Posts Categorized: Web



Nokia N9 Goes Viral, With a Handsome Cross-Dressing Chinese Actress [VIDEO]

Nokia (NYSE:NOK; HEL:NOK1V) has created a viral video marketing campaign for the launch of the Nokia N9 in China, featuring the hot starlet ...

  • November 16, 2011
  • at 10:48 pm
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Baidu Maps Launches Satellite View

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) maps have always been a bit more reliable that Google’s when it comes to China (never underestimate the importance...

  • November 16, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Adobe Opens an Online Store in China, Tries to Not Think About Piracy

The design software vendor Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) has just launched an online store for China, for the first-time selling copies of its softwar...

  • November 16, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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AngelCrunch Will Match-Make Chinese Start-Ups and Angel Investors

China now has its own iteration of AngelList, and it’s called AngelCrunch. Using the tagline “where the best start-ups meet the ...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chinese Police Announce Crackdown on “Internet Black Markets”

China’s internet is a rough-and-tumble place, and that’s something the government has struggled to deal with both politically an...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 3:48 pm
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China’s Explosion in Weibo and E-Commerce Usage, Across the Social Divides [INFOGRAPHIC]

Market research firm Synovate has some new insights into Chinese netizens usage of the web – how it differs between poorer and richer citi...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 12:48 pm
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CheWen, Renren’s Social Network for Car Fanatics, Revs Up to 4 Million Users

CheWen.com is the Renren Inc. (NYSE:RENN) owned, car-oriented social network that’s a mix of Quora, microblogging, and automotive news...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 3:45 pm
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More Bad News About Air China’s In-Flight Intranet: No Phones Allowed

Last week we told you that Air China was planning to introduce wireless intranet service to some of its flights. The test service was suppos...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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A Chinese Start-up Adds Social Fun To Travel

Specialist social media can be super-useful in their specificity – and Tong Xing (‘Journey Together’ in Chinese) is a prim...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 10:45 pm
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Round 2, Fight! Citron Attacks Qihoo 360 Again, Branding It a “Fraud”

Citron Research, the short-sellers and analysts, has attacked the Chinese anti-virus vendor Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) as a “fraud” w...

  • November 16, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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VeryCD, After Shunning Piracy and Going Legit, Loses 50% of Traffic

It has been a rough passage for the Chinese site VeryCD, which this year has been transitioning away from being a piracy-lovin’ music ...

  • November 16, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Slick New Web Apps From Youku Entice You to Study, Then Party

Youku (NYSE:YOKU), China’s biggest online video site, has today launched two new web apps on its platform. One is an impressive virtua...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 10:15 pm
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SAP to Pump $2 Billion Into China, Bring 2,000 New Jobs

At an event in Beijing this afternoon, the enterprise application vendor SAP (NYSE:SAP; ETR:SAP) announced spending plans for more than US$2...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 4:35 pm
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Doucr: A Fan-made Douban Search Engine

When speaking about innovation and pleasing design on the Chinese web, the hobbies-based social network Douban is probably the company that ...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Tencent Launches a Shanzhai iTunes to Sync Your iPhone, iPad

Tencent (HKG:0700), China’s social media giant, has thumbed its nose at Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) by releasing a desktop ‘App Assistan...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 10:31 pm
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PickRide Hopes to Hook-Up Urban Chinese With Carpool Rides

PickRide, with its apps for Android and iPhone, allows people to carpool in order to save money and find a convenient ride as an alternative...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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7 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This past week saw big news for Inmobi in China, ups and downs for Lashou.com, new user stats for both Sina and Tencent Weibo, a major new p...

  • November 13, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Sina Weibo Has Over 2 Million Users in Hong Kong

Sina Weibo is freakin’ huge. I think we’ve mentioned that before. But they’re not just big in mainland China, you know. Ac...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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