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[credit provider=”www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bfishadow/4626652622/”] Feb 19 (Reuters) – Sina Corp posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and profit amid concerns about the slowing growth of Chinese online advertising.Shares in the company, which runs China’s largest online portal and the Twitter-like “Weibo” microblogging platform, climbed 6 per cent to $56.50 after-hours. They have fallen […]
[credit provider=”AP”] China and the U.S. appear to be on a collision course over accounting. That’s a lot more serious than it sounds. By the end of this year, unless a compromise can be reached, there is a very real chance that U.S. securities regulators may end up employing the […]
This is one piece of a presentation by Dr. King-Wa Fu on Chinese censorship and Sina Weibo (China’s enormous micro-blogging platform most easily compared to Twitter) given at the 10th Annual Chinese Internet Research Conference held at the University of Southern California.
Netizens in China continue to chatter about a coup, so over the weekend, users of Twitter-like sites run by Sina.com and Tencent were prevented from commenting on each other’s posts, according to FT.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] This is important: Shares of SINA.com, the company behind China’s popular Twitter-clone Sina Weibo, are down about 4% today.The reason?
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[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] Reuters caused a stir this week when they reported on Sunday that “China’s securities regulator is asking the government to clamp down on the controversial corporate structure used by companies such as Sina (SINA.O) and Baidu (BIDU.O) to list overseas…”Sina’s stock tumbled Monday, not […]
[credit provider=”www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bfishadow/4626652622/”] Share of Sina plunged 15% yesterday on investor concerns over regulatory uncertainties such as licensing issues and VIEs investment structure. But I think these regulatory risks, if under closer scrutiny, are overblown. And here is why. 1, Almost all the oversea-listed Chinese companies, including Sina, Baidu and […]
Sorry, but I gotta call this one for what it is, ridiculous:
[credit provider=”DigiCha” url=”http://digicha.com/?p=1495&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Digicha+%28DigiCha%29″] Sina, the huge Chinese portal, bought a stake in Tudou, the huge video site that went public recently, Bloomberg reports. This is interesting and probably makes sense. As Bloomberg notes, Sina is currently partnering and investing in areas outside its core focus, like e-commerce.
[credit provider=”Ellis Hamburger”] Sina, the Chinese portal that owns Sina Weibo, the wildly popular microblogging platform, is planning an English-language version of its service to compete directly to Twitter, according to sources of TechWeb, via TheNextWeb.Sina Weibo is, for all intents and purposes, the Twitter of China, and is as […]
[credit provider=”www.forbes.com”] Shares of the erstwhile Chinese internet high-flyers are sliding again today.Sina is off 4.8%. Youku is modestly lower (though it was down nearly 3% earlier). RenRen is off as well. The trend over the last few weeks has been horrible, with all the big names down some 20% […]
Goldman Sachs has just downgraded Chinese portal Sina to Sell from Neutral, because the potential of its hugely popular Twitter clone Weibo is fully priced in.
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