Marbridge Daily

<- November 25, 2011 ->

Featured Articles

Baidu Restructures Mobile Internet Business

Tencent Tech, 11/25/11

Chinese internet company Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) recently made a major adjustment to its mobile internet business, promoting the former mobile internet business division to the new mobile/cloud platform division, which will be overseen by VP for technology Wang Jin.   Read More...

Rumor: Tencent to Invest USD 8-Figure Sum in Roboo

Ce.cn, 11/25/11

An industry insider revealed recently that Shenzhen-based internet company Tencent (0700.HK) is preparing to invest an eight-figure USD sum in mobile search provider Roboo.   Read More...

Rumor: NDRC Dispenses RMB 660 Mln in Cloud Subsidies

China Securities Journal, 11/25/11

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) distributed the first batch of cloud computing industry subsidies - totaling RMB 660 mln - last month to more than 10 firms involved in 15 pilot projects in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, and Wuxi.   Read More...

Chinese Communist Party Appoints New CCTV Head

Xinhuanet, 11/24/11

The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) has appointed Hu Zhanfan as head of China Central Television (CCTV), replacing Jiao Li who will be assigned a new post.   Read More...

Rumor: Chongqing Cable TV Develops SNS, Multi-Screen Services

Dvbcn.com, 11/25/11

Chongqing Cable TV plans to launch a social network and multi-screen viewing services in H2 2012, according to a source within the cable TV operator.   Read More...

IM 2.0 Launches Social Product Recommendation Site

Tencent Tech, 11/25/11

Beijing-based new media marketing firm IM 2.0 Interactive today launched a social product recommendation platform, Zhimei.com.   Read More...

 

Telecom

China Mobile Invests RMB 12 Mln in Harbin Data Center

Harbin News, 11/25/11

China Mobile's (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) Harbin subsidiary announced a new data center in the Pingfang district of the city yesterday.   Read More...

UK Tribunal Clears Huawei of Racial Discrimination

Chinanews.com, 11/25/11

The Southampton Employment Tribunal has cleared Huawei on charges of racial discrimination in its UK hiring practices.   Read More...

Huawei Chooses SDG as European Distributor

SDG, 11/24/11

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Huawei has selected European firm Specialist Distribution Group (SDG) to distribute its enterprise product portfolio in the UK, the Netherlands, and France.   Read More...

 

Wireless

Rumor: Jiangsu Telecom Advertises iPhone 4S

Netease Tech, 11/24/11

An internet user who walked past a Jiangsu Telecom service center last night posted a photograph on his microblog of posters promoting the iPhone 4S to Jiangsu Telecom subscribers.   Read More...

China Mobile, Motorola Unveil 3G Smartphone

Motorola Mobility PR, 11/25/11

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) and Motorola Mobility have released an operator-customized TD-SCDMA Android smartphone, the Moto MT917.   Read More...

Geeya to Establish M2M Base in Chengdu

Hc360.com, 11/25/11

Chinese broadcasting system management products provider Chengdu Geeya Technology (300028.SZ) has signed a letter of intent with the government of Shuangliu County in Chengdu, Sichuan Province to construct an M2M base that will develop various technologies for smart homes, product quality tracking systems, and security and healthcare M2M solutions.   Read More...

360Buy Launches Windows Phone, KJava Clients

Tencent Tech, 11/25/11

Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy recently released mobile applications for Windows Phone and KJava-based handsets, a group buy app for the iPhone, and updated iPhone and Android clients.   Read More...

 

Internet

Alibaba.com Q3 2011 Profit Up 12% YoY

Alibaba.com, 11/24/11

Chinese B2B e-commerce company Alibaba.com (1688.HK) today announced unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011.   Read More...

Alibaba.com Appoints Executive Director

Hong Kong Stock Exchanges and Clearing, 11/24/11

Chinese B2B e-commerce company Alibaba.com (1688.HK) has announced the appointment of Ye Peng, general manager of Alibaba.com's China business unit, as an executive director with immediate effect.   Read More...

ETao Indexes Over 100 Overseas E-Commerce Sites

Zhejiang Online, 11/25/11

Taobao's e-commerce search engine ETao has begun including results from overseas e-commerce sites, including Amazon, Wal-Mart, and Best Buy, in its search results.   Read More...

