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360Buy to Go Global

Tencent Tech, 3/23/12

360Buy VP Zhang Shouchuan said today that the Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform will establish several dozen "international sites" around the world this year.   Read More...

Baidu to Integrate APIs in Cloud-Based OS

Netease Tech, 3/23/12

Lin Shiding, chief architect of Chinese internet company Baidu's (Nasdaq: BIDU) cloud services division recently revealed that Baidu is in the process of integrating its existing APIs, such as those for Baidu Maps and search, with upcoming APIs for Baidu Knows, Baidu Post Bar, Baidupedia and other services into a single platform as part of a Baidu cloud-based OS to begin open beta testing by the end of the year.   Read More...

Tencent to Consolidate and Link E-Commerce Platforms

SIna Tech, 3/23/12

Wu Xiaoguang, Shenzhen-based internet company Tencent's (0700.HK) senior vice president for e-commerce, said today that the chief goal of Tencent's e-commerce platform this year would be consolidation - consolidating the companies in which Tencent had previously invested, and connecting their platforms.   Read More...

Shanghai Mobile Offers Secondary Number Service

Oriental Morning Post, 3/23/12

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) subsidiary Shanghai Mobile recently launched a "secondary number-switching" service, allowing subscribers to receive an additional mobile number, usable concurrently with their main number, without any need to change mobile phones or SIM cards.   Read More...

Yosion Introduces USB Dongle for Apple Devices

Southern Weekly, 3/22/12

Yosion, the Shenzhen-based developers of the "Apple Peel," recently launched the new "Apple Drive," a USB storage dongle which plugs into the power/data serial port on the base of an iPhone handset and allows the handset to directly read movie and music files stored on the drive.   Read More...

 

Telecom

Star-Net 2011 Profit Up 29%

Shenzhen Stock Exchange, 3/23/12

Fujian-based telecom equipment manufacturer Star-net Communication (002396.SZ) today announced its financial results for the full year 2011, with revenue up 32.4% YoY to RMB 2.64 bln.   Read More...

Tianyuan DIC 2011 Profit Up 31%

Shenzhen Stock Exchange, 3/23/12

Shenzhen-based telecom software provider Tianyuan DIC Information Technology (300047.SZ) has announced its financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2011, with revenue up 68.8% to RMB 417.45 mln.   Read More...

 

Wireless

China Mobile Launches Angry Birds Space

Sohu IT, 3/23/12

China Mobile announced today that it has once again cooperated with Rovio, launching Angry Birds Space simultaneously with the rest of the globe.   Read More...

China Mobile Chairman and VP Step Down

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, 3/22/12

The board of China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) has announced that Wang Jianzhou has resigned from his positions as an Executive Director and the Chairman of the company by reason of age with effect from March 22, 2012.   Read More...

Invengo Q1 2012 Profit Up 12% YoY

Shenzhen Stock Exchange, 4/26/12

Chinese RFID manufacturer Invengo (002161.SZ) has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2012, with revenue down 14.8% YoY to RMB 48.23 mln.   Read More...

 

Internet

Sohu Video Partners with Microblogs

DoNews, 3/23/12

Sohu Video, the online video platform operated by Chinese Internet firm Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), announced today that it had connected its platform to Sohu Microblog, Sina's (Nasdaq: SINA) Weibo, and Tencent's (0700.HK) Microblog, allowing users to share Sohu Video content to their Sohu, Sina, or Tencent microblogs with a single click.   Read More...

Tencent to Take Helm of 51Buy.com in 2012

Securities Times, 3/23/12

Hong Mingxi, CSO of Chinese online consumer electronics retailer 51Buy.com (operated by Icson), today announced that before the end of this year, Shenzhen-based internet company Tencent (0700.HK) will inject more capital into 51Buy.com in a move to take over as the site's controlling shareholder.   Read More...

Vipshop Sets NYSE IPO Price

Sina Tech, 3/23/12

Today, Guangzhou-based Vipshop Holdings Limited, operator of discount brand e-commerce B2C site Vipshop.com, will be officially listed on the New York Stock Exchange with an IPO price of USD 6.50 per share, 23.5% below the previously announced indicative price range of USD 8.50 to USD 10.50.   Read More...

Yougou Targets 2012 Revenue of RMB 600-700 Mln

China Securities Journal, 3/23/12

Chinese online fashion company Belle's B2C footwear site Yougou has announced that its peak daily orders have exceeded 10,000, and 2012 revenue is expected to reach RMB 600-700 mln.   Read More...

Qihoo 360 Directory Adds Sina Microblog Search Tool

Kejixun.com, 3/23/12

Today Chinese online security software developer Qihoo 360's (NYSE: QIHU) web directory site, hao.360.cn, has officially added internet company Sina's (Nasdaq: SINA) Weibo microblogging search tool to its search bar.   Read More...

