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Sina Microblog Incorporates Web Search

Southern Metropolitan News, 5/23/12

Chinese internet company Sina's (Nasdaq: SINA) Weibo microblogging platform has quietly integrated web search, now providing website search links alongside relevant user, post, and group search results for a given search query.   Read More...

The9's Soccer Social Game Sees Monthly Revs of RMB 5 Mln

TechWeb, 5/23/12

The Winning Goal II, the sequel to Chinese online game developer and operator The9's (Nasdaq: NCTY) self-developed soccer social game, generated nearly RMB 5 mln per month in revenues between February and May this year, with over 50% via Sina (Nasdaq: SINA) Microblog's gaming platform.   Read More...

Alibaba Group to Merge Subsidiaries' Technical Staff

Ebrun.com, 5/23/12

Hangzhou-based e-commerce company Alibaba Group reportedly may merge a number of its subsidiaries' technology teams and replace its Oracle database with a distributed data management system in order to meet scalability needs of its large-scale applications.   Read More...

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Rumor: Alibaba Group Seeks Up to USD 4 Bln in Loans

Sohu IT, 5/23/12

According to foreign media, two unnamed industry sources have revealed that Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group may seek a loan worth USD 2 bln from the China Development Bank, and an additional USD 2.0 bln in loans from a syndicate of international lenders in order to facilitate a partial buy-back of Alibaba shares owned by Yahoo.   Read More...

Vancl Reveals New Social Marketing Plan

Tencent Tech, 5/23/12

Chinese B2C clothing website Vancl recently announced its new social marketing plan, which will involve using urban promotional campaigns to increase social stickiness, further integrating mobile internet, and mining social data.   Read More...

Gome to Supply 90% of Coo8 Products

Sina Tech, 5/23/12

Chinese B2C consumer electronics site Coo8, operated by Gome (0493.HK) subsidiary Kuba Technology, has announced that after it completes linking to Gome's supply chain in August, 90% of its inventory will be supplied by the parent company.   Read More...

China's Group Buy Transactions Down 2.4% QoQ in April

Beijing Business Today, 5/23/12

China's group buy market transaction volume fell 2.4% QoQ in April to RMB 1.69 bln, but rose 26.2% YoY from RMB 650 mln in April 2011, according to data recently released by group buy directory site Tuan800.   Read More...

Nuomi Appoints Marketing VP

Sina Tech, 5/23/12

Chinese social networking site Renren's (NYSE: RENN) group buy site Nuomi.com has announced the appointment of Sun Haidi as VP responsible for marketing.   Read More...

Qihoo 360 Q1 2012 Profit Reaches USD 14 Mln

PR Newswire Asia, 5/23/12

Online security software developer Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, with net revenue up 202.1% YoY and up 11.2% QoQ to USD 69.3 mln.   Read More...

Tencent Appoints New CFO

Netease Tech, 5/22/12

Chinese Internet firm Tencent (0700.HK) announced today that it had promoted former Deputy CFO John Lo to the position of CFO, in which capacity he will be responsible for leading the company's financial controls, reporting and auditing.   Read More...

Tencent to Release New Version of Casual Game

17173.com, 5/23/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will soon release a new version of its licensed 3D casual game QQ Dancer.   Read More...

Tencent to Begin CB of FPS

People.com.cn, 5/23/12

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 on May 31.   Read More...

Netease to Release New Expansion Pack for MMO

Sina Games, 5/22/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Netease (Nasdaq: NTES) has announced that it will soon release a new expansion pack for its self-developed MMORPG Westward Journey Online II, titled "Dengfeng Zaoji."   Read More...

SunHome to Begin CB of New Version of MMO

Sina Games, 5/22/12

Guangzhou-based online game developer and operator SunHome Network Technology has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of a new version of its self-developed 2.5D MMORPG States at War on May 25, titled "Lieyan Wushuang."   Read More...

 
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