Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Underground Vault Enter China

March 17th, 2016, Ericsson and Swisscom installed the 1st underground vault site for LTE and small cells and is to install 250 across Switzerland. This solution has landed in China, and successfuly completed network test by China Telecom in Guangdong. 早在今年3月17日,爱立信和瑞士运营商Swisscom宣布已经“种”下了全球第一个“地下基站”,并计划2016年在瑞士部署250个站点。不过,这个被爱立信称为井盖基站的家伙已经登陆中国,并且,广东电信已经成功完成了现网测试。

Sunday, 25 September 2016

World Biggest Telescope Start Operation

According to Xinhua News Agency, Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, started operation on Sept 25th in Pingtang County, Guizhou Province. 据新华社电 有着超级“天眼”之称的500米口径球面射电望远镜,25日在贵州省平塘县的喀斯特洼坑中落成

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

4G User 646 Million in China

According to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, by the end of July 2016, there are 1.304 billion mobile phone users in China, in which over 60% are 3G or 4G user. There are 646 million 4G users in China. 工信部部长苗圩指出,截至2016年7月底,全国移动电话用户总数达到13.04亿户。3G、4G用户累计占比超过60%。其中,4G用户总数达到6.46亿户。

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Tiangong 2 Space Lab in Orbit

22:01 Sept 15th,China launched its Tiangong 2 space labratory in Jiuquan Statellite Launch Centre in Gansu province. Tiangong 2 was sent into orbit after 575 seconds of flight. The launch was a success. 9月15日22时04分,搭载着天宫二号空间实验室的长征二号F T2运载火箭在酒泉卫星发射中心点火发射。约575秒后,天宫二号与火箭成功分离,进入预定轨道,发射取得圆满成功。

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Telecom Fraud on the Rise

Sept 13th, according to xinhuanet.com, from Jan to July, 2016, the authorities recorded 355,000 reports of telecom fraud cases, up by 36.4%, causing a loss of RMB11.42 billion. 新华网北京9月13日消息,今年1月至7月,全国共立电信诈骗案件35.5万起,同比上升36.4%,造成损失114.2亿元。

Monday, 12 September 2016

On-line Retail Still Grow Fast

For the first half of 2016, China's on-line retail market transaction volumne was RMB2314.19 billion, up by 43.4% from RMB1614.00 billion same period last year. 2016年上半年中国网络零售市场交易规模达23141.9亿元,相比2015年上半年的16140亿元,同比增长43.4%。

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Unis and WD New JV

Sept 8th, Unis and Western Digital Corp announced that the 2 companies will establish a joint venture in Nanjing, China, with a investment of USD300 million. Unis will hold 51% equity by investing USD80.58 million and WD 49% with USD77.42 million. 9月8日,紫光股份与美国西部数据有限公司宣布,双方将联手成立新的合资公司紫光西部数据。这家新公司的总部位于南京市,总投资额为3亿美元。其中,紫光股份出资8058万美元(约合5.13亿元人民币)持股51%,西部数据出资7742万美元,持股比例为49%。

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

iPhone 7 On Its Way

Sept 2nd, 84,700 sets of new iPhone 7 has been delivered from Zhengzhou, Henan Province to distributors in the world. As of Sept 5th, Zhengzhou Customs has recorded the shippment of 371,000 sets of iPhone 7. 9月2日,首批苹果新品手机从新郑综合保税区口岸作业区顺利出货,货物共计8.47万部,截至5日凌晨,郑州综保区海关已连续监管新品手机92车次,涉及新品手机37.10万部。

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Baidu Auto Driving to Test in US

During Baidu World Conference 2016, Wang Jin, VP of Baidu, Director of Auto-Driving department, told the Press that Baidu has been granted road test licence by the authorities in Califonia. 在2016百度世界大会上,百度高级副总裁、自动驾驶事业部负责人王劲宣布,刚获得美国加州政府颁发的全球第15张无人车(简称“无人车”)上路测试牌照。

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Ctrip Q2 Report

September 1st, Ctrip(Nasdaq:CTRP)released unaudited Q2 report for the perid ended June 30th, 2016. According to the report, the Company received a revenue of USD664 million, up by 75% over last year, net loss attributable to shareholders is USD78 million, as compared with net profit of USD23 million last year. 9月1日消息,携程(Nasdaq:CTRP)今天公布了截至6月30日的2016财年第二季度未经审计财报。报告显示,携程网第二季度净营收为人民币44亿元(约合6.64亿美元),比上一年同期增长75%;归属于携程网股东的净亏损为人民币5.21亿元(约合7800万美元),去年同期为净利润1.43亿元人民币(约合2300万美元)。

