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Konka Invests RMB 550 Mln in Handset Subsidiary

Shenzhen Economic Daily, 5/28/12

Zuo Bin, director of operations for Chinese television and consumer electronics manufacturer Konka's (200016.SZ, 000016.SZ) handset manufacturing subsidiary, Shenzhen Konka Telecommunication Technology, revealed yesterday that the company will invest RMB 550 mln to build a new headquarters for operations in Shenzhen's Guangming New District as part of expansions into the handset market.   Read More...

Rumor: China Mobile Announces TD-SCDMA Handset Tender Winners

CWW, 5/28/12

An informed industry source has reported that China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) has announced the winners of its Q2 2012 TD-SCDMA handset tender.   Read More...

Parkson China Launches E-Commerce Website

Ebrun.com, 5/28/12

Malaysian-based shopping mall operator Parkson today launched its China e-commerce site (www.parkson.com.cn)   Read More...

Dacheng MMO Trinity Blood Hits 100K PCU

Sina Games, 5/26/12

Shanghai-based online game operator Dacheng Network, a subsidiary of KongZhong (Nasdaq: KONG), has announced that peak concurrent users (PCU) of its self-developed 3D fantasy MMORPG Trinity Blood reached 100K on May 25.   Read More...

BesTV, Funshion Cooperate on Internet TV STB

iFeng, 5/28/12

Luo Jiangchun, CEO of Funshion Networks, stated recently that the Beijing-based P2P online video player maker is working with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) on R&D for an internet TV set-top box (STB).   Read More...

 

Telecom

EU to Launch Trade Case against Huawei, ZTE

NSN Ridicules Huawei for Copying Marketing Materials

MyDrivers, 5/26/12

According to foreign media reports, telecom equipment vendor Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) recently posted on its corporate blog a release mocking Chinese rival Huawei for plagiarizing NSN's marketing materials.   Read More...

Fiberhome Wins RMB 62 Mln Government Subsidy

CCTIME, 5/28/12

Chinese communication equipment and network solutions provider Fiberhome Telecommunication Technologies (600498.SH) has officially announced that on May 25, 2012, it received a central government subsidy of RMB 62.43 mln towards its next generation internet (IPv6) and other application systems development projects.   Read More...

 

Wireless

Samsung Tops China's Smartphone Sales in April

Beijing Times, 5/26/12

Samsung was the number one brand in terms of smartphone sales in April, according to Beijing-based market research firm SINO Market Research, followed by four domestic firms: Yulong (Coolpad), Huawei, Lenovo (0992.HK), and ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ).   Read More...

China Unicom Releases 3G Coolpad Smartphone

Netease Tech, 5/28/12

China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) today unveiled a new WCDMA dual-core, dual-standby operator-customized smartphone from Shenzhen-based handset maker Yulong Computer Telecommunication, a subsidiary of China Wireless Technologies (2369.HK), called the Coolpad Cheer7728.   Read More...

China Unicom to Begin Third Round of Budget 3G Card Sales

CCTIME, 5/28/12

China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) recently announced that on May 29 it will begin the third round of sales for its new RMB 20 per month 3G SIM cards, made available exclusively through its online service hall.   Read More...

Lenovo to Launch Android Handset in Russia in October

Sina Tech, 5/28/12

According to Russian media reports, Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Lenovo (0992.HK) will launch a series of Android handsets in Russia, India, and Indonesia this October, and will launch a Windows 8 Phone this fall.   Read More...

Shanda Releases Android Version of Video App

Pcpop, 5/26/12

Chinese online media and game operator Shanda Interactive has released an Android client for its "Vku" video sharing service.   Read More...

Huawei Launches Mobile Broadband R&D Lab

Huawei PR, 5/25/12

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Huawei today announced the launch of its mobile broadband (MBB) research laboratory, mLAB.   Read More...

ZTE Cikey Wins Best LTE Device/Handset Award

ZTE PR, 5/28/12

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) has announced that at the LTE World Summit 2012 held in Barcelona, the ZTE Cikey (converged intelligent key), a multiple access terminal, has won the "Best LTE Device/Handset" award for its user access functions and improvement of the mobile customer experience.   Read More...

 

Internet

Netsun Toocle: China's 2011 Online Shopping GMV Up 56%

100ec, 5/28/12

China's 2011 online shopping (B2C + C2C) GMV grew to RMB 801.9 bln in 2011, an increase of 56% YoY, according to Netsun Toocle's (002095.SZ) China E-Commerce Research Center.   Read More...

Dangdang to Launch In-House Brand

Sina Tech, 5/28/12

Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE: DANG) recently announced plans to launch its own in-house brand, "Dangdang Youpin," for the sale of home furniture, home textiles, clothing, and several other product categories.   Read More...

