Chinese search engine company Baidu announced in Tianjin that the company’s developer start-up center in the city has been formally established. This is Baidu’s newest regional start-up center following those already operational in Chengdu and Xiamen. This new Tianjin Baidu developer start-up center is located in Hongqiao district. With an office area of over 3,000 […]
During its first open platform partner conference, Chinese B2C e-commerce website JD.com published four major support plans, covering technology, logistics, service, and finance.
Amazon.cn announced that it has cooperated with FamilyMart retail convenience stores in the launch of a pick-up service in Shanghai.
According to an internal email reportedly sent by Bu Guangqi, chief executive officer of Tencent’s e-commerce subsidiary 51buy.com, the company will implement a structural adjustment, aiming at sales of CNY15 billion to CNY20 billion in 2013.
Chinese third-party Internet payment service provider Alipay.com has published its report showing that the mobile payment service developed rapidly in China in 2012 with 546% year-on-year growth by trading value; and the number of people who used this service increased by 223%.
Construction of TD-LTE trial networks in ten cities in eastern China has commenced, and China Mobile recently started the deployment of a TD-LTE trial network in Chengdu, provincial capital of Sichuan, marking an important move for its 4G network development in western areas of China.
Alibaba Group’s collective buying subsidiary Juhuasuan.com and Internet payment subsidiary Alipay.com have formed alliance with Focus Media to jointly develop the Chinese online to offline market.
Mecox Lane Limited, operator of the Chinese apparel and accessories e-commerce website M18.com, has announced plans to open its logistics platform and share it with other e-commerce operators in the country.
In meetings concluded last week in the central Chinese city of Chengdu, the United States and China agreed on a number of initiatives that may provide more fairness and transparency to foreign businesses operating in China.
Chinese Internet company Tencent has recently started a marketing campaign for its search engine product in Shanghai and this business promotion will be launched in nine cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Chengdu.
Amazon has announced that its brand name Joyo Amazon has been formally changed to Amazon China and it will launch a shorter domain name Z.cn for its Chinese website to fully embrace its global identity.
Beijing technology entrepreneurs and software firms should shut their doors and turn off the lights, as Microsoft China might be aiming at hiring away some top young talent.
Chinese online game developer and operator Linekong has announced that it has acquired the Chengdu-based 3D game studio named Wushuang, and will start the beta test of a new online game, Unparalleled Devil, on January 14, 2011.
Chinese digital media firm Focus Media Holding Limited has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement to sell to Silver Lake a 62% indirect equity ownership of its Internet subsidiary, Allyes Online Media Holdings Ltd and its consolidated subsidiaries and affiliates, for USD124 million.
The B2B2C joint venture established by the Chinese search engine company Baidu and the Japanese e-commerce operator Rakuten has announced that it has formally adopted the Chinese name “Le Ku Tian” as the brand name of its online service platform Rakuten.com.cn, which is currently opened to e-commerce vendors for registration.