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Dangdang Expects 20% Profit Margin on E-Books

Southen.com, 1/11/12

Li Guoqing, CEO of Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE: DANG), said today that the profit margins on e-book sales are considerably higher than those from sales of printed materials, reaching an estimated 20%.   Read More...

Rumor: 360Buy to Launch IM Platform

Sina tech, 1/10/12

According to one industry source, Beijing-based B2C e-commerce site 360Buy will soon launch its own instant messaging platform.   Read More...

CSDN, AliCloud Partner on Data Security

DoNews, 1/11/12

Following data breaches which recently led to leaks of user account information, online community Chinese Software Developer Network (CSDN.net) has announced a new partnership with Hangzhou-based e-commerce company Alibaba Group's cloud computing subsidiary, Alibaba Cloud Computing ("AliCloud"), aimed at better securing the company's core data and operations.   Read More...

Internet

TMall 2011 Transaction Volume Reaches RMB 100 Bln

Sohu IT, 1/11/12

Wang Yong, president of Hangzhou-based B2C e-commerce platform TMall, said today that the site had recorded RMB 100 bln in transactions for 2011, a 350% increase over the previous year.   Read More...

Taobao Mall Changes Chinese Name

DoNews, 1/11/12

Hangzhou-based B2C e-commerce site Taobao Mall announced today that it had officially changed its name to "TMall" (tmall.com), or "Tian Mao" - literally, "Sky Cat" - in Chinese.   Read More...

360Buy Bids RMB 295 Mln on Beijing Real Estate

Stcn.com, 1/10/12

The Beijing Land Coordination and Reservation Center has disclosed that Beijing Jingdong Shiji Maoyi, operator of Beijing-based B2C e-commerce site 360Buy, placed a bid of RMB 295 mln yesterday on a parcel of commercial land located within the Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area.   Read More...

Rumor: 55Tuan to IPO on Nasdaq

Sina Tech, 1/11/12

According to a report from Thompson-Reuters' International Financing Review (IFR), the operator of group buy site 55Tuan.com, Beijing Wowotuan Information Technology, plans to IPO on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, with hopes to raise USD 100-200 mln with its initial offering.   Read More...

Youku, 20th Century Fox Sign Film Licensing Deal

DoNews, 1/11/12

Chinese online video site Youku (NYSE: YOKU) announced today that it had signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to offer more than 200 Fox films through its pay-to-view Youku Premium service.   Read More...

Funshion Launches Video Client for Seniors

Beareyes.com.cn, 1/10/12

Chinese P2P-based online video site Funshion recently released a new internet television client, "Funshion Qinqing Ban" ("Funsion Family Edition"), optimized specifically for elderly viewers with a simplified client user interface.   Read More...

Netease Adds More Videos to Open Classroom

Chinanews.com, 1/11/12

Chinese internet company Netease (Nasdaq: NTES) released a second batch of video lectures on its Open Classroom site today, with 23 courses from Chinese universities including Renmin University and Nankai University available for free viewing.   Read More...

Rumor: Baidu Adds Sharing Stats to Search Results

Donews, 1/11/12

An online source claims that Chinese internet company Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) has begun tests of displaying the number of website URLs forwarded via Baidu Share (http://share.baidu.com) alongside Baidu search results.   Read More...

Tencent, W3C Partner on Web Standards

Tencent Tech, 1/11/12

Shenzhen-based internet company Tencent (0700.HK) has formed a strategic partnership with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for the research and drafting of new internet technologies and international standards, including web apps and HTML5.   Read More...

Perfect World Denies Allegations Against CEO

PR Newswire Asia, 1/10/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Perfect World (Nasdaq: PWRD) today responded to recent anonymous allegations posted on certain Chinese language websites.   Read More...

Kingsoft to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 1/11/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Kingsoft (3888.HK) has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D martial arts MMORPG Shengdao Chuanqi on January 11.   Read More...

Shiji Tiancheng to Release New Expansion Pack for MMO

17173.com, 1/11/12

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Shiji Tiancheng has announced that it will release a new expansion pack for its licensed 3D MMORPG Mabinogi on January 11, titled "Zuichu De Maoyi."   Read More...

Hoga Licenses Korean MMO

People.com.cn, 1/11/12

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Hoga Information Technology has announced that it has obtained exclusive mainland China operating rights for 3D MMORPG Xin Tiaozhan from Korean online game developer GameHi on January 11.   Read More...

Fantian Announces New MMO

17173.com, 1/11/12

Wuxi-based online game developer and operator Fantian Information Technology has announced that it will soon release its new self-developed 3D MMORPG Fantian Online.   Read More...

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