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More Murdoch action in China

Yet another News Corp deal has been announced during Rupert's current visit; the China Daily reports:

China Mobile inks deal with News Corp

US media giant News Corp on Saturday clinched a deal with China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, to jointly tap into China's mobile music market.

The two firms will launch a wireless platform to enable music fans to upload their own music onto a website.

China Mobile will launch a service in its mobile Internet that enables mobile phone users to download the songs and vote for their favourites.

The name and address of the website were not released.

Channel [V] and Star TV, operated by News Corp, will produce music videos for the best songs as voted by Chinese Internet users and music professionals.

For more on News Corp's recent doings, see these stories on Danwei: Low price Fox DVDs and Rupert Murdoch and Wendy in town for a shmooze.

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