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  1. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    China likely to lift foreign game console ban

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:33pm by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Companies must produce consoles within proposed new free-trade zone in Shanghai China likely to lift foreign game console ban China is expected to soon end ... China wants to open up to foreign investors.” On July 3, the State Council, China’s cabinet, issued a statement after a meeting chaired by Li that the free-trade zone in Shanghai would ...

  2. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Twitter chief's Shanghai visit may signal growing interest in China

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:11am by Reuters

    ... Beijing. Costolo will meet Shanghai government officials- including representatives of its free-trade zone, established last year to test market liberalisation measures, such as looser rules ... Reuters in San Francisco Twitter chief signals China interest with visit Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo will meet Shanghai municipal government officials, academics and students ...

  3. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Perfect World tipped to grow, as games take off in Shanghai FTZ

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... launched Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ). The Beijing-based company signed a strategic co-operation agreement last month to pre-install its "massively multiplayer online" (MMO) games ... console game users." Details of the implementation of new regulations allowing foreign-funded companies to produce and sell game consoles in the Shanghai zone have not been announced ...

  4. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Facebook extends global reach with WhatsApp purchase- but not in China

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 12:08am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... China Morning Post reported in September that Facebook and other banned sites would be available in the Shanghai free-trade zone. WhatsApp, like other mobile-messaging apps such as Line ...

  5. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft starts 'game console war' in China

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 04:03pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... a 13-year ban on foreign video game console sales with the opening of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in September. Microsoft and local joint venture partner BesTV New Media, a subsidiary of Shanghai Media Group, announced at the Xbox launch in Shanghai yesterday that they want local developers to build, publish and sell their games on the device not only on the mainland, but in other ...

  6. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Tencent enables users to pay utility bills through WeChat

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 12:24pm by James Griffiths

    ... market. The service is being offered in cooperation with Shanghai Fufeitong Information Technology, a company that enables residents to pay utility bills online. A Tencent spokeswoman said users ... this month attracted more than 11,000 subscribers and processed more than 1,000 payments. The service, which handles payments worth around 10 billion yuan a year according to the Shanghai Daily, ...

  7. Business - Money - TECHNOLOGY

    Stock trading? There’s an app for that

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:03am by James Griffiths

    ... Hong Kong stocks with the advent of the Shanghai-Hong Kong through train scheme, which will allow investors to conduct cross-border trading of stocks listed in the two cities. We provide ... on the Shanghai exchange, for which the company is linking with a brokerage in the city. "What we want to do is provide that layer of credibility by working with a proven brokerage," Cai said. ...

  8. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Chinese scientists develop mini-camera to scan crowds for potential suicide bombers

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:15am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... feel... tense if a police officer stared at me through strange goggles Shanghai resident Li Jiancheng Chen's research comes amid heightened fears over security on the mainland after a series ... with contact devices," Chen said. But Li Jiancheng, a resident in Shanghai's Pudong district, said he worried the technology would be abused by the authorities. "The technology can ...

  9. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Hi-tech building bandage promises to hold homes together in quakes

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:15am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... But photographs from the quake zone showed many collapsed buildings did not have basic internal support such as concrete beams or pillars. "These buildings won't stand up to an earthquake even ...

  10. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Beijing denies banning Apple products for government purchase

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 02:46pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... companies," Sandy Shen, the Shanghai-based analyst at research firm Gartner, told the South China Morning Post. Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system has been banned from being installed ...




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