Date
18 January 2020

Tech

  • TCL Feb smartphone sales more than quadruple, statement says

    Mar 7, 2014 9:59am
    TCL Corp. (000100.CN) said on Thursday its unit TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd. (02618.HK) sold 1.73 million smartphones in February, up 388.64 percent from a year earlier. The group’s LCD TV sales rose 22.9 percent to...
  • IBM-Lenovo deal sparks strike in southern China, WSJ says

    Mar 7, 2014 9:36am
    Hundreds of workers at an International Business Machines Corp. facility in Shenzhen have been on strike since Monday as the company prepares to transfer the computer-server factory to Lenovo Group Ltd. (0992.HK), the Wall Street Journal reported...
  • Qihoo 360 Q4 net profit rises 30%, report says

    Mar 7, 2014 8:45am
    Chinese internet company Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (QIHU.NYSE) posted an unaudited net profit of US$16.6 million in the fourth quarter, up 30 percent year on year, Sina.com reported Friday, citing a company filing. Revenue rose 115.3...
  • Midea caves to call of e-commerce

    - Mar 7, 2014 8:25am
    Midea is not a big fan of e-commerce. When it comes to sales, the Chinese electrical appliance maker is as traditional as it gets. So, what’s behind its decision to partner with Suning Commerce which is...
  • Game developers in a bind as Tencent makes irresistible offer

    - Mar 6, 2014 10:52am
    Mobile game developers in China are finding themselves in a tough bind as the country’s top internet companies dangle juicy contracts to grab their latest products. Ideally, developers would like their games to be available in...
  • Zhejiang Daily unit acquires online gaming stakes, filing says

    Mar 6, 2014 10:29am
    Zhejiang Daily Media Group Co. Ltd. (600633.CN) said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday its unit East Sky Investment Co. Ltd. plans to buy minority stakes in two leading gaming operators for a combined 100 million...
  • BesTV in online TV partnership with Xunlei, paper says

    Mar 6, 2014 9:56am
    BesTV New Media Co. Ltd. (600637.CN) announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with Shenzhen-based online gaming operator Xunlei for cooperation in online TV business, China Securities Journal reported Thursday. According to a regulatory filing,...
  • Wall Street set for more Chinese dotcom listings, paper says

    Mar 6, 2014 7:39am
    Wall Street is set to see more initial public offerings by Chinese internet firms in the coming months, with market sentiment getting a lift after recent quarterly reports from the sector beat expectations, China Daily reported Thursday. Shares...
  • SmarTone calls for close downstream eye on HKT

    Mar 5, 2014 5:38pm
    Hong Kong telco SmarTone Mobile Communications Ltd. (00315.HK) has called for tough downstream regulation of HKT (06823.HK) as its takeover of rival CSL New World Mobility Limited (CSLNW) stands to make it the city’s largest telecom...
  • MIIT sees lower 4G tariffs from rising competition, Xinhua says

    Mar 5, 2014 1:39pm
    Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei {苗圩} said 4G mobile tariffs are relatively high at present, but the rates are expected to come down with increased competition, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday....
  • Employees own 99% of Huawei, report says

    Mar 5, 2014 11:42am
    Ninety-nine percent of telecommunications equipment supplier Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is owned by its 80,000 employees through their labor union, technology industry blog Huxiu.com reported Tuesday, citing media reports. The number of Huawei employees who hold...
  • ASUSTeK grows tablet sales but trails Apple, Samsung, paper says

    Mar 5, 2014 11:09am
    ASUSTeK Computer Inc. cemented its position in 2013 as the third best-selling brand of tablet computers, trailing only Apple and Samsung, the United Daily News reported Wednesday, citing a Gartner research report. ASUSTeK sold 11 million...
  • Twitter eyes Taiwan partners for cloud data hub, paper says

    Mar 5, 2014 10:57am
    Microblogging service operator Twitter Inc. is seeking potential Taiwanese partners for a planned cloud data center, Economic Daily News reported Wednesday, citing unnamed sources. These include Quanta Computer Inc., Wistron Corp. and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Twitter chief...
  • How Apple is amping up in-car entertainment

    - Mar 5, 2014 10:53am
    Imagine transplanting the whole iPhone experience to your car — on your dashboard no less — and enjoying it on other Apple devices at the same time without skipping a beat. Apple envisions CarPLay to set...
  • Suning launches mobile network resale business, paper says

    Mar 5, 2014 9:37am
    Suning Appliance Co. Ltd. (002024.CN) has launched its mobile network resale business after securing a mobile virtual network operator license, the National Business Daily reported Wednesday, citing a company statement. The company said it has set...
  • Internet security investment theme heats up

    - Mar 4, 2014 3:36pm
    Shifting from its environmental and social focus in the past few years, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) has taken up the allocation of technological resources as the first item on its agenda for this year. The...
  • Alibaba ‘to buy 20% stake’ in Wasu Media, paper says

    Mar 4, 2014 12:11pm
    Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. is expected to take a 20 percent stake in Wasu Media Holding Co. Ltd. (000156.CN), its smart-TV set-top box partner, National Business Daily reported Tuesday, citing media reports. Alibaba declined to comment...
  • Online video battlefield shifting to mobile platforms

    - Mar 4, 2014 9:58am
    China’s internet video sector appears set for further consolidation as Web titans Sohu.com Inc (SOHU.US) and Tencent Holdings (00700.HK) are said to be in talks for a merger of their video portals in a bid to...
  • Tencent, Baidu, Qihoo 360 may invest in JD.com, Caijing reports

    Mar 4, 2014 9:18am
    Domestic e-commerce site JD.com has invited Tencent Holdings Ltd. (00700.HK), Baidu Inc. and Qihoo 360 to become cornerstone investors in its planned initial public offering in the United States this year, news website Caijing.com.cn reported Monday. The...
  • Cell phone users boost mobile internet traffic, Xinhua says

    Mar 4, 2014 8:29am
    China’s growing number of cell phone users has led to a surge in data flow as more of them access mobile internet on their handsets, Xinhua news agency reported Monday, citing, government figures. Cell phone users...