Posts Tagged: Zhou Hongyi


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China’s top tech CEOs join in on ‘ice bucket challenge’ craze for ALS

Youku CEO Victor Koo and OnePlus founder Pete Lau have already completed the challenge and kicked off the trend among the other Chinese tech...

  • August 18, 2014
  • at 11:24 am
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Chinese entrepreneur buys 41% stake in video portal Ku6

Chinese web giant Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA) is selling a large stake of Chinese video portal Ku6 (NASDAQ:KUTV) to Chinese entrepreneur Xu Xudon...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Zhou Hongyi Wants to Shoot Penguins (i.e. Tencent) Like Neo from The Matrix

Zhou Hongyi Wants to Shoot Penguins (i.e. Tencent) Like Neo from The Matrix

I told you Qihoo wasn’t going to be happy about Tencent taking a step into the mobile security sphere. And if you have any doubts that...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Rumor: Qihoo 360 CEO in Secret Meetings with Sogou Over Search Partnership

To say that Qihoo and Baidu don’t like each other would be an understatement. The two CEOs (Zhou Hongyi and Robin Li respectively) hav...

  • February 8, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Qihoo Invests in Flipboard-Like App Maker, Wants You to Read More

Chinese software maker – and disruptive new search engine competitor – Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) has invested in VIVAme, which makes...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Qihoo’s Zhou Hongyi Sues Detractor, Asks MIIT to Inspect 360 Browser

It has been two weeks since Qihoo 360 CEO Zhou Hongyi has been in the headlines, and apparently that’s too long. The bombastic Zhou ha...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 11:08 pm
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Zhou Hongyi Talks Innovation, Destruction, and Defense

I have made no secret of my personal distaste for Qihoo 360 CEO Zhou Hongyi and his obnoxiously belligerent PR tactics. But whether I like i...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 1:00 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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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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A portrait of China’s biggest tech CEOs: visionaries, copycats, and playboys

I interviewed about a dozen native Chinese people in Beijing to find out a) who they saw as their entrepreneurial celebrities and b) what th...

  • May 27, 2014
  • at 3:18 pm
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Qihoo is in danger of getting shut out of China’s mobile sector

I’ve written a lot about Qihoo 360 and it’s bluster-and-lawsuits approach to PR and marketing. I’m not a fan, but there ar...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Zhou Hongyi Wants Qihoo to Go Global, But Could it Ever Happen?

Late last week, Qihoo 360 CEO Zhou Hongyi spoke to the press about a number of things. Among them was his ultimate aspirations for the compa...

  • May 6, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Qihoo’s Search Engine Adds Music to its Repertoire

Ever since anti-virus maker Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) first caused waves with the launch of its own search engine this summer, the company has been ...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 4:49 pm
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Zhou Hongyi Aiming for 15-20% of China’s Search Market

Qihoo’s 360 Search has been at battle with Baidu since its launch, and thanks to the fact that it has been built into software lots of...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 11:23 pm
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The Crazy Ones

Some entrepreneurs are just crazy, nonsensical, or even rude, but still successful. Qihoo’s Zhou Hongyi is one. He has had a few fights re...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 2:04 am
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Qihoo’s Zhou Hongyi Needs to Just Shut Up

“Science cop” Fang Zhouzi seems to be remaining quiet after yesterday stating that he planned to sue Qihoo 360 for alleging that he ...

  • October 13, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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Qihoo 360 Search’s “Million-Dollar” Domain Name

Earlier on today, Qihoo 360 announced the new domain name for its very controversial search engine that was launched in August. And there it...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 7:15 pm
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Zhou Hongyi: I Pledge to Pony Ma and Mao Zedong, Qihoo Won’t Do Instant Messaging

Qihoo 360 is a company that makes a lot of people uncomfortable, in no small part because it has a reputation as ‘gangsterish’ t...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 7:00 am
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