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360Buy CTO Resigns

Sina Tech, 12/26/12

Wang Yaqing has resigned as CTO of Beijing-based B2C e-commerce platform 360Buy for personal reasons after less than a year in the position, but may continue to work with the company as a consultant.   Read More...

LightInTheBox Joins Alibaba Procurement Platform

Ebrun, 12/26/12

Beijing-based English-language wholesale B2C e-commerce platform LightInTheBox has announced that the company will allocate USD 30 mln in 2013 for apparel procurement through Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba.com's "Mingqi" open platform procurement site (mingqi.1688.com).   Read More...

Baidu Launches Mobile Voice Assistant App for Android

Oriental Morning Post, 12/26/12

Chinese internet company Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) officially released the Android version of its "Baidu Voice Assistant" voice recognition assistant mobile application on December 25.   Read More...

Qihoo 360 Introduces PC Software and Mobile App Search

Chinaz.com, 12/26/12

Chinese Internet services and security software provider Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU) added software search and mobile app search features to its So.com search engine today.   Read More...

Suning 2012 Sales to Exceed RMB 220 Bln

Netease Tech, 12/26/12

Zhang Jindong, chairman of Chinese consumer electronics and home appliances retailer Suning (002024.SZ), today announced that Suning's annual sales will exceed RMB 220 bln in 2012, twenty-two years after the company's founding.   Read More...

 

Wireless

Xiaomi's MIUI OS User Base Exceeds 10 Mln

36Kr, 12/24/12

Hong Feng, co-founder of Beijing-based Android handset developer Xiaomi, recently revealed that Xiaomi's MIUI Android OS has exceeded 10 mln users and total Xiaomi handset shipments have reached approximately 6.5 mln units.   Read More...

Xiaomi Game Center Hosts Android MMORPG Debut

DoNews, 12/25/12

Beijing-based Android handset developer Xiaomi's game center recently hosted the debut of the Android version of Shanghai Xindong Development's turn-based side-scrolling MMORPG Shenxian Dao.   Read More...

Huawei Wins Polish Network Equipment Supply Contract

Telegeography, 12/24/12

Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Huawei has won a EUR 10 mln DWDM and IP/MPLS supply contract from Polish telecom operator Polkomtel, according to Telegeography.   Read More...

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Internet

China Considers Real-name Registration for Internet Access

Chinadaily.com.cn, 12/25/12

According to a report by China Daily, China's National People's Congress is considering legislation that would require Chinese internet users to provide real-name identification in order to register for any internet connection in the country.   Read More...

Ku6 UGC Providers Earn RMB 20 Mln in 2012 Revenue Share

DoNews, 12/25/12

Jeff Shi (Shi Yu), CEO of Shanda Interactive's online video subsidiary Ku6 (Nasdaq: KUTV), today announced that user-generated content (UGC) providers received nearly RMB 20 mln in revenue share in 2012.   Read More...

Former CCTV Producer Joins iQiyi as Chief Content Officer

Sohu IT, 12/25/12

Ma Dong, a former China Central Television (CCTV) host-director-producer, has joined internet company Baidu's (Nasdaq: BIDU) joint-venture online video site iQiyi has Chief Content Officer responsible for content production, procurement and editing.   Read More...

Amazon China Criticized by Shanghai Consumer Rights Committee

Ebrun, 12/25/12

The Shanghai Consumer Rights Protection Committee has released its first e-commerce services consumer report.   Read More...

Xiu.com Transitions to Global Fashion Reseller

Sina Tech, 12/26/12

Chinese fashion B2C e-commerce site Xiu.com has changed its logo for the first time in five years as part of a shift in its business model from a traditional self-branded B2C to a global fashion reseller targeting Chinese users.   Read More...

Lafaso Opens Store on Coo8

DoNews, 12/26/12

Chinese home appliance and consumer electronics retailer Gome's (0493.HK) e-commerce platform, Coo8, has announced that Beijing-based women's B2C e-commerce site Lafaso (Lefeng.com) today launched a flagship store on Coo8's platform.   Read More...

Cosun Partners with Suning.com, Gome.com.cn

Tencent Tech, 12/26/12

Qiao Xing Group Limited (Cosun Group) has established e-commerce strategic cooperation agreements with Suning's (002024.SZ) Suning.com, and Gome's (0493.HK) Gome.com.cn.   Read More...

Babytree to Launch Flash Sales Channel

Tencnet Tech, 12/26/12

Chinese childcare vertical portal, online community, and e-commerce site Babytree.com has announced that the site will release a new foreign childcare products flash sales channel, "Yangtao Pai."   Read More...

Apple China Website Adds COD Payment Option for Hangzhou

DoNews, 12/26/12

Apple's official mainland China website has added COD to its payment options, allowing users to pay in cash or via POS on deliveries up to RMB 30,000 in the Hangzhou region.   Read More...

