China Tech Roundup
China Internet and Technology Roundup provided by Chinamemes.com:
Bring on the Games!
According to the China Internet Network Information Center (CINIC), nearly 32% of the nation's 132 million Internet users played games online in 2006, while iResearch estimates that China's online gaming market will reach close to $1 billion in 2007.
Spotlight: Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba.com
International Herald Tribune: Portrait of Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba.com (Alibaba, Taobao, YahooChina) and China's most popular Internet entrepreneur.
China: Falling Hard for Web 2.0
The BusinessWeek describes China's Web 2.0 sphere. Companies mentioned: Yoqoo, Mojiti, Qihoo, MySpace, Digg, YouTube
Is China's IPv6 Link World's Fastest?
China's is IPv6 40 Gigabits per second (Gbps) link on the long haul between Beijing and Tianjin is considered one of the fastest links anywhere on Earth and is a key element of China's Next Generation Internet (CNGI) IPv6 infrastructure.
Japan's "Amazon" Rakuten to Venture into Chinese E-Commerce
Japan's Rakuten Inc. plans to launch an online shopping mall in China in 2007. They will compete against Alibaba.com, China's largest e-commerce company.
China Mobile Content 2.0 - Research Report
WRHambrecht&Co. Research Report on China's Mobile Content Providers. Companies mentioned: Tom.com, Kongzhong, Hurray!, Sina, Linktone.
Surprise, Surprise! China Economy May Accelerate
Bloomberg News columnist William Pesek thinks that in 2007, the odds favor China accelerating rather than trying to cool down the world's fastest-growing major economy.
Google to buy stake in Chinese P2P network operator
Google Inc., will be buying a stake in Xunlei Networking Tech. Xunlei is a Chinese peer-to-peer file sharing network operator which attracts more than 50 million visitors a day.
China Mobile Gets Google Search
China Mobile and Google have joined hands to provide mobile and Internet search services in China.
Sohu.com Upgrades Internet Search Service
Chinese portal website Sohu.com (SOHU) says it has launched Sogou 3.0, a new product upgrade version for its proprietary Internet search engine, Sogou.
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