Tech, Media & Telecom

Alibaba Pictures expects 2014 loss of up to $77.4 million

Alibaba Pictures Group (0160.HKG, S91.SGX) said it expected to report a loss for 2014 of up to HK$6

2014: The year China's film industry got more industrial

Revenue boom

Regulators to require online authors to register real names

New guidelines from the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television requ

China's animation industry tries to find its feet

One frame at a time

Proposed rules may ease ban on foreign investment in China's Internet giants

China's Ministry of Commerce has released draft rules for regulation of the complex corporate struc

Vetting of foreign IT products to begin this year, regulator says

Director of the Cyberspace Administration of China Peng Bo announced on Wednesday that a new system

Defect found in nearly 1 in 4 sampled solar panels set for use China

Defects in 23% of sampled solar panels planned for use in China could drastically reduce energy pro

Sentence reduction law spurs underground market in prisoner patents

A Chinese law granting inmates who patent new technologies eligibility for sentence reductions has

China Telecom says "preliminary study" underway after report on possible broadband bid in Mexico

A China Telecom spokesperson said the company was doing a preliminary study on investment in Mexico

Cab-hailing app Kuaidi to receive over $500mn in funding, sources say

The latest round of fundraising for Alibaba (BABA.NYSE) backed ride-hailing platform firm Kuaidi Gr

Alibaba buys China's biggest advertising tech outfit

Alibaba (BABA.NYSE) announced on Wednesday it had purchased a controlling stake in China's largest

Alibaba to invest in Indian e-commerce outfit One97, source says

Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.NYSE) and affiliate Zhejiang Ant Small & Micro Financial Services G

Sony delays PlayStation 4 mainland launch at government's request

Sony (6758.TYO, SNE.NYSE) has postponed the launch of its PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game c

China to end contentious rare earth export quotas

Beijing is set to end the use of quotas to regulate the export of rare earth minerals,

Media clampdown after deadly stampede in Shanghai

Authorities have begun intensely censoring local coverage of Shanghai's deadly New Year stampede, i

State media blame Google for blocking of Gmail on mainland

State media are blaming Google for the effective shutdown of its email service in mainland China af

Bank interest rates under attack from the bottom-up

A bottom-up liberalization of interest rates by largely unregulated tech companies is challenging C

Xiaomi valued at $45bn after raising $1.1bn in funding

Smartphone maker Xiaomi has raised US$1.1 billion from investors in its latest round of funding, pu

Xiaomi's strategy helps boost Huawei smartphone sales by 19 million

Huawei has managed to emulate both the strategy and sales of competitor Xiaomi this year as sales o

Mainland now has over 519mn smartphone users, research shows

Mainland China now has well over half a billion active smartphone users,

Security backdoor discovered in Chinese manufacturer's smartphones

A security flaw has been discovered in smartphones made by the major Chinese manufacturer Coolpad (

Beijing planning shift to homegrown tech, sources say

Beijing may be planning a purge of foreign technology from its banks, state-owned enterprises, mili

Tencent signs deal to stream Sony Music artists in China

Tencent (0700.HKG) has signed an exclusive agreement with Sony Music Entertainment giving the Chine

Local nuclear outfits compete with foreign firms in new power struggle

Foreign nuclear outfits are struggling to stay in China as the country increasingly turns to local

Jimmy Lai to resign from Next Media roles following arrest in protests

Chairman and executive director of Next Media Jimmy Lai announced on Sunday that he would resign fr

Momo messaging app sees shares jump 26% on first day of trading

Shares in Momo (MOMO.NYSE), a Chinese social media site backed by Alibaba (BABA.NYSE), rose 26% on

Taiwan touch screen maker lays off 7,000 at mainland factory

Taiwanese touch screen maker Wintek laid off more than 7,000 employees at its factory in Dongguan y

Head of China internet regulator visits Facebook, Apple, Amazon

Lu Wei, minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China, met with chief executives from Facebook

Media regulator plans to teach China's artists “correct view”

China’s top film and television regulator has announced plans to send artists to grass-roots commun

Ping An Insurance raises $4.6bn from investors including Alibaba, Tencent chairmen

Ping An Insurance (601318.SHA) raised HK$36.5 billion (US$4.7 billion) on Sunday through a private


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