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  1. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Twitter plans Hong Kong office to tap into China

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 04:04am by Reuters

    ... outside the United States. As mainland China censored Twitter, homegrown microblogging platform Weibo, formerly known as Sina Weibo, took off- and now has 400 million users on PC and mobile, data ...

  2. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Fund managers cast wary eye on valuations of Chinese internet firms

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:56am by Ray Chan

    ... nosebleed levels. Their concerns were heightened when Sina Weibo said on Tuesday it plans to raise about US$500 million in a US listing at a time when its user growth has slowed to the lowest level ever. The number of users on China's Twitter-like microblogging service rose just 4.2 per cent between September and December. The planned initial public offering of Weibo, in which ...

  3. News - China Insider - TECHNOLOGY

    Xiaomi teases its next smartphone, due for release July 22

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 05:27pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... of its flagship Mi3 device today, pointing towards July 22 for its release date. The tease came from the official Sina Weibo microblog of Xiaomi founder Lei Jun, the 23rd wealthiest man on the mainland and an entrepreneur frequently dubbed the “Steve Jobs of China”. According to the image in Lei’s Weibo post, the successor to the Mi3 – possibly named the Mi4 – will be a phone crafted via ...

  4. News - China Insider - TECHNOLOGY

    Taiwanese celebrity Jimmy Lin posts ‘leaked iPhone 6 images’

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 02:18pm by Chris Luo

    ... a buzz on Weibo. In less than a day it had been shared over 177,000 times and drawn some 80,000 comments. Many commentators said they believed the pictures were of a model of the new iPhone, ...

  5. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Is the end near for text messages in mainland China?

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:06am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and social media platforms such as WeChat and Weibo. Texts generated less than 22 billion yuan (HK$27.6 billion) in revenue for mainland telecommunications companies in the first five months ...

  6. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple set for bigger bite of China mobile market with iOS 7

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 06:28pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com American tech giant strengthens integration with mainland online services as it introduces support for Tencent Weibo on new iOS 7 system Apple to get more mobile in China Apple has boosted its appeal in China by unveiling support for Tencent Weibo, the microblogging service of the nation's largest internet company, on the updated mobile ...

  7. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Chinese inventors fear abuse of their web user profiling software

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 11:35am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Sciences. It gathers publicly available details of a person's activities online, such as the daily number of Sina Weibo posts, and matches them with one of 800 different psychological profiles. ... access to these tools." Zhu said they had recently tested the program on more than 500 Weibo users, selected at random. The same people agreed to complete written questionnaires ...

  8. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Tencent's 'WeChat' instant-message app will challenge Sina

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... computers to smartphones and tablets. The trend is pulling users away from Tencent's offerings toward competitors like Sina's Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, which built a user base ...

  9. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Severed cables leave WeChat users in limbo

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... on their homepages. The disruption prompted wide complaints from the application's users. Xinhua said about 860,000 microblog users complained about the WeChat outage on Sina Weibo, the mainland's ... for breach of contract, the company said on its official Weibo account. The company added that it would consider demanding compensation from Tencent. ...

  10. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Xiaomi enters Singapore to jump-start its international expansion

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 01:55am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Thailand had a 49 per cent penetration rate, while Indonesia had 23 per cent. In a separate post on Sina Weibo yesterday, Xiaomi chief executive Lei Jun forecast the company would ship 40 million ...




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