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Shanda to Introduce New Revenue Model for E-Books

Beijing Evening News, 3/05/12

Liu Qiang, VP of Shanda Interactive's wholly owned online literature subsidiary Cloudary Corporation, revealed today that Cloudary had begun testing a free model, similar to the free viewing model offered by online video sites, allowing internet users to read advertising-supported e-books free of charge.   Read More...

Coo8 CEO Resigns

Beijing Times, 3/06/12

Wang Zhiquan, CEO of Gome's (0493.HK) e-commerce subsidiary Kuba Technology (Coo8), has confirmed he will resign as CEO but, as Coo8's second largest shareholder, will remain on the board.   Read More...

Gome Restructures to Strengthen E-commerce Business

Sohu IT, 3/05/12

On March 5, Chinese home appliance and consumer electronics retailer Gome (0493.HK) announced that it would implement a new organizational structure with the aim of increasing the company's investment in e-commerce.   Read More...

Rumor: Chinese Knock-off Handset Vendors Turn to Africa

Sina Tech, 3/06/12

Chinese knock-off ("shanzhai") handset manufacturers have all shifted focus from India to the Africa market, according to a Shenzhen handset vendor executive surnamed Zhang.   Read More...

Nationz, Intel Sign MOU on Trusted Computing

Netease Tech, 3/06/12

On March 2, Chinese security and telecommunications chip manufacturer Nationz Technologies (300077.SZ) signed a memorandum of understanding with Intel under which the companies will form a strategic partnership to promote standards for and adoption of trusted computing technologies to protect user and system security.   Read More...

 

Wireless

Hisense Wins China Telecom Youth Brand Handset Tender

Hisense PR, 3/06/12

Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Hisense Electric (600060.SH) has announced that its Hisense EG900 smartphone has been selected as one of China Telecom's (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) 15 E-Surfing "Fly Young" brand handsets.   Read More...

Sky-mobi to Offer China Mobile's Reading Content

Sky-Mobi PR, 3/05/12

Hangzhou-based mobile software platform developer Sky-mobi (Nasdaq: MOBI) today announced that its subsidiary, Hangzhou Mijia Technologies Co., Ltd., has entered into a partnership agreement with China Mobile's (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) reading platform.   Read More...

Alipay Updates Mobile Clients

CCID, 3/06/12

Chinese third-party payment processor Alipay recently released updated clients for the Android, iOS, and Symbian platforms allowing users to check on order shipment status and to pay the same range of bills (including utility bills, fixed-line, and broadband connectivity bills) on their mobile devices as through the Alipay website.   Read More...

Wandoujia Denies Violating Privacy

Beijing Times, 3/06/12

On March 5, Innovation Works-incubated startup Wandoujia, maker of the Wandoujia mobile assistant application for Android smartphones, denied claims that its product had infringed upon users' privacy.   Read More...

NetQin Records Q4 2011 Profit of USD 3.2 mln

PR Newswire Asia, 3/06/12

Chinese mobile security provider NetQin (NYSE: NQ) today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011.   Read More...

NetQin, eSecuritel Extend Security Solutions Agreement

PR Newswire Asia, 3/05/12

Chinese mobile security provider NetQin (NYSE: NQ) and multi-national wireless device distributor Brightstar subsidiary eSecurital announced today that eSecuritel will extend its device protection offering to include data protection and privacy solutions from NetQin.   Read More...

Watchdata, eMudhra Develop E-banking Security Solution

Watchdata PR, 3/05/12

Data security and smart card technology provider Beijing Watchdata Systems and Indian digital signature certifying authority eMudhra Consumer Services Limited, have announced a business alliance to provide an e-banking security key to protect the safety and security of online financial transactions in India and Mauritius.   Read More...

 

Internet

Youku, Lionsgate Sign Film Licensing Deal

PR Newswire Asia, 3/05/12

Chinese online video site Youku (NYSE: YOKU) has announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with Lionsgate Entertainment.   Read More...

Tudou Unique Visitors Up 6.5% PoP in January

Tudou PR, 3/06/12

Chinese online video site operator Tudou (Nasdaq: TUDO) today announced that according to comScore's China Online Video Market Report for January 2012, the top five companies in the industry based on monthly unique visitors in January 2012 were Youku (NYSE: YOKU), Tudou Sohu.com (Nasdaq: SOHU), Tencent (0700.HK), and Sina (Nasdaq: SINA).   Read More...

Tencent Denies Rumors of Self-Built Backbone Network

TechWeb, 3/06/12

Chinese internet giant Tencent (0700.HK) has denied recent rumors that it has a self-built Internet backbone network, stating that all of its network infrastructure is leased from telecom operators.   Read More...

Jiayuan Q4 2011 Loss Reaches RMB 1.2 Mln

PR Newswire Asia, 3/06/12

Beijing-based online matchmaking site operator Jiayuan.com (Nasdaq: DATE) today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011.   Read More...

Rumor: Shanda Completes Office in Silicon Valley

TechWeb, 3/05/12

According to an industry source, construction of the office for Shanda Interactive's research arm in Silicon Valley, Shanda Innovation Institute America, has officially been completed.   Read More...