Monday, 29 August 2016

3rd Party Payment Company Licence Extended

According to Non-Bank payment body licence extension released by People's Bank of China, 12 third party payment company extended their licence for antoher five years, except 1 ended business in January. The extension is from Aug 29th, 2016 to Aug 28th, 2021. 根据8月29日央行公布的“12家非银行支付机构《支付业务许可证》续展决定”,除今年1月被注销牌照的上海畅购外,其余12家第三方支付公司全部续期五年,有效期从2016年8月29日到2021年8月28日。

Thursday, 25 August 2016

China Netizen 710 Million

According to latest data released by China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), by the end of June 2016, China's internet population reached 710 million, among which 23% are under 19 years old and there are 20.59 million under 10 years old. 中国互联网络信息中心最新发布的统计数据显示,截至2016年6月,中国网民总数已达7.10亿,19岁以下网民占全体网民的23%,其中年龄低于10岁的网民超过2059万。

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Tencent: the Largest Shareholder of JD

Aug 19th, according to SEC, Tencent holds 21.25% of JD, and is the single largest shareholder. However, due to the Super Voting rights owned by founder and CEO Liu Qiangdong, he is still in firm control of JD.
8月19日晚间,美国证券交易委员会(SEC)的文件显示,腾讯已累计持有京东21.25%的股份,稳坐京东第一大股东交椅。不过,由于拥有一股20权的“超级投票权”,京东创始人兼CEO刘强东仍然牢牢掌握着京东控制权。

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

China Launch Quantum Satellite

01:40:04AM August 17th, China launched the 1st Quantum Satellite in the world to orbit. 昨日凌晨1时40分04秒,我国在酒泉卫星发射中心用长征二号丁运载火箭成功将世界首颗量子科学实验卫星发射升空。

Monday, 15 August 2016

Real User ID for Mobile Phones

China Unicom confirmed that mobile phones failed to register with real user identity will be denied access to the network in Zhejinag province from August 25th, and deadline for Beijing will be October 15th. 昨天,有消息称中国联通将从8月25日起对非实名制的手机号码做停机处理,记者从中国联通处证实,这仅是浙江当地的政策,北京三家运营商非实名停机时限还是10月15日。

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Alibaba Q2 Results

August 11th, Alibaba Group released 2016 Q2 results, according to which, the Group reveived a revenue of RMB32.154 billion, up by 59%, its retail platform revenue increased by 49% to RMB23.383 billion. 8月11日,阿里巴巴集团公布了2016年第二季度财报。财报显示:该季度阿里巴巴实现营收321.54亿元,同比增长59%;旗下零售平台收入同比增长49%,达到233.83亿元。

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Apple Market Share Drop in China

According to mobile phone market research released by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, as of June 30th, Apple's market share dropped to 17.9%, 1.8% lower than the same period last year. While its local competitor Huaweri has 25.7% and Xiaomi 18.5%. 今日市场研究机构Kantar Worldpanel ComTech发布的智能手机市场报告显示,苹果当季(截止6月30日)在中国市场所占的市场份额下滑至17.9%,相比于去年同期下降1.8%。 苹果手机在中国市场的市场份额当季下滑至华为(25.7%)和小米(18.5%)之后。

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Quantum Communication Satellit Launch in Aug

If weather requirements are met, China is to launch the 1st quantum test satellite, which will be the 1st step of a quantum communication network. 8月中旬,如果气象条件合适,中国将发射全球首颗“量子实验卫星”,迈出量子通信网络建设的第一步。

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Tesla Auto-Pilot 1st Accident in China

A Tesla Model S user posted on Sina Weibo yesterday that his/her Model S failed to detect a parking car while driving in auto-pilot mode and scratched. Luckily no one was injured. 微博用户昨夜自曝,自己所驾驶的全新特斯拉Model S轿车在自动驾驶模式下竟然无视路边停靠的一辆故障车加速超车,最终导致车左前方剐蹭,所幸无人员伤亡。

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Didi Uber China Remain Independent

August 2nd, Didi told the Press that after the merge, Didi and Uber China will keep the 2 brands and their operations independent, and user Apps will be seperate. And the Company also confirmed that subsidies will be provided for an extended period of time. 8月2日,滴滴方面进一步向澎湃新闻解释,滴滴、优步中国各自的品牌和产品将继续独立运营,相当于保留两个客户端。在相当长的时间内,针对乘客的红包补贴和司机的奖励将继续发放。

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Didi Uber China Merge Law Compliance

