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Apple China Resumes Online Sales of iPhone 4S

Beijing Times, 2/03/12

After suspending sales for nearly 20 days, Apple China resumed sales of the iPhone 4S through its online store today.   Read More...

Qidian, Sogou Form Strategic Partnership

Tencent Tech, 2/02/12

A partnership between Shanda Interactive's (Nasdaq: SNDA) online literature site Qidian.com and Chinese internet firm Sohu's (Nasdaq: SOHU) online search subsidiary Sogou now allows users of special releases of either Sogou's Chinese Pinyin input method editor (IME) or browser products to access Qidian.com and its content with just one click.   Read More...

China's DTV Market to Reach RMB 500 Bln in 2015

Business Value, 2/02/12

Chinese consulting firm CCID Consulting predicted recently that China's DTV market would grow from RMB 40 bln in 2002 to 500 bln in 2015.   Read More...

G-Lot, SMG to Launch Lottery TV Channel

Sohu, 2/03/12

Shenzhen G-Lot Technology, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based lottery software provider China Netcom Technology Holdings (8071.HK), recently signed an agreement with Shanghai Media Group's (SMG) lottery TV channel operator Jinse Pingdao Media to establish an interactive TV lottery joint venture.   Read More...

Netease E-Mail Supports Voice Search

Chinabyte.com, 2/03/12

Chinese internet company Netease (Nasdaq: NTES) has launched version 4.0 of its webmail client (http://mail.163.com), featuring voice search.   Read More...

 

Wireless

Unicom Explains iPhone 4S SIM Card Matching Policy

CCTIME, 2/03/12

Industry media reported recently that some existing iPhone contract subscribers wishing to sign contracts for a new iPhone 4S handset before the end of their old subscription contract could have their SIM cards checked against both their new and old handsets each month.   Read More...

Rumor: China Mobile to Rotate Senior Managers

Sina Tech, 2/03/12

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) is reportedly considering a fresh rotation of senior managers between more than ten of its provincial subsidiaries.   Read More...

China Mobile, Anite Collaborate on TD-LTE Test Technology

PR Newswire, 2/03/12

China Mobile's (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI), the R&D division of China Mobile, and wireless device testing technology firm Anite have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on TD-LTE technology research.   Read More...

Gionee Eyes Operator Sales Channels

China News, 2/02/12

Liu Lirong, chairman of handset supplier Shenzhen Gionee Communication Equipment, recently said that in 2012 Gionee will begin selling through mobile operator sales channels, including the operators' outlets.   Read More...

ZTE Unveils New Tablet in US

ZTE Press Center, 2/03/12

On February 5, Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) will launch its ZTE Optik tablet PC in the US on the Sprint network.   Read More...

 

Internet

Lashou Obtains Online Mapping License

DoNews, 2/02/12

Chinese group buy site Lashou has received a Class A Online Mapping Services license from China's National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASMG).   Read More...

China Merchants Bank to Raise Limit for Alipay Payments

Beijing Times, 2/03/12

China Merchants Bank has raised the limit for small-scale credit card payments to third-party payment processor Alipay's platform from RMB 500 to RMB 2,000 per transaction, effective today.   Read More...

Rumor: 360Buy Slashes Prices in Response to ETao

Ebrun.com, 2/03/12

Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy reportedly lowered prices on 6,462 products within three hours after Taobao's e-commerce search engine Etao recorded a sharp rise in 360Buy's prices.   Read More...

Dangdang Launches Anti-Price-Increase Campaign

Sina Tech, 2/03/12

Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE: DANG) launched a new "Fight Price Increases" campaign on its homepage today.   Read More...

Dangdang to Expand Home Appliance Sales Nationwide

Ebrun.com, 2/03/12

Li Guoqing, CEO of Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE: DANG), announced recently that Dangdang will extend sales of home appliances next month to the cities of Fuzhou, Jinan and Wuxi, followed by nationwide expansion in April.   Read More...

Dangdang to Launch Ad Service

DoNews, 2/03/12

Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE: DANG) launched a new sub-domain for marketing services (http://emkt.dangdang.com/) today.   Read More...

B2C Hieiika to Change Domain Name

Chinabyte.com, 2/03/12

Jiangyin Hai Yi Jia Technology Co., Ltd. has purchased a new domain name - www.hyj.com - for its B2C e-commerce apparel site, Hieiika, and will switch to the new domain shortly.   Read More...

56.com Self-Produced Content Surpasses 200 Mln Views

TechWeb, 2/03/12

Chinese online video sharing site 56.com announced today that its self-produced programming had been viewed more than 200 mln times since 56.com first launched self-produced content half a year ago, affirming the potential for video sites to develop their own programming.   Read More...

Analysys Changes Domain Name

Tencent Tech, 2/03/12

Chinese market research firm Analysys launched a new domain name, ieguan.com, today.   Read More...

17173 Releases 'Most Anticipated Games' Ranking

17173.com, 2/03/11

Chinese online gaming portal 17173 has released its "Most Anticipated Games" ranking for the week ending February 3, 2012, with ranking determined by votes cast online by players.   Read More...

Tencent to Release New Version of MMO

People.com.cn, 2/03/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will release a new version of its licensed 3D MMORPG Xun Xian (Journey to Fairyland).   Read More...

Kongzhong to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 2/03/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Kongzhong (Nasdaq: KONG) has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Kung Fu Hero on February 12.   Read More...

Yijia to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 2/03/12

Shenzhen-based online game developer and operator Yijia Network has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed MMORPG Xin Peng Lai on February 17.   Read More...

 

Television

Xinjiang to Achieve "Huhutong" Targets in 3 Years

SARFT, 2/02/12

Hu Wei, head of the Publicity Department of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, announced recently that China's national "Huhutong" rural direct-broadcast satellite (DBS) initiative will be deployed in Xinjiang, giving broadcasting authorities there three years to complete construction of a Huhutong platform.   Read More...

CCTV Daifu Starts Broadcasting Programs in Japanese

China Youth Daily, 2/03/12

Japan-based joint-stock corporation Daifu, which provides Chinese-language TV programming in Japan, recently announced the launch of CCTV Daifu, a new channel launched in partnership with China Central Television (CCTV) that began broadcasting on January 22 with content in both Chinese and Japanese.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

MIIT: China's Jan-Dec 2011 IT Exports Up 12% YoY

MIIT, 2/03/12

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has announced IT product export statistics for 2011, with total national import/export value up 11.5% YoY to reach USD 1.13 trln.   Read More...

Kingdee International Software President Resigns

Kingdee IR, 2/02/12

The board of directors of Chinese enterprise management software developer Kingdee International Software Group (0268.HK) has announced that Feng Guohua has resigned as Executive Director and President of the company and Chief Executive Officer of Kingdee Software (China), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, due to family and personal reasons.   Read More...

 
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