The government should step in and regulate digital monopolies because at the end of the day, healthy competition benefits all.
This week, the much awaited APEC conference came to a close, Alibaba netted more than $9.3 billion in Single’s Day sales; and Xiaomi announced its intent to invest in Youku-Tudou.
A look at other significant Chinese technology companies that went public before Alibaba.
This week, we contemplate whether China’s economy needs another stimulus given that the state of various economic indicators. In other news, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone plans to become an international trading hub for various commodities and Alibaba’s profits stunned company watchers. Does the economy need more stimulus? Since China barely missed its GDP growth target in the […]
Can the traditional TV broadcaster successfully play ball in China’s digital content market? Looking around on the metro in any of China’s big cities, it seems every single person is completely immersed in their cell phone screen, tapping for news reports, scrolling through online forums, playing games, catching up on soaps. From kids to grandparents, […]
The week that was: China may trump the US to become the world’s largest economy soon; the Chinese P2P lending sector to get new regulations; Xiaomi shells out a cool $3.6 million for a two-word domain name. China to be the World’s Largest Economy Soon For the last decade pundits have been prophesizing that China is […]
The booming online video industry is changing viewer dynamics in China. The future holds more consolidation—and increasingly sophisticated offerings. When Youku was launched in 2006, it was called a Youtube clone. Seven years later Youku has become China’s leading online video hosting service and boasts of 14 million unique daily users. Interestingly, according to Alexa […]