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Desperate Chinese housewives on trial for iPad and iPhone-smuggling

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The grey market for iPhones in China is no secret, with thousands of the devices smuggled from places like Hong Kong and the US back into mainland China for sale by scalpers. Today Reuters reported that 26 suppliers of one of China’s largest online grey market iPhone dealers, Lanyou Shuma.com,...
Desperate Chinese housewives on trial for iPad and iPhone-smuggling
Qihoo 360 Partners With Alibaba To Grab Market Share Away From Chinese Search Giant Baidu

Sina Weibo, China's Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba

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Sina Weibo, the micro-blogging platform that took root among China’s white-collar class, may be worth more than $3 billion today after Alibaba agreed to pay $586 million to buy preferred and ordinary shares in the company. The deal creates a strategic alliance between Alibaba, which runs the eBay of China,...
Sina Weibo, China's Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba

Daily Deals Site Juhuasuan Launches In Hong Kong And Taiwan

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Juhuasuan, a daily deals site run under the Taobabo brand by the Alibaba Group, China’s leading ecommerce company, has expanded today to include customers based in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The wider launch, spotted by Tech In Asia, is being operated through a new website (hk.ju.taobao.com) and will offer timely deals...
Daily Deals Site Juhuasuan Launches In Hong Kong And Taiwan

Newly partnered in China, eBay says it isn't returning to the country since it "never left"

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With the recent announcement of the eBay Style partnership between the US-based ecommerce giant and Chinese fashion site Xiu.com, a number of media reported that the company was ‘returning’ to China, a market that it withdrew its focus on 5 years ago. However, eBay itself has a different take on...
Newly partnered in China, eBay says it isn't returning to the country since it "never left"

Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao ecommerce sites pass $157b in combined 2012 sales volume

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After celebrating the Chinese version of Cyber Monday last month with a record $3.1 billion in a single day of sales, Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba has topped RMB 1 trillion ($157 billion) in combined sales volume on its Tmall and Taobao websites for the first 11 months of 2012, the...
Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao ecommerce sites pass $157b in combined 2012 sales volume

Despite Alibaba Lastest IPO Rumors, Yahoo Deal Creates Incentive to Offering by End of 2015

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It seems like a month does not pass without another rumor about when Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba Group will have its much-anticipated IPO. Today, in the latest loosely-sourced report, a newsletter quoted a Chinese-language site on a leaked memo that allegedly said the preparations would begin in the second...
Despite Alibaba Lastest IPO Rumors, Yahoo Deal Creates Incentive to Offering by End of 2015
Hey, what's this? An admission that the US can learn from China

Alibaba names long-serving VP Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi as iconic CEO Jack Ma's successor

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Jack Ma, the charismatic founder of Alibaba, surprised many when he announced plans to step down as CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant in May, and now the company has named his successor: 13-year veteran Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi, its Group Executive Vice President. Since establishing the company in 1999, Ma, a former...
Alibaba names long-serving VP Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi as iconic CEO Jack Ma's successor

Trial begins for smuggling ring accused of sneaking $80m worth of iPhones, iPads into China

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The first trial has begun in southern China for a smuggling ring that allegedly brought as many as 160,000 iPhones, iPads and other devices worth a total of $80 million (RMB 500 million) into the mainland, Southern Metropolis Daily reports. The court claims they are responsible for dodging over $8.7...
Trial begins for smuggling ring accused of sneaking $80m worth of iPhones, iPads into China

Trial begins for major Chinese electronics smuggling ring

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A trial has begun this week in southern China for a smuggling ring alleged to have brought in as many as 160,000 devices, including iPhones and iPads. The goods are said to have been worth as much as RMB 500 million (about $80 million US), and resulted in the loss...
Trial begins for major Chinese electronics smuggling ring
'iPhone 5′ is already for sale in China

Taobao to offer Xiami's music streaming service across its e-commerce site in China

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Taobao, China’s online retail giant, revealed today that it would roll out functionality for Xiami, a popular social music-streaming service, to its website by the end of the month. As described in a report from Sina Tech, when users access the “My Taobao” page, an embedded function on the lower right-hand side labeled...
Taobao to offer Xiami's music streaming service across its e-commerce site in China

Chinese Anti-Black Card Alliance stops more than $1.5M in iOS scams

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Just how much money are virtual currency “black card” scams costing Chinese iOS developers? The Chinese Anti-Black Card Alliance has stopped more than $1.5 million USD in fraudulent transactions in just six months. Black card scams, so named because they use fake or stolen credit card numbers, operate mainly on...
Chinese Anti-Black Card Alliance stops more than $1.5M in iOS scams

Nearly 1 in 3 Chinese online shoppers are victims of fraud as annual losses add up to $4.7bn