Tencent, UnionPay Partner on Third-Party Payment

Shenzhen Special Zone Daily, 11/25/11

Chinese banking network China UnionPay and internet giant Tencent (0700.HK) have signed a strategic framework agreement to partner on payment, value-added services (VAS), and overseas operations.   Read More...

Letao 2011 Sales Revenue to Reach 500 Mln

DoNews, 11/25/11

Chen Hu, vice president of Chinese B2C online shoe retailer Letao, has disclosed that sales are expected to surpass RMB 500 mln in 2011, and hopes to see the site reach profitability in 2012.   Read More...

Yougou Establishes RMB 2 Mln Consumer Protection Fund

CCTime, 11/24/11

Yougou.com, Chinese online fashion company Belle's B2C footwear platform, recently entrusted the Beijing Consumers' Association (BCA) with RMB 2 mln to serve as collateral to safeguard the interests of its users.   Read More...

Womai Launches Wine Channel

China.com, 11/25/11

Chinese oil and food import/export firm COFCO's subsidiary and food product B2C website Womai recently launched a wine channel (jiu.womai.com) that sells and provides information and comments on alcoholic beverage products.   Read More...

Rumor: 24Quan Closes Zhongshan Branch

Southern Metropolitan News, 11/25/11

Chinese group buy site 24Quan.com has reportedly closed its branch office in Zhongshan, Guangdong province.   Read More...

Sina Microblog Users Create 570K Groups

BiaNews, 11/25/11

Chinese internet company Sina (Nasdaq: SINA) has revealed that as of November 25th, 18.99 mln Weibo microblogging users had formed 570,000 interest groups with an average of over 2,000 new groups being created daily.   Read More...

115 Technology CEO Confirms USD 20 Mln Funding

DoNews, 11/25/11

Lai Linfeng, CEO of Chinese personal cloud storage service operator 115 Technology, confirmed on his microblog account yesterday rumors that 115 Technology had received USD 20 mln in first-round funding.   Read More...

Kuwo Registered Users Surpass 200 Mln

Tencent Tech, 11/25/11

Lei Ming, CEO of Chinese music software company Kuwo.cn, said yesterday that Kuwo had 200 mln registered users.   Read More...

17173 Releases 'Most Anticipated Games' Ranking

17173.com, 11/25/11

Chinese online gaming portal 17173 has released its "Most Anticipated Games" ranking for the week ending November 25, 2011, with ranking determined by votes cast online by players.   Read More...

Tencent to Release New Expansion Pack for MMO

17173.com, 11/25/11

Chinese online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will release a new expansion pack for its self-developed Chinese fantasy MMORPG World of Fantasy in December, titled "Wanqian Chongai."   Read More...

Tencent to Release New Expansion Pack for MMO

Sina Games, 11/24/11

Chinese online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will release a new expansion pack for its licensed 3D fantasy MMORPG Lineage II in Q2 2012, titled "Huimie Chongsheng."   Read More...

Shanda Games to Open New Server for MMO

People.com.cn, 11/25/11

Chinese online game developer and operator Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME), a subsidiary of Shanda Interactive (Nasdaq: SNDA), has announced that it will open a new server for the new version of its MMORPG The Legend of Mir 2, titled "Chuanqi Xuzhang" on November 25.   Read More...

Perfect World to Release New Expansion Pack for MMO

17173.com, 11/25/11

Chinese online game developer and operator Perfect World (Nasdaq: PWRD) has announced that it will release a new expansion pack for its self-developed 3D MMORPG Perfect World on December 15, titled "Heiye Chuanshuo."   Read More...

Giant to Open New Servers for MMO

17173.com, 11/25/11

Chinese online game developer and operator Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) has announced that it will open two new servers for its self-developed MMORPG ZT Online II on November 25.   Read More...

CDC Games to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 11/25/11

CDC Corporation's (Nasdaq: CHIND) online gaming subsidiary, CDC Games, has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its licensed cartoon-style turn-based MMORPG Tian Ji on December 6.   Read More...

Guangyu to Release New Version of MMO

Sina Games, 11/24/11

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Guangyu, a subsidiary of Coslight Technology International Group (1043.HK), has announced that it will release a new version of its licensed turn-based MMORPG Wendao Waizhuan on November 24.   Read More...

