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13.56MHz Favored in China's Contactless Payment Standards Battle

cn-comm, 4/14/11

Zhang Qi, director of the China Information Industry Trade Association (CIITA), announced at the China Mobile Payment Industry Summit in Beijing today that 13.56MHz was tentatively selected as China's national contactless payment standard in a meeting in November 2010 between government regulators, Chinese banking network China UnionPay and China's three major mobile operators.   Read More...

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Chinese Authorities Establish Contactless Payment Working Group

CCTIME, 4/14/11

Dai Xiaohui, deputy head of the Department of Science Technology at China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), today said that the People's Bank of China (PBoC) and MIIT will establish a joint working group to draft a uniform contactless payment standard and solve the current dispute over 2.4GHz and 13.56MHz standards.   Read More...

China Unicom Payment Subsidiary to Receive Business License

CCTIME, 4/14/11

Dai Renfei, head of the preparatory working group for China Unicom's (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) planned payment subsidiary, said that the operator expects to receive its business license next week.   Read More...

TelChina, China Mobile Partner on Mobile Payment Solution

PR Newswire Asia, 4/13/11

Telecom operator China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) and TelChina, the China strategic partner of UK-based ".Tel" top-level domain (TLD) suffix registry operator Telnic, have entered into a strategic relationship to create third-party payment services for .Tel users on China Mobile's CMPay mobile payment platform.   Read More...

Rumor: China Unicom to Launch Mobile Literature Package Plan

Sina Tech, 4/14/11

A spokesperson for China Unicom's (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) mobile literature base in Hunan said recently that the operator plans to launch a new option that allows subscribers to pay an additional RMB 5 per month to purchase eight books per month from 500 available titles.   Read More...

China Mobile Offfers Online Prepaid WLAN Packages

DoNews, 4/14/11

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) announced on its official microblog yesterday that it will soon make new RMB 2.5/hour, RMB 20/day, RMB 70/week, and RMB 200/month wireless local area network (WLAN) packages available for purchase online.   Read More...

Rumor: Digital China Begins Selling iPhone 4, iPad

Sohu IT, 4/14/11

An industry source claims that Chinese IT retailer Digital China Holdings (0861.HK) obtained the rights to sell the iPhone 4 in China last December, shortly after acquiring the sales rights to the iPad, and is currently offering both products in its Zhongguancun outlet in Beijing.   Read More...

VDisk Updates iOS Version, Adds Sina Microblog Video Sharing

CCTime, 4/14/11

Chinese internet company Sina's (Nasdaq: SINA) personal cloud storage product, VDisk, has released a new version of the VDisk iPhone client (version 1.1.1).   Read More...

NetQin Detects 101 New Android Mobile Viruses in Q1 2011

yesky.com, 4/14/11

Chinese mobile security solutions provider Netqin Technology recently published its Q1 2011 Global Android Handset Security Report, in which it cites statistics from the company's "Cloud Security" data analysis center showing that there were 101 new Android viruses in Q1 2011, as well as 1,014 malicious applications - growing at a rate of more than 300 new malware apps each month - affecting a total 2.53 mln users.   Read More...

Jiepang Registered Users Near 800K

DoNews, 4/14/11

David Liu, CEO of Chinese location-based service (LBS) provider Jiepang.com, recently revealed that the site is on the verge of surpassing 800,000 registered users.   Read More...

Zoom Obtains Qualcomm 3G Smartphone Licenses

Qualcomm PR, 4/13/11

Beijing-based telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Zoom Technologies (Nasdaq: ZOOM) has been awarded a worldwide, royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture, and sell WCDMA and TD-SCDMA products based on Qualcomm technology.   Read More...

TCL Communication March 2011 Shipments Up 42% YoY

PR Newswire Asia, 4/13/11

Chinese handset manufacturer TCL Communication Technology (2618.HK) today announced its unaudited handset and accessory shipment data for March 2011, with total shipments of handsets and accessories up 42.0% YoY to 3.21 mln units.   Read More...

Funtalk Investors Secure Equity Funding

PR Newswire Asia, 4/13/11

The consortium of investment firms behind the "going private" offer to Chinese mobile phone distributor Funtalk (Nasdaq: FTLK) has entered discussions with PAG Asia Capital, which has agreed in principle to provide the consortium with equity or equity-linked securities financing.   Read More...

Kingtone to Report Fiscal Results on Semi-Annual Basis

PR Newswire Asia, 4/13/11

Chinese wireless software solutions provider Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding (Nasdaq: KONE) today announced that, in agreement with the audit committee of its board of directors, it has decided to report its financial results on a semi-annual basis, starting with its 2011 fiscal year.   Read More...

NavInfo Q1 2011 Profit Up 58% YoY

Shenzhen Stock Exchange, 4/14/11

Beijing-based GPS navigation map supplier NavInfo (002405.SZ) has released its Q1 2011 fiscal report with revenue of RMB 214.18 mln, up 55.3% YoY.   Read More...

 
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