Posts Tagged ‘Internet media’

NetEase Will Close Its Online Forums Next Month

Netease closureChinese Internet portal NetEase says that due to media business development needs, the company’s online forums will stop providing services …


Is China Responsible For Hong Kong’s Cyber Attack Increase?

Hong Kong CybersecurityThe past year has seen both more civil unrest and more advanced cyber attacks in Hong Kong. Is there a …


Alibaba’s South China Morning Post Purchase Puts Focus On News Coverage

Chinese e-commerce boss Jack Ma is emulating America’s Amazon.com boss Jeff Bezos, who recently purchased The Washington Post, by purchasing his own media empire in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post. Alibaba Group Holding Limited says it has entered into a definite agreement to acquire the South China Morning Post and other media assets […]


Central China Welcomes Government-Backed Cloud Computing Venture

Chinese Internet video group Letv signed an agreement with the municipal government of Chongqing and China Bridge Capital to build an industrial base in Chongqing. The cooperation will include cloud computing, big data, smart device manufacturing, and finance. Letv said the detailed investment amount will be disclosed soon. Letv’s scope of business covers seven sectors: […]


Tencent Announces Structural Adjustment Aimed At Animation And Film

Tencent Interactive Entertainment Group will establish a new animation business unit and a film and copyright business unit to enable the independent operations of those businesses. The new animation business unit will be responsible for development and operation of animation-related content, including planning, development and operation of animation products; creating and operation of animation content; […]


Foreign Journalists In China Are Latest Email Hacking Victims

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China, an association based in Beijing comprised of journalists representing non-Chinese media, has issued an alert because some of its members have reportedly had their email accounts hacked.
A statement posted on the FCCC’s website states: “Three Beijing-based journalists have reported receiving emails containing malware from an address that initially appeared […]


Robust Chinese Internet Advertising Growth Pushes Sina.com Higher

Net revenues increased 53% year-over-year to USD91.3 million for Chinese Internet media company Sina.com (SINA) as it announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008.