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Tencent: Qihoo 360 Disrupts Tencent App

DoNews, 1/06/12

Tencent (0700.HK) has released an announcement stating that Chinese online security software developer Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU)'s 360 Safe security suite deliberately obstructs the normal operation of Tencent's QQ Computer Manager anti-virus application.   Read More...

Taomee Launches Video Channel

Sina Tech, 1/06/12

Shanghai-based children's virtual world developer and operator Taomee (NYSE: TAOM) today launched an online video channel.   Read More...

Rumor: Lenovo to Reorganize into 4 Regional Divisions

National Business Daily, 1/06/12

Chinese laptop, PC, and handset manufacturer Lenovo (0992.HK) reportedly plans to undergo global corporate restructuring.   Read More...

Rumor: China to Introduce New Consumer Electronics Subsidies

21st Century Business Herald, 1/06/12

China's Ministry of Commerce will reportedly announce a new consumer electronics government subsidy policy to prevent a drop in sales as the "Old for New" and "Appliances to the Countryside" initiatives come to an end.   Read More...

SARFT: Entertainment TV Content Down Nearly 70% YoY

usqiaobao.com, 1/06/12

China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) has announced that China's 34 satellite TV stations have reduced entertainment programming across seven categories by two-thirds compared to the beginning of last year, increased news-related content by one-third, and created 50 new types of content.   Read More...

 

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Wireless

China Unicom Announces iPhone 4S Contract Plans

MyDrivers.com, 1/06/12

China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) has announced that it will begin selling the iPhone 4S 16GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB versions on January 13.   Read More...

Rumor: China Unicom Orders 3 Mln Xiaomi Smartphones

Sina Tech, 1/06/12

According to its supply contract with Beijing-based Android handset developer Xiaomi, China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) will procure 3 mln Xiaomi smartphones at RMB 1,900 per unit and guarantee to sell 1 mln, with 150,000 units in the first shipment, according to Chinese national wholesale handset distributor Shenzhen Aisidi Industry (002416.SZ).   Read More...

Xiaomi Has No Plans to Lower Smartphone Price

DoNew, 1/05/12

Lei Jun, CEO of Beijing-based Android handset developer Xiaomi, has disclosed that although Xiaomi does not depend on the price of hardware to set its prices for its mobile phones, the company does not want to lose money, and will not lower prices until a new model is released.   Read More...

NetQin Rebrands for Global Markets, Appoints Co-CEO

NetQin, 1/05/12

Chinese mobile security provider NetQin (NYSE: NQ) has announced plans to change the company's corporate name from NetQin Mobile to NQ Mobile, and has appointed Omar Khan to the position of Co-CEO.   Read More...

Newland Computer Director Arrested

Dfdaily.com, 1/05/12

Liang Jian, a board director of Chinese bar-code solutions provider Newland Computer (000997.SZ), has been arrested by Chinese authorities for alleged economic crimes.   Read More...

UC Mobile Joins World Wide Web Consortium

Sina Tech, 1/06/12

Chinese mobile browser developer UC Mobile has formally agreed to join the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).   Read More...

 

Internet

Rumor: Yahoo to Swap Alibaba Stake for The Weather Channel

Sina Tech, 1/06/12

Yahoo has reportedly provided Hangzhou-based e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group with a list of possible candidates, including The Weather Channel, for an asset swap in return for Yahoo's stake in Alibaba.   Read More...

Qunar Adds Three New Online Payment Options

Sina Tech, 1/06/12

Chinese travel services site Qunar today announced that it has added third-party payment processors Alipay, Tenpay, and 99Bill to its online payment options.   Read More...

iFeng Launches Citizen Journalist Campaign

Sohu IT, 1/06/12

Chinese wireless and TV new media company Phoenix New Media (PNM) (NYSE: FENG), a subsidiary of Phoenix TV (2008.HK), has announced its "iFeng New Citizen Journalist" campaign aimed at promoting original video content on the platform.   Read More...

Qihoo 360 Announces Share Repurchase Plan

PR Newswire Asia, 1/05/12

Chinese online security software developer Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) today announced that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to USD 50 mln of the company's American Depositary Shares ("ADSs").   Read More...

Group Buy Site Qinqin Reaches 94K Comments

CCTIME, 1/06/12

Chinese cosmetics group buy site operator Jining Qinqin Network Technology (Qinqin.net) has announced that its customer feedback comments have reached 94,266, and are expected to exceed 100,000 during the Chinese New Year holiday (January 23).   Read More...

