Sina plans New York IPO for Weibo microblog HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese internet company Sina Corp. plans to spin off its Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, in a U.S. initial public offering to raise $500 million, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday...
Feb 25 2014, 12:31am CST
LinkedIn Rumbles Into China, Seeking Truce With Censors LinkedIn is pushing full-strength into China, with a new, Chinese-language service that hopes to attract as many of the country’s 140 million professionals as possible. Unlike other U.S. Internet companies — which have...
Feb 24 2014, 8:30pm CST
Is WhatsApp Facebook's Key to China? I haven’t written about Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) in a while, mostly because the company hasn’t made any concrete moves into China lately despite previous assertions that it would like to enter the market. But the...
Feb 24 2014, 6:10am CST
The Demise Of Sina Weibo: Censorship Or Evolution? While China’s social media users are at home spending time with their families for the Spring Festival holiday, the rest of the world is busy trying to make sense of what happened to Sina Weibo. Engagement on the...
Feb 4 2014, 7:14pm CST
Sina Weibo's Censored Images Reveal Fear of China's Elite A US-based site published many pictures that were deemed as a danger to the integrity of the state and get censored on the 'China's Twitter' Sina Weibo. Some of them were ludicrously funny since the fact that they were censored was almost Orwellian in its nature.
Nov 16 2013, 6:44am CST
China Telecom Inadvertently Confirms New iPhone Release in China China Telecom may just have played a part it never intended to in the release of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. It inadvertently guaranteed that they would be available in the Chinese market by opening a pre-order booking of twin iPhones.
Sep 6 2013, 3:39am CDT
Sina Launches WeMeet; A Rival to WeChat Mobile Messaging App Sina has launched its rival to WeChat. Called WeMeet (Weimi in the Chinese vernacular), it was created by a team of experts at the Hangzhou Kuyue Tech to become China's #1 mobile messaging app. It's a good answer to Twitter too.
Aug 26 2013, 11:25am CDT
China's Internet Went Down by Largest Denial-of-Service Attack China has been hit by a large scale DDOS attack on early Sunday morning that has paralyzed the parts of Internet service in the nation. It has come under siege due to this act of sabotage. Many .cn websites went offline fully or partially for many hours inculding Amazon.cn, Sina Weibo and Bank of China.
Aug 26 2013, 6:32am CDT
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