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Tencent Acquires 4% Stake in iCafe8

DoNews, 11/16/11

Shenzhen-based internet firm Tencent (0700.HK) and Internet café platform operator Hangzhou Shunwang Technology (iCafe8) (300113.SZ) announced yesterday that Tencent has acquired a 3.98% stake in iCafe8 for RMB 130 mln.   Read More...

Baidu Blacklists Select Medical Terms from Paid Search

CCID, 11/17/11

A spokesperson from Chinese internet company Baidu's (Nasdaq: BIDU) sales supervision department has revealed that several thousand keywords related to illnesses and pharmaceuticals have been banned from Baidu's paid search rankings.   Read More...

Qihoo 360 Wins USD 2.7 Mln Settlement from Baidu

Sohu IT, 11/17/11

Zhou Hongyi, CEO of Chinese online security software developer Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU), revealed during the company's Q3 2011 earnings call yesterday that the company received USD 2.7 mln from Chinese internet company Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) in an out-of-court settlement.   Read More...

Alipay Launches C2C Payment Platform

DoNews, 11/17/11

Chinese third-party payment processor Alipay has released a new C2C platform, "Yi Zhuanrang" ("Easy Transfer"), that allows individual users to post items for sale for other users to purchase using Alipay.   Read More...

Panguso Releases PC, Mobile Clients

Sina Tech, 11/16/11

Panguso.com, the national-level online and mobile search engine developed by China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) and Xinhua News Agency, has released desktop and mobile applications and upgraded its website.   Read More...

Legal OS Pre-installed in 98% of PCs Shipped in China

Xinhuanet, 11/17/11

Han Jun, deputy head of the Department of Science & Technology at China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), recently announced at the 2011 China Software Technology Conference in Beijing that 98.1% of computers shipped in China in 2010 had genuine operating systems pre-installed.   Read More...

 

Wireless

China Mobile, Unicom to Support SIM-Based NFC

Sohu, 11/17/11

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) and China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) recently announced at the 2011 GSMA Mobile Asia Congress in Hong Kong that both will support SIM-based near field communications (NFC).   Read More...

China Unicom, Balintimes Deploy Out-of-Home Display Hotspots

Sina Tech, 11/17/11

China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH), Ericsson, and Guangzhou-based out-of-home display advertising firm Balintimes have signed a letter of intent to jointly deploy Wi-Fi and 3G mobile internet access in public spaces via Balintimes out-of-home display ads.   Read More...

China Mobile to Launch English Version of App Store

Netease Tech, 11/16/11

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) has announced its Mobile Market app store will become accessible to all mainland China mobile users as well as launch an English-language version in 2012.   Read More...

ZTE Reduces Nationz Stake to 5.4%

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, 11/16/11

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) has announced it disposed of 5 mln shares of security and telecommunications chip manufacturer Nationz Technologies (300077.SZ) from November 14-15 via bulk trading system at an average selling price of RMB 24.4 per share.   Read More...

 

Internet

Qihoo 360 Q3 2011 Profit Up 186% YoY

PR Newswire Asia, 11/17/11

Chinese online security software developer Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) today reported its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.   Read More...

Netease Q3 2011 Profit Up 41% YoY

PR Newswire Asia, 11/17/11

Chinese internet firm Netease (Nasdaq: NTES) today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.   Read More...

Youku Q3 2011 Loss Nearly RMB 48 Mln

Youku, 11/16/11

Chinese online video site Youku (NYSE: YOKU) today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.   Read More...

Flash Game Portal 7K7K Partners with Tudou

CCID, 11/17/11

Chinese flash mini-game portal 7K7K.com recently announced a mutual content partnership with online video site Tudou (Nasdaq: TUDO), which will provide 7K7K with video technical support in return for promoting Tudou content.   Read More...

Dangdang Records RMB 73 Mln Q3 2011 Loss

PR Newswire Asia, 11/16/11

Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE: DANG) today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.   Read More...

Meilishuo Third-Round Funding Reaches USD 20 Mln

Sina Tech, 11/16/11

Fashion e-commerce SNS Meilishuo.com revealed yesterday that it has obtained RMB 20 mln in third-round funding.   Read More...

Sequoia Confirms Investment in 360Buy

China Business News, 11/17/11

Neil Shen, managing partner of Sequoia Capital China, has confirmed Sequoia, Russian investment group Digital Sky Technologies, and other investors acquired shares in Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy early this year, although he declined to reveal the exact extent of the investment.   Read More...

