Tag: Internet

China, U.S. Talk Norms in Cyberspace – What Do They Mean?

Experts from China and the United States recently met in Washington in the first formal sessions of the Senior Experts Group on International Norms and Related Issues and had ‘”positive, in-depth and constructive” discussions regarding state behavior in cyberspace, as...

/ June 10, 2016

Video: What You Should Know about the Alibaba IPO

By Randy Wang In a period that’s been characterized by rapid innovation in China’s high technology sector, Alibaba’s IPO—potentially one of the largest public offerings of all time—has been one of the most widely-anticipated events of the year. The IPO...

/ June 6, 2014

JD.com Exceeds Expectations on $1.78 Billion NASDAQ Listing

China’s second-largest e-retailer raised $1.78 billion during its May 21 initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ exchange. JD.com, also known as Jingdong, exceeded investor expectations in an offering that is the latest in a long line of Chinese technology...

/ May 22, 2014

JD.com Plans for $1.7 Billion US IPO

JD.com, Inc.—also known as Jingdong or 360Buy—is planning to raise up to $1.7 billion in its US initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ exchange, according to a May 9 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company is...

/ May 13, 2014

Tencent to Acquire 11 Percent Stake in Mapping Company NavInfo for $187 Million

Tencent Holdings Ltd., Asia’s largest internet company by market value, will purchase an 11.3 percent share of mapping company NavInfo Co. from China Siwei Surveying & Mapping Technology Corp. for $187 million, according to a filing with the Shenzhen Stock...

/ May 8, 2014

Alibaba Files for up to $20 Billion US IPO

By E.J. Thomas Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. filed its much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) prospectus yesterday with the US Securities & Exchange Commission. The IPO—which will sell 12 percent of China’s largest e-commerce company—could raise as much as $20 billion,...

/ May 7, 2014

Improve Web Performance behind China’s Great Firewall

Companies can take simple steps to navigate China’s Internet regulatory process and boost their applications’ speed.by Jeff KimChina’s fast-developing Internet economy and expanding workforce of highly skilled professionals have made foreign businesses eager to deliver Internet-based content and applications to...

/ July 1, 2011

Understand and Tap Into China’s Digital Generations

China’s expanding digital media and e-commerce markets offer opportunities for companies that understand the country’s Internet users.by David C. Michael and Yvonne ZhouChina has more than 420 million Internet users—more than the United States and Japan combined. This number, however,...

Blogs, Bulletin Boards, and Business

To succeed in China, businesses must understand China’s social media environment by Kaiser Kuo By now it is clear that the social media revolution—which includes the emergence of blogs, YouTube, wikis (websites in which users can edit content), and social...

/ January 1, 2009

Reaching China’s Digital Consumers

Advertising and marketing in China must join the online revolution by Michael Meyer, David C. Michael, and Christoph Nettesheim Many people outside China believe that few mainland Chinese use digital devices beyond the mobile phone and that those who do,...