Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Chinese Government Demands Weibo Cease Streaming Video Services

The Chinese adage that the tall blade of grass gets cut first is definitely true this week, as China’s top …


LeEco To Close Cloud Disk Personal Services At End Of June 2017

The Chinese government’s tightening noose on illegal Internet content has found its latest victim: LeEco. LeEco’s cloud disk service announced …


China’s Bitcoin Trading Value Soars In May 2017

In May 2017, the Bitcoin trading value in China reached CNY21.708 billion, four times that of April 2017. And the …


Alibaba, China Telecom Seal New Deal For Network Services

Alibaba and China Telecom signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement in Beijing that includes work on Internet of Things and …


Tencent May Have Just Defeated Baidu At Its Own Game In China

Baidu is a poorly-executed search engine. But with both government regulations handcuffing its development and lack of competition in China, …


Tencent’s Silicon Valley Data Center Opens While Foreign Firms Lack China Access

Tencent’s Silicon Valley data center, which is the company’s first data center in the U.S., has commenced operations. Tencent will …


Alibaba Reaches “Happy” Strategic Deal With Denmark

On the heels of Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma’s overtures to American President Trump and to the Australian government with a …


Nothing Artificial About Baidu’s AI Approval In China

The China National Development and Reform Commission has granted Baidu regulatory approval to launch an artificial intelligence research center. The …


Chinese Search Engine Baidu Gains Online Banking License

Not only will China’s biggest search engine have access to netizens’ online search habits, it will soon also hold dominion …


Chinese Consortium Invests CNY20.6 Billion Into UK Data Centers

British data center company Global Switch, which is owned by the Reuben Brothers, has sold 49% of its shares to …