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Wanda Group to Go Online

Southern Metropolitan News, 2/24/12

A well-placed source in the e-commerce industry claimed today that Dalian-based Wanda Group is hiring new staff in preparation for an entry into the e-commerce field.   Read More...

Taobao to Require Real Name Merchant Verification

Legal Evening News, 2/24/12

Hangzhou-based B2C and C2C e-commerce site Taobao.com has announced that new and existing merchants will be required to verify their real name credentials by June 30, 2012.   Read More...

Baidu, Singaporean Government Establish Joint Research Lab

Tencent Tech, 2/23/12

Chinese Internet search giant Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) and Singapore's Institute for Infocomm Research (I²R), a member of the Singapore government's Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR), have agreed to set up a joint laboratory in Singapore where research and development will focus initially on underlying network technologies such as natural language processing of Southeast Asian Languages.   Read More...

Internet

eLong Q4 2011 Profit Up 258% YoY

PR Newswire Asia, 2/24/12

Chinese online travel service provider eLong (Nasdaq: LONG) today reported unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011.   Read More...

eLong CEO Enjoins Baidu to Maintain Fair Rankings

Sina Tech, 2/24/12

At an annual financial report meeting today, Cui Guangfu, CEO of Chinese online travel service provider eLong (Nasdaq: LONG), noted search company Baidu's (Nasdaq: BIDU) investment in online travel platform Qunar and expressed the hope that Baidu would "restrain itself" and become a fair platform.   Read More...

Ctrip Breaks Ground on West China HQ in Chengdu

West China Metropolis Daily, 2/24/12

Chinese online travel service provider Ctrip (Nasdaq: CTRP) has broken ground on a RMB 300 mln western China headquarters in the Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone.   Read More...

Sina Microblog Targets 1 Mln Enterprise Users in 2012

Sina Tech, 2/23/12

In a keynote speech yesterday at the CommonWealth Economic Forum in Taipei, Charles Chao, CEO and president of Chinese internet company Sina (Nasdaq: SINA), said that social networks continue to grow in importance as sales channels, and that Sina's target for 2012 is to raise the number of corporate users of its Weibo microblogging platform from the current figure of 100,000 to at least 1 mln.   Read More...

51job Q4 2011 Profit Up 70% YoY

PR Newswire Asia, 2/24/12

Chinese online recruitment site 51job (Nasdaq: JOBS) announced today unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011, with net revenue for the fourth quarter up 22.6% YoY to RMB 369.8 mln (USD 58.8 mln), within 51job's guidance range of RMB 360 mln to RMB 370 mln.   Read More...

Dangdang Records Q4 2011 Loss of RMB 130 Mln

Dangdang, 2/23/12

Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE: DANG) today announced its unaudited financial reports for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011, with total net revenue for the quarter up 73% YoY to RMB 1.23 bln (USD 195.7 mln).   Read More...

Dangdang to Expand Open Platform Partnerships

DoNews, 2/24/12

During Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang's (NYSE: DANG) recent Q4 2011 earnings call, chairwoman Peggy Yu did not deny rumors of cooperation with home appliance and consumer electronics retailer Gome (0493.HK), adding that in 2012 Dangdang will launch Shangye Jie ("Commerce Street") to enrich Dangdang's product offerings.   Read More...

VCotton Faces Millions of RMB in Ad Debts

Beijing Business Today, 2/24/12

Chinese B2C e-commerce sock retailer VCotton is several million RMB in debt after overspending on its last advertising campaign, according to an industry insider.   Read More...

Meituan Aims to Be China's 3rd Largest E-Commerce Site in 2012

Xinhuanet, 2/24/12

Wang Huiwen, VP of Chinese group buy site Meituan, has revealed that as the shape of the group buy industry becomes clearer, Meituan aims to become China's third-largest e-commerce site by the end of 2012.   Read More...

Online Rebate Site 51Fanli Registered Users Exceed 6 Mln

Sohu IT, 2/24/12

Chinese online rebate and consumer directory website 51Fanli.com has reached over 6 mln registered users, gaining 1.5 mln in two months since it reaching 4.5 mln in December 2011, five years after it launched in 2006.   Read More...

Rumor: Jiayuan Wireless Manager Resigns to Join Soufun

DoNews, 2/24/12

According to an industry source, Liu Zhijue, general manager of wireless for Beijing-based online matchmaking site operator Jiayuan.com (Nasdaq: DATE), has resigned from her post and joined online real estate site Soufun as GM of its wireless department.   Read More...

Netease iTown Platform Offers 80% Revenue Share

Guangzhou Daily, 2/24/12

Chinese internet company Netease (Nasdaq: NTES) recently launched iTown, an open game development platform.   Read More...

17173 Releases 'Most Anticipated Games' Ranking

17173.com, 2/24/12

Chinese online gaming portal 17173 has released its "Most Anticipated Games" ranking for the week ending February 24, 2012, with ranking determined by votes cast online by players.   Read More...

Shanda Games to Begin CB of FPS

17173.com, 2/24/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Shanda Games (Nasdaq: GAME), a subsidiary of Shanda Interactive, has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed first-person shooter (FPS) Rapid Fire on March 9.   Read More...

Xunlei to Release New Expansion Pack for FPS

17173.com, 2/24/12

Guangdong-based online game operator Xunlei has announced that it will release a new expansion pack for its self-developed first-person shooter (FPS) Final Combat on February 24.   Read More...

Heaven Releases New Expansion Pack for MMO

17173.com, 2/24/12

Shenzhen-based online game developer and operator Heaven Network Technology (previously known as Shenzhen Yi Tong Da) has announced that it released a new expansion pack for its licensed 3D MMORPG Tian Jing on February 17, titled "Rongyao Zhi Guang."   Read More...

Yingjia Shiji to Begin Initial CB of MMO

17173.com, 2/24/12

Shenzhen-based online game developer and operator Yingjia Shiji Network Technology has announced that it will begin initial closed beta testing of its new self-developed fantasy MMORPG The Source in Q1 2012.   Read More...

Lanhai Shikong to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 2/24/12

Chengdu-based online game developer and operator Lanhai Shikong Technology has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D fantasy MMORPG Xin Xi You Ji on March 2.   Read More...

Yi Jian to to Extend CB of MMO

17173.com, 2/24/12

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Yi Jian Information Technology has announced that it will extend closed beta testing of its licensed 2.5D MMORPG Xian Men, but has not yet released a specific date to which the closed beta will be extended.   Read More...

 
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