China Tech Newsletter – May 28, 2015

Mi 4, the latest flagship Android phone by Xiaomi, has shipped 10 million units since its launch last July.

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Source: Xiaomi

 


TV manufacturer Skyworth announces Geek Life, its smart TV content strategy, together with Tencent and iCNTV.

GLED Slim E6200, a new series of Skyworth smart TVs, has integrated online products and services from Tencent, such as games, music and a digital photo album, and video content from iCNTV, whose parent company holds a license for internet-delivered TV content.


Moto Maker, where consumers can customize their Moto X phones, lands in China, Lenovo announced it at its 2015 Tech World event.


Zhejiang Cainiao Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd. (or China Smart Logistics), the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, plans to make next-day deliveries available in 50 Chinese cities by year end.


Alibaba Group has signed a cooperation agreement with Enlight Media (SZ:300251), a leading TV program and film production company. Alibaba Pictures chairman Shao Xiaofeng had been appointed as CEO of Enlight Media, the two companies announced earlier this week.


Two leading online travel sites Ctrip.com and eLong.com said they were hacked. Ctrip became unavailable this morning and hasn’t been fully restored as of this writing. eLong went down in the evening.

Ctrip has recently become the largest shareholder in eLong by acquiring a 37.6% stake in the latter from Expedia.


Qihoo 360 launches a car tracking device.

 

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