Shanghai, China, October 20, 2016 /ChinaNewswire.com/ – Microsoft and AccorHotels presented Staff Hub at Microsoft experiences’16. This app will simplify employee shift schedule management for the world’s leading hotel operator. Staff Hub is the first collaborative application that allows hoteliers and their teams to manage their schedules completely on their mobile phones. It was developed… Read More
Jace Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter, announced via a tweet that the company has appointed Kathy Chen as Twitter’s …
China’s WeChat, the instant messaging app by Tencent, has Facebook’s WhatsApp, Japan’s Line, and Microsoft’s Skype service in its sights …
Microsoft will officially close its instant messaging service MSN in China on October 31, 2014. Microsoft already shut down MSN services worldwide in March 2013, with the exclusion of the Chinese mainland market; and the company started promoting its other communications product Skype. According to Microsoft, Chinese MSN services will be shut down on October […]
With a newly-minted IPO under its belt, Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc. announced today that is now taking pre-orders for Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console. As part of an agreement between the companies, JD.com will have the exclusive right to accept pre-orders for Xbox One in China from July 28-30, 2014, through JD.com’s Mobile QQ […]
Chinese media platform BesTV has reportedly reached an agreement with Walt Disney to set up a digital technology joint venture in China. This joint venture will reportedly focus on digital technology consulting services related to services, products and contents of BesTV and Walt Disney in mainland China. The total investment for the joint venture will […]
Microsoft has formed a partnership with Guangming Founder, which will operate Skype for Microsoft in mainland China. Founded in 2011, Guangming Founder is a joint venture between Gmw.cn and Founder, a Chinese computing company. The company mainly focuses on developing mobile new media businesses. Financial terms of the deal were not revealed. According to Microsoft, […]
Starting November 24, 2013, Microsoft will take over Skype’s business in the China region. Tom-Skype, the business unit within China-based TOM Online Inc. that has run Skype’s business for many years, published a report on its official website to announce the handover. The report also revealed that so far Tom-Skype has gained over 100 million […]
China’s BesTV says it will team with Microsoft to invest USD79 million in the establishment of a joint venture named Shanghai Baijiahe Information Technology Development Company Limited for the creation of China-made gaming consoles. With USD40.29 million cash investment, BesTV will hold a 51% stake in the joint venture; while Microsoft, with USD38.71 million cash […]
Harry Shum, Microsoft’s global senior vice president in charge of the development of the company’s global search engine, announced that a new version is now available for Bing Chinese search, Cn.bing.com.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced plans to acquire the MSNLite team, which will focus on the research and development of the PC version of Xiaomi’s instant messaging application after the acquisition.
Microsoft and Alipay.com have signed a strategic letter of intent in Beijing, stating that the two parties will jointly develop and distribute services to enhance Internet security and privacy protection for Chinese users.
Baijob.com and MSN China have announced a strategic cooperation to jointly establish the job search and career recruitment channel of MSN’s Chinese website.
Kingsoft Network has reportedly launched its Web browser initiative and the new product is currently undergoing beta testing.
Whether related to the rumored murder charges against the wife of former Communist elite Bo Xilai or the earthquakes in Indonesia and Mexico over the last day, one thing is for sure: Internet connections to websites outside of China were intermittently not available to many users in China today.
Chinese technology giant Lenovo Group held a launch ceremony in Beijing to announce a new cloud computing strategy, a new smartphone, a tablet computer, a new personal computer, and TV products.
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.
China Unicom has completed its first cloud computing procurement project, and four manufacturers won the bidding for various aspects of the project.
Chinese social networking site Renren.com has reportedly formed a strategic partnership with MSN China in sectors including social networking, instant messaging service, and open platform development.
Munich-headquartered Wirecard AG and the Chinese third-party Internet payment platform Alipay.com have signed a cooperation agreement to provide fast and secure payment services to Internet users.
China Mobile and Microsoft have reached a deal to jointly promote the application of cloud computing technologies.
Microsoft’s search engine product Bing has formed an alliance with Shenzhen Winhi.net to jointly promote Bing in China.
More than 1,000 suppliers, publishers, and Internet retailers, including Dangdang.com, Microsoft, Aigo, Wyeth, Lock & Lock, Commercial Press, and the People’s Literature Publishing House, have jointly published an “Internet Retailing Honesty Declaration” in China.