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momoChinese mobile social networking firm Momo Inc. says an investor group including chairman and CEO Tang Yan has withdrawn its …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

Who’s To Blame For Apple’s China Closure?

blameApple’s iTunes and iBook users in China the past few days have been unable to access their accounts and data …

Net Losses For Baixing.com’s Online Classifieds Business

online classifiedsChinese classified information website Baixing.com released its first annual financial report after its IPO, and the company’s operating revenue in …

Who Knew Chinese Food Delivery Could Get So Big?

takeoutNow that Ele.me’s agreement with Alibaba and Ant Financial for a combined USD1.25 billion investment is signed, the company has …

Alibaba Invests USD1 Billion To Control Southeast Asia E-commerce Leader

Asian E-commerceAlibaba Group announced that they will invest USD1 billion to subscribe a controlling stake in Lazada, including about USD500 million …

Twitter’s Appointment Of New China Chief Won’t Mean Much

Twitter in ChinaJace Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter, announced via a tweet that the company has appointed Kathy Chen as Twitter’s …

China Can Be Deadly For Foreign E-commerce Firms

Asos.cn websiteAsos, a leading fashion e-commerce operator in Great Britain, announced plans to end its China business after less than three …