Posts Tagged: Guangzhou


Alibaba buys 50% stake in Chinese soccer team for $192 million

Many fans were surprised that Alibaba didn't buy the local team in Hangzhou, where Alibaba was founded and is based.

  • June 5, 2014
  • at 12:32 pm
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GO Launcher dev team Sungy IPO

It’s go go go for China’s Sungy, raising over $80 million on NASDAQ debut

One of China’s biggest app development companies, Sungy Mobile (NASDAQ:GOMO), has just listed on NASDAQ. It’s the firm behind th...

  • November 23, 2013
  • at 12:02 am
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China continues IPO streak as hugely popular mobile developer files for NYSE listing

Guangzhou-based Sungy Mobile today filed with the SEC to raise up to $80 million and be listed on the NYSE under the ticker GOMO. Sungy ma...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 1:34 pm
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ZTE Wins Major Contract to Build China Mobile’s 4G Network in 5 Cities

Phone-maker and telecoms firm ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063) might be reviled in the US, but it’s still loved by fellow Chinese companies....

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Microsoft’s Appearance at Trade Show Raises Hope of XBox + Kinect Sales in China

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) appearance this week at the Canton Trade Fair in Guangzhou, southern China, has raised the hopes of console ...

  • October 18, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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New Study Says Seoul is the Internet’s ‘Most Evil City’

A study from the Netherlands has attempted to determine the most dangerous cities on the internet, or more specifically, which cities are re...

  • July 12, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Uber in China

Uber takes its limos into third city in China

Online limo-booking service Uber is rolling out today in its third Chinese city. Now the cars are available in Guangzhou. The new city launc...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 4:59 pm
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Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Pricey car chauffeur service Uber has launched in China, and the country is home to plenty of taxi-hailing apps, but one Chinese startup has...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 11:47 am
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Not as big as Alibaba, but upcoming IPO for rival JD could value it at up to $24.6 billion

The Race is On: China’s Jingdong Starts 3-Hour Delivery in Major Cities

China’s largest Amazon-like e-store, Jingdong, has just rolled out two new supercharged delivery options in six major cities. The nigh...

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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AngelVest Preps $10 Million China Fund, Will Focus on Seed Funding

In great news for China-based startups, they’ll soon have a new potential source of seed funding in the form of a $10 million fund fro...

  • August 13, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Check-In, Check-Out, Ker-Ching! Jiepang Teams With YiHaoDian’s Subway Stores

Chinese location-based service Jiepang has teamed up with B2C e-commerce site YiHaoDian to promote the latter’s subway-based virtual super...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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taiwan taekwondo

Taiwan: “Take my Medal? I’ll Hack your Website!”

Update: The referee isn’t Korean. He is a Filipino but of Korean ethnicity. Thanks to all for validating the fact. We apologize for th...

  • November 21, 2010
  • at 12:30 am
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