Chinese Companies Smear Western Tech On Weibo: Uber, Apple

Jun 30, 15 Chinese Companies Smear Western Tech On Weibo: Uber, Apple

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Uber is beginning to gain traction in China. A leaked memo from the company’s COO revealed last month that the Middle Kingdom will be Uber’s focus market over the coming years. After years of toe-dipping, it seems that the ride-share giant may finally have an inroad in the world’s largest economy. So how does a competing...

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We Are Social Asia Tuesday Tuneup #162

Feb 24, 15 We Are Social Asia Tuesday Tuneup #162

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China’s Lunar New Year TV show gives away cash through social media In a twist to the traditional red packets that are given out during Lunar New Year, China’s state TV extravaganza gave away cash to viewers via platforms like WeChat and Weibo . The 5-hour Chinese New Year’s Eve TV show gave away RMB 500million in cash during the...

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We Are Social Asia Tuesday TuneUp #133

Jul 22, 14 We Are Social Asia Tuesday TuneUp #133

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Alibaba launches new social network China’s biggest e-commerce company, Alibaba , has launched an Instagram-type social network where users can tag brands that appear in photos. Users can also follow brands and friends, and share their photos on  other social networks like Sina Weibo. The social network, called Fun, is built into...

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Sina Weibo challenges LinkedIn with its own business-focused social network

Jan 28, 14 Sina Weibo challenges LinkedIn with its own business-focused social network

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Chinese Internet giant Sina is hoping to expand its microblogging service, called Weibo, through a new business orientated social network that resembles LinkedIn. The new direction for Weibo, spotted by Tech In Asia, is in beta at the moment and can only be accessed via an email invite. It’s called ‘Wei Renmai’ –...

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