Posts Tagged: Kaifu Lee


Silicon Valley startup Kamcord snags $1 million in funding from Tencent, Innovation Works

As Silicon Valley investors are getting more interested in (and aware of) startups in Asia, it seems that the reverse is also true. San Fran...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Kaifu Lee: Rumors of Weibo’s Death Are Exaggerated

We’ve written a lot about the rise of WeChat and the danger it poses to Sina Weibo. Last night, a weibo post (ironically enough) sugge...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China’s Censors Leap to Defense of Failed State-Run Search Engine

In China’s competitive search engine market, three of them are state-run products. Unfortunately for authorities, who want to control ...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 1:39 pm
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Social Coding Site Github Unblocked and Accessible Again in China

It was just two days ago that my colleague reported on how the social coding site Github had become blocked in China. But today we notice th...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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Kaifu Lee’s Innovation Works Invests in LeTV Subsidiary, Interested in ‘Super TV’

Readers with a sharp memory may be reading that headline and thinking, “Wait, didn’t we already know that?” and the answer...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 5:26 am
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

The news cycle in China was in low gear last week due to the National Day holiday, but there were still more than a few interesting stories ...

  • October 7, 2012
  • at 9:20 pm
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Kaifu Lee: Chinese Internet Users Are Younger Than You

China’s internet is massive, but who exactly is using it? It’s a question that plagues many Western companies looking to work th...

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Game Over? Chinese Gaming Execs Crunch Numbers, Prove Qihoo’s High ARPU

The jabs and lunges are coming thick and fast in the verbal boxing match between the short sellers Citron Research and the Chinese tech exec...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 10:01 pm
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Citron’s Andrew Left Defends His China Record, Considers Legal Action After Personal Attacks [INTERVIEW]

Earlier this week, a group of top Chinese tech execs banded together to defend US-listed Chinese stocks from being bashed by short sellers. ...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 3:38 pm
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Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taipei-based incubator, Taiwan Mobile Innovation (TMI), has launched its hardware acceleration program earlier this month. It hopes to attra...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Kaifu Lee: Check Out My Chart of How Often I Get Censored by Sina Weibo

Despite insisting that he’s no activist and is just keen on debating with his 33.4 million followers on Sina Weibo, entrepreneur and f...

  • March 18, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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Kaifu Lee: I’ve Been Banned From Weibo for 3 Days

Entrepreneur and former Google country manager for China, Kaifu Lee, is often outspoken on his Chinese social media presences – and no...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 1:15 pm
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Rumor: Weibo Celebrities Like Kaifu Lee Questioned by Chinese Police

As the Southern Weekend incident continues to boil in the Chinese media, weibo celebrities like Innovation Works founder Kaifu Lee (25 milli...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 12:06 am
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China’s Qihoo Issues Cease and Desist Letter to Short Sellers Citron

Chinese software maker and search engine Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) has threatened legal action against the financial blogger Andrew Left, who ru...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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LinkedIn Enables Users to ‘Follow’ Kaifu Lee and Other Business Leaders

Recently LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) announced a new feature that allows people to follow influential business and thought leaders of their choosin...

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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Railway Ministry Mobile App Fails to Materialize; Kaifu Lee Recommends Ikamobile App Instead

Back before China’s Railway Ministry launched its new site and the focus moved to how it was still broken and how it apparently cost $...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Under Verbal and DDoS Attack from China, Citron Seeks Retraction of “Libelous” Claims

Just as Citron’s Andrew Left told us he would do last week, he has resorted to legal channels in the bitter dispute between himself an...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 12:01 pm
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Qihoo 360 Has Some Skin in Innovation Works. So what?

TechWeb has reported that Chinese web company Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) invested $3 million in Innovation Works’ $180 million fund (1.7% o...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 10:51 pm
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