Posts Tagged ‘Qihoo’

Illegal Activities Push 360 Cloud Disk To Stop Services In China

360cloud shutdown360 Cloud Disk published a notice on its official website stating that they will stop providing cloud disk services to …


Chinese Companies Dump VPN Services For Opera Acquisition

China Internet securityVirtual private networks are maybe so abundant in China that a group of Chinese acquirers now have no need for …


Perfect World Former CBO Joins Qihoo 360

Xu Yiran, former senior vice president and chief business officer of Perfect World, has joined Chinese Internet security firm Qihoo 360. Xu will be president of Qihoo 360’s gaming business line. In this new role, Xu will be responsible for Qihoo 360’s existing gaming businesses, including client-based games, web games, and mobile games. And he […]


Qihoo 360 Forms Chinese Internet Medical JV With Sinopharm

Chinese Internet security company Qihoo 360 has signed a strategic cooperation framework with Guohua, a subsidiary of Sinopharm Group, to establish a medical e-commerce joint venture. With the cooperation, the two parties will create an online pharmaceutical sales platform to solve the difficulties and high-price issue in the medical care sector for medical distribution. Many […]


Chinese Internet Security Company Forms Smart Home Partnership

The Internet of Things is expanding quickly in China, as Chinese Internet security provider Qihoo 360 and real estate developer Huayuan Group have now formed a strategic partnership to promote secure smart home services. Financial terms and organizational details of the new arrangement have not been released by either company. The firms will design and […]


China’s Qihoo 360 Establishes Enterprise Security Group

Chinese Internet security provider Qihoo 360 announced the establishment of a new enterprise security group. Qi Xiangdong, president of Qihoo 360, will be chief executive officer of this new enterprise security group. Financial details, including capitalization structure for the technology business, were not made available by the company. Using the research resources of Qihoo 360’s […]


Qihoo 360 Accused Of Falsifying Anti-Virus Data In China

Allegations against Chinese anti-virus company Qihoo 360 are doing little to quell fears about using Chinese security software. At least three of the world’s top testing laboratories — Virus Bulletin, AV-Comparatives and AV-Test Institute — have revoked certifications for Qihoo 360’s products because of the cheating. The bodies stated that Qihoo 360 provided one set […]


Google Freezes Chinese Websites And Certificate Authority

Thousands of Chinese websites will soon be marked unsafe by Google’s Chrome browser. Adam Langley, a Google security engineer, says, “On Friday, March 20th, we became aware of unauthorized digital certificates for several Google domains. The certificates were issued by an intermediate certificate authority apparently held by a company called MCS Holdings. This intermediate certificate […]


Chinese Internet Company Sets Domain Name Record With USD17 Million Purchase

How much is a good website domain name worth these days? An insider from Qihoo 360 confirmed that the company has invested USD17 million, which is about CNY110 million, to acquire the top-level domain 360.com. This top-level domain was previously owned by telecom carrier Vodafone. At present, the domain has directed to Qihoo 360’s search […]


China’s Qihoo 360 Targets Silicon Valley Venture Capital

Chinese Internet security provider Qihoo 360 has established a venture capital company in Silicon Valley to invest in start-up companies with strategic significance. Qihoo 360 expects to enhance its own products and expand its user base with the technologies of those start-ups based in the U.S. Mike Liao, Qihoo 360’s strategic action director, said that […]