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CNZZ: Qihoo 360 Takes 10% of China's October Search Traffic

CNZZ, 11/05/12

Chinese internet services and security software provider Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) saw its share of China's online search market, both in terms of page views (PV) and unique visits (UV), increase to almost 10% during the month of October, according to Alibaba Group's third-party web analytics subsidiary CNZZ.   Read More...

Update: Vivame Completes Second-Round Funding

Sohu IT, 11/05/12

Beijing-based mobile new media platform technology and operating services provider Vivame Technology today announced it has completed a new round of funding, with internet services and security software provider Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) becoming a strategic investor, and Qihoo 360 CEO Zhou Hongyi becoming a board member.   Read More...

Rumor: Tencent Acquires CRM Service Firm

Sohu IT, 11/05/12

According to an industry source, Tencent (0700.HK) has acquired Beijing-based customer relationship management (CRM) service provider Tongka Network Technology.   Read More...

Rumor: Xiaomi Acquires E-Reader Software Firm Duokan

Tencent Tech, 11/02/12

According to an industry insider, Beijing-based Android handset developer Xiaomi acquired e-reader software designer Duokan Technology in August of this year.   Read More...

Suning Sees Modest Sales of Microsoft Surface

Sina Tech, 11/05/12

Sales of Microsoft's Surface tablet at Chinese consumer electronics and home appliances retailer Suning's (002024.SZ) stores have been modest since its launch on October 26, according to the head of Suning's Nanjing operations.   Read More...

 

Wireless

Tencent Offers WeChat Unbound to QQ, Phone Number

DoNews, 11/02/12

Chinese internet giant Tencent (0700.HK) has released a new version of its Weixin (WeChat) mobile messaging application for Android 4.3 which features a number of upgrades and also drops a previous requirement that users bind the app to their QQ account and phone number.   Read More...

Suning Begins Accepting iPhone 5 Pre-Orders

Beijing Times, 11/05/12

Chinese consumer electronics and home appliances retailer Suning (002024.SZ) yesterday announced that its Beijing retail locations have begun accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 5.   Read More...

MornCloud Unveils RMB 999 'Dakele' Handset

TechWeb, 11/05/12

Beijing-based handset developer MornCloud Information and Technology today officially revealed the company's 5-inch 'Dakele' handset.   Read More...

Huawei Honor 2 Pre-Orders Exceed 2.2 Mln

Tencent Tech, 11/05/12

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Huawei has announced that from November 1 to November 3, the three days in which the company's newly announced quad-core "Honor 2" handset was made available for pre-order, pre-orders for the Honor handset reached 2.24 mln.   Read More...

Xiaomi Begins Sales of Premium Themes in MIUI App Store

DoNews, 11/05/12

Beijing-based handset developer Xiaomi has begun selling premium themes from third-party developers in its new MIUI Version 4's mobile OS app store.   Read More...

Sohu Video Launches Live TV Broadcast App

Sohu IT, 11/05/12

Sohu Video, the online video platform operated by Chinese Internet firm Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), today released its first specialized live TV broadcasting app, "Sohu TV Live."   Read More...

China's CECC to Release 2D Barcode Standards

BiaNews, 11/05/12

The China Electronics Chamber of Commerce's (CECC) 2D Barcode Working Group recently announced that its standardization platform will soon come online, and the group will release standards for the use of 2D barcodes and related applications across all industries to provide users with more secure and standardized 2D barcode software.   Read More...

Wasu Deploys Free Public Wi-Fi in Hangzhou

Sohu IT, 11/02/12

Hangzhou-based DTV and IPTV operator Wasu Digital Television Media Group has announced that the company has deployed 2,000 free public Wi-Fi hotspots to date in Hangzhou, adding that no other operators are participating in public Wi-Fi deployment and the Wasu is receiving local government subsidies.   Read More...

UniStrong to Invest RMB 184 Mln in Beidou Satellite Project

Shenzhen Stock Exchange, 11/03/12

Bejing-based satellite navigation equipment manufacturer UniStrong Science & Technology (002383.SZ) announced today that it plans to invest RMB 184 mln in the Beijing Beidou satellite navigation and location based service (LBS) industry public platform project.   Read More...

Trunkbow Announces Receipt of 'Going Private' Proposal

Trunkbow, 11/02/12

Beijing-based wireless value-added services (WVAS) and mobile application provider Trunkbow International (Nasdaq: TBOW) today announced that its board of directors has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter, dated November 2, 2012, from Hou Wanchun, Chairman of the board of directors of the company, and Li Qiang, Chief Executive Officer and a director of the company (Consortium Members), that proposes a 'going-private' transaction involving the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of the company's common stock not beneficially owned by the Consortium Members at a price of USD 1.46 per Share in cash.   Read More...

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Internet

AutoTrader Group Takes Stake in Bitauto

Bitauto, 11/02/12

Beijing-based automotive website firm Bitauto (NYSE: BITA) today announced that certain existing pre-IPO shareholders of the company have entered into definitive agreements with US digital automotive marketplace AutoTrader Group to sell a 21.8% stake in Bitauto to AutoTrader Group.   Read More...

Sohu Q3 2012 Profit Falls 47% YoY

Sohu, 11/5/12

Chinese Internet firm Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU) has announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter of 2012.   Read More...

Rumor: Alibaba to Issue USD 1 bln in Corporate Bonds

IFAasia, 11/03/12

According to IFAasia, Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group is currently in discussions with several banks in anticipation of issuing approximately USD 1 bln in corporate bonds.   Read More...