MenGame to Begin CB of MMO

People.com.cn, 11/25/11

Shenzhen-based online game operator MenGame, a subsidiary of Shenzhen EVOC Intelligent Technology (8285.HK), has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its licensed MMORPG Jiansheng on December 2.   Read More...

Storm to Begin Second-Round CB of MMO

17173.com, 11/25/11

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Storm Information Technology has announced that it will begin a second round of closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D martial arts MMORPG Yueguang Baohe on December 8.   Read More...

Xunlei to Begin CB of FPS

17173.com, 11/25/11

Guangdong-based online game operator Xunlei has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed first-person shooter (FPS) game Final Combat on November 25.   Read More...

Tuyasoft Licenses FPS to European Operator

Sina Games, 11/24/11

Beijing-based online game developer Tuyasoft has licensed its self-developed first person shooter (FPS) Army Rage to European online game operator Yacuba Games.   Read More...

7fgame to Begin Initial Technical Test of MMO

People.com.cn, 11/25/11

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator 7fgame Digital has announced that it will begin initial technical testing of its self-developed MMORPG Xiuzhen Shijie on December 2.   Read More...

Xi Youxi to Release New Version of MMO

People.com.cn, 11/25/11

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Xi Youxi has announced that it will soon release a new version of its self-developed 2.5D MMORPG Zhushen Guodu, titled "Mo Jie."   Read More...

Shengfeng to Release New Version of MMO

17173.com, 11/25/11

Suzhou-based online game developer and operator Shengfeng Software, a subsidiary of the Huaxi Group (000936.SZ), has announced that it will soon release a new version of its licensed 3D MMORPG 81Keys titled "Elong Chuanshuo."   Read More...

 

Television

Update: Oriental Culture to Acquire Stake in Hunan Mobile TV

PR Newswire Asia, 11/25/11

Hong Kong-based outdoor advertising firm China Oriental Culture Group Limited (2371.HK) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 49% stake in Hunan Mobile TV and a 95% stake in Beijing Qing Da Tong Zhi ShuKong Technology for not more than HKD 876 mln.   Read More...

Rumor: Jiangsu, Tianjin Satellite TV Drop Ads During TV Dramas

Sohu, 11/25/11

Late last night, spokespeople for Jiangsu Satellite TV and Tianjin Satellite TV announced that the two stations would cease running ad breaks during airings of television dramas.   Read More...

Sumavision Wins Dawu Cable TV Head-End Tender

Dvbcn.com, 11/24/11

Beijing-based digital video and IPTV system provider Sumavision (300079.SZ) won a head-end equipment tender for EMR, SMR, IPQAM, and other equipment for a DTV project in Dawu County, Hubei province this month.   Read More...

Sumavision Wins Yiyang Cable TV IPQAM Bid

Dvbcn.com, 11/24/11

Beijing-based digital video and IPTV system provider Sumavision (300079.SZ) recently revealed that it won a bid for a DTV head-end equipment product in Yiyang, Hunan province this month.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

Lenovo, Microsoft Partner on Enterprise, Consumer Services

Sohu IT, 11/24/11

Chinese laptop, PC, and handset manufacturer Lenovo (0992.HK) and Microsoft have signed a strategic service cooperation memorandum.   Read More...

Trend Micro, Huawei Unveil Cloud USB Drive

Shenzhen Evening News, 11/24/11

Web security company Trend Micro and Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Huawei demonstrated their jointly developed "Cloud USB Thumb Drive" at the China National Computer Conference in Shenzhen yesterday.   Read More...

Neusoft Launches IT Services Platform in Tianjin

Netease Tech, 11/25/11

Chinese software provider Neusoft (600718.SH) has established an IT services platform for SMEs in Tianjin's Binhai New Area.   Read More...

Neusoft, Australia's CIEAM Launch R&D Center

CIEAM PR, 11/24/11

Chinese software provider Neusoft (600718.SH) and the Australian Cooperative Research Center for Infrastructure and Engineering Asset Management (CIEAM) today officially opened the CIEAM Neusoft Research and Development Center (CNRDC) in Beijing.   Read More...

 
Drop Shadow