Monthly Archives: October 2015

Intriguing Acquisitions of CMGE & Shanda

By | October 23rd, 2015|Categories: China, eSports, Mobile Game Industry, Shanda|

Chinese Mobile Gaming Market to Benefit From Faster Replacement Rate of Smartphones Technode (via Sinocism) posted an article stating that Chinese smartphone users changed their smartphones once every 29-months in 2011, but the period has been shorted to 18 months now. Over 20% of Chinese users will update for a newer phone within one year, while [...]

China Nears One Billion Mobile Web Users

By | October 10th, 2015|Categories: Baidu, China, Mobile Game Industry, Xiaomi|

Baidu Replaces Bing on Edge Browser in China Chinese Internet giant Baidu Inc has struck a deal with Microsoft Corp to make Baidu.com the default home page and search engine for the US behemoth's Edge browser in China, the companies announced in Seattle on Wednesday. Clearly this deal was struck well ahead of the Seattle tech [...]

President Xi Jinping Visits the US

By | October 4th, 2015|Categories: China|

President Xi Jinping Visits the US There is scant news out of China this week ahead of the 7-day National Day holiday (October 1-7), and after another holiday that took place last weekend. It was, however, a very important week in China-US relations with the visit of President Xi Jinping and a summit meeting between President [...]