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GROUP-PURCHASE website Gaopeng is once more involved in a consumer dispute for selling low-price, "fake" products - this time fast food discount coupons.

Gaopeng offered buyers a discount for McDonald's, valued at 46 yuan (US$7.2) for 25 yuan. By yesterday, nearly 1,000 consumers had taken up the offer.

McDonald's, however, said the company has "never cooperated with any websites to promote
SWATCH Group's subsidiary in China has proved that the Tissot watches sold on group buying website Gaopeng are counterfeit after the unusually low price aroused suspicion on the part of several customers who sought...
Taipei has now reportedly opened free-of-charge Wi-Fi services, and the number of users has already reached 1.8 million.

Taipei reportedly launched free Wi-Fi services in some special venues in July 2011, and it now opened about 540 access points in outdoor public places as well as access points on about 500 buses, offering free-of-charge Wi-Fi services with bandwidth of 512 Kbps. The Taipei g has become the latest Chinese group-buying website to carry out staff layoffs and office closures as the once red-hot industry begins to cool, tech website Penn Olson reported.

Over the past few weeks, 55tuan has shuttered 35 offices across the country and laid-off workers in 10 major cities – Nanjing, Jinan, Qingdao, Chengdu, Harbin, Dalian, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan, and Chongqing.
SINA Corp, operator of China's most popular microblogging site, said it has bought 9.05 percent in China's second largest video site Tudou as it seeks to improve the attractiveness of its site to lure more users.
IN this digital age when wireless gadgets become outdated in the blink of an eye, Jacky Sun, 33, and Kerry Chen, 31, have found a way to make money from all those discarded mobile phones, laptops and cameras.

Last April, the pair launched - meaning "love of recycling" in Chinese. The Internet start-up is believed to be the first online bidding platform directly connecting electro
Tudou means potato in Mandarin Chinese, and online video website's market debut today showed the company was more of a couch potato as it lazily watched its overvalued aspirations sink on the first day of trading.

Tudou's stock plummeted 11.9% on its first day of trading to close at USD25.56. Meanwhile, its rival, which made its market debut last December, rose nearly 13% t
SINA.COM, operator of China's most popular microblogging platform, plans to make money from the service as early as the first half of 2012 and will continue investing in the microblogging service to cement its market position.




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