Archive for the "China" Category

Outblaze CEO Yat Siu weighs in on the Google-China affair

Outblaze founder and CEO Yat Siu lays out several convincing arguments on his personal blog to explain how Google is likely to benefit should it withdraw from China. Google shocked the world when it announced that it was going to exit China as a result of government censorship and sophisticated hacking attacks that targeted Chinese […]

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Axel Springer's autobild.com.cn, the rich media car portal powered by Outblaze

Leading media company Axel Springer AG today launched autobild.com.cn, the Chinese online edition of AUTO BILD. Axel Springer is one of the largest publishers in Europe, and AUTO BILD is one of the world’s most popular automobile publications by market and circulation. Outblaze is the technology partner for AUTO BILD China, and we are developing […]

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.hk the "most unsafe" domains?

Hong Kong domains are the most dangerous in the world; this little factoid from a recent McAfee report generated quite a bit of media coverage, and even made TIME magazine‘s top stories list (here is McAfee’s press release on the subject). But all is not as it seems, and aspects of the report may have […]

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The 2008 Sichuan earthquake – you can help

  On 12 May 2008, Wenchuan County in the Chinese province of Sichuan experienced one of the most violent earthquakes in history. With an epicentre located 90 Km from Chengdu and registering a 7.9 on the moment magnitude scale (roughly equal to the old Richter scale), buildings swayed in Shanghai and Beijing and the tremors […]

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Aaron Marcus at User Friendly Conference, Beijing

Aaron Marcus is the founder, President and Principal Designer/Analyst of Aaron Marcus and Associates, Inc. (AM+A). He is well-respected in the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) field and has been working in this field for more than 30 years. In the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of ACM/SIGCHI’s Interactions magazine, in his “Fast Forward” column titled “The Sun Rises […]

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Happy Birthday to BlogBus

Yet one more interview from my visit to the 3rd Chinese Blogger Conference in Beijing November 3-4, 2007. BlogBus launched in late 2002 and was one of the first blog service providers (BSP) in China. BlogBus offers free blog hosting and charges premium service fees of less than $15 a year. According to the Baidu […]

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The interview with Ying Xue

It’s time for another Chinese Blogger Conference update. I met Ms Ying Xue in Beijing at the 3rd Chinese Blogger conference. Tangos Chan (see his interview) introduced us and told me that I absolutely must interview her. Ying Xue is an investment analyst who provides research and analysis to overseas Venture Capital firms. She is […]

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The interview with Bo Yang of Douban

Bo Yang earned his B.Sc. from Tsinghua University, and a Ph.D in physics from University of California. He Joined IBM (San Jose) in 1998 as an advisory scientist. From 2000 to 2004 he was the CTO and a co-founder of egistics Corporation in Beijing, a startup in supply chain management solutions. In late 2004 he […]

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More Chinese Blogger Conference interviews – Tangos Chan and Jeremy Goldkorn

More material from the 3rd Chinese Blogger Conference that I attended last week-end! Today we have Tangos Chan, I know him from his Chinese blog Incomplete, and first met him at the 1st Chinese Blogger Conference, in Shanghai. Tangos also has an English blog called China Web 2.0 Review, which tracks web 2.0 development, and […]

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The interview with Chairman Mao

From the wikipedia entry: Isaac Mao is one of the pioneers of blogs in the People’s Republic of China. He is co-founder of CNBlog.org and a researcher in social learning… As one of the earliest bloggers in the Chinese community, Isaac is not only co-founder of CNBlog.org which is the earliest evangelizing site in China […]

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