Post Tagged with: "China"

Microsoft Facing Antitrust Probe in China
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
Microsoft Facing Antitrust Probe in China

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Four Microsoft offices in China were visited by state authorities yesterday in what seems to be the start of an antitrust investigation.” . Read More

China Telecom Signs on for Xbox One launch
/ July 29, 2014 10:52 am
China Telecom Signs on for Xbox One launch

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Microsoft is launching the Xbox One in China this September, but it won't be doing so alone. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company has signed a deal with China Telecom to have the state-controlled fixed-line operator be the Xbox One's exclusive carrier partner in the country.”. Read More

Blizzard to Introduce Diablo III in China
/ July 15, 2014 11:25 am
Blizzard to Introduce Diablo III in China

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Blizzard Entertainment's commitment to the Chinese market is now complete: Diablo III will launch in the country as part of its ongoing partnership with NetEase.”. Read More

Sony Introducing PlayStation to China
/ May 27, 2014 1:44 pm
Sony Introducing PlayStation to China

VentureBeat reports that Sony is all set to sell games and consoles to China’s 1.3 billion potential customers. After the launch of Xbox One in China from Microsoft, Sony today stated that its PlayStation business is coming to the world’s most populated country. . Read More

NY Times: Alibaba Files to Go Public in the U.S.
/ May 6, 2014 2:15 pm
NY Times: Alibaba Files to Go Public in the U.S.

This just in from The New York Times: "The e-commerce behemoth Alibaba filed in the United States on Tuesday to sell stock to the public for the first time, in an embrace of the global capital markets that represents a coming of age for the booming Chinese Internet industry." . Read More

BestTV and Microsoft to Launch Xbox One in China
/ April 30, 2014 5:52 pm
BestTV and Microsoft to Launch Xbox One in China

VentureBeat reports that BestTV and Microsoft announced today that they will introduce Xbox One in China this September. This integrates a potential 500 million gamers as likely customers for the Xbox One, giving Microsoft much needed growth possibilities for its machine. . Read More

Matrix Partners Raises $350 Million Fund for China
/ April 22, 2014 5:32 pm
Matrix Partners Raises $350 Million Fund for China

Matrix Partners, a Cambridge-based venture capital firm, announced it has raised $350 million for its third fund focused on investments in China. Since its founding in 2008, Matrix Partners China invests in early-stage businesses in the Chinese market, targeting companies in technology, media and telecommunications, and health care, and has been especially active in Internet and mobile. Read More

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