Sina Corp


  • We have underinvested: Sina CEO Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 8:42 PM ET
    China's Weibo CEO Charles Chao.

    Popular micro-blogging site Weibo is thriving but the CEO of parent firm Sina Corporation told CNBC he neglected investment in its core portal.

  • China tightens censorship: No sweat for WeChat Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:10 PM ET
    Tencent Holdings's WeChat application icon and website on display.

    Beijing’s latest “clean-up” act may dent WeChat’s global expansion plans, but analysts say the messaging app will survive the month-long censorship.

  • SHANGHAI, June 5- Chinese censors are investigating 52 websites owned by firms including top search engine Baidu Inc and online video business Youku Tudou Inc over the distribution of violent and pornographic content, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday.

  • Midday movers: Bon-Ton Stores, DR Horton & More Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • After-hours buzz: Lorillard, NetApp, Rexnord & more Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    Lorillard is among the companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Lorillard, NetApp, Rexnord & more.

  • Midday movers: Aaron's, Eli Lilly, Gogo & More Monday, 12 May 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • As the Alibaba F1 hits the SEC, the Chinese equivalent of Amazon has aspirations to be the domestic equivalent of YouTube and Twitter.

  • May 2- Chinese Internet firm Sina Corp said it was fined 5.1 million yuan by Beijing authorities for allowing "unhealthy and indecent content" on its online reading channel and on its main website.

  • Why China's e-commerce giant could have a problem Friday, 2 May 2014 | 1:46 PM ET
    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. apps are displayed on an Apple iPhone 5s in this arranged photograph.

    Alibaba is scrambling to increase its mobile footprint, and that should concern investors.

  • BEIJING, May 1- China's censors are asserting their authority over foreign TV content on the country's booming online video sites, after years of hands-off regulation, raising the risks for U.S. distributors left in the dark about which shows might fall foul of the rules.

  • Why Twitter is shrugging off active-user decline Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    Here's why Twitter isn't making a big deal out of its drop in active users, says Buzzfeed's Jon Steinberg.

  • As property prices cool in Hong Kong and Singapore, which have long been magnets for Chinese investment, more money is flowing to real estate markets such as New York, London and Sydney. Chinese buyers invested $13.5 billion in overseas property last year, compared with $6.3 billion a year earlier, according to real estate consultancy Savills.

  • *Sina crackdown seen as a warning to Internet firms. BEIJING, April 25- A move by China's authorities to strip Sina Corp of some online publication licences as part of a pornography crackdown should be seen as a warning shot at the country's Internet firms to toe the Party line on freedom of expression, experts said.

  • Why now is the time to buy into Sina shares     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 12:14 AM ET

    King Lip, Chief Investment Officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management, explains why the revoke of two publication licenses due to obscene content will not hurt the internet giant.

  • China web porn crackdown hits Sina shares Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 9:30 PM ET

    China's Sina has been stripped of its online publication licence amid a pornography crackdown, prompting its shares to fall over 7 percent.

  • *Apple rallies, announces 7- for-1 stock split. *Caterpillar gains after results; Verizon, 3 M fall. NEW YORK, April 24- U.S. stocks rose in a volatile session on Thursday as Apple and Caterpillar were the latest high-profile names to post bullish results, though gains were limited by a resurgence of concerns related to Ukraine.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St flat as Ukraine offsets Apple rally Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    *Apple rallies, announces 7- for-1 stock split. *Caterpillar gains after results; Verizon, 3 M fall. NEW YORK, April 24- U.S. stocks were flat in volatile trading on Thursday, with indexes cutting early gains on a resurgence of concerns related to Ukraine, though Apple jumped following its results.

  • Sina CEO: 'We priced Weibo IPO too low'     Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    At the China Entrepreneur Club summit, Charles Chao, Chairman & CEO of Sina, describes why the firm priced its Weibo IPO at the lower projected range.

  • An internet user reads a website in Beijing.

    China closed more than 100 websites carrying pornography and thousands of social media accounts in an renewed effort to clean up the internet.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Shares of Weibo Corp rose 19 percent in their U.S. debut on Thursday, sweeping aside concerns that Chinese censorship will hurt the growth of the country's Internet sector and broader worries about lofty tech-stock valuations.