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Rumor: Sina to Launch Smartphone in 2012

DoNews, 1/17/12

Chinese internet company Sina (Nasdaq: SINA) has plans to release an Android smartphone in 2012 that integrates Sina Weibo's microblogging mobile application, according to an industry source.   Read More...

Rumor: Shanda to Launch Handset in Middle of 2012

DoNews, 1/16/12

According to industry sources, Chinese online media and game operator Shanda Interactive (Nasdaq: SNDA) intends to release a Shanda mobile phone by mid-year 2012.   Read More...

Rumor: Alibaba Acquires Handset Vendor

DoNews, 1/16/12

According to an industry source, Hangzhou-based e-commerce company Alibaba Group recently finalized its acquisition of Beijing-based handset maker Tianyu Communication Equipment (K-Touch).   Read More...

China Telecom Targets Sales of 45 Mln Smartphones in 2012

CCID, 1/17/12

Wang Xiaochu, chairman of China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) recently revealed at the 2012 China Telecom CDMA Terminal Supply Chain Conference that China Telecom's target for total 2012 terminal sales volume is 80 mln units, including 45 mln smartphones, or over 50% of the targeted total.   Read More...


Rumor: China Telecom to Launch iPhone 4S in February

TechWeb, 1/16/12

An industry source revealed today that China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) employees have already begun receiving iPhone 4S product training in preparation for a February 10 launch of the China Telecom iPhone 4S that will allow subscribers to order the handset through the operator's online service center.   Read More...

No Timetable for Apple to Resume iPhone 4S Sale, 1/17/12

When visiting Apple's two Beijing stores this morning, a reporter for the Legal Evening News was told that no date had yet been set for the stores to resume sales of the iPhone 4S handset.   Read More...

NetDragon, DeNA Establish Mobile Social Games JV

PR Newswire Asia, 1/17/12

Fuzhou-based online game developer and operator NetDragon Websoft (0777.HK) and Japanese mobile gaming developer and operator DeNA have jointly announced today that the two companies will establish a joint venture to develop and operate mobile social games for the Chinese market.   Read More...

Sohu News App Reaches 11 Mln Users

DoNews, 1/17/12

Sohu Wireless revealed recently that the Sohu News mobile application had been installed 11 mln times as of the end of 2011, with more than 2.1 mln active daily users, 70% of them using the Android platform.   Read More...

Dianping Mobile Client Sees Tenfold User Growth

PR Newswire Asia, 1/16/12

Chinese online ratings and group buy site Dianping has announced that during Q4 2011 unique users of its mobile client increased tenfold to more than 18 mln users, primarily composed of students and white collar workers.   Read More... Mobile App Users Reach 10 Mln

Enet, 1/17/12

Chinese online classifieds site recently revealed that there are now 10 mln users of its mobile client, which features 12 channels including channels for group buy offers, trade in second-hand goods, matchmaking services and housing market news, as well as more than 200 different sorts of minor services.   Read More...

MobiStone Releases Indoor Map App

MSN, 1/17/12

Beijing-based mobile mapping service provider MobiStone Information Technology announced recently that the iOS edition of its indoor map app Diandao had been approved by Apple for listing in the iTunes App Store.   Read More... President Accuses Ex-VP of Embezzlement

Tencent Tech, 1/17/12

Zhang Xiangdong, president of Chinese mobile internet portal, has publicly criticized former VP Brian Lee on his personal microblog, alleging Lee engaged in fraud, including personally pocketing options and cash incentives intended for employees.   Read More...

InfoQuick Releases Intelligent Assistant App

Spforum, 1/16/12

Beijing-based speech and handwriting recognition technology provider InfoQuick SinoVoice has released an intelligent assistant mobile application, "Xiao Tang Long" ("Little Tang Dragon").   Read More...

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