Posts Tagged: Kingsoft


GMIC heads to Bangalore, gets set for the next mobile wave

Come September, the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC), which has been a regular fixture in China, will arrive in India.

  • August 18, 2014
  • at 12:21 pm
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Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company

Chinese software company Kingsoft (HKG:3888) announced today it will sell $20 million worth of shares of its subsidiary Westhouse to C...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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China’s official train ticket site makes travel harder during the holidays. Again.

China’s official website for train ticket sales, 12306, is bad in ways that it’s tough to even begin to count. The country’...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China Railway Ministry Asks Kingsoft to Shut Down Browser Add-On

As we approach the Spring Festival heavy travel season, China’s 12306 train ticket e-commerce site seems to be handling the load a bit...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Xiaomi Buys Nearly 10% of Kingsoft Cloud Group

It’s clear that Chinese startup Xiaomi is not content to rest on its laurels making handsets. Its recently-announced set-top box may b...

  • December 1, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Chinese Developers and Advertisers Protest New Mobile Ad Blocker

Ad-blocking might be routine for some people on laptops and desktop computers, but a new way to block in-app mobile ads is causing uproar in...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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China Digest – 8 Aug

Here you can find some interesting startup news from China, not only in its capital, Beijing, but also other startup hubs such as Shanghai, ...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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China Digest – 16 Jul

Here you can find some interesting startup news from China, not only in its capital, Beijing, but also other startup hubs such as Shanghai, ...

  • July 16, 2011
  • at 4:58 pm
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The un-sexy Chinese app that topped Google Play rankings now heads for a US IPO

Clean Master is ranked number one in Google Play's Tools category, and number four out of all non-games after Facebook, WhatsApp, and Facebo...

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 12:42 pm
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China’s Kingsoft gets $50 million funding to help push its Microsoft Office-like apps in the US

China’s Kingsoft (HKG:3888) has been around since 1989, making all kinds of PC apps like anti-virus and web browsers. These days it ha...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
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Kingsoft CEO Announces Mobile Browser, Jokes About Condoms

Kingsoft CEO Announces Mobile Browser, Jokes About Condoms

Yesterday, in an interview with Sina Tech at GMIC, Kingsoft CEO Fu Sheng made an announcement: soon, the company plans to release a mobile v...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Baidu Invests in Kingsoft, Moves Into Web Security, Qihoo’s CEO Calls it a “Big Joke”

If anyone had any doubt there was bad blood between Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) and Qihoo 360, here’s some more evidence to convince you: afte...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 12:38 am
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Founder Lei Jun Talks About Xiaomi, China’s Disruptive Phone-Maker [INTERVIEW]

If you’re familiar with the Chinese tech scene, chances are you are also familiar with serial entrepreneur Lei Jun (pictured above). Recen...

  • October 15, 2012
  • at 1:41 pm
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Kingsoft Office for Android Goes Free, Saves You a Few Bucks

In another victory for the ‘freemium’ model, the Chinese software company Kingsoft (HKG:3888) is making the international versio...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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Singapore games developer gets US$3.3 million funding

Time Voyager, a Singapore-based games development company, has secured a US$3.3 million investment co-led by East Gate Partners and Gobi Par...

  • August 1, 2011
  • at 12:01 am
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