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Game developers are convening in San Francisco for Game Connection, occuring March 17th to the 19th, at http://www.game-connection.com/gameconn/. Pearl Research and Redline China are pleased to be media partners at the event.
Tencent Holdings Limited (TCEHF.PK, TCEHY.PK) announced a share subscription agreement with JD.COM, INC. The company has agreed to purchase through from JD, 351,678,637 ordinary shares, representing 15% of the outstanding JD ordinary shares on a Pre-IPO basis immediately after the completion of the pre-IPO subscription. It will pay $214.66 million to JD.com.
Quipper, the London-based mobile learning company led by Masa Watanabe, a co-founder of Japanese mobile social gaming giant DeNA, said that it has raised £3.4m ($5.8m) funding for its cloud-based web platforms, which enable users to create educational content and monitor and assess students’ performance.
GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) today released the mobile strategy card game Three Kingdoms Partner for Android devices. The game launch is the first of several initiatives planned for 2014 to expand GigaMedia's online game business with new mobile/browser games and social casino games.
More than half of Chinese users, or 59.4% percent shop online through their smartphones, according to the MasterCard Online Shopping Survey. The survey, which serves as a benchmark that measures consumers’ propensity to shop online, was conducted across 25 markets between November and December 2013. The report for the Asia/ Pacific region included interviews with 7010 respondents from 14 markets who were asked questions about their online shopping habits.