According to the Spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce, the merge case of Didi and Uber China has not been declared to the Ministry as requested by the Aiti-Monoply Law. Such Transaction will not be executed before declaration. 商务部发言人沈丹阳2日表示,商务部目前尚未收到滴滴和优步中国相关交易的经营者集中申报。按反垄断法规定申报条件和国务院关于经营者集中申报标准的规定,经营者都应事先向商务部申报,未申报的不得实施兼并。

Monday, 1 August 2016

Didi Buys Uber China

August 1st, the rumor used to be denied by both Didi and Uber China was finally confirmed. Didi has reached into strategic agreement with Uber that Didi is to acquire Uber China's brand, operations and data in China. Didi and Uber will hold each other's stock and be minority shareholder. 8月1日,传言多次均遭双方否认的滴滴出行和优步中国合并的消息终于坐实,滴滴出行与Uber全球达成战略协议,将收购优步中国的品牌、业务、数据等全部资产在中国大陆运营。滴滴出行和Uber全球将互相持股,成为对方的少数股权股东。

Sunday, 31 July 2016

On-line Pharmacy Trail Period Ends

From today on, Tmall Pharmacy stops on-line medicine deals as the trail period of on-line 3rd party medicine retail comes to an end. However, this doesn't mean all such business have to terminate. Pharmacies with on-line medicine trading licence will continue to operate. 今日起,天猫医药馆将停止药品在线交易,起因是互联网第三方平台药品网上零售试点期结束。但这并不意味着所有线上药品交易业务都将暂停,取得互联网药品交易服务资格证书的企业可以正常经营。

Thursday, 28 July 2016

On-line Taxi Calling Fully Legit

On-line taxi calling is now fully legitimate. Yesterday the State Council hold news conference and released Temporary Regulation for On-line Taxi Calling. “网约车”正式获得身份认定——不仅合法,还有了定性“预约出租客运”。昨日,《网络预约出租汽车经营服务管理暂行办法》正式出台,国务院新闻办就深化出租汽车行业改革等相关情况举行发布会。

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

WandaFilm Buys Mtime

WandaFilm (SZ002739) released announcement late July 27th. According to which WandaFilm is to purchase all equity of mtime.com with a consideration of USD280 million. 万达院线(002739,股吧)27日晚公告,公司收购其持有的时光网全部股权。本次股权收购的交易价格总额为2.8亿美元。

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

LeTV Buys VIZIO

July 27th, 02:00 AM. Beijing time, LeTV acquired VIZIO with a consideration of USD2 billion. The transaction is expected to complete in 6 months. 7月27日消息,北京时间今日凌晨2点,乐视在美国宣布以20亿美元价格收购美国电视厂商VIZIO,预计交易将在6个月内完成。

Monday, 25 July 2016

Huawei 2016 H1 Results

July 25th, Huawei released its interim results for the first half of 2016. The Company received a revenue of RMB245.5, up by 40%, operating margin is 12%. 7月25日,华为正式对外发布2016年上半年度经营业绩。上半年,华为实现销售收入2455亿元人民币,同比增长40%;营业利润率12%。

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Taiwan Scam Group Raided

July 21st, Police in Greece raided the site of a large scale on-line scam group, and arrested 125 of its members. 3 are from Greece and the rest are from Taiwan. 21日,希腊警方破获一个大型诈骗集团,共逮捕125名嫌犯,除3名嫌犯为希腊籍外,其余嫌犯均来自台湾

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Chinese Companies in Fortune 500

July 22nd, Fortune 500 2016 list has been released, among which 110 are from China, and 13 are new to the list. Vanke, Wanda and Evergrande, 3 major real estate developer are all in the list. Among others, Midea is the first Chinese appliance maker in the list and JD is the first Chinese internet company to join. 7月20日,2016年《财富》杂志世界500强企业名单出炉。中国上榜企业数量达110家,其中新上榜企业13家。3家房地产巨头万科、万达、恒大齐齐上榜。另外,美的集团也成为国内首个上榜的家电企业,京东则是国内首个上榜的互联网企业。

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Baidu Promotion Account Stolen Rampage

In 2016, there have been significant increase in Baidu promotion account stolen case, in which forbiden keywords were added by the number of thousands, including "Cash out Alipay" or "Alipay transfer", and rapidly depleted the balance of a stolen account. 2016年以来,大量在百度使用推广服务的中小企业遭遇盗号,其正在使用的百度推广账号被瞬间添加了大量诸如“支付宝转账”、“余额宝转出”等热门关键词,使得企业推广关键词从不足10个增加至数千个,随之而来的就是账户内的余额在很短的时间内被消耗殆尽。