What’s going on in China’s online sector?

WEB
Web
Chinese scientists discover a new way of getting connected to the Internet: Li-Fi

The Times of India reports that Chinese scientists have succeeded in developing a new and cheaper way of getting connected to the Internet. This new technology, dubbed as ‘Li-Fi’, uses signals sent through light [...]

Social
CIC Publishes Report on Developments in China’s Online Travel Industry [WHITE PAPER]

Chinese tourism revenue is expected to reach 2,900 billion RMB by 2013, representing a 120% increase over five years (data source: China National Tourism Administration). Its rapid development has [...]

e-Commerce
Shanghai Free-trade Zone to Allow Facebook and Twitter Access

In what can only be described as a major coup, China will begin allowing access to formerly blocked websites like Facebook, Twitter, and the New York Times within Shanghai’s Free-trade Zone, according to the [...]

Video
Alibaba Reportedly Finalizing Acquisition Talks With Chinese Video Streaming Platform PPTV

Sina Tech blog reports today that Alibaba, China’s leading e-commerce company is in the final stages of discussions to take a significant stake in PPTV, a popular Chinese video streaming service. The news [...]

Gaming
Co-creating Innovative Chinese Video Games in Shenzhen

For the 5th consecutive year, Shenzhen will host a cartoon game exhibition and marketing event, but this year an emphasis will be placed on interactive “salons,” where video game developers, investors, [...]