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Sina Founder Wang Zhidong Founded Online Education Platform Xiaoneiwai
The latest project by Wang Zhidong, founder and former CEO of Sina, turns out to be an online education service. It began beta testing in late 2012. Named Xiaoneiwai (XNW.com), it is a social sharing platform for kids,...
- Posted 3 days ago
Sina to Roll out Credit Payment Service for Weibo Users
Sina will soon launch a service to enable Weibo users to make online payments on credit, Dai Geng, vice GM of Sina Payments, told Nandu reporter (in Chinese). Zhong An, the online-only insurance company jointly...
- Posted 12 days ago
Sina Recalibrates with Mobile Focus
Charles Chao, chief executive of Chinese portal service Sina, told analysts in the conference call following its Q3 financial results that the company would consider acquiring into other areas – especially mobile Internet. According to the...
- Posted 22 days ago
Sina Weibo Planning for IPO, Says CTO
Jack Xu, CTO of Sina, confirmed the latest rumor that Weibo, a Twitter-like service, was preparing for an IPO, according to a local newspaper Nandu (in Chinese). Earlier this week, a journalist with Sohu IT broke the...
- Posted 72 days ago
Sina Portal In Transformation To Self-publishing Media Platform
Sina portal aims to transform into a self-publishing media platform and this decision is not influenced by Sina’s cooperation with Alibaba Group, said Du Hong, co-president and COO of the company (report in Chinese). In addition to contents...
- Posted 80 days ago
Sina Reportedly Acquired Social Search Yun Yun
Yun Yun, a social search founded by former Google China executives in early 2012, has reportedly been acquired by Sina and would be merged into Sina Weibo. Liu Jun, lead of Yun Yun and former head of...
- Posted 88 days ago
Four Years Later, Sina Weibo Monetization Finally Taking off
Launched on August 28th, 2009, Sina Weibo has become the largest micro-blogging platform in China with more than 500 million registered users. It must have disappointed many that it hasn’t fundamentally change the political climate or...
- Posted 95 days ago
Sina’s Mobile Payments Gadget is Powered by Lakala, Opening for Pre-orders
One week ago we spotted a photo featuring a Sina Weibo logo-shaped smartphone plug. It turns out it indeed is a Square-like mobile payments gadget powered by Lalala, one of the leading digital payments services in...
- Posted 101 days ago