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Companies like Taobao are doing their part to legitimize ecommerce in China, but the industry remains something of a wild frontier. Chinese consumers lost $4.7 billion (RMB 30 billion) to fraud from June 2011 to June 2012, a new report claims. The China Electronic Commerce Association has found that 32 percent...
Nearly 1 in 3 Chinese online shoppers are victims of fraud as annual losses add up to $4.7bn
China's $265 billion e-commerce world (infographic)

Alibaba ruffles Beijing government feathers as its Taobao online mall launches hospital booking service

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Alibaba-owned Taobao, China’s most influential online retail site, is widely known as a place where one can buy everything and anything under the sun. Now, in cooperation with Guahao.com, a Chinese non-profit, the platform offers a new product – hospital appointments. According to China Daily, Taobao rolled out a hospital...
Alibaba ruffles Beijing government feathers as its Taobao online mall launches hospital booking service

33 Ways to Get Someone Online to Dump Your Boyfriend, Fiance or Spouse

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Breaking up is hard to do. If you do it yourself.    The crying, the cliches, the platitudes - no matter how you cut it, there's no right answer how to breakup. But when it's over, it's over, and whether you're ready to admit it or not, the longer you...
33 Ways to Get Someone Online to Dump Your Boyfriend, Fiance or Spouse

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down as CEO in May, will remain on as Chairman

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma has announced to employees that he will step down as CEO later this spring, while retaining his seat as Chairman of the board. Since establishing the company in 1999, Ma, a former English teacher, built up the company to become an ecommerce powerhouse. The company has...
Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down as CEO in May, will remain on as Chairman
How a Chinese e-commerce company racked up $3 billion in sales in just one day

Alibaba-owned e-commerce giant Taobao quietly launches mapping service in China

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Apple’s decision to ship iOS 6 without Google Maps last month was an opportunity seized upon by Baidu in China almost immediately. Now, following the calm after the #Mapgate storm, a new challenger has entered the market in China, in the form of Alibaba-owned e-commerce giant Taobao. Parent Alibaba is a verified...
Alibaba-owned e-commerce giant Taobao quietly launches mapping service in China

Group Led By Google Wants More Speed On The Web, Releases Nginx PageSpeed Module In Beta

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Google really cares about the web being faster. In 2010 it led a group of contributors in releasing a module for Apache web servers called PageSpeed. Today, the same group has released a version for Nginx, an alternative to Apache, which is also open source and used by massively trafficked...
Group Led By Google Wants More Speed On The Web, Releases Nginx PageSpeed Module In Beta
Chinese resellers betting big -- and early -- on next iPhone

Hands-On Video with 'iPad Mini' Physical Mockup

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Physical mockups of Apple's rumored "iPad mini", presumably based on leaked design specs from case manufacturers, have appeared with increasing frequency in recent weeks, and Gizchina.com has now obtained one of the dummy units to share new photos and a video giving an impression of how the device might look...
Hands-On Video with 'iPad Mini' Physical Mockup

Motion Picture Association and China's Taobao sign agreement to fight piracy

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Chinese ecommerce powerhouse Taobao and the Motion Picture Association (MPA) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that commits the online marketplace to better enforcement of audio-visual intellectual property rights. Often billed as the Chinese eBay, Taobao has led consumer ecommerce adoption in China. Its parent company, Alibaba,...
Motion Picture Association and China's Taobao sign agreement to fight piracy

Alibaba's Extravaganza

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Alibaba Group Holding founder Jack Ma regaled the audience at the massive, somewhat over-the-top celebration of the 10th anniversary of the company's Taobao online shopping site, the Chinese equivalent of eBay....
Alibaba's Extravaganza

U.S. drops China's Taobao from 'Notorious Markets' list

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The U.S. has removed China's Taobao sites from its "Notorious Markets" list of major offenders that support piracy and counterfeiting, citing their successful efforts to remove infringing goods from the sites....
U.S. drops China's Taobao from 'Notorious Markets' list

China's Taobao Expects Explosive Growth in Mobile Shopping

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E-commerce sites run by Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group expect the country's mobile shopping market will explode in size over the next two years as more......
China's Taobao Expects Explosive Growth in Mobile Shopping

Tencent found guilty of infringing music copyright, handed fine of...$2,400

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A Chinese court has found Tencent guilty of copyright infringement for its online music service and slapped it with a paltry fine of $2,407 (RMB 15,000), Beijing Daily reports. The Music Copyright Society of China (MCSC) has taken to its website to declare a victory, even if the win is largely...
Tencent found guilty of infringing music copyright, handed fine of...$2,400

Same-day delivery's for suckers - now a Chinese ecommerce giant has three-hour delivery

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A couple of days ago, we flagged Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers partner Mary Meeker’s presentation at the D11 conference, and looked at the special attention she paid to China. Among the many data points she had to share about the world’s biggest Internet market, Meeker included a slide that...
Same-day delivery's for suckers - now a Chinese ecommerce giant has three-hour delivery
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