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  • Chinese Government To Police Social Games

    Chinese Government To Police Social Games

    On the Chinese Internet, “harmony” is a euphemism for censorship. Mafia games were "harmonized" over the Summer, for example, as they “embody antisocial behavior like killing, beating, looting and raping” and “gravely threaten and distort the social order and moral standards, easily putting young people under harmful influence” according to the Ministry of Culture. Foreshadowing the… Read More

  • Alibaba Turns 10 – Aims To Create 100 Million Jobs, Employ 10 Million People

    Alibaba Turns 10 – Aims To Create 100 Million Jobs, Employ 10 Million People

    Alibaba is best known for its international B2B e-commerce and sourcing market place Alibaba.com, but also operates Taobao - the "eBay of China" and largest C2C Internet retail web site, Alimama - an online advertising exchange and affiliate network - as well as Alipay, China's most popular third-party online payment system modelled after Paypal but offering additional features such as escrow… Read More