ZTE, JD Form Strategic Partnership For Marketing

ZTE and JD Group announced the signing of a strategic cooperation agreement in New York under which the two parties …

China’s ZTE Uses Crowdfunding To Launch Eye Tracking Phone

Chinese telecom device maker ZTE will reportedly launch its new smartphone product via an unusual channel: the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. …

CNY2 Billion Deal Amps Up Chinese Smartphone’s Appeal

LeTV phoneChinese mobile phone retail channel provider D.Phone and Letv have reached a strategic deal with total value of CNY2 billion. …

Americans Can Now Use China’s Didi Ride Hailing App

ride hailingChinese taxi-hailing app Didi is now available in America and users can complete payment via WeChat or Alipay with automated …

Chinese Mobile Phone Users Sent 699.2 Billion Texts Last Year

Messaging ChinaChinese mobile phone users sent out a total of 699.2 billion short messages in 2015, according to statistics from the …

Coolpad Appoints Letv’s Chief As Executive Director

Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad has appointed Jia Yueting, chairman and general manager of Letv.com, and Liu Hongwei, vice chairman and deputy general manager of Letv.com, as executive directors, effective immediately. According to the company, Jia and Liu signed three-year service contracts with Coolpad, starting from August 17, 2015. Both of them will receive CNY1 million […]

Hong Kong Mobile OS Company Aims To Beat Android, Apple

The freshly-minted Hong Kong-based mobile operating system company Acadine Technologies is hoping to make room for itself among the ubiquitous of Android and iOS devices. The company says it received USD100 million in its first round financing from China-based Tsinghua Unigroup International. Acadine is so new, that only yesterday, July 15, did it register and […]

Facebook To Establish Office In Taiwan

Facebook will reportedly set up a new office in Taiwan which will be engaged in platform advertising sales.

Xiaomi Invests USD10 Million In Youku-Tudou

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced that the company plans to invest USD10 million to purchase shares of Youku-Tudou from the secondary market, which will enable the playing of Youku-Tudou contents on Xiaomi devices. Xiaomi will also buy Youku-Tudou shares from the open market. The two parties will make a joint investment of an unknown sum […]

Letv.com Establishes New Beijing Company For Mobile Phone Development

According to data from the Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce, Letv has registered a new company named Letv Mobile Smart Information Technology (Beijing) Company Limited, with registered capital of CNY20 million. The business scope of this new company covers production and development of mobile phones and sales of communications devices, electronic products, mechanical equipment, […]

UCWeb Confirms Acquisition Of PP Assistant

Zhu Shunyan, chief operating officer of China-based UCWeb, revealed during the Global Mobile Game Development Trend Summit that they have acquired PP Assistant and integration will soon be completed. Zhu did not disclose any financial details of the deal involving Teiron Network Technology, parent of PP Assistant. In October 2013, rumors swirled that UCWeb would […]

And What? China Mobile Will Soon Unveil New Youthful Wireless Brand

Chinese telecom operator China Mobile is trying to generate buzz around its new business brand “And” that launches on December 17, 2013. The new brand is reportedly formed by a green English word “And”, an exclamation mark, and a pink Chinese character “He” 9which means “and’ in Mandarin), which aims to create an image of […]

Tencent Eyes Integrated Mobile Gaming Platform

Ma Xiaoyi, vice president of Tencent, said during the Global Mobile Game Congress in Beijing this week that Tencent plans to launch an integrated mobile gaming platform, covering Tencent’s major mobile applications and quality products developed by third-party mobile game developers.

China Mobile, Vodafone Team For Telecom License Bidding In Burma

China Mobile’s Hong Kong-listed branch and Vodafone jointly announced that the two parties have signed a cooperation agreement to participate in the telecom license bidding in Burma.

China Mobile Net Profit Up 2.7%

Chinese telecom operator China Mobile published its annual financial report for 2012, stating that the company’s operating revenue was CNY560.4 billion, a year-on-year increase of 6.1%; and its profit attributable to shareholders was CNY129.3 billion, a year-on-year increase of 2.7%.

China’s Alipay Reported 546% Wireless Payment Growth In 2012; Tibetan City Tops Ranking

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%.

China Had 564 Million Netizens By End Of 2012; Fewer Using Desktop Computers To Surf

China Internet Network Information Center recently published its 31st Internet survey report, stating that by the end of December 2012, the number of Internet users in China had reached 564 million and the Internet penetration rate was 42.1%, which was 3.8 percentage points higher than 2011.

Aliyun, Mogo Team For Mobile Development Promotion Platform In China

Mogo, a Chinese mobile advertising platform, revealed to the local media that it has formed a strategic partnership with Aliyun, the cloud platform of Alibaba Group, to jointly provide one-stop solutions to application developers.

China Mobile Starts Providing Mobile TV Service In Hong Kong

Aiming at more operating revenue from smartphone users, Chinese telecom operator China Mobile announced the launch of its mobile TV service named UTV in Hong Kong.

Faster Wireless Speeds On The Horizon As China Mobile Readies TD-LTE

Chinese telecom operator China Mobile will soon launch its TD-LTE mobile phone user tests, and the first batch of TD-LTE devices will be available in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Hangzhou.

Online Hospital Registrations Aid Sick Chinese Hoping To See A Doctor

Chinese third-party Internet payment service provider Alipay.com and the health consulting and medical treatment guidance platform 95169.com have reached a deal to provide Internet hospital registration services to users of Alipay.com.

China Mobile Builds Largest Internet Information Security Center In Luoyang

Chinese telecom operator China Mobile announced the formal launch of a new Internet information security operating center in Luoyang, provincial capital of Henan.

China’s Renren.com To Cooperate With Singapore Game Developer

Social networking site Renren.com announced that it will work with Singapore game developer Nubee to jointly provide Nubee’s Japan Life to users of Renren.com in China.

Baidu, TCL Introduce New Smartphone In China

Chinese search engine Baidu and TCL jointly announced the launch of a new TCL smartphone S710, which will have Baidu’s cloud smart terminal platform.

Xiaomi To Acquire MSNLite Team For PC-based IM Development

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.

Juhuasuan.com, Alipay.com, Focus Media Team For O2O Development In 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.

China Mobile Signs TD-LTE Roaming MOU With America’s Clearwire

China Mobile International Limited and America’s Clearwire jointly announced that the two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding for the opening of TD-LTE international roaming services between China and America.

China’s Taobao.com Launches App Store

Chinese Internet shopping website Taobao.com has launched an application store under the domain App.taobao.com.