Microsoft has formed a partnership with Guangming Founder, which will operate Skype for Microsoft in mainland China. Founded in 2011, Guangming Founder is a joint venture between Gmw.cn and Founder, a Chinese computing company. The company mainly focuses on developing mobile new media businesses. Financial terms of the deal were not revealed. According to Microsoft, […]
Starting November 24, 2013, Microsoft will take over Skype’s business in the China region. Tom-Skype, the business unit within China-based TOM Online Inc. that has run Skype’s business for many years, published a report on its official website to announce the handover. The report also revealed that so far Tom-Skype has gained over 100 million […]
Chinese Internet company Tencent revealed that Zheng Jingwei, former chief operating officer of AdChina, has joined Tencent as general manager for the advertising platform unit of the networking media group.
eBay reportedly expects its Greater China sales in 2011 to increase by between 30% and 40%, and the company will seek opportunities to acquire new assets to increase its market share in China.
PayPal, the third-party Internet payment platform of eBay, has announced that it will terminate its cooperation with AliExpress, the worldwide site of the Chinese B2B e-commerce group Alibaba, from August 3, 2011.
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba.com has entered into an agreement to acquire Auctiva, a third-party developer of tools for eBay sellers.
According to an insider from the Chinese search engine company Baidu.com, Wang Jin, former vice director of Google China Engineering Research Institute, will join Baidu.com as vice president for technology, making him the first top Google China executive to join Baidu.com in recent months.
PayPal, the Internet payment subsidiary of the American e-commerce company eBay, has reached a deal with the Chinese intra-bank card system operator China UnionPay, to allow China UnionPay’s card holders to use PayPal as a payment tool when shopping on overseas websites.
EBay’s online payment subsidiary PayPal is negotiating with the Chinese B2B e-commerce group Alibaba, aiming to introduce its online payment service in China into Alibaba’s worldwide site of AliExpress.