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Chinese Internet Security Firm Shuffles Executives

Chinese Internet security company Qihoo 360 appointed Chen Jie as senior vice president, leading the PC browser, mobile application store and mobile game platform operations; and the company appointed Yu Guangdong as senior vice president, leading Internet product development and marketing. In addition, the company expanded the duties of chief financial officer Yao Yu, which […]

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 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, […]

Will Online Privacy Be Better When Microsoft Takes Over Skype’s China Business?

Starting November 24, 2013, Microsoft will take over Skype’s business in the China region. Tom-Skype, the business unit within China-based TOM Online Inc. that has run Skype’s business for many years, published a report on its official website to announce the handover. The report also revealed that so far Tom-Skype has gained over 100 million […] Sued By For Illegal Broadcasting Of Spring Festival Gala, the official website for China Central Television, has sued Chinese Web portal for illegal broadcasting of the 2009 Spring Festival Gala and asked the defendant for CNY1 million in compensation. says CCTV has invested lots of material, labor, and financial power in producing both the 2009 Spring Festival Gala and the 2009 Lantern […]

CIIRC Exposes Second Batch Of Vulgar Chinese Websites

The China Internet Illegal Information Reporting Centre has published a list of the second batch of websites which provide “vulgar” Internet content.

Wang Leilei To Be CEO Of Struggling Chinese Mobile Firm

Wang Leilei, former CEO of Tom Online, will become chairman and CEO of struggling Chinese wireless value-added services firm KongZhong (KONG) from October 13, 2008 and the company’s current CEO and chairman Zhou Yunfan will step down from the positions on the same day.

Wang Leilei Resigns From Tom Group

Tom Group says Wang Leilei has resigned his posts as vice president and executive director of Tom Group, CEO and director of and director of Tom-eBay.

TOM’s Internet Profit Grows In China

Hong Kong’s TOM Group Limited, an amalgamation of various online and offline media entities, announced its interim results for the six months ended June 30, 2008.

JaJah Enters Chinese Market

JaJah, an American Internet phone service provider, has launched a voice service that can automatically transforms itself between Chinese and English, showing the company’s intention to enter the Chinese market.

Joost Cooperates With Tom To Explore China’s Online Video Sector

According to foreign media, Joost, an American online video service provider, will cooperate with Tom Group to establish a joint venture in China and provide online video services to Chinese netizens.