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NewsWrap: VelaTel and NGSN, Ice Cream Sandwich in the UK, Shanda+Kaixin001, TeliportMe, KanBox Raises $20M

NewsWrap brings you the latest today in Tech News from China and the worldat large. Today¬†we look at VelaTel working with NGSN to bring 4g LTE to China, Ice Cream Sandwich first shipping date, Shanda and Kaixin’s partnership, TeliportMe’s new website, and KanBox’s new funding and incredible growth.



VelaTel Bringing LTE to China

US based company VelaTel is a leader in deploying and operating wireless broadband and telecommunications networks. It announced yesterday that it will be working with Next Generation Special Network Communication Technology Co. in China. They will work together to deliver information services and a 4G network in China. They will begin by covering Heilongjiang province in northeast China.



Ice Cream Sandwich Shipping on Nov 16th in UK

Everyone is pretty excited about Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and apparently the first people who will get to experience the new system will the citizens in the UK. The Galaxy Nexus will be selling at Phones4u in the UK with a shipping date of November 16th.



Shanda, Kaixin001 Establish Joint Venture

Shanda Interactive and SNS Kaixin001 have allegedly agreed in secret talks that they will establish a 50/50 gaming venture. This is apparently only a first step in their plans for cooperation.



TeliportMe Launches New Website

This is the start-up that produced the Android panorama app 360. Their app will be preloaded on future Samsung Android devices. They’ve recently rolled out their new website, which allows users to publish their own photos. It’s clean design makes for a pleasant experience cycling through user uploaded panoramas.



KanBox Raises $20M, Makes End of Year Plans

The cloud storage business, KanBox, is one of the first start-ups to receive money through a $100 million fund called the A-Fund supported by GREE, KDDI, and Tencent. KanBox will use these funds to improve product and customer service, improve marketing and develop more business relationships. KanBox was founded just ten months ago, boasted 1.5 million users after three months and hopes to reach eight million by the end of 2011.


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