Shanda Grand Cloud CEO Resigns

Netease Tech, 3/06/12

Chinese online media provider and online game developer and operator Shanda Interactive has confirmed that He Gang, CEO and CTO of its "Grand Cloud" cloud computing business, resigned two weeks ago and no longer holds the post of VP at Shanda.   Read More...

Sohu Microblog to Launch Voice Posting Service

TechWeb, 3/05/12

Charles Zhang, CEO of Chinese internet firm Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), has disclosed on his personal microblog that Sohu Microblog is now testing a voice-based microblogging product.   Read More...

Juhuasuan to Tap Merchants for Consumer Protection Fund

Ebrun.com, 3/06/12

Juhuasuan, the group buy site of Hangzhou-based C2C & B2C e-commerce site Taobao, released its consumer protection plan today, under which it will work with merchants to invest RMB 50 mln per year in a fund to be used for the total protection of Juhuasuan customers.   Read More...

360Buy Appoints CFO

Tencent Tech, 3/06/12

Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy has appointed former VP of finance Chen Shengqiang as CFO.   Read More...

Metro China to Go Online

Beijing Business Today, 3/06/12

He Zhe, president for the China region of German supermarket group Metro AG, said today that Metro plans to develop e-commerce services in China, possibly launching its own online shopping and online wholesale and procurement platforms.   Read More...

Ameba Capital Invests in Beijing Game Developer

DoNews, 3/06/12

Wang Donghui, founder of early-stage tech investment fund Ameba Capital, has confirmed that Ameba has invested an undisclosed amount in Beijing-based online game developer Ti Knight.   Read More...

Giant Q4 2011 Profit Up 7% YoY

PR Newswire Asia, 3/06/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) has announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, with net revenue for the quarter reaching RMB 494.8 mln (USD 78.6 mln), up 8.1% QoQ and 34.4% YoY.   Read More...

Tencent to Release New Version of MMO

17173.com, 3/06/12

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

Kingsoft to Release New Version of FPS

17173.com, 3/06/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Kingsoft (3888.HK) has announced that it will release a new version of its self-developed first-person shooter (FPS) game Rush Team this week.   Read More...

Object to Begin OB of MMO

17173.com, 3/06/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Object Software has announced that it will begin open beta testing of its self-developed MMORPG Dou Shen on March 29.   Read More...

Baiyou to Begin OB of MMO

17173.com, 3/06/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Baiyou Huitong has announced that it will begin open beta testing of its self-developed 2.8D MMORPG Hanwu Dadi on March 9.   Read More...

Aurora Interactive to Release New Version of MMO

17173.com, 3/06/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Aurora Interactive has announced that it will release an international version of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Jiguang Shijie on March 22.   Read More...

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Television

China Mobile: May Invest in CMMB Joint Venture

Sina Tech, 3/06/12

Responding to earlier reports that mobile phone TV operator China Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK), and China Central Television (CCTV) will establish a joint venture to provide an integrated platform for the China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting (CMMB) mobile phone TV industry chain, China Mobile chairman Wang Jianzhou said China Mobile might become a shareholder in such a venture, but would be responsible only for customer management and sales.   Read More...

China's 2012 CA Market to Reach 32 Mln Cards

DVBCN, 3/06/12

According to Beijing-based TV industry consulting firm CMR-Union's recently released 2012 Report on the Development of the Chinese Digital Cable CA System and Smart Card Market, the Chinese CA smart card market for digital cable CA systems will grow to 32 mln cards in 2012 and 37.48 mln cards in 2013, before contracting to 26.73 mln cards in 2014 and 19.47 mln cards in 2015.   Read More...

Charm Communications Q4 2011 Profit Up 29% YoY

Charm Communications PR, 3/05/12

Chinese TV advertising firm Charm Communications (Nasdaq: CHRM) today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011.   Read More...

Haier Introduces Smart TV Product Line

Sina Tech, 3/06/12

Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Haier has unveiled its HiTV smart TV product line.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

Suning Aims to Be Walmart + Amazon

Guangzhou Daily, 3/05/12

Zhang Jindong, chairman of Chinese consumer electronics and home appliances retailer Suning Appliance (002024.SZ) disclosed during the National People's Congress "two sessions" that Suning's objective is to be a combination of "Wal-mart and Amazon" for the Chinese market.   Read More...

Beijing Green Appliance Sales Hit RMB 4 Bln over Half Year

Beijing Daily, 3/06/12

According to figures released today by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Commerce, a total of 1.022 mln energy saving appliances in five categories were sold at 29 trial sales sites around the municipality from September 1, 2011 to February 29, 2012, for a total sales value of approximately RMB 4 bln.   Read More...

iSoftStone Q4 2011 Profit Reaches USD 2 mln

PR Newswire Asia, 3/05/12

Chinese IT outsourcing and consulting provider iSoftStone (NYSE: ISS) today announced its unaudited financial results for Q4 and full year ended December 31, 2011, with net revenues for the quarter up 38.9% YoY to USD 85.8 mln.   Read More...

 
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