Daily Digital Pulse Of China: Yihaodian, 360Buy Games


Dangdang announced the establishment of a new project of life service department

September 13th the e-commerce company Dangdang announced the formal establishment of their live services department. In recent years they concentrated more on categories like electric appliances, books or clothing. By now they also provide services which are closely related to the daily lives of customers like mobile phone recharge, movie tickets, travel service etc.

Source: IT Feed


New Phone Featuring Alibabas Mobile OS

Alibaba has recently revealed, that they are willing to invest 1 billion yuan yearly in the development of their mobile operating system Aliyun. Today, Acer has launched a new mobile phone, the CloudMobile A800, which features the cloud-oriented OS from Alibaba. Still, today is probably not the best day to present a new mobile phone, since the new iPhone 5 was introduced overnight.

Source: Tech in Asia


360buy Discloses Plans To Move Into The Gaming Industry

China's second biggest B2C e-commerce company is trying to get a foothold in the gaming industry. So far they haven't revealed on what kind of games they are working, but 360buy representatives have stated, that they are outsourcing the game developement to third-party companies, whilst 360buy will rather offer a platform for the distribution of those games.

Source: Tech in Asia