ChinaCast Revises 2010 Profit Upwards

PR Newswire Asia, 1/05/12

Chinese online education provider ChinaCast (Nasdaq: CAST) has revised its FY 2010 net income upward from RMB 72 mln to RMB 132 mln as a result of reversing a write-off of certain prepayments.   Read More...

The9 Licenses Sony MMOFPS

DoNews, 1/06/12

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator The9 (Nasdaq: NCTY) and Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) today announced The9 has obtained exclusive mainland China operating rights to SOE's massively multiplayer online first-person shooter (MMOFPS) game PlanetSide 2.   Read More...

Tencent to Begin OB of MMO

17173.com, 1/06/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will begin open beta testing of its licensed MMORPG Lineage on January 6.   Read More...

17173 Releases 'Most Anticipated Games' Ranking

17173.com, 1/06/12

Chinese online gaming portal 17173 has released its "Most Anticipated Games" ranking for the week ending January 6, 2012, with ranking determined by votes cast online by players.   Read More...

Kunlun Wanwei to Launch 10 New Games in 2012

Sina Tech, 1/06/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Kunlun Wanwei plans to release 10 client-based games in China, North America, Korea, Europe, Japan, and Taiwan this year, according to CEO Zhou Yahui.   Read More...

Kunlun Wanwei Licenses Korean MMO

17173.com, 1/06/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Kunlun Wanwei has announced that it has licensed 3D MMORPG TERA from Korean online game developer Bluehole Studio.   Read More...

Baiyou to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 1/06/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Baiyou Huitong has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Mengjing Zhi Cheng on January 10.   Read More...

Ferry to Begin CB of MMO

People.com.cn, 1/06/12

Hangzhou-based online game developer and operator Ferry Network Technologies has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed martial arts MMORPG Diwang Jue on January 6.   Read More...

Lan Kong to Begin Second-Round CB of MMO

17173.com, 1/06/12

Guangzhou-based online game developer and operator Lan Kong Digital has announced that it will begin a second round of closed beta testing of its self-developed 2.5D cartoon-style MMORPG Lan Kong on January 6.   Read More...

 

Television

BesTV, Lenovo Unveil Internet TV STB

Oriental Morning Post, 1/06/12

Shanghai Media Group IPTV subsidiary BesTV (600637.SH) and Chinese laptop, PC, and handset manufacturer Lenovo (0992.HK) have jointly announced the release of an internet TV set-top box (STB), the A30.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

Rumor: Image Leaked of Dangdang E-Reader

Sina Tech, 1/06/12

An employee of Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE: DANG) has leaked a purported image of Dangdang's e-reader, which is said to be in the design stage and to be released in April for no more than RMB 499.   Read More...

Former Aigo CEO Confirms Resignation

Sohu IT, 1/06/12

Qu Jingdong, former CEO of Chinese consumer electronics company Beijing Huaqi (Aigo), recently confirmed his resignation and called Aigo president Feng Jun "unappreciative" in three posts on his personal microblog.   Read More...

Gome to Sue Former Chairman for RMB 10 Mln

The Beijing News, 1/06/12

Chinese home appliance and consumer electronics retailer Gome (0493.HK) has accused former chairperson of its board of directors, Chen Xiao, of disseminating false statements to the media concerning Gome's business operating conditions and financial losses.   Read More...

Honeywell to Develop Smart Grid Project in Tianjin

PR Newswire Asia, 1/05/12

Manufacturer Honeywell today signed an agreement with the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) to implement China's first smart grid demand response project.   Read More...

China Intelligence Wins State Grid Contracts

PR Newswire Asia, 1/05/12

Chinese virtualization services provider China Intelligence Information Systems (CIIS) (PINK: IICN) today announced that it has signed contracts worth a total value of approximately USD 1 mln with State Grid Corporation of China and its subsidiaries.   Read More...

China's Capital Management Software Market Up 35% in 2011

Tencent Tech, 1/05/12

According to figures from CCID Consulting's recently published "2011 China Fund Management Software Market Research Report," the Chinese capital management software market reached RMB 537 mln in 2010, up 50.8% YoY, and will reach RMB 727 mln in 2011, up 35.4% YoY.   Read More...

Dvision Wins RMB 79 Mln Video Surveillance Contract

Shenzhen Stock Exchange, 1/06/12

Shenzhen-based video surveillance solutions provider Shenzhen Dvision Video Communications (300167.SZ) has landed a RMB 79.22 mln Public Security Bureau urban video surveillance project from the Benxi city government procurement center in Liaoning province.   Read More...

 
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