In a blog post translated at China Change, Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser questioned Facebook CEO...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 20, 2014
In an interview with TIME’s Elizabeth Dias, the Dalai Lama gave some thoughts on Xi...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 12, 2012
Reuters reports that Sina expects 60% of users of its Weibo service to meet a March 16th real name verification deadline, suggesting that the requirement will gain greater traction than a similar attempt to regulate mobile phone...
by Melissa M. Chan | Mar 6, 2012
Although the site has been restricted in China since 2009, Facebook has claimed that China has been the biggest contributor in application development in the region. Despite the government’s internet crackdown, developers...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 24, 2011
ReadWriteWeb reports new research from Forrester which finds China leading the way by most measures of mobile technology adoption. The study found that users in Chinese (and Indian) cities were far more likely than Westerners to...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 26, 2011
Ai Weiwei has recently joined Google+, having fallen silent on Twitter since his release last month. From Penn Olson: In his first post on G+ this afternoon, at 1:44pm local time, Ai Wei-wei said simply, “Greetings....
by Samuel Wade | Jun 22, 2011
The Associated Press charts the swift rise and fall of iBribery.com, a site for logging cases of corruption which attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors, a swarm of imitators and finally the censors (though not, yet,...
by Sophie Beach | May 4, 2011
Renren, China’s largest social networking site, went public today, earning $734.40 from its IPO. Bloomberg reports: The Beijing-based company sold 53.1 million American depositary receipts at $14 each, the high end of the...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 28, 2011
As Groupon squirms uncomfortably in China, Forbes’ Gady Epstein profiles the man behind one of the group-buying site’s highest-grossing Chinese replicants, as well as a string of other high-profile web clones. Wang...
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