Business / Trendsetter

Web offers vendors a world of choices

[2014-04-02 08:33]

Chinese merchants are moving into the global market via cross-border e-commerce, and their expansion into this segment will grow at a double-digit pace in the coming years.

Samsung launches 'smart school' project in Beijing

[2014-04-01 21:40]

The China Youth Development Foundation and Samsung Electronics co-launched the 2014 Samsung Smart School on Tuesday in Beijing. moves to merge Tencent's e-commerce business

[2014-04-01 17:49]

A detailed plan by Inc, China's second-largest online retailer by market share, to merge the e-commerce business of Tencent Holdings Ltd after the two Internet firms set up a strategic partnership in early March was leaked on Tuesday.

Robots designed to replace high-rise window cleaners

[2014-04-01 16:48]

Greenhub Technology, a cleaning solution provider in China, plans to launch a production base in Hai’an, Jiangsu province, to manufacture robot wall cleaners.

Hangzhou seeks to create online FTZ

[2014-04-01 16:11]

The city of Hangzhou has proposed an online version of Shanghai's free trade zone that facilitates cross-border e-commerce.

Weibo micro blog to list on Nasdaq

[2014-04-01 14:22]

China's micro blog service, which is owned by Sina Corp, plans to raise up to $500 million by going public in the United States.

Alibaba aims to develop offline business

[2014-04-01 13:35]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will form a joint venture with a Chinese department store operator in its latest push to develop its online-to-offline business.

Apple Inc out, home brands in

[2014-04-01 11:58]

First lady Peng Liyuan was spotted taking pictures with a home-made smartphone during a State visit to Germany last week with her husband President Xi Jinping. telecom service set for May

[2014-03-31 21:00]

China's second-largest e-commerce player by market share,, will officially launch its telecom service in May after becoming one of China's first mobile virtual network operators at the end of last year.

Backdoors found in routers on the Chinese market

[2014-03-31 18:09]

Exploitable backdoors that can provide full control over devices have been discovered in routers sold on the Chinese market, the Beijing Times reported on Monday.

Why do Internet users support Yu'ebao?

[2014-03-31 15:03]

Regulators need to accelerate their steps to liberalize the banks to make them more conscious of the interest of their individual clients.

Alibaba buys into retail business

[2014-03-31 10:52]

China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group announced on Monday to pay $692 million to acquire shares of the Hong Kong-listed department store operator - Intime Retail Group Co.

Online finance needs more checks

[2014-03-31 10:46]

With increasing investors' appetite for the Internet finance sector comes equally noticeable weariness over potential risks.

'First lady effect' a possible boon for ZTE

[2014-03-31 08:10]

ZTE, the Chinese cellphone maker, may get an unexpected boost in sales thanks to Peng Liyuan who took pictures with the firm's handset as she watched a soccer match in Europe.

Tencent to buy $500m stake in Korea mobile gaming firm

[2014-03-26 17:52]

China's Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday it was buying a 28 percent stake in South Korean mobile gaming firm CJ Game for $500 million. to offer 9.2m American Depositary Shares

[2014-03-25 18:19]

US-listed Chinese online marketplace operator Inc announced on Monday it will offer 9.2 million American Depositary Shares to earn up to $439 million.

Portable tablets surge as PCs slide

[2014-03-25 17:38]

Demand for electronic devices in China is quickly shifting from personal computers to more flexible and easy-to-carry tablets.

PBOC aims to balance innovation, risk in e-finance

[2014-03-25 07:16]

The People's Bank of China said on Monday it will "uphold innovation" while acting to limit risk in the Internet finance sector.

PBOC highlights virtual payment risks

[2014-03-24 17:20]

Security concerns forced China's central bank to suspend payments via code scanning and virtual credit cards, a People's Bank of China (PBOC) senior official said.

China has 3.5 million websites

[2014-03-24 13:10]

The total number of websites in China had reached 3.51 million by the end of last year, huge step up since China's first website two decades ago.