Posts Tagged: NASDAQ:SINA

Sina Weibo and Alibaba

Is Sina’s Stock Undervalued?

Yesterday, Sina Tech sub-site Startup Stories posted an interesting op-ed from T.H. Capital CEO Hou Xiaotian entitled “Why is SinaR...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Sina Weibo rolls out English version

Finally, China’s Sina Weibo Rolls Out Partial English Interface [UPDATE: Sina Confirms]

Sina Weibo has over 400 million registered users, though it’s hard to know how many of those are overseas. Nonetheless, we’ve noticed to...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 2:27 pm
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Sina Weibo mobile strategy

Sina CEO Battle Cry: Time to Restructure, Focus on Weibo, Go “Mobile First”

The major Chinese web portal Sina (NASDAQ:SINA), maker of the hugely popular Sina Weibo, is keen to avoid the stasis of Yahoo. And so this m...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 2:50 pm
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The Weibo Social Commerce Model that Twitter Should Copy

Sina Weibo is not making money. Not yet at least. But it may have found a way to do so, as we saw from last week’s Weibo social commer...

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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Sina Weibo Android App Adds Support for Social App Recommendations

Friends and online contacts are a great source of app recommendations. And Sina Weibo, China’s top Twittery service, seems to agree. I...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Sina Weibo Removes ‘Beta’ Label, Now Makes Twitter Look Like a Baby

Sina Weibo, China’s hottest Twitter-like service, has today removed the beta label from its site. The move comes one day after Weibo’s t...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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Inside the (Rather Buggy) Sina Weibo v5 Redesign [PICS]

We know that the Twitter-esque Sina Weibo is testing a revamped site design which will make it look, on a user’s profile page, a lot m...

  • August 24, 2012
  • at 3:56 pm
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Sina Says Weibo Monetization Dependent on User Growth

Chinese internet company Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) has just released its second-quarter financial report, with net revenues up 11 percent to 131.6 ...

  • August 17, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Tuding, China’s Instagram, Gets Snappy With its Social Media Marketing

After acquiring millions of users, perhaps it’s time for some monetization. That’s the case with the team behind TuDing, one of ...

  • July 30, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Duke University Takes to Sina Weibo to Connect with Potential Students

We’ve written much in the past about how individuals and organizations outside of China are making use of Sina’s (NASDAQ:SINA) W...

  • January 14, 2013
  • at 10:10 am
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Ford Makes a Play for Chinese Drivers with In-Car Weibo App

While we’re not attending the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we are paying close attention to news coming out of the annual t...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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10 Insane Cases of Censorship on Sina Weibo in 2012

It has been a doubleplusgood year for Sina Weibo in terms of doubling its registered user count to 400 million. But, as China’s hottes...

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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Sina Weibo read censored posts

Welcome to Purgatory: Sina Weibo Now Delaying Mentions of ‘Sensitive’ Words by 7 Days

Users of Sina Weibo that mention things somewhat more controversial than cats or food might find their posts being delayed – by seven ...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 4:19 pm
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Going More Social and Mobile, Sina’s E-Payments Service to be Rebranded WeiboPay

When Sina (NASDAQ:SINA), makers of the Twitter-like Weibo, launched its social gaming platform and virtual currency in July of 2011, it alre...

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 10:11 pm
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On Sina Weibo’s 3rd Birthday, Monetization Worries

August 28th marks the third year since Sina Weibo first launched in public back in 2009. In those three years, its user growth has been more...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Upcoming Sina Weibo Redesign Looks a Lot Like Facebook Timeline Covers [PICS]

The man behind China’s hottest Twitter-like site, Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) CEO Charles Chao, said that a redesign for Sina Weibo was in the ...

  • August 20, 2012
  • at 11:40 am
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Baidu and Sina Partner Up for Mobile Search, Cloud Computing, and More?

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) and Sina (NASDAQ:SINA), two of China’s biggest internet powerhouses, are teaming up again to work on mobile projec...

  • July 31, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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Sina Weibo mascots on a break

Japanese Prime Minister’s Office to Use Sina Weibo to Reach Out to Chinese Audiences

Reports in Japanese and Chinese media are saying that the Japanese Prime Minister’s Office will soon be making use of the popular Sina...

  • July 25, 2012
  • at 1:48 pm
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