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Demand for TD-SCDMA Chipsets Soars in H2 2011

Sina Tech, 9/30/11

Sun Yuwang, president of Chinese TD-SCDMA chip maker and Datang Group subsidiary Leadcore Technology, recently divulged that while sales of TD-SCDMA chips slackened in H1 2011, demand is soaring in H2 2011 for chips from Leadcore and its competitors.   Read More...

China Telecom Launches Four RMB-1,000 3G Smartphones

Netease Tech, 9/30/11

China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) is in the process of releasing its first four RMB 1,000 3G smartphones - the Huawei C8560, ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) N760, Coolpad 5820, and Lenovo (0992.HK) A68e.   Read More...

Qihoo 360 Sues Kingsoft Network Technology CEO

Sina Tech, 9/30/11

Chinese online security and anti-virus software company Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) has filed a lawsuit in the High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region yesterday against Fu Sheng, the former Qihoo 360 senior executive and current CEO of rival anti-virus software company Kingsoft Network Technology.   Read More...

Rumor: Sina Testing QQ-Type Account Numbers

DoNews, 9/29/11

Chinese internet company Sina (Nasdaq: SINA) has reportedly begun internal testing of its secret "Weihao" user ID system, which provides users with an account number similar to rival Tencent's (0700.HK) QQ numbers.   Read More...

Giant Licenses Browser Game to Korean Operator

Tencent Tech, 9/29/11

Chinese online game developer and operator Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) has announced that it licensed the Korean operating rights to its self-developed medieval strategy browser game The Golden Land to Korean online game developer and operator NCSoft.   Read More...

Wangpiao to Raise Seven-Digit RMB Sum in Second-Round Funding

DoNews, 9/30/11

Jiang Chunyang, CEO of Beijing online film ticket vendor Jietong Wuxian Technology (Wangpiao.com), has announced Wangpiao will soon complete seven-figure RMB second-round funding.   Read More...

Marbridge on Holiday October 1-7

Marbridge Consulting, 9/30/11

Marbridge will be closed October 1-7 in observance of the Chinese National Day holidays.   Read More...

 

Telecom

ZTE Builds 10G EPON for US Firm Qoncert

ZTE, 9/29/11

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) today announced it has built a symmetrical commercial 10 gigabit Ethernet passive optical network (EPON) network for US system integration provider Qoncert.   Read More...

 

Wireless

Xiaomi, China Unicom Discuss Operator-Customized Handset

Sina Tech, 9/30/11

Yu Yingtao, GM of China Unicom's (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) marketing division, recently visited handset vendor Xiaomi to discuss the possibility of an operator-customized Xiaomi handset, according to Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun.   Read More...

Rumor: China Mobile Parent Establishes Board of Directors

Beijing Times, 9/30/11

According to industry sources, China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) parent China Mobile Communications Corporation yesterday officially established a corporate board.   Read More...

Innofidei, Huawei Partner on TD-LTE

Tencent Tech, 9/30/11

Beijing-based CMMB and baseband chipset developer Innofidei and Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Huawei recently signed a strategic partnership agreement for cooperation in TD-LTE strategy, branding, technology, sales and marketing, and development.   Read More...

Rumor: Qihoo 360 Develops PC Version of Mobile IM Client

Sina Tech, 9/30/11

Chinese online security software developer Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) is reportedly developing a browser edition of its recently released VoIP and IM mobile application Kouxin, according to leaked screenshots.   Read More...

Baidu Releases Mobile Clients for Baidu Knows

Tencent Tech, 9/30/11

Chinese internet company Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) today released mobile applications for its Baidu Knows Q&A platform with support for devices using iOS 3.1.3 or later or Android 1.6 and up.   Read More...

KongZhong to Repurchase USD 15 Mln in Shares

KongZhong, 9/29/11

Chinese mobile Internet and online gaming company KongZhong (Nasdaq: KONG) today announced that its board of directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to USD 15 mln worth of American Depositary Shares (ADSs).   Read More...

Huawei Wins Softbank TD-LTE AXGP Supply Contract

Huawei PR, 9/29/11

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Huawei today announced that it has been selected by Wireless City Planning (WCP), a subsidiary of Japanese mobile operator Softbank, to deploy a large-scale TD-LTE compatible AXGP (Advanced eXtended Global Platform) commercial network in Japan.   Read More...

