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Rumor: 360Buy Lands USD 400 Mln in New Funding

CCIDnet, 11/13/12

Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy has completed a new USD 400 mln round of funding, according to an industry insider, at a valuation of USD 7.25 bln.   Read More...

China Telecom Narrows Gap with Unicom in iPhone 4S Sales

Sina Tech, 11/12/12

China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) has closed the gap in iPhone 4S sales with China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH) to 3:5, according to Sino-MR.   Read More...

Rumor: China Telecom to Release High-End Samsung Smartphone

CWW, 11/13/12

According to an industry source, in order to meet the needs of higher end users, China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) has commissioned Samsung to custom manufacture a high-end business-oriented mobile handset for the company.   Read More...

Perfect World to Launch Three Browser Games

DoNews, 11/13/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Perfect World (Nasdaq: PWRD) is preparing to launch three new, self-developed browser games targeting different market segments: Gourmet Adventurer, War of the Three Kingdoms, and another as-yet unknown game.   Read More...

China's Jan-Sep 2012 Software Revenues Up 26% YoY

MIIT, 11/12/12

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released statistics regarding the software industry for January to September 2012, with total national software industry revenue up 25.8% YoY to reach RMB 1.753 trln.   Read More...

 

Telecom

Fiberhome, Telekom Malaysia Build Joint R&D Lab

Sohu IT, 11/13/12

Chinese communication equipment and network solutions provider Fiberhome Telecommunication Technologies (600498.SH) signed a partnership agreement with Telekom Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur recently for joint construction of a joint laboratory.   Read More...

Huawei Deploys 100G WDM Network in Africa

New Europe, 11/13/12

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Huawei has announced that it will deploy Africa's first 100G WDM network for Angolan telecom operator Unitel.   Read More...

 

Wireless

Unicom: WCDMA Smartphone Sales to Exceed 100 Mln Units in 2012

Sina Tech, 11/12/12

Chang Xiaobing, chairman of China Unicom (NYSE: CHU; 0762.HK; 600050.SH), revealed during the 18th National People's Congress in Beijing that the operator expects 2012 WCDMA smartphone sales to exceed 100 mln units.   Read More...

Android Captures 90% of China's Q3 2012 Smartphone Market

Video Apps Lead China's Q3 2012 Android Downloads

91 Limited, 11/12/12

Fuzhou-based online game developer and operator NetDragon Websoft's (0777.HK) indirect mobile internet subsidiary 91 Limited has released a report detailing trends in China's Android mobile app marketplace in Q3 2012.   Read More...

China's Q3 2012 Handset Sales Down 8% YoY

UCWeb Leads China's Q3 2012 Mobile Browser Market in Active Users

China's Q3 2012 Handset Security User Base Reaches 298 Mln

NQ Mobile Acquires 100% Stake in Feiliu

NQ Mobile, 11/12/12

Chinese mobile security provider NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the controlling stake of Beijing-based mobile application developer Feiliu Jiutian Technology (FL Mobile) not already owned by NQ Mobile.   Read More...

NQ Mobile Q3 2012 Profit Falls to USD 0.3 Mln

NQ Mobile, 11/12/12

Chinese mobile security provider NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ) has released its financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2012.   Read More...

China's Q3 2012 Mobile Game Revenue Up 12% QoQ

Tencent Takes 22% of China's Q3 2012 Mobile Gaming Market

Linktone Posts Q3 2012 Income of USD 12 Mln after Share Sale

Linktone, 11/12/12

Linktone (Nasdaq: LTON), a provider of media and entertainment content and services in key strategic markets in Asia, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.   Read More...

 

Internet

Groupon Takes 19% Stake in Groupnet

SEC, 11/13/12

US group buy company Groupon has acquired a 19% stake in Chinese group buy site Groupnet for a cash consideration of USD 25 mln, according to Groupon's latest financial report.   Read More...

Rumor: 24quan to Resume Business Next Week

BiaNews, 11/13/12

A representative of Beijing-based group buy site 24quan.com's Wuhan subsidiary yesterday disclosed that following user complaints regarding the site's recent and sudden suspension of service, 24quan plans to resume operations "before long."   Read More...

China's Q3 2012 Online Search Market Up 44% YoY

Sogou Web Directory Q3 2012 PV Exceeds 3 Bln

China's Q3 2012 Active IM User Base Up 17% YoY

Yifubao Recharges Exceed RMB 500 Mln in Singles Day Promotion

TechWeb, 11/13/12

During Chinese consumer electronics and home appliance retailer Suning's (002024.SZ) Suning.com B2C platform's November 11 "Singles' Day" promotion, its third-party payment platform, Yifubao, processed more than RMB 500 mln in balance recharges from customers, Suning.com announced today.   Read More...

HC International Q1-Q3 2012 Profit Jumps 145% YoY

HKExnews, 11/13/12

Chinese B2B e-commerce service provider HC International (8292.HK) has announced its financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2012.   Read More...

115 Cloud Drive User Base Exceeds 50 Mln

TechWeb, 11/13/12

Lai Linfeng, chairman and CEO of 115 Cloud Drive (http://u.115.com), the online storage service operated by Guangdong-based 115 Technology, revealed today that the service's user base has grown to more than 50 mln, with up to 200 TB per day of file uploads.   Read More...

SouFun Q3 2013 Profit Up 13% YoY

Soufun, 11/12/12

Chinese online real estate site Soufun (NYSE: SFUN) has released its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.   Read More...

Changyou to Launch CB of Dou Po Cang Qiong

Duowan.com, 11/13/12

Chinese online game developer and operator Changyou (Nasdaq: CYOU), a subsidiary of Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU), has announced that it will launch closed beta testing of its self-developed fantasy MMORPG Dou Po Cang Qiong on November 20.   Read More...

Kingsoft to Begin CB of New Expansion Pack for MMO

Duowan.com, 11/12/12

Chinese game developer and operator Kingsoft (3888.HK) has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of a new expansion pack for its self-developed martial arts MMORPG JX Online 3 in November, titled "Nirvana of the Light."   Read More...

Firerain Starts Initial CB of Shenxian Zhuan 2

17173.com, 11/13/12

Hangzhou-based online game developer and operator Firerain has announced that it started initial closed beta testing of its self-developed 2.5D martial-arts MMORPG Shenxian Zhuan 2 on November 13.   Read More...

Moliyo to Initiate OB of Cabal Online II

QQ.com, 11/12/12

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Moliyo has announced that it will soon initiate open beta testing of its self-developed 3D MMORPG Cabal Online II this week.   Read More...

Aposlies Network to Begin Unlimited CB of Cixing Qishi

17173.com, 11/13/12

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Aposlies Network Technology has announced that it will kick off unlimited closed beta testing of its self-developed 2D cartoon-style MMORPG Cixing Qishi on December 1.   Read More...

 

Television

Update: Xiaomi Acquires E-Reader Software Firm Duokan

Sohu IT, 11/13/12

Lei Jun, chairman of Beijing-based Android handset developer Xiaomi, confirmed recently that Xiaomi has wholly acquired e-reader software designer Duokan Technology.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

MIIT Releases 2012 Jan-Sep Electronics & IT Industry Statistics

MIIT, 11/13/12

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released statistics for the electronics and IT industry for the nine-month period from January to September 2012.   Read More...

MIIT Announces Jan-Sep 2012 IT Industry Investment Statistics

MIIT, 11/12/12

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released statistics on fixed asset investments in the national IT industry for the first nine months of 2012, with total completed investment on IT projects valued at RMB 695.21 bln, up 7.1% YoY.   Read More...

 
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