Posts Tagged ‘Sony’

Alibaba Becomes Exclusive Distributor For BMG In China

BMG, a music business subsidiary of Germany’s Bertelsmann Group, has signed an exclusive online music distribution agreement for the Chinese market with Alibaba. Under the agreement, Alibaba will become the exclusive online distributor of BMG music and artists in the Chinese market. Alibaba will sell those products on its own platforms such as Xiami.com. In […]


China Lifts Gaming Consoles Ban In Shanghai Pilot Free-Trade Zone

Partially ending a 13-year ban, the State Council of China has issued word that foreign companies are allowed to engage in gaming device production and sales in the Shanghai Pilot Free-Trade Zone. Those gaming products can then be sold to the Chinese market with the approval of the related culture administrative departments. According to the […]


Acer’s Acquisition Of iGware Approved By FTC In Taiwan

Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has approved Acer’s acquisition of iGware, a U.S. cloud computing technology company, and said the acquisition only has slight influence on the Taiwanese cloud computing software service market. In July 2011, Acer announced plans to acquire the entire stake in iGware for USD320 million, and the company submitted an application to […]


Microsoft’s New Gaming Device Will Not Be Sold In Chinese Mainland

Michel van der Bel, chief operating officer of Microsoft China, has revealed to the Chinese local media that due to policy limit in China, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 video game console and the newly-developed Kinect controller-free gaming device will not be sold in the Chinese mainland market. However, Microsoft displayed the new Kinect-based games to its […]


Sony Vaio Laptops Recalled In China

Japanese electronics giant Sony Corporation is recalling 55,362 VPCF11 series and VPCCW2 series laptop computers under its Vaio brand in mainland China due to overheating problems, the country’s quality watchdog said last week. The affected laptops were produced between December 2009 and February 2010, while sales of these laptops kicked off in January 2010, according […]


Online Filtering Software Redux In China

China’s Ministry of Education says that the networks of all China’s schools shall be subject […]


American Software Firm Sues Chinese Government, Computer Manufacturers

The Green Dam Youth Escort software saga has reared its head again as an American […]


Electrolux China’s President Steps Down

The world’s leading home appliances maker Electrolux has announced that its president for the China area Li Yan has departed from her position, replaced by Electrolux’s president for Asia Pacific Gunilla Nordstrom, who holds a concurrent post.


Chinese Workers Seek Compensation From Sony Ericsson

A group of people claiming to be marketing department staff of Sony Ericsson have gathered on a cold day outside the headquarters of Sony Ericsson in the Wangjing section of Beijing, asking for compensation after their labor contracts were terminated.


China Mobile, Nokia Sign Dual-band Handsets Contract

Chairman of China Mobile Wang Jianzhou says that the company will sign a TD-CDMA purchase contract with Nokia to make the Finnish firm its supplier of dual-band handsets compatible of connecting to both GSM and TD-SCDMA networks.