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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.
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.
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.
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's Sina has been stripped of its online publication licence amid a pornography crackdown, prompting its shares to fall over 7 percent.
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.
China closed more than 100 websites carrying pornography and thousands of social media accounts in an renewed effort to clean up the internet.
Weibo went public on the Nasdaq under the symbol "WB" and opened just below the expected $17 but later soared.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Weibo should be valued at $30 a share if you apply Twitter metrics to it, PrivCo CEO Sam Hamadeh says.
China's Twitter-like messaging service Weibo expects its initial public offering of 20 million American Depository Shares to price at $17-$19 each.
The controversy surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has prompted many Chinese tourists to look elsewhere.
With Alibaba's US IPO on the horizon, there is already a class of Internet stocks in Asia that could be the next WhatsApp, says Buzzfeed's Jon Steinberg.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo will meet Shanghai government officials, academics and students in his first visit to China.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 14- Twitter- like messaging service Weibo Corp filed on Friday to raise $500 million via a U.S. initial public offering, as Chinese companies flock to the American market in record numbers to take advantage of soaring valuations.