Posts Tagged: UCWeb

Seeing strong demand, Alibaba raises share price range for this week’s IPO

The 9-month bachelor party: here’s everything Alibaba invested in or acquired in 2014

Alibaba invested in or bought outright multiple companies, spending so much money that some have referred to 2014 thus far as Alibaba's "bac...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Alibaba’s updated IPO prospectus reveals new details about UCWeb acquisition

The deal cost Alibaba US$479 million in cash and 12.3 million company shares for the remaining one-third of UCWeb.

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Two steps forward and one step back is how we would describe Asia's tech scene of late. Here are all our biggest stories from the past week.

  • June 14, 2014
  • at 4:51 pm
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Alibaba acquires UCWeb in ‘biggest Chinese internet merger in history’

The deal is the biggest Chinese internet merger in history, exceeding Baidu's US$1.9 billion acquisition of 91 Wireless in August 2013.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 11:45 am
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Alibaba and UCWeb team up to make another Chinese search engine, this time on mobile

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba and mobile developer UCWeb announced today, the latter's 10th anniversary, their latest joint venture: mobil...

  • April 28, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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4 reasons why Asian tech companies are using flash sales to sell their stuff

Flash sales are becoming an increasingly popular way to sell products online. We're seeing the trend grow among Chinese tech companies, most...

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
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World’s most popular aftermarket mobile browser makes the leap to TV

China-based UCWeb today announced its latest step toward its multiple-screen dreams with its browser for smart TVs. UC Browser, known wide...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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5 great browsers to replace your phone’s stock browser

When it comes to smartphones, many people have their preferred selection of apps that they download when first setting up a new phone. But o...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 9:05 am
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UCWeb overtakes Opera as India’s top mobile browser, adds Jack Ma to board (INFOGRAPHIC)

Did UCWeb just snatch the India mobile browser crown from Opera? That’s what the company claims, citing Statcounter data that puts its...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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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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12 must-read tech stories in China this week

Chinese tech companies like Alibaba, Zhaopin, Qihoo, and Yongche continue their march overseas. Read on to find out what the top tech storie...

  • June 15, 2014
  • at 7:10 pm
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Jack Ma talked him into it: all the dirt on Alibaba’s acquisition of UCWeb

Today, UCWeb founder and CEO Yu Yongfu gave an interview to foreign media to discuss his company's role within Alibaba moving forward.

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 3:58 pm
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GGV Capital closes $620 million fund for startups in China and Silicon Valley

GGV says the amount is consistent with previous funds, bringing its total capital under management to over US$2.2 billion.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 11:59 am
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Chrome with Chinese characteristics: the world’s hottest mobile browser arrives on desktop

“Wow, that looks a lot like Chrome,” was the first thought that went through my head when I first opened up UCWeb's new PC browser for W...

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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World’s most popular mobile browser from China soars past the half billion user mark as it picks up steam overseas

UC Browser, the world’s most popular third-party mobile browser made by China’s UCWeb, announced today it passed the 500 millio...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Led by UC Browser, China spends twice as much time on mobile browsers as last year

iResearch, the Shanghai-based internet research firm, released a report today revealing data on mobile browser usage in China. Among other k...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 8:30 am
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UCWeb aims to spread its mobile browser to iOS with acquisition of PP Assistant

UCWeb, the Chinese company best known for its mobile web browser, announced over the weekend that it has acquired Teiron Network, the Guang...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 1:34 pm
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Gameloft China: partners important for navigating China

Minion Rush has undoubtedly taken over Candy Crush’s place as the king of games on my iPhone since the day Gameloft China country manager ...

  • August 6, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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