Following the passage of a new cybersecurity law and the removal of term limits from Chinese president Xi Jinping, China’s government is conducting a comprehensive crackdown on online discussions an
A week that begins with the repeal of regulation that prevents dictatorship in China is likely to be a busy one for the country’s censorship people, and so it has proven to be. China’s we
WeChat is far and away the biggest messaging platform in China at the moment, and that is helping to drive a push among the smaller players to get together for better scale. Today, Momo, the Chinese l
Weibo, the Twitter-like Chinese social network that is profitable unlike Twitter, is raising $700 million as it looks for acquisitions to continue the rocket ship growth its business has seen in 2017.
The 340 million users of Sina Weibo, China's popular microblogging service, have been given one week to link their accounts to a real name. The crackdown is being conducted in order to comply with new
China continues to crack down on online media after the government announced that it is investigating three of the country’s most influential social networks for hosting illicit content. The Off
Some LeEco employees in China will not get paid until August. According to an official statement provided to TechCrunch, Leshi Holdings, LeEco’s holding company has decided to postpone July̵
The Chinese government has cracked down on three of the country’s top live-streaming services over their apparent broadcast of unsuitable political content. Weibo, the Nasdaq-listed microbloggin
This weekend marked the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in China in 1989, one of the most infamous dates in the country’s modern history. The government has never acknowledged nor
The rapid growth of streaming is taking the globe by storm, but no country seems to have the market potential for OTT video streaming quite like China. While the United States OTT market is beginning
The discussion around robots has only increased in the past few years. But beyond the physical capabilities of robots, the bigger question is what robots’ minds will be capable of in the future. How
Yixia Tech, the Beijing developer behind Chinese video blogging app Miao Pai, has raised $200 million in Series D funding from microblogging platform Weibo, Sequoia Capital, YG Entertainment, and othe
Weibo, the NYSE-listed microblogging company in China, is an unlikely investor in China's soon-to-merge taxi-hailing apps Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache.
Earlier on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook joined Sina Corp.'s Weibo, a Chinese microblogging service similar to Twitter. The move, which is indicative of the importance of the Chinese smartphone market to
This afternoon Weibo reported the financial results of its first quarter, including revenue of $67.5 and non-GAAP earnings per share of -$0.03. The market had expected the company to lose 5 cents per
The Chinese government has fined Sina.com and made arrests in connection with an investigation that alleges the site facilitated the distribution of pornographic content. Though China has a well-estab
This morning Weibo went public, offering fewer shares than previously expected, though the bloc was priced at $17, in line with yesterday's reporting.
Weibo, the influential microblogging service owned by Sina, has reportedly raised just $285.6 million in its initial public offering, according to Bloomberg. The service's underwhelming IPO, however,
A fleeting affair between two of China's biggest tech successes has ended acrimoniously after e-commerce giant Alibaba banned sellers from using Tencent's popular messaging app, WeChat.
Photo-sharing startup Cooliris is continuing its push into two of the world’s biggest Internet markets, China and Russia. The Kleiner Perkins-backed company has just partnered with Tencent in C