360Buy Single-day Sales Exceed RMB 40 Mln

Tencent Tech, 11/05/12

Since launching its online book and music retail business, Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy has experienced 20% monthly revenue increases, and an annual increase of 300%.   Read More...

360Buy, Lakala Partner on Promotion for Singles Day

Ebrun, 11/05/12

Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy and e-payment service company Lakala have announced they will cooperate for Singles Day (November 11) promotional sales on November 10-12, offering users 50% discounts on all Lakala products as well as RMB 1,010 in Singles Day promotional coupons from 360Buy.   Read More...

Dangdang: 98% of China's Publishers to Join Anniversary Sale

Tencent Tech, 11/05/12

Li Guoqing, CEO of Chinese B2C e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE: DANG), recently disclosed that Dangdang has resolved disputes with China's publishing industry, stating that 98% of the country's publishers will take part in Dangdang's upcoming 13th anniversary sales event.   Read More...

eHaoYao Peak Daily Order Volume Reaches 10,000

Ebrun, 11/05/12

Cui Wei, CEO of 360Buy and Jointown Pharmaceutical Group's (600998.SH) pharmaceutical e-commerce joint venture eHaoYao, revealed recently that the site has set a new single-day record of 10,000 orders.   Read More...

GAPP Orders Online Media to Self-Monitor Content

China Press and Publishing Journal, 11/05/12

In order to promote Chinese Communist Party directives on Internet publishing given during China's 18th National Party Congress, the General Administration of Press and Publication's (GAPP) Technology and Digital Publishing Office launched a pilot project on November 3 for a self-monitoring mechanism for large-scale online media.   Read More...

China Finance Online Appoints New Auditor

China Finance Online, 11/03/12

Chinese online financial information provider China Finance Online (Nasdaq: JRJC) today announced that it has changed its independent registered public accounting firm from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA (DTT) to Grant Thornton China (GT), with immediate effect.   Read More...

Changyou Q3 2012 Profit Up 18% YoY

Changyou, 11/05/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Changyou (Nasdaq: CYOU), a subsidiary of Internet portal Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.   Read More...

ATA Q2 FY 2013 Loss Grows to RMB 9 Mln

ATA, 11/05/12

Chinese computer-based educational testing service provider ATA (Nasdaq: ATAI) has announced its financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended September 30, 2012.   Read More...

Tencent to Initiate CB of Dou Zhanshen

17173.com, 11/02/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Tencent (0700.HK) has announced that it will soon initiate closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Dou Zhanshen.   Read More...

Giant to Launch CB of MMO

17173.com, 11/05/12

Chinese game developer and operator Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) has announced that it will launch closed beta testing of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Spirits of the Warriors in late November.   Read More...

ZQGame to Begin CB of Zui Baxian

People.com.cn, 11/05/12

Shenzhen-based online game developer and operator ZQGame (Zhongqingbao Interaction Network) (300052.SZ) has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its self-developed turn-based MMORPG Zui Baxian on November 9.   Read More...

Snail Game to Release New Version of Penguin War

17173.com, 11/02/12

Suzhou-based online game developer and operator Snail Game has announced that it will soon release a new version of its self-developed third-person shooter (TPS) The Penguin War.   Read More...

Kingworld to Start CB of Dragonsaga

17173.com, 11/05/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Kingworld Technology has announced that it will soon start closed beta testing of its licensed 3D MMORPG Dragonsaga.   Read More...

Miracle to Release New Expansion Pack for Tiandi Jie

People.com.cn, 11/02/12

Chengdu-based online game developer and operator Miracle O.   Read More...

YI6 to Start CB of Taiji Zhi Mi

People.com.cn, 11/02/12

Xiamen-based online game developer and operator YI6 Interactive Entertainment has announced that it will soon start closed beta testing of its licensed 3D martial-arts MMORPG Taiji Zhi Mi in the middle of November.   Read More...

Onwind to Start CB of Yongzhe Zhi Yi

17173.com, 11/02/12

Xiamen-based online game developer and operator Onwind Digital has announced that it will kick off closed beta testing of its self-developed fantasy-themed 3D MMORPG Yongzhe Zhi Yi on November 16.   Read More...

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Television

China Mass Media Completes 'Going Private' Merger

China Mass Media, 11/02/12

Chinese television advertising company China Mass Media (PINK: CMMCY) has announced the completion of the previously announced 'Going Private' Merger Agreement dated August 6, 2012 (Merger Agreement) among the company, China Mass Media Holdings Limited (Parent), a Cayman Islands company beneficially owned by Wang Shengcheng, CMM Holdings Limited (Merger Sub), a company wholly owned by Parent, and Wang Shengcheng, pursuant to which Merger Sub will be merged with and into CMM with CMM surviving the merger as a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

Suning to Start Singles Day Promotion Early

DoNews, 11/05/12

Chinese consumer electronics and home appliances retailer Suning (002024.SZ) announced this morning that it will kick off its November 11 "Singles' Day" sale event early - beginning November 8 - at its Suning and Laox stores and on Suning.com.   Read More...

Kingdee Licenses Product Line to 30 Chinese Enterprises

Tencent Tech, 11/05/12

Chinese enterprise management software developer Kingdee International Software Group (0268.HK) recently signed strategic cooperation agreements in Shanghai to provide its entire product line to nearly 30 major domestic enterprises.   Read More...

SMIC Records Q3 2012 Net Profit of USD 12 Mln

HKExnews, 11/05/12

Chinese semiconductor foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) (NYSE: SMI, 0981.HK) has announced its financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2012.   Read More...

 
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