Archive for the "Web 2.0" Category

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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Web 2.0 is a marketing term (Web Wednesday 6)

It’s a marketing term. That was the reply of Outblaze founder and CEO Yat Siu when asked what he thought of “Web 2.0”, a term that is over-used, over-hyped, and often associated with obscure companies. The idea behind Web 2.0 – interlinked platforms, social software, and online services that encourage user contribution – is one […]

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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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Chinese Blogger Con 2007 Preview

Outblaze is proud to be a major sponsor of the 3rd annual Chinese Blogger Conference, which was held in Beijing on November 3-4 2007. Fon Hong Kong and Outblaze’s new service Blogarate are major sponsors.

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Outblaze CEO Yat Siu video interview on Web Strategy by Jeremiah

You may remember Forrester Research senior analyst Jeremiah Owyang’s visit to Hong Kong last month and particularly his photographs and commentaries on the ultra spicy Szechuan dinner he enjoyed his first night here. At the time Jeremiah interviewed Outblaze CEO Yat Siu on the state of the Web industry in Hong Kong and the video […]

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BT and FON had a baby… and it's a WiFi community!

  FON is a fascinating concept in this age of Web 2.0. We’ve all heard reams about user-generated Web content: Wikipedia, YouTube, and many others have become household names. FON goes a step farther and brings us a global user-generated WiFi network, and what’s more it does so free of charge. Or, rather, for USD […]

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Hong Kong Web & Blogger Community Gathering

On the evening of September 18, 2007, bloggers and members of the Web community in Hong Kong gathered for drinks at one of Hong Kong’s most exclusive establishments, the Prive’ lounge on Wyndham street, in the city’s hottest entertainment district. The event was kickstarted by Angus Lau and Jeremiah Owyang, and sponsored and hosted (and […]

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