Posts Tagged ‘Sina’

Online News In China Gets Wakeup Call

Communist China soldierNews media in China ostensibly operate to reinforce and promote the edicts and values of the government. And the government …


Former Yahoo China Staffer Gets Top Qihoo 360 Appointment

Chinese Internet security software giant Qihoo 360 has appointed Chen Jie as new chief operating officer of the company, leading daily operations, effective immediately. Chen will directly report to Qihoo 360’s chairman and chief executive officer Zhou Hongyi. Zhou comments that Chen is a reliable leader. Over the past few years, she showed extraordinary abilities, […]


In Tandem With Slower Economy, Chinese Internet Users Face Slower Internet This Week

Placing dogma over commerce, China’s Internet overlords have apparently been throttling down the speeds of Internet activity within China over the past few days as the National Congress of the Communist Party of China gets underway in Beijing. Similar to many other instances over the past decade when important meetings or events took place in […]


Newly Formed China Open Source Cloud League Connects To OpenStack

Intel, Sina, China Standard Software, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University have jointly announced the establishment of China Open Source Cloud League. China Open Source Cloud League will be committed to the integration of enterprise users’ demands for cloud computing infrastructure platforms. Based on the development and improvement of open-source frameworks like OpenStack, the league will […]


Chinese Government Issues Strict Social Media Draft Regulations

China’s State Council Information Office today issued updated draft guidelines for further strengthening government oversight of the Internet. In today’s “Measures for the Administration of Internet Information Services”, the SCIO expands the need for company’s to register under a new regime to those websites offering microblogs, forums, and and other social media services. The rules […]


Google Launches Advertising Trading Platform In China

Google has formally launched the advertising trading platform DoubleClick Ad Exchange in China, aiming to help Chinese advertising networks, agencies and Internet publishers to realize real-time trading of Internet display advertising. For buyers like advertising networks and agencies, it provides advertising resources and sends the advertisements to the right audience via real-time auctions, so as […]


Did The Internet Die In China Yesterday?

Users throughout China yesterday reported broken Internet connections.


Chinese Internet Company Plans Unfair Competition Lawsuit Against Tencent

Chinese application service provider UC will sue Tencent, the Chinese Internet giant, for alleged unfair competitive practices. Chinese online media report that Yu Yongfu, chief executive officer of UC, said that if UC wins the lawsuit, it will require a face-losing apology directly from Ma Huateng, chairman and CEO of Tencent. At the same time, […]


Apple Employees Accused Of Beating iPad Customers In Beijing

Chinese social media websites are ablaze today with rumors, photos, and innuendo that at least one non-Chinese employee working for Apple was responsible for hitting customers waiting on line to buy the iPad 2 in Beijing. Though the iPad was released in other countries a couple months ago, it only legally became available in China […]


Baidu To Officially Launch Software Search Service Tomorrow

A representative from the Chinese search engine company Baidu.com has confirmed to the local media that the company’s new software search service has been launched for beta testing and will be officially opened on September 2, 2010. Though Baidu.com has not provided an entrance link to this service on the front page of its official […]