Chinese Social Media Shrinks by 7% During Internet Crackdown

According to China Internet Network Information Center, the number of Chinese Internet users logging on to social media websites declined by 7.4% percent in the first half of 2014 amid a year of slow Internet usage growth. The fall in microblogging comes amid an ongoing government crackdown on social media sites that has included the detainment of [...] Read more ...

via Chinadigitaltimes
23 Jul 2014

Everything that Apple is doing right in China

While Apple reported a mostly ho-hum quarter on July 22, the company's growth in China was an unexpected bonus. "China honestly was surprising to us," CEO Tim Cook said. "The unit growth was really off the charts across the board." Revenue from Greater China, which includes Hong Kong and Taiwan, grew 28% to $5.94 billion, [...] Read more ...

via Qz
23 Jul 2014