Date
21 February 2020

Tech

  • Mobile carriers must stamp out spam messaging, MIIT says

    Oct 25, 2013 9:42am
    The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said spam text messages are tough to stop but mobile operators are ultimately responsible for the problem, People’s Daily reported Thursday, citing Zhu Jun, deputy director for MIIT’s...
  • Govt unveils information industry blueprint, paper says

    Oct 25, 2013 9:20am
    China has released a blueprint for the information industry through 2015, China Business News reported Friday, citing the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Under the plan, the country envisages more than 850 million netizens by...
  • Ministry to boost internet backbone, website says

    Oct 25, 2013 9:02am
    The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology will add seven new internet backbone nodes, bringing the total to 10 nationwide, news website caixin.com reported Thursday, citing Zhu Jun, deputy director general of the Department of Telecommunication Development....
  • HKEx chief urges rethink of partnership structure

    Oct 25, 2013 7:44am
    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. (HKEx) (00388.HK) should reconsider its rules on partnership structure and not close the door to innovative, trend-setting companies, chief executive Charles Li said in a blog post Thursday. The remarks...
  • Alibaba chief executive Jonathan Lu says the group hopes to return to Hong Kong at the right time while its plan to list in New York is not yet final.

    Hong Kong bourse remains top priority for Alibaba’s listing plan

    - Oct 25, 2013 6:00am
    E-commerce giant Alibaba Group said Hong Kong remains its preferred destination for an initial public offering, although it has reportedly secured informal approval to list in New York.  For the moment, the company does not consider...
  • Telecoms revenue rises 8.6 percet in Jan-Sept, govt says

    Oct 24, 2013 3:08pm
    China’s telecommunications industry recorded 870.9 billion yuan (US$143.18 billion) in revenue from services in the first nine months, up 8.6 percent from a year earlier, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on its website...
  • Baidu’s ultra high yield offering just hunger marketing trick

    Oct 24, 2013 12:10pm
    Baidu, in cooperation with China Asset Management Co. Ltd., will officially launch its online wealth management platform next week. Its flagship product called Baifa {百發} offers an annual yield of 8 percent for depositors. Now that is incredibly high, compared...
  • High-speed broadband has many takers in Wuhan, paper says

    Oct 24, 2013 11:36am
    The Hubei branch of China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (00728.HK) said as many as 2 million households in Wuhan city have benefited from the 100MB broadband internet service, part of the company’s “Broadband China” strategy that was...
  • FIH silent on HTC outsourcing report, paper says

    Oct 24, 2013 10:45am
    FIH Mobile Ltd. (02038.HK), formerly Foxconn International Holdings Ltd., is refusing to comment on reports that it has been approached by Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC Corp. to make its handsets on contract basis, United Evening News reported...
  • Next Media’s Lai sells Taipei property for US$35 mln, paper says

    Oct 24, 2013 10:42am
    A land plot owned by Next Media Ltd. (00282.HK) chairman Jimmy Lai in Taipei’s Neihu district has been sold to a local entity, Chong Hong Construction Co. Ltd., for NT$1.03 billion (US$35.01 million), Commercial Times reported...
  • Fixed broadband offers wealth of hidden value for China Mobile

    Oct 24, 2013 9:10am
    It’s a foregone conclusion that China Mobile Ltd. (00941.HK) will be given the go-ahead to operate fixed broadband services in the next round of sector-wide reforms as compensation for halving its network interconnection fees. On the...
  • Over 30 firms may get virtual telco operator licenses, Sina says

    Oct 24, 2013 8:48am
    Thirty-one virtual telecom operator contenders have gone through preliminary scrutiny by China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (00728.HK) and China United Network Communications Group Co. Ltd. (00762.HK, 600050.CN) before getting licenses to offer telecom value-added services, Sina.com reported...
  • China Telecom launches France MVNO service, Sina says

    Oct 24, 2013 8:04am
    China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (00728.HK) has launched a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service in France for Chinese residents, students and tourists, news portal Sina.com reported Wednesday. The new service, CTExcelbiz, offers users lower roaming charges across...
  • Internet firms fined over rumor on Sinopec official, paper says

    Oct 24, 2013 7:33am
    Beijing Chaoyang District People’s Court handed down sentences on Wednesday to two internet companies that published rumors claiming a female Sinopec official had received sexual bribes, China Daily reported Wednesday. The two companies, itxinwen.com and china.com, published...
  • Is ChiNext on brink of NASDAQ-style tailspin?

    Oct 24, 2013 7:05am
    China’s four-year-old ChiNext has had an extraordinary growth spurt this year — the benchmark index of the NASDAQ-style exchange for high-growth, hi-tech start-ups has almost doubled. That’s in stark contrast with main-board markets; the Shanghai Composite...
  • GCL-Poly will keep its focus on upstream polysilicon and wafer business while expanding investment in end-use PV power stations.

    GCL-Poly says not interested in bidding for Suntech

    Oct 24, 2013 7:02am
    By Julie Zhu in Xuzhou GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. (03800.HK), the world’s largest polysilicon producer, said it has no plan to bid for troubled Chinese solar panel manufacturer Suntech Power Holdings Co. The company will instead...
  • China Wireless selloff overlooks improving fundamentals

    Oct 23, 2013 8:44am
    China Wireless Technologies Ltd. (02369.HK) shares plunged nearly 7 percent on Tuesday on worries that an earnings drop at China Mobile (00941.HK) in the third quarter will encompass the homegrown handset label as well, as sales...
  • Lenovo tapping Hollywood star for latest product, website says

    Oct 23, 2013 7:59am
    Lenovo Group Ltd. (00992.HK) is set to unveil Hollywood star Ashton Kutcher as a spokesman for its latest product, the Sina Technology website reported Tuesday, citing an invitation to a media event. The company will launch...
  • China to improve support for science and technology, Xinhua says

    Oct 23, 2013 7:39am
    China will improve the way it provides financial support to science and technology development, Xinhua news agency quoted Finance Minister Lou Jiwei as saying Tuesday. Delivering a report to the country’s top legislature, Lou said that despite...
  • ZTE expects full-year profit, filing says

    Oct 23, 2013 7:05am
    ZTE Corp. (00763.HK, 000063.CN) posted a net profit of 552 million yuan (US$90.59 million) in the nine months to September, up 132.44 percent from the same period last year, it said in a regulatory filing Tuesday. Revenue...