Baidu Launches Cloud Storage Product

Tencent Tech, 3/23/12

Chinese internet company Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) launched a new cloud storage product, Baidu Wangpan (http://pan.baidu.com) today, offering an initial 15 GB of storage with free upgrades, and supporting uploads of files up to 1 GB in size.   Read More...

Allyes Obtains Funding from Vision Knight Capital

Netease Tech, 3/23/12

Chinese digital media advertising firm Allyes Group announced today that it had received funding from Vision Knight Capital in addition to its already ample cash reserves.   Read More...

Soso Updates Street View Mapping Service

ITbear.com, 3/23/12

Shenzhen-based internet company Tencent's (0700.HK) Soso search engine recently updated the street view feature on Soso Maps, adding five cities - Tianjin, Qingdao, Xi'an, Xiamen, and Suzhou - following the recent addition of another four cities - Chengdu, Wuhan, Chongqing, and Nanjing - bringing the total to 19 cities.   Read More...

Netease Appoints Sports News Deputy Editor-in Chief

Sina Tech, 3/23/12

Yan Qiang, former deputy director of Chinese sports publication Titan Sports, has accepted a deputy editor-in-chief position at internet company Netease (Nasdaq: NTES).   Read More...

17173 Releases 'Most Anticipated Games' Ranking

17173.com, 3/23/12

Chinese online gaming portal 17173 has released its "Most Anticipated Games" ranking for the week ending March 23, 2012, with ranking determined by votes cast online by players.   Read More...

Tencent to Begin CB of FPS

17173.com, 3/23/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its licensed first-person shooter (FPS) Warface in May.   Read More...

Tencent to Release New Version of FPS

17173.com, 3/23/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will soon release a new version of its licensed first-person shooter Cross Fire, titled "Duoming Jichang."   Read More...

Changyou to Begin CB of FPS

17173.com, 3/23/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Changyou (Nasdaq: CYOU), a subsidiary of Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), has announced that it will soon begin closed beta testing of its licensed first-person shooter (FPS) Battlefield Online.   Read More...

Jinshan Duoyi to Begin Initial CB of MMO

17173.com, 3/23/12

Guangzhou-based online game developer and operator Jinshan Duoyi Network Technology has announced that it will soon begin initial closed beta testing of its self-developed fantasy MMORPG Mingyun Zhi Lun.   Read More...

Wende Hudong to Begin Initial CB of MMO

17173.com, 3/23/12

Beijing-based online game operator Wende Hudong Information Technology has announced that it will begin initial closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D fantasy MMORPG Maya Zhanji in May.   Read More...

Long You to Begin OB of MMO

17173.com, 3/23/12

Tianjin-based online game developer and operator Long You Network Technology has announced that it will begin open beta testing of its licensed 2.5D martial arts MMORPG Lang Yan on March 29.   Read More...

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Television

LeTV to Invest in Production of Independent TV Drama

Lmtw.com, 3/23/12

Chinese online video site LeTV (Leshi) (300104.SZ) has announced that the company has invested in production of an independent TV drama "Nvren Bang Niuren" (loosely meaning "sisterhood").   Read More...

Rumor: CMMB Available in Hong Kong in H1 2012

CWW, 3/23/12

An industry source revealed today that CMMB broadcasts could begin in Hong Kong as soon as the first half of this year.   Read More...

Ericsson Wins CCTV 3D TV Equipment Order

CWW, 3/23/12

Ericsson announced recently that it had received a 3D TV equipment order from China Central Television (CCTV).   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

China Increases LCD Panel Import Tariff to 5%

China Business News, 3/23/12

China's Ministry of Finance has issued a notice announcing that starting from April 1, 2012, China will adjust import tariffs for LCD panels.   Read More...

Camelot Records 2011 Loss of USD 41 Mln

Camelot, 3/23/12

Enterprise application services provider Camelot Information Systems (NYSE: CIS) has announced its financial results for the full year 2011, with net revenues up 17.8% YoY to USD 224.1 mln.   Read More...

China's Consumer Electronics Export Market to Decline

iSuppli, 3/23/12

Lower-than-expected global economic growth will hamper growth in China's consumer electronics export market in H1 2012, with satellite set-top boxes (STBs), semiconductors and other devices experiencing declines, according a recent IHS iSuppli China Research report.   Read More...

SVA Electron 2011 Profit Down 8% YoY

CNInfo, 3/23/12

Shanghai-based LCD module and electronic component manufacturer SVA Electron (600602.SH) has announced its 2011 financial report with revenue of RMB 936.7 mln, up 16.52% YoY.   Read More...

 
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