China Tech Roundup - January 13, 2007
China Internet and Technology Roundup provided by Chinamemes.com:
China Is No. 2 Online
The growth in China's Internet population (now the world's second largest behind the U.S.) has driven a 47% surge in total online spending, to $35.5 billion, according to a new survey.
China Had 20.8 Million Bloggers by 2006
A recent survey conducted in China has found that the number of bloggers in the country reached nearly 20.8 million by the 2006-end, out of whom nearly one-seventh are active authors.
Lenovo Opens an Innovation Center in India
Lenovo has announced the launch of its first innovation centre in India. This is Lenovo’s third innovation centre, the first two are in the United States and China respectively.
China 2006 Internet Users Spending up Almost 50 pct
Users in China spent 276.76 bln yuan on internet services in 2006, up nearly 50 pct, the official China Daily reported, citing the Internet Society of China.
Sohu No Longer in The Top 3 Portals in China
Sohu is no longer in the top 3 portals in China, but has been knocked out by Tencent according to a new China Internet Survey Report. 55% of Chinese Internet users used Sina last year; 51% hit Netease; 48% used Tencent.