Chengdu Targets RMB 500 Mln in E-Commerce Transactions by 2015

China Business News, 11/17/11

Zhang Jinquan, deputy director of the Chengdu Bureau of Commerce, said Chengdu has set a transaction volume target of RMB 500 bln by 2015.   Read More...

China Distance Education Q4 FY2011 Loss Exceeds USD 4 Mln

PR Newswire Asia, 11/17/11

Chinese online education provider China Distance Education Holdings Limited (CDEL) (NYSE: DL) reported today its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2011.   Read More...

Ambow Appoints CSO, CFO

Ambow, 11/16/11

Chinese education service firm Ambow Education Group (NYSE: AMBO) today announced that Jenny Zhan (Zhan Huimin) has been appointed as Chief Strategy Officer and will report to CEO Huang Jin effective immediately.   Read More...

Taomee Licenses American Casual Game

People.com.cn, 11/17/11

Shanghai-based children's virtual world developer and operator Taomee (NYSE: TAOM) has announced that it has licensed the mainland China operating rights to casual game Wizard 101 from American online game developer KingsIsle Entertainment.   Read More...

Netease to Begin CB of MMO

Sina Games, 11/17/11

Chinese online game developer and operator Netease (Nasdaq: NTES) has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D turn-based MMORPG Legend of Fairy on December 2.   Read More...

Changyou to Open New Servers for FPS

People.com.cn, 11/17/11

Chinese online game developer and operator Changyou (Nasdaq: CYOU), a subsidiary of Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), has announced that it will open two new servers for its licensed first person shooter (FPS) Battlefield Online on November 17.   Read More...

Goldcool to Open New Server for MMO

17173.com, 11/17/11

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Goldcool, a subsidiary of Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME), has announced that it will open a new server for its self-developed MMORPG Hades Realm II on November 18.   Read More...

Dacheng to Release New Version of MMO

17173.com, 11/17/11

Shanghai-based online game operator Dacheng Network, a subsidiary of KongZhong (Nasdaq: KONG), has announced that it will release a new version of its self-developed 3D fantasy MMORPG Trinity Blood on November 25, titled "Yaoshi Laixi."   Read More...

Kingsoft to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 11/17/11

Chinese online game developer and operator Kingsoft (3888.HK) has announced that it will soon begin closed beta testing of its self-developed western fantasy MMORPG Cangqiong Zhi Nu.   Read More...

Tian Zhi Xing to Begin Initial Technical Test of Browser Game

17173.com, 11/17/11

Fujian-based online game developer and operator Tian Zhi Xing Network Technology has announced that it will begin initial technical testing of its self-developed fantasy turn-based browser game Tianxing Baobei on November 17.   Read More...

Youjia to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 11/17/11

Xiamen-based online game developer and operator Youjia Network has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its licensed 3D MMORPG Shushan Shenhua on November 17.   Read More...

Bazhuayu to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 11/17/11

Fuzhou-based online game developer and operator Bazhuayu Network Technology has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its licensed 3D cartoon-style MMORPG Luna2 on November 19.   Read More...

Kingworld to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 11/17/11

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Kingworld Technology has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed Three Kingdoms-themed 3D MMORPG Sanguo on December 1.   Read More...

Woobest to Begin Initial CB of MMO

17173.com, 11/17/11

Xiamen-based online game developer and operator Woobest Network Technology has announced that it will begin initial closed beta testing of its licensed turn-based MMORPG Dongfang Gushi on December 20.   Read More...

 

Television

VisionChina Responds to Call for CEO to Resign

VisionChina, 11/16/11

Chinese mass-transit digital advertising operator VisionChina Media (Nasdaq: VISN) today announced its Board of Directors has, by way of formal resolution, given a vote of confidence in support of the company's co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer Li Limin.   Read More...

Chongqing Cable TV Launches Local Information Service

People.com.cn, 11/17/11

Chongqing Cable TV Network recently launched a "TV Manager" service for local residential complexes.   Read More...

Topway Lends Cable TV Subsidiary RMB 15 Mln

Cnstock.com, 11/17/11

Chinese cable TV operator Topway (002238.SZ) has announced that its board of directors has approved a proposal to provide Shenzhen-based wholly-owned cable TV subsidiary Tianming Broadcast & TV Network with a six-month RMB 15 mln loan to operational turnover.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

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