SIM cards, or buy mobile phones.   Read More...

MoC Approves Children's Social Sites Aobi, 51mole

Wabei, 5/26/10

According to information released on the online game approval information site of China's Ministry of Culture (MoC), Guangzhou-based children's SNS portal operator Baitian Information Technology Ltd. received approval for its SNS Aobi.com on March 8, and Shanghai-based children's SNS operator Taomee received approval for its SNS 51mole.com on May 13.   Read More...

56.com to Host Content from Umiwi

Sina Tech, 5/27/10

Chinese online video site 56.com has signed a strategic agreement with online video platform Umiwi.com.   Read More...

Youku Launches World Cup Promotional Campaign

Youku.com, 5/27/10

Chinese video site Youku has officially launched a nationwide campaign to discover China's top amateur football commentators and most skilled amateur footballers ahead of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa this June.   Read More...

Expedia to Invest USD 50 Mln in China by 2011

Sohu IT, 5/26/10

CEO Dara Khosrowshahi recently said that American online travel company Expedia will invest USD 50 mln in the China online travel market by 2011 and may continue to acquire Chinese internet companies in the second half of this year.   Read More...

Mecoxlane: New Warehouses to Begin Operations

Sohu IT, 5/27/10

Chinese B2C mail-order e-commerce company Mecoxlane has announced that its warehouses in Beijing and Guangzhou will soon begin operation.   Read More...

Qunar Partners with China Youth Hostel Association

Chinabyte, 5/27/10

Chinese travel services site Qunar.com has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Beijing-based China Youth Hostel Association (UTELS).   Read More...

ChinaNet Online Appoints New COO

PRNewswire-Asia, 5/26/10

Chinese online and TV advertising firm ChinaNet Online Holdings (NYSE Amex: CNET) has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Chu Kai as Chief Operating Officer and Secretary of the Company, effective May 12, 2010.   Read More...

Linekong Overseas Revenue to Hit USD 10 Mln This Year

Sohu IT, 5/27/10

CEO Wang Feng has revealed that online game developer and operator Linekong expects overseas revenue to reach USD 10 mln before the end of 2010.   Read More...

Shanda to Open New Servers for MMO

Tencent Games, 5/27/10

Online game developer and operator Chengdu Simo Technology, a subsidiary of Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME), has announced that it will open two new servers for its self-developed 3D MMORPG Luvinia Online on May 28.   Read More...

Shanda to Begin Second-Round CB of MMO

People.com, 5/27/10

Online game developer and operator Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME) has announced that it will begin second-round closed beta testing of its licensed 3D MMORPG Dragon Nest on June 17.   Read More...

Dacheng to Open New Servers for MMO

Tencent Games, 5/27/10

Online game operator Shanghai Dacheng Network, a subsidiary of KongZhong (Nasdaq: KONG), has announced that it will open two new servers for its self-developed 3D MMORPG Loong on May 28.   Read More...

Netease to Begin OB of MMO

Tencent Games, 5/27/10

Online game developer and operator Netease (Nasdaq: NTES) has announced that it will begin open beta testing for a 2010 upgrade version of its self-developed 3D fantasy flying MMORPG New Fly for Fun, titled "Mi Huan Wang Zi" on June 4.   Read More...

Tencent to Open New Servers for MMO

17173.com, 5/27/10

Online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will open two new servers for its self-developed Chinese fantasy MMORPG, Fantastic Melody Online on May 29.   Read More...

Tencent to Release Seventh Chapter of MMO

People.com, 5/27/10

Online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) announced that it has released the seventh chapter of its licensed MMORPG Dungeon and Fighter today, with new system, occupations and maps.   Read More...

Wentian to Begin Second-Round CB of MMO

Tencent Games, 5/26/10

Shanxi-based online game developer and operator Wentian Technology Development has announced that it will begin new-round closed beta testing of its self-developed 2.5D MMORPG Xian shortly.   Read More...

Jinshan Duoyi to Release New Version of MMO

Tencent Games, 5/27/10

Online game developer and operator Guangzhou Jinshan Duoyi Network Technology has announced that it will release a new version of its self-developed fantasy turn-based MMORPG Xiaoyao Chuanshuo on June 1, titled "San Da Bai Gu Jing."   Read More...

Dynamic Vanguard to Begin Initial Limited CB of MMO

TTS8.com, 5/27/10

Chinese online game developer and operator Haikou Dynamic Vanguard Network Technology has announced that it will begin initial closed beta testing of its self-developed 2.5D browser game Super Star Online on June 1.   Read More...

 

Television

Shaanxi Broadcast & TV Network Obtains VOD License

Netease Tech, 5/27/10

Shaanxi Broadcast & TV Network Intermediary (600831.SH) has released a public notice announcing that it has obtained a Broadcast Television Video-On-Demand Business License from China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT).   Read More...

Charm Communication Q1 2010 Profit Up 803% YoY

Charm PR, 5/27/10

Chinese TV advertising firm Charm Communications (Nasdaq: CHRM) today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

Lenovo Records FY2009/10 Profit of USD 129 Mln

Hong Kong Exchange, 5/27/10

Chinese laptop and PC manufacturer Lenovo (0992.HK) has issued its audited earnings report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010, with total sales reaching USD 16.6 bln, up 11.4% YoY.   Read More...

Tongfang to Release CMMB Notebooks, Netbooks

DVBCN, 5/27/10

Beijing-based high-tech conglomerate Tsinghua Tongfang's (600100.SH) PC market division has confirmed industry rumors that it will soon release several notebooks supporting the CMMB mobile TV standard.   Read More...

CSST Announces Pricing for 15 Mln Share Offering

PR Newswire, 5/26/10

Chinese digital surveillance provider China Security & Surveillance Technology (CSST) (NYSE: CSR) announced today the pricing of its offering of 15 mln shares of its common stock at USD 4.00 per share.   Read More...

 
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