Is Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. planning a takeover of Sina.com’s Weibo microblogging service? The e-commerce behemoth just acquired another three …
Shen Boyang, LinkedIn’s global vice president and China president, said that the company’s number of users in China has surpassed …
Jace Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter, announced via a tweet that the company has appointed Kathy Chen as Twitter’s …
Hong Kong’s geographic proximity to mainland China belies the gulf in business practices, Internet laws, and access that Twitter will find between the refined transparency of Hong Kong and the nuances and perils of the mainland Chinese Internet sector. Twitter announced plans this week to open an office in Hong Kong. Though the company says […]
The leaders of Facebook and Apple were in China this past week on separate missions with the same goal: gain better transparency and more access to the Chinese market. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was in Beijing for an event at a local university, and Apple’s Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai to review […]
Twitter’s just-released initial public offering prospectus shows China is still an important deficit in its global growth strategy. In Twitter’s F-1 IPO statement, the company said it is raising USD1 billion, which is largely a pro forma number until the company calculates fees and eyes its roadshow. The company recorded USD317 million in revenue in […]
Western media are hailing news that the Shanghai Free-trade Zone may allow blocked websites like Facebook and New York Times. The news comes from South China Morning Post’s reporting of an unnamed government source’s statement: “In order to welcome foreign companies to invest and to let foreigners live and work happily in the free-trade zone, […]
Cn.msn.com, the official website of Microsoft’s MSN China, formally launched the Chinese version of the trend tracking service named msnNOW.
Sina.com’s microblog service Weibo.com has fully closed its open platform private messaging interface to prevent third-party applications from sending private messages to Weibo users.
China’s State Council Information Office today issued updated draft guidelines for further strengthening government oversight of the Internet.
Whether related to the rumored murder charges against the wife of former Communist elite Bo Xilai or the earthquakes in Indonesia and Mexico over the last day, one thing is for sure: Internet connections to websites outside of China were intermittently not available to many users in China today.
Chinese online media and mobile value-added services firm Sina Corporation says its profit fell more than 50% as it announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011.
The microblog channel of Sina.com and China Telecom have signed an agreement to implement a cooperation for products based on the microblog services at Sina.com.
Chinese social networking site Renren.com has published its five annual strategic products, covering information, entertainment, and location services, and what it plans for 2011.
IBM has announced the launch of its first Chinese-language vertical social networking site, My developerWorks, targeting Chinese software developers and information technology professionals.
Chinese Internet and online game services provider NetEase.com has launched its first free-of-charge voice software “NetEase CC”, which is currently undergoing beta tests.