Yuezhong Shangwang Launches B2B E-Commerce Service Platform

Tencent Tech, 12/25/12

Shenzhen Yuezhong Shangwang, a subsidiary of China Commodity Network Corporation, yesterday launched a third-party comprehensive B2B e-commerce service platform, Vccn.com, in China and Vietnam.   Read More...

55Tuan Achieves Profitability

Sina Tech, 12/26/12

Xu Maodong, CEO of Chinese group buy site 55Tuan, today disclosed that the company achieved profitability in December 2012, recording a seven-digit RMB profit for the month.   Read More...

Xunlei Closes Gougou Search Service

DoNews, 12/26/12

Chinese P2P download client maker Xunlei has announced it will shut down its search engine, Gougou.com, for undisclosed reasons.   Read More...

Jiayuan Appoints Non-executive Co-chair

Jiayuan, 12/24/12

Beijing-based online matchmaking site operator Jiayuan.com (Nasdaq: DATE) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Rose Gong (Gong Haiyan) as a non-Executive co-Chairwoman of the company, alongside Jiayuan's existing Chairman Qian Yongqiang, effective December 24, 2012.   Read More...

ZQGame to Start CB of Brim Warriors

Enet.com.cn, 12/26/12

Shenzhen-based online game developer and operator ZQGame (Zhongqingbao Interaction Network) (300052.SZ) has announced that it will start closed beta testing of its self-developed 2.5D fantasy MMORPG Brim Warriors on January 17, 2013.   Read More...

Snail Game to Release New Version of MMO

Sina Games, 12/26/12

Suzhou-based online game developer and operator Snail Game has announced that it will soon release a new version of its self-developed fantasy 3D MMORPG Age of Wushu.   Read More...

Feiyang Tianxia Releases New Version of Guihua Zhongkui

Sina Games, 12/26/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Fly Network Technology has announced that it released a new version of its licensed 2D turn-based MMORPG Guihua Zhongkui Online on December 26, titled "Bang Zhan Tianxia."   Read More...

Zhenyou Releases New Version of Quanqiu Shiming

17173.com, 12/25/12

Shanghai-based online game operator Zhenyou Network has announced that it released a new version of its self-developed 3D third-person shooter Quanqiu Shiming on December 25.   Read More...

Kingworld Releases New Version of Elite Forces

17173.com, 12/25/12

Beijing-based online game developer and operator Kingworld Technology has announced that it released a new version of its self-developed first-person shooter Elite Forces on December 25, titled "Bingxue Shengdanye."   Read More...

Ju Sheng to Release New Expansion Pack for RF3.0 Shitu

People.com.cn, 12/25/12

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator Ju Sheng Network Technology has announced that it will soon release a new expansion pack for its self-developed 3D fantasy MMORPG RF3.0 Shitu, titled "Wujin Shenyuan."   Read More...

LiMaoGame to Launch Initial Technical Test of Infinity Hero

17173.com, 12/25/12

Shanghai-based online game developer and operator LiMaoGame has announced that it will launch initial technical testing of its self-developed 2.5D fantasy MMORPG Infinity Hero on January 10, 2013.   Read More...

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Television

DeNA China, Hisense Partner on Smart TV Games

DeNA China PR, 12/24/12

Japanese mobile game developer and operator DeNA's mainland China subsidiary, Shanghai Zongyou Network Technology, and Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Hisense (600060.SH) have formed a smart TV strategic partnership.   Read More...

LeTV, Hubei Satellite TV Cooperate on Content Development

LeTV, 12/26/12

Chinese online video and Internet TV content provider LeTV (Leshi) (300104.SZ) and Hubei Satellite TV announced at a recent press conference in Beijing that the two companies will cooperate on primetime TV content licensing, promotion, production, and investment.   Read More...

China Digital TV Appoints New Independent Director

China Digital TV, 12/24/12

DTV conditional access system provider China Digital TV Holding (NYSE: STV) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of independent director Ng Ching Wah due to personal reasons, effective December 31, 2012.   Read More...

Acorn International Announces Private Share Buyback

Acorn, 12/24/12

Chinese multi-platform marketing company Acorn International (NYSE: ATV) today announced that it had, through its wholly-owned subsidiary China DRTV, Inc., agreed to purchase a total of 7,859,550 ordinary shares (equivalent to 2,619,850 American Depositary Shares (ADSs)), in the form of ordinary shares and ADSs, from a limited number of former company employees and their affiliates.   Read More...

 

Hardware & Software

China to Crack Down on Domain Squatting

Sohu IT, 12/25/12

The Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress is currently reviewing an amendment to China's trademark law to prevent malicious trademark violations.   Read More...

Gome to Open 200 New Stores in Second-tier Cities

DoNews, 12/26/12

Wang Junzhou, president of Chinese home appliance and consumer electronics retailer Gome (0493.HK), yesterday announced that Gome's new strategy will focus on expanding retail locations primarily in second-tier and third-tier cities, including 200 new stores slated to be built in second-tier cities in 2013.   Read More...

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