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Sina Rumored to Compete with Traditional Search Engines, Adds YunYun for Social Search Functions

Sina has publicly admitted that they seeing a gradual encroachment on their Weibo user-base by such new social services as Tencent’s Weixin. However, despite such setbacks, Sina is still moving forward and there are rumors that they will be changing their search engine functions to accommodate YunYun, a social search engine run by former Google…

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Sina Reports Revenues for Q3, Weibo Passes 400 Million User Mark

Sina announced its third quarter financial results today, highlighting that the microblog owner has managed to attract more than 400 million registered accounts with a net revenue increase of 17% Y-o-Y to $152.4 million. Owing in part to the success of their campaign at the London Olympics, Sina’s CEO Charles Chao had the following to…

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Wen Chu, CEO of GWC: Bridging the World’s Mobile Internet Industries

The following is the full speech of GWC’s CEO and founder Wen Chu at GMIC SV: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, it is my honor to welcome you to our first GMIC SV. I’m Wen Chu, the founder and CEO of GWC. We’re happy to have you here today. I would like to thank all…

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Baidu Cooperates With Sina in Mobile Field

Baidu and Sina announced a strategic cooperation on July 31. They will collaborate on search, content, platform, technology and resources, in order to provide netizens with excellent integrated mobile Internet search and information technology. Sina.com on mobile phones is now employing Baidu as the default search service provider. Users can login to Sina.com and enjoy…

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Charles Chao, CEO of Sina: 3000 Human Years A Day Are Spent On Sina Weibo

  To kick off the week as we continue our look at at the speakers for Global Mobile Internet Conference 2012, we’re going to highlight Charles Chao, CEO of Sina.  Sina is the company behind the widely popular Sina Weibo platform that brought a Twitter-like experience to China. Twitter itself is blocked in China, so Chinese citizens cannot…

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Sina & Qihoo vs. Tencent: Let Slip The Dogs Of War

Well, it looks like Sina (Nasdaq: SINA) and Qihoo 360 (Nasdaq: QIHU) are joining forces.  The micro-blogging giant (Sina) and the internet security software developer (Qihoo 360) have just penned a rather interesting deal. Under the arrangement, Sina and Qihoo 360 accounts will merge into one allowing customers to log into either using a single user ID and…

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China Mobile and Sina Weibo Crush Records Over Chinese New Year

The Year of the Dragon Western mythology depicts dragons as large powerful beasts unequaled in their ferocity and force.  Chinese mythology doesn’t always cast the same light on the mythical creatures, holding a more elegant view, but when looking at the volume numbers that continuously come out of China, it is hard not to relate…

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China Unicom’s New WO+: One Platform To Rule Them All

The Basics Today, China Unicom officially launched its WO+ platform for its China market.  The platform is quite ambitious and could change how the mobile app market operates in China.  To keep it simple, first imagine that China Unicom opened an app market similar to Apple’s appStore.  Not a bad start.  Now take it a…

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Polls About Pollution: Chinese Netizens React Publicly On Sina Weibo

Let me start this article off by saying that I love Beijing.  I have the ability to leave any time I want, but I have not.  I think that says a great deal about this city and its people.  Even though it faces problems like the one below, it has still managed to keep me….

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Battlefield: Getjar – Where Chinese Internet Companies Are Pushing The International Frontlines

The New International Battlefield for Chinese Mobile Internet Companies is Getjar A few days ago, we saw Tencent launch their QQ Browser on Getjar in order to target the global market and more specifically, the US. The obvious theme that has been discussed quite a bit lately is that Chinese mobile and Internet companies are…

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