TMall Partners with 9 Logistics Firms

Sohu IT, 5/28/12

Alibaba Group's B2C e-commerce site TMall has formed strategic partnerships with nine express delivery courier services, including EMS, S.F.   Read More...

Rumor: VIPStore Marketing Division Staff Resign

DoNews, 5/25/12

An industry source reported today that more than ten employees in luxury goods B2C e-commerce site operator VIPStore have left their positions.   Read More...

Group Buy Site Qianpin Launches Hotel & Travel Channel

DoNews, 5/28/12

O2O services group buy site Qianpin.com recently added a "Hotels & Travel" channel to its site in addition to its existing "Fine Dining," "Beauty," "Lifestyle Services," and "Leisure & Entertainment" channels.   Read More...

Ctrip Partners with Sina Microblog

Sina Tech, 5/28/12

Chinese online travel service provider Ctrip (Nasdaq: CTRP) has announced a partnership with Internet firm Sina's (Nasdaq: SINA) Weibo to promote its travel products on the microblogging platform.   Read More...

Cloudary Partners with Shanghai Municipal Library

Tencent Tech, 5/28/12

Chinese online media provider and game operator Shanda Interactive's wholly owned online literature subsidiary, Cloudary Corporation, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Shanghai Municipal Library and launched an online literature site (e.library.sh.cn) aimed at Shanghai residents.   Read More...

Sina Games Releases 'Most Anticipated Games' Ranking

Sina Games, 5/28/12

Chinese online gaming portal Sina Games has released its "Most Anticipated Games" ranking for the week ending May 28, 2012, with ranking determined by votes cast online by players.   Read More...

Perfect World Licenses MMO in Singapore and Malaysia

17173.com, 5/28/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Perfect World (Nasdaq: PWRD) announced today that its Singapore and Malaysia licensing agreement for the company's 3D MMORPG Perfect World II had expired and that Perfect World had signed a licensing agreement with a new operator, Garena Online Private Limited, that will grant Garena sole operating rights to Perfect World II in Singapore and Malaysia effective May 28, 2012.   Read More...

Xinyou to Begin Second-Round CB of MMO

17173.com, 5/25/12

Zhuhai-based online game developer and operator Xinyou Technology has announced that it will begin a second round of closed beta testing of its self-developed MMORPG Xiaoyao Jianghu on June 28.   Read More...

DKMGame to Begin Initial Technical Test of MMO

Sina Games, 5/25/12

Chengdu-based online game developer and operator DKMGame has announced that it will begin initial technical testing of its self-developed 3D MMORPG The Land of Myth on June 1.   Read More...

Yijia to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 5/28/12

Shenzhen-based online game developer and operator Yijia Network has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed MMORPG Xin Peng Lai on June 4.   Read More...

Kingworld Announces New FPS

17173.com, 5/28/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Kingworld Technology has announced that it will soon release its new self-developed first-person shooter Elite Forces.   Read More...

 

Television

Rumor: Shenzhen Foxconn Receives Apple TV Orders

China Business News, 5/28/12

An industry source recently revealed that the Integrated Digital Product Business Group (IDPBG) at Taiwanese outsourced electronics manufacturer Foxconn's (2038.HK; 2354.TW) Shenzhen-based plant has already received an order to produce Apple TV sets, and is currently beginning trial production.   Read More...

Geeya CFO Resigns

CNInfo, 5/26/12

Chinese broadcasting system management products provider Chengdu Geeya Technology (300028.SZ) has announced that Qiao Yu, CFO of Geeya, has resigned for personal reasons.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

BOE to Begin 46-inch OLED Panel Production in Q3

China News, 5/26/12

Zhang Yu, vice president of Chinese TFT-LCD manufacturer BOE (000725.SZ), recently announced that BOE has achieved a new breakthrough in its OLED technology, expecting to launch its first 46-inch OLED panel in Q3 2012.   Read More...

Hudong, Lenovo Cooperate on Game Console Content

DoNews, 5/28/12

"Lifestyle Encyclopedia," a partnership between online Chinese-language encyclopedia site Hudong.com and Chinese laptop, PC, and handset manufacturer Lenovo (0992.HK), recently went online following the launch of the Eedoo CT510 console from Lenovo subsidiary Beijing Eedoo Technology.   Read More...

Gome, Wong Kwong Yu Break E-commerce Stalemate

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, 5/28/12

Chinese consumer electronics and home appliance retailer Gome (0493.HK) has announced that indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary Beijing Huihai Tianyun Commercial Consultancy Co., Ltd. has agreed to sell 40% interest in the enlarged capital of each Kuba Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. and Xinruimei E-Commerce Co., Ltd. to Beijing Gome Ruidong e-Commerce Co., Ltd., a company principally engaged in the business of investment holding and controlled by former chairman and largest shareholder of Gome Wong Kwong Yu and his associates.   Read More...

 
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