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Baidu Hooks E-Commerce Sites into Aladdin

DoNews, 7/23/10

Chinese online search company Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) has confirmed that it has begun trial operation of a commercial goods search service, now accepting data from a select group of invited e-commerce sites.   Read More...

Rumor: Dangdang to Acquire Mecoxlane, IPO

DoNews, 7/23/10

An industry source has revealed that Li Guoqing, co-president of Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang, met with CEO Gu Beichun of rival e-commerce company Mecoxlane at the start of July for private discussions that reportedly centered on a Dangdang acquisition of Mecoxlane and subsequent IPO.   Read More...

Youku Signs Films from HK, Korean Studios

BiaNews, 7/23/10

Chinese online video site Youku has announced that it has signed strategic partnership agreements with Hong Kong film studio Media Asia and Korea's CJ Entertainment, bringing over 100 of Media Asia's classic movies and 200 of CJ Entertainment's Korean films to Youku's movie channel.   Read More...

Internet

Rumor: Soufun Planning USD 300 Mln IPO

Sina Tech, 7/23/10

Chinese real estate search engine Soufun is reportedly making preparations for a U.S. IPO that could raise up to USD 300 mln, according to overseas media.   Read More...

Rumor: Zhaopin Management Fired

Sohu IT, 7/23/10

According to a source from within Chinese online recruitment firm Zhaopin, the company recently sent an email notifying all employees of senior management changes.   Read More...

Taobao to Support Gov't Piracy Crackdown

DoNews, 7/23/10

Chinese B2C and C2C e-commerce site Taobao has said that it intends to fully support the government's "Operation Sword-Net" piracy crackdown.   Read More...

Tencent Recruits Global Senior Talent

Qoocu.com, 7/21/10

Chinese internet company Tencent (0700.HK) has added a new English-language recruiting channel to its human resources website titled "Senior Talent - Global Recruiting" (hr.tencent.com/senior.php).   Read More...

Rumor: Game Site 4399 Up for Sale

BiaNews, 7/23/10

An industry source said today that Chinese browser game site 4399.com is currently seeking a buyer, and is asking a price of USD 100 mln.   Read More...

GAPP: WoW Expansion Pack Still Under Review

Sohu IT, 7/23/10

A spokesperson for China's General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) denied recent reports that "Wrath of the Lich King," the second expansion pack for "World of Warcraft," was about to pass a content review, saying that the expansion pack is still under review.   Read More...

Shanda Games Launches Outsourcing Platform

Sina Tech, 7/23/10

Chinese game developer and operator Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME) has launched a new outsourcing platform, visible at http://osp.sdo.com:8080, and will invite applications from outsourcing service providers.   Read More...

Shanda Games to Open New Servers for MMO

Tencent Games, 7/23/10

Online game developer and operator Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME), a subsidiary of Shanda Interactive (Nasdaq: SNDA), has announced that it will open four server farms with a total of 16 servers for its 3D MMORPG Dragon Nest on July 23.   Read More...

Goldcool to Begin CB of MMO New Version

17173.com, 7/23/10

Online game developer and operator Goldcool, a subsidiary of Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME), has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of a new version of its self-developed cartoon-style MMORPG Dukes and Lords (Zhu Hou) on July 23, titled "Hou Gong Ji."   Read More...

Giant Licenses MMO from Korea

Tencent Games, 7/23/10

Chinese online game developer and operator Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) has announced that it has licensed the Mainland China operating rights to 3D MMORPG Elsword from Korean developer KOG.   Read More...

Changyou to Open New Server for MMO

17173.com, 7/23/10

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Changyou (Nasdaq: CYOU), a subsidiary of Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), has announced that it will open a new server for its licensed 3D martial arts-themed MMORPG "Zhong Hua Ying Xiong" on July 23.   Read More...

Kingsoft to Open New Server for MMO

Tencent Games, 7/23/10

Chinese online game developer and operator Kingsoft (3888.HK) has announced that it will open a new server for its self-developed MMORPG The First Myth (International Version) on July 30.   Read More...

Kingsoft to Open New Server for MMO

Tencent Games, 7/22/10

Chinese online game developer and operator Kingsoft (3888.HK) has announced that it will open a new server for its self-developed 3D martial arts-themed MMORPG JX Online 3 on July 23.   Read More...

Powerleader to Open New Server for MMO

17173.com, 7/23/10

Shenzhen-based online game developer and operator Powerleader Network (a.k.a ZQGame) (300052.SZ) has announced that it will open a new server for its self-developed patriotic military-themed MMORPG Tiandao (Way of Heaven) on July 24.   Read More...

Powerleader Opens New Server for MMO

17173.com, 7/22/10

Shenzhen-based online game developer and operator Powerleader Network (a.k.a ZQGame) (300052.SZ) has announced that it opened a new server for its war-of-resistance themed MMORPG Liangjian (Bright Sword) on July 22.   Read More...

Powerleader to Open New Servers for MMO

Powerleader PR, 7/22/10

Shenzhen-based online game developer and operator Powerleader Network (a.k.a ZQGame) (300052.SZ) has announced that it opened eight new servers for its self-developed turn-based MMORPG Meng Hui Shan Hai on July 22.   Read More...

798Game to Begin Initial CB of MMO

17173.com, 7/23/10

798Game, the gaming unit of China TechFaith Wireless Communication (Nasdaq: CNTF) subsidiary 798 Entertainment (formerly One Net Entertainment), has announced that it will begin initial closed beta testing of its self-developed turn-based MMORPG Baxian Guohai (Eight Immortals Cross the Sea) in August.   Read More...

CINS to Begin OB of Licensed MMO

17173.com, 7/23/10

Chinese online game operator CINS Limited has announced that it will begin open beta testing of its licensed turn-based MMORPG, Stone Age 2, on August 2, with new maps and tasks.   Read More...

Baiyou to Begin CB of MMO

Tencent Games, 7/23/10

Chinese online game operator Baiyou has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its licensed 2.8D MMORPG Qingguo Qingcheng on August 12.   Read More...

Kylin to Begin Initial CB of MMO

People.com.cn, 7/23/10

Beijing-based game developer and operator Kylin has announced that it will begin initial closed beta testing of its self-developed, history-themed MMORPG Chinggis Khan II on August 10.   Read More...

Passion to Release New Expansion Pack for MMO

Sina Games, 7/22/10

Shanghai-based game developer and operator Passion Entertainment has announced that it will release a new expansion pack for its self-developed free-to-play 3D MMORPG Dragon Knight Online on July 28, titled "Long Qi Gui Lai."   Read More...

Guangzhou MMO Interactive to Begin Technical Test of MMO

17173.com, 7/23/10

Guangzhou-based online game developer and operator MMO Interactive Entertainment has announced that it will begin technical tests of its self-developed 3D turn-based MMORPG Liao Ge Zhai on August 3.   Read More...

Jooov to Begin CB of MMO

178 Games.com, 7/22/10

Online game developer and operator Chongqing Juwei Network, which operates under the brand name Jooov, has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D fantasy MMORPG Shenmo Zhuan on July 26.   Read More...

Beijing Qiren Kuaiyou to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 7/23/10

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Qiren Kuaiyou has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Tian Zhi Yi shortly.   Read More...

Dayou Shikong to Begin Limited CB of MMO

Dayou PR, 7/24/10

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Dayou Shikong has announced that it will begin limited closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D turn-based MMORPG Shi Qi Q Zhuan Online on July 24.   Read More...

 
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