Nationz Estimates Q1-Q3 2011 Profit Down 50-60% YoY

Shenzhen Stock Exchange, 9/30/11

Chinese security and telecommunications chip manufacturer Nationz Technologies (300077.SZ) has announced its preliminary unaudited fiscal estimates for the first three quarters of 2011, with profit for the January to September period falling 50-60% YoY to RMB 63-70 mln, compared to RMB 144.79 mln in Q1-Q3 2010.   Read More...

Jingwei Sells Beijing Ad Firm to CEO

PR Newswire Asia, 9/29/11

Shenzhen-based data mining and mobile interactive marketing firm Jingwei International (Nasdaq: JNGW) today announced that subsidiary New Yulong IT will sell 100% of Beijing New Media Advertising to George Du, the CEO, president and chairman of Jingwei, for USD 858,149.   Read More...

 

Internet

China's Internet Users Exceed 500 Mln

Xinhuanet, 9/29/11

China's internet user base has surpassed the 500 mln mark, with a penetration rate approaching 40%, according to Wang Chen, director of China's State Council Information Office (SCIO) and State Internet Information Office (SIIO).   Read More...

Tencent to Build RMB 1.8 Bln R&D Center in Shenzhen

17173.com, 9/30/11

Chinese internet giant Tencent (0700.HK) has begun construction of a RMB 1.8 bln animation, gaming, mobile internet, and search R&D center in Shenzhen.   Read More...

Qihoo 360 Loses Appeal in Lawsuit against Tencent

China Business News, 9/30/11

On September 29, the Beijing No.2 Intermediate People's Court issued a final ruling in Chinese internet giant Tencent's (0700.HK) unfair competition suit against rival anti-virus software maker Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU).   Read More...

Auto Parts Group Buy Site 17Qipei to Launch Next Week

Beijing Times, 9/30/11

Chinese automobile parts group buy site 17Qipei.com plans to officially launch on October 8.   Read More...

Renren Announces USD 150 Mln Share Repurchase Plan

PR Newswire Asia, 9/29/11

Beijing-based social networking site operator Renren (NYSE: RENN) today announced that its board of directors has authorized Renren to repurchase up to USD 150 mln of its own outstanding American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") within one year from September 29, 2011.   Read More...

The9, Webzen Settle Legal Dispute Over FPS

PR Newswire Asia, 9/30/11

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator The9 (Nasdaq: NCTY) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Red 5 Singapore, along with other subsidiaries of the The9, have entered into a series of agreements to obtain the license to first-person shooter Firefall from Korean online game developer and operator Webzen.   Read More...

Rumor: SmartCell Shifts from Online Games to Mobile Internet

SmartCell, 9/29/11

An industry insider claimed yesterday that Shanghai-based online game developer and operator SmartCell Technology would make major strategic adjustments across the board in the near future, shutting down its online gaming business and transitioning to become a mobile internet service developer and operator.   Read More...

17173 Releases 'Most Anticipated Games' Ranking

17173.com, 9/30/11

Chinese online gaming portal 17173 has released its "Most Anticipated Games" ranking for the week ending September 30, 2011, with ranking determined by votes cast online by players.   Read More...

9You to Begin Initial CB of MMO

17173.com, 9/30/11

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Everstar Online Entertainment (9You) has announced that it will begin initial closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Xuantian Zhi Jian on October 14.   Read More...

Lan Kong to Begin Initial CB of MMO

17173.com, 9/30/11

Guangzhou-based online game developer and operator Lan Kong Digital has announced that it will begin initial closed beta testing of its self-developed 2.5D cartoon-style MMORPG Lan Kong on October 14.   Read More...

 

Television

Qinghai Consolidates Radio, TV Stations

LMTW, 9/30/11

Qinghai People's Radio Station and Qinghai TV have officially merged to establish Qinghai Radio & TV after receiving State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) approval.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

Kingsoft Appoints New CFO

Kingsoft, 9/30/11

Chinese software and online entertainment company Kingsoft (3888.HK) today announced the appointment of Shun Tak Wong as CFO effective October 1, 2011, replacing Wang Donghui.   Read More...

Digital China to Develop Lanzhou ID Card System

Digital China, 9/30/11

Chinese IT services and system integration provider Digital China Holdings (0861.HK) today announced that it has formed a partnership with the Lanzhou municipal government to develop the "Lanzhou Citizen Card Project".   Read More...

Camelot Records Q3 2011 Loss of USD 47 Mln

Camelot, 11/30/11

Enterprise application services provider Camelot Information Systems (NYSE: CIS) has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2011, with net revenues up 1.9% YoY to USD 54.5 mln.   Read More...

 
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