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51Buy to Run RMB 300 Mln Sales Promotion

Ebrun, 8/03/12

Bu Guangqi, CEO of Chinese internet giant Tencent's (0700.HK) consumer electronics B2C e-commerce subsidiary 51Buy, announced today that beginning in September 51Buy will invest more than RMB 300 mln in marketing resources, including rebates, and will initiate a price war targeting competitor 360Buy in southern China.   Read More...

TMall Personalizes Product Search Based on User Info

Tencent Tech, 8/02/12

Daniel Zhang, president of Alibaba Group's B2C e-commerce site TMall, said on August 2 that the site's product search results now take customers' unique user IDs or cookies into account in order to present results informed by previous purchasing or shopping behavior.   Read More...

Internet

Langtaojin Launches High-end Life Information Site

Cnet, 8/03/12

Beijing-based online precision marketing firm Langtaojin quietly launched the local service platform Fenfen.com recently.   Read More...

Rumor: Kingsoft Accused of Faking Microsoft Patch

CCW, 8/03/12

A microblogger recently posted claims that Chinese software company Kingsoft (3888.HK) has released a patch allowing it to gain control of web browsers.   Read More...

Qihoo Accused of Faking Microsoft Patch to Promote Browser

Mydrivers.com, 8/03/12

Industry sources have revealed that Chinese Internet company Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) has developed a software program that fakes a Microsoft patch, allowing Qihoo 360 to install its own browser and disable rival browsers.   Read More...

Rumor: Sohu Portal to Close Shanghai and Guangdong Branches

Netease Tech, 8/03/12

An industry source revealed today that Chinese Internet firm Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU) will shut down the Shanghai and Guangdong branches of its portal business and offer former employees N+1 severance package agreements (N being the number of years worked at Sohu).   Read More...

Sohu Lauches Home Furnishings E-Commerce Channel

DoNews, 8/03/12

Focus.cn, the real estate site of Chinese Internet firm Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), recently launched a new "Sohu Home" channel (http://home.sohu.com) featuring home furnishings and decorations in partnership with home accessory e-commerce site Meijugou.com.   Read More...

360Buy Temporarily Suspends Railway Pick-up Service

Netease Tech, 8/03/12

Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy has suspended the subway station pick-up service it introduced in February 2012.   Read More...

Dianping Denies IPO Rumor

Guangzhou Daily, 8/03/12

Dianping CEO Zhang Tao recently denied rumors that the Chinese online ratings and group buy site plans to IPO next year, saying that Dianping became profitable in 2008 and has since seen revenues increase at a rate of more than 200% per year.   Read More...

Evernote China Starts API Testing

Sohu IT, 8/03/12

Amy Gu, general manager of China for U.S.-based notetaking and archiving software and service provider Evernote, announced today that the company has begun open API testing for Chinese developers.   Read More...

17173 Releases 'Most Anticipated Games' Ranking

17173.com, 8/03/12

Chinese online gaming portal 17173 has released its "Most Anticipated Games" ranking for the week ending August 3, 2012, with ranking determined by votes cast online by players.   Read More...

Netease Starts OB of New Version of MMO

17173.com, 8/03/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Netease (Nasdaq: NTES) started open beta testing of a new version of its self-developed turn-based MMORPG Warsong of Westward Journey on August 3.   Read More...

Linekong Launches OB of New Version of MMO

17173.com, 8/03/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Linekong launched open beta testing of a new version of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Warrior King (Yongbing Tianxia) on August 3, titled "Zhanyi Feiteng".   Read More...

Xunlei to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 8/03/12

Guangdong-based online game operator Xunlei has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed 2.5D fantasy MMORPG Xiu Mo on August 24.   Read More...

Kingworld Kicks off CB of FPS

17173.com, 8/03/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Kingworld Technology kicked off closed beta testing of its self-developed first-person shooter (FPS) Navy Legend on August 3.   Read More...

Cimo to Begin OB of MMO

163.com, 8/03/12

Beijing-based online game operator Cimo Technology has announced that it will soon begin open beta testing of its self-developed 2.5D Chinese historical warfare-themed MMORPG Tiexue Dasong.   Read More...

 
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