Post Tagged with: "China"

Alibaba Buys Majority Stake in Chinese Ad Tech Firm
/ January 14, 2015 11:44 am
Alibaba Buys Majority Stake in Chinese Ad Tech Firm

AdAge reports "E-commerce giant Alibaba has bought a majority stake in one of China's biggest ad tech companies, adding more muscle to its already massive advertising business.". Read More

Despite Google’s Many China Woes, Its Ad Revenue There Is Growing
/ December 30, 2014 9:26 am
Despite Google’s Many China Woes, Its Ad Revenue There Is Growing

AdAge reports "Google doesn't break out ad sales by country. But according to iResearch, a market research firm focused on the Chinese internet, Google's China revenues are growing, reaching about $260 million on the mainland in the third quarter, up more than 19% year-on-year.". Read More

China can log onto Gmail via third-party apps again
/ December 30, 2014 9:26 am
China can log onto Gmail via third-party apps again

Mashable reports "It appears that Gmail is once again accessible in China via third-party clients after a four-day blackout.". Read More

Gmail goes dark in China as censors squeeze Google
/ December 29, 2014 9:16 am
Gmail goes dark in China as censors squeeze Google

VentureBeat reports "Six months after Gmail was first blocked in China, it appears the country’s censors have taken additional steps to obstruct all the ways users had found to circumvent the country’s Great Firewall to use Google’s email service." . Read More

Xiaomi raises $1.1 billion to become the world’s most valuable startup
/ December 29, 2014 9:16 am
Xiaomi raises $1.1 billion to become the world’s most valuable startup

Mashable reports "Xiaomi, the largest smartphone maker in China, confirmed Monday that it has raised $1.1 billion at a pre-money valuation of $45 billion, following weeks of reports about a massive upcoming funding round." . Read More

Private Search Engine DuckDuckGo Blocked in China
/ September 23, 2014 11:41 am
Private Search Engine DuckDuckGo Blocked in China

VentureBeat reports “China is refusing access to yet another website. China has been blocking the privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo for a few weeks, CEO Gabriel Weinberg said in a tweet.” . Read More

Microsoft Postpones Xbox One Launch Just Days before China Debut
/ September 22, 2014 12:18 pm
Microsoft Postpones Xbox One Launch Just Days before China Debut

VentureBeat reports “Microsoft announced Saturday morning that it is going to delay its launch of the Xbox One video game console in China until later this year.” . Read More

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