Interface of Shenma

Chinese mobile Internet software service UCWeb and e-commerce giant Alibaba launched today sm.cn, a mobile search service developed by Shenma Inc., a joint venture established by the two companies in July last year.

UCWeb and Alibaba reportedly hold a 70% and a 30% stake in the joint venture respectively. CEO and chairman of UCWeb Yu Yongfu will serve as chairman of Shenma, while Liang Jie, CTO of UCWeb, will serve as president.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.