Short videos are becoming a mainstay of Chinese social media, especially on Weibo.com. A new investment in the company behind …
Shanghai, China, September 1, 2016 /ChinaNewswire.com/ – Twenty years ago, brands could take their time to craft a brand with Chinese consumers. But today, the Internet compels companies to use faster techniques to build brands, engage influencers, and put out social media fires. And the cornerstone focus for companies should be on effective brand storytelling.… Read More
Chinese mobile phone users sent out a total of 699.2 billion short messages in 2015, according to statistics from the …
With its stock price dropping in the U.S., Alibaba Group announced plans to launch a dual-city operations strategy to better manage its varied assets. The company will base itself in Hangzhou and Beijing dual-center strategy. Beijing will be its base camp to promote its strategy execution and business development in the northern areas of China. […]
Chinese Internet portal NetEase.com announced that the company will officially close its blog services and recommends users to move their blogs to LOFTER, a microblog service at NetEase. According to NetEase, the blogs moving to LOFTER will maintain the same contents. Meanwhile, the company will completely shut down its blog services in the coming weeks. […]
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched its new domain name Mi.com, and users will be re-directed to this domain when visiting the old one at Xiaomi.com. According to domain record information, the current holder of Mi.com is Xiaomi and the information updated date is April 21, 2014. Xiaomi reportedly spent over USD1 million on this […]
Chinese telecom operator China Mobile announced its annual results for 2013 in Hong Kong, and those financial numbers did not impress. During the entire year of 2013, China Mobile’s operating revenue was CNY630.2 billion, a year-on-year increase of 8.3%; but its net profit was CNY121.7 billion, a year-on-year decrease of 5.9%. This is reportedly the […]
Sina’s financial report for the fourth quarter and the entire year of 2013 stated that its Weibo microblogging service realized a first-time operating profit of USD3 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Sina Weibo also reportedly plans to launch IPO at the New York Stock Exchange in the second quarter of 2014. According to […]
Just as the hectic Chinese Lunar New Year holiday shopping and travel season peaks, two of China’s business titans have joined forces to make online shopping faster and easier. China UnionPay, Sina.com, and Sina’s payment subsidiary jointly announced that the three parties have reached a deal to further improve Internet payment services by integrating their […]
Sina.com and Alipay.com announced that the two parties will realize full intercommunication between Sina Weibo and Alipay accounts to provide convenient Weibo payment services to users in China. With the cooperation, users will be able to complete online payments on the Weibo microblogging platform as well as use for offline daily retail consumption with the […]
SocialTouch, one of the many startups in China trying their hand at monitoring Chinese social media, has raised its latest round of investment. The company’s Series C investment round was led by Sierra Ventures and included existing investors GGV Capital and Legend Capital. This new round of funding will be used for product development and […]
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 […]
International voice service giant Nuance, which supports Apple’s Siri speech recognition technology, is reportedly seeking a content cooperation partner in China to expand the speech recognition market.
An internal email from Chinese Web portal Sina.com has revealed structural changes at the company, including the establishment of a portal technology department.
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.
China Internet Network Information Center has published a new statistics report, stating that there were 250 million microblog users in China by the end of 2011, a year-on-year increase of 296%.
Chinese Internet company Tencent and China Network Television have jointly announced a strategic partnership for a comprehensive social media and microblogging cooperation.
Chinese application service provider UC will sue Tencent, the Chinese Internet giant, for alleged unfair competitive practices.