Saturday, December 23, 2006

China Tech Roundup

China Internet and Technology Roundup provided by

For eBay, It’s About Political Connections in China
While eBay’s new partner, TOM Online Inc., has suffered a series of commercial setbacks in the last three years, no one questions that it knows the Chinese market and has political influence.

Chinese "Smart Mob" saves a life via the Internet
More than 1000 Chinese people collaborate on the Internet to save the life of a student who had almost commit suicide.

Google not interested in a Chinese partner
Google Inc., the most-used Internet search engine, said it won't take on a Chinese partner as the U.S. company fails to gain market share from Baidu.

Shanghai IPTV Users Break 60000 In Three Months
Shanghai now has more than 60000 IPTV users since the IPTV number issuance in September 2006 and the user number in the city is expected to at least double in 2007.

China Mobile adds 4.67 million new users in one month
China Mobile received 4.67 million new users in November which made its total user reach 296.4 million by the end of the month.

Mainland China to Have over 32 Million Mobile Video Users in 2008
The mobile video market in China will take off in 2008, driven by interest in the Beijing Olympics. A new study from ABI Research forecasts total mobile video users at more than 32 million in 2008. - Oberserving China's Digital Revolution