Posts Tagged ‘MSN’

Facebook Hits The Same Wall As Apple In China

The leaders of Facebook and Apple were in China this past week on separate missions with the same goal: gain better transparency and more access to the Chinese market. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was in Beijing for an event at a local university, and Apple’s Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai to review […]


Microsoft Ceases World’s Final MSN Holdout In China

Microsoft will officially close its instant messaging service MSN in China on October 31, 2014. Microsoft already shut down MSN services worldwide in March 2013, with the exclusion of the Chinese mainland market; and the company started promoting its other communications product Skype. According to Microsoft, Chinese MSN services will be shut down on October […]


Microsoft Gingerly Moves Skype’s China Operations To New Partner

Microsoft has formed a partnership with Guangming Founder, which will operate Skype for Microsoft in mainland China. Founded in 2011, Guangming Founder is a joint venture between Gmw.cn and Founder, a Chinese computing company. The company mainly focuses on developing mobile new media businesses. Financial terms of the deal were not revealed. According to Microsoft, […]


China’s Kingsoft Net Profit Up 26% In 2009

Chinese software and online game provider Kingsoft has published its annual financial report for 2009, stating that its total operating revenue for 2009 increased by 25% year-on-year to CNY1.022 billion, including 67% contributed by the online game business and 32% from software.
Kingsoft said that the operating revenue of its online game sector was CNY684.2 million […]


Microsoft MSN Teams Up With Kingsoft Duba To Fight Chinese IM Viruses

Microsoft MSN has reached a strategic cooperative instant messaging agreement with Kingsoft Duba to jointly provide free security products to the users of Windows Live Messenger.


MSN China: Microsoft Will Launch Windows Live Groups In China

Feng Guangshun, general manager for MSN China’s public relations, says Microsoft (MSFT) is planning to replace the MSN Groups with Windows Live Group and the new service will also be soon launched in China.


MySpace China Confirms Departure Of CEO

According to the spokesperson of MySpace China, Luo Chuan, CEO of News Corporation’s subsidiary MySpace China, has resigned.


Qihoo 360 Will Launch Software To Block Pop-ups

Qihoo 360 has announced that its pop-up blocker, which can automatically close pop-up windows of desktop software, is undergoing a small beta test.