Communications Weekly, 3/21/12
The IT Industry Department of China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has joined with State Administration of Radio, Film and Television's (SARFT) Department of Science and Technology to establish a joint working group to promote technology and applications involving China's self-developed Audio Video Coding Standard (AVS). Read More...
21st Century Business Herald, 3/20/12
Hunan TV & Broadcast Intermediary (000917.SZ) and the Hunan provincial branch of China Development Bank signed a strategic partnership agreement recently under which the provincial cable TV operator will receive a total of RMB 8 bln in funding over the coming five years. Read More...
Oriental Morning Post, 3/21/12
On March 20, Shanghai Media Group IPTV subsidiary Shanghai BesTV New Media (600637.SH) and the Bank of China jointly announced the launch of a smart-television-based "home banking" service. Read More...
According to reports in Japanese media today, Chinese laptop, PC, and handset manufacturer Lenovo (0992.HK) is planning to transfer some of the manufacturing for its business PCs to Mate Co., a Japan-based manufacturing company controlled by Lenovo's Japanese joint-venture with NEC. Read More...
National Business Daily, 3/21/12
On March 20, Zhejiang Unicom announced the launch of "Shouyou Shijie" ("Mobile Game World," http://www.173sy.com), a mobile game store for which it has already signed a strategic partnership agreement with "Angry Birds" developer Rovio. Read More...
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