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Short Video Creators Can Now Enjoy CNY1 Billion In Subsidies From Toutiao.com

RMBAttention spans are shrinking, so money to grab eyeballs is increasing. A Chinese online video site is incentivizing online creators …

NetEase Will Close Its Online Forums Next Month

Netease closureChinese Internet portal NetEase says that due to media business development needs, the company’s online forums will stop providing services …

Starwood Names Last Concubine As KOL For China Push

Westin China KOL Brand Ambassador Liu TaoU.S.-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts is taking its brand message online to Chinese consumers with the introduction of actress Liu …

Alibaba Ups Stake In Chinese Microblogging Site

Social Media in ChinaIs Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. planning a takeover of Sina.com’s Weibo microblogging service? The e-commerce behemoth just acquired another three …

New Money For Used Car Internet Dealer RenRenChe

Renrenche websiteGone are the days of trudging to the northern reaches of Beijing to visit the huge automobile malls to buy …

MSN China Seals MBO Deal

RMBMicrosoft announced that Microsoft Online, which was formerly known as MSN China, has reached a management buyout agreement to become …

Blockbuster Investment Shines On Chinese Movie Review Website

movie theaterTwo thumbs up for Dushe, the Chinese movie review website that has just raised about US$11 million. Bertelsmann Asia Investments …

Censorship To Blame For VC-Backed Chinese Website Outage?

Fenda appWhen a website goes offline, it’s often the result of a DDoS attack, forgotten domain name purchase, or bad programming. …

China To Tighten Control Of News Sites With Stricter Rules

Chinese government national emblem sealChina intends to further tighten control over the country’s digital news and content websites with stricter requirements, after several earlier …

Momo Cancels Go-Private Deal To Focus On Live Short Video

momoChinese mobile social networking firm Momo Inc. says an investor group including chairman and CEO Tang Yan has withdrawn its …

Tencent’s New Quarterly Results Show Strong Growth In Cloud Computing

tencentTencent Holdings recorded gross revenue of RMB35.691 billion (US$5.382 billion) during the second quarter, a 52% increase over the same …

Sony To Sell PlayStation VR In Hong Kong, Taiwan In October

PlayStation VRJapanese electronics company Sony announced that they will start selling their virtual reality head-mounted display product PlayStation VR in Hong …

Alibaba’s Chief Bets Big On Internet Gambling, Which Is Banned In China

wasting moneyDon’t believe anyone who says Alibaba.com’s founder Jack Ma doesn’t intend to upset the status quo and sense of stability …

Online News In China Gets Wakeup Call

Communist China soldierNews media in China ostensibly operate to reinforce and promote the edicts and values of the government. And the government …

Chinese Firm Buys Into Mobile Game Data Analytics

driver in car on mobile phoneChinese mobile marketing platform Mobvista announced that the company will invest USD11.72 million to acquire a 90.01% stake in GameAnalytics, …

Tencent Grabs More Of Your Headspace In China

musicChina Music Corporation and Tencent Group joint announced that they have reached an agreement to implement a digital music business …

Lenovo Launches Entrepreneurship Accelerator In Hong Kong

Lenovo websiteFocusing on supporting entrepreneurial start-ups specializing in cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, and robotics, China’s Lenovo Group …

Beibei.com Raises Investment Aimed At China’s Population Boom

babyChinese maternal and baby supplies e-commerce platform Beibei.com completed its fourth round financing of USD100 million. Its investors included well-known …

Tencent Unveils Social CRM Service In China

tencent-qidianChinese Internet company Tencent has launched a customer relationship management product named Tencent Qidian that integrates the company’s various social …

Chinese Campus Social Networking App Gains Investment

tataufoFacebook began as a campus-wide social network for students, and a newly-invested business in China is claiming a similar origin …

Yang Weidong Earns President Role At China’s Biggest Video Producer

Yang WeidongUser-generated content first propelled Youku and Tudou into a post-IPO merger, and then Alibaba took control and privatized the company. …

Telstra Appoints New Chairman For Autohome

Cynthia WhelanAustralia-based Telstra has appointed Cynthia Whelan as new chairman of Autohome.com.cn, a Chinese automobile website. Autohome’s former chairman Timothy Chen …

CNY2 Billion Deal Amps Up Chinese Smartphone’s Appeal

LeTV phoneChinese mobile phone retail channel provider D.Phone and Letv have reached a strategic deal with total value of CNY2 billion. …

MSN Ceases Chinese Operations

MSN China endsMicrosoft’s portal website in China at Cn.msn.com will stop providing its Simplified Chinese services from June 7, 2016. Cn.msn.com is …

Nothing Virtual For Iqiyi’s Latest VR Product

Iqiyi IVRChinese Internet video provider Iqiyi announced the launch of its virtual reality product set named iVR+. The company also launched …

Streaming Content Pays Dividends For China’s Letv

Letv.com screenshotChinese Internet video website Letv.com announced that during the first quarter of 2016 it achieved operating revenue of CNY4.63 billion, …

China’s Baidu Misses Expectations As Net Profit Crashes 18.9%

Baidu mobile appChinese search engine company Baidu published its unaudited financial report for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016, stating that …

Censorship Is LinkedIn’s China Friend As It Boasts User Milestone

LinkedIn Censorship in ChinaShen Boyang, LinkedIn’s global vice president and China president, said that the company’s number of users in China has surpassed …