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  1. China censorship sweep deletes more than 60,000 Internet accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... take effect on Sunday, the top Internet regulator said. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , Tencent Holdings Ltd , Baidu Inc , Sina Corp affiliate Weibo Corp and other companies deleted the accounts in a cull aimed at "rectifying" online names, the ...

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  2. Queue stretches around building as Tencent boss hands out Lunar New Year bonuses personallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | South China Morning Post

    ... WeChat introduced electronic red envelopes last year to great fanfare. This year, several other companies, including Sina and Baidu, followed suit. "Lucky money" payments worth 1 yuan were the most popular choice overall, with more than 19.5 million ...

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  3. Alibaba Winning Red Envelope War; Lucky Money Campaign Draws More Than $650 MillionRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Benzinga

    ... ou, Beijing and Guangzhou, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Other Chinese companies ( Tencent Holdings, Baidu and Sina Corporation ) also tried to get a piece of the "red envelopes" cake, and offered a similar feature.

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  4. Mobile lucky money transactions top 4b yuan, Alipay claimsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Standard

    ... and friends in their mobile contact lists, according to Alipay. Several internet companies, including Tencent, Alibaba, Sina and Baidu, released red envelope features to grab a slice of the e-payment market. Users must link their debit or credit ...

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  5. Sprint and T-Mobile defend unlocking policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Network World

    Sprint and T-Mobile separately defended their smartphone and tablet unlocking policies on Wednesday following criticism from independent researcher Sina Khanifar . Sprint in a short statement said that as of Feb. 11, it had "implemented all six of the principles contained in the CTIA [Consumer Code] unlocking agreement, and we appreciate the FCC's recognition that the country's major providers have met their commitment."

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  6. Sprint and T-Mobile Defend Unlocking PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | CIO

    Sprint and T-Mobile separately defended their smartphone and tablet unlocking policies on Wednesday following criticism from independent researcher Sina Khanifar . Sprint in a short statement said that as of Feb. 11, it had "implemented all six of the principles contained in the CTIA [Consumer Code] unlocking agreement, and we appreciate the FCC's recognition that the country's major providers have met their commitment."

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  7. Electronic 'hong bao', anyone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | ABS-CBN News

    ... to take on the competition. It is allowing its 190 million users to send digital gifts, notably via the Twitter-like Sina Weibo, of which Alibaba is a shareholder. For the past few weeks a digital battle has been raging, with Tencent banning Alipay ...

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  8. Researcher faults unlocking policies from Sprint and T-MobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Network World

    Sprint and T-Mobile don't fully comply with a series of voluntary smartphone and tablet unlocking policies, even though both companies were praised last week by the Federal Communications Commission for doing so, according to an independent analysis performed by a former developer of unlocking software. "Sprint and T-Mobile aren't delivering on half the commitments they made to the FCC," said Sina Khanifar, a Web developer who conducted the analysis on his own by comparing carrier unlocking policies with a voluntary Code the carriers committed to follow.

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  9. China's Web giants do battle over 'hong bao' ahead of New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Bangkok Post

    ... to take on the competition. It is allowing its 190 million users to send digital gifts, notably via the Twitter-like Sina Weibo, of which Alibaba is a shareholder. For the past few weeks a digital battle has been raging, with Tencent banning Alipay ...

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  10. Researcher faults phone unlocking policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | ComputerWorld

    Sprint and T-Mobile don't fully comply with a series of voluntary smartphone and tablet unlocking policies, even though both companies were praised last week by the Federal Communications Commission for doing so, according to an independent analysis performed by a former developer of unlocking software. "Sprint and T-Mobile aren't delivering on half the commitments they made to the FCC," said Sina Khanifar, a Web developer who conducted the analysis on his own by comparing carrier unlocking policies with a voluntary Code the carriers committed to follow.

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  11. Seton Hall suspends Sterling Gibbs two games for punch during Villanova gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    ... at Willard , saying he's "lost control of his program." Willard already has had one player - starting guard Jaren Sina - quit the program in the middle of the season, and Politi speculates that Gibbs will transfer out of the program after the ...

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  12. Web users deride, defend rouble-weather linkRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | China Daily

    A post twitted by National Meteorological Center predicting that the devaluation of the rouble may affect the accuracy of China's weather forecast has drawn widespread attention. Nearly 3,000 users reposted the tweet on the bureau's official Sina Weibo account till 10 am on Tuesday and more than 1,100 gave "likes" or commented on it, with the numbers still climbing.

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  13. Open Air and Heroes of Accessibility WinnersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Molly

    ... the honorees for this category. It is so very well deserved. We turn toward the deep thinkers and business leaders with Sina Bahram, now working on his Ph.D. examining multi-modal approaches for eyes-free exploration of spatial information. Yep, go ...

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  14. Tesla loses its third China executive in a year amid weak salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | MarketWatch

    The dismal Chinese sales for Tesla Motors Inc.'s electric cars have seemingly upset Chief Executive Elon Musk, as the company has just seen the departure of its third senior executive in China in less than 12 months, according to several media reports. June Jin, the vice president of communications and chief marketing officer for the company's Greater China region, resigned from Tesla last week, possibly due to weak sales in the China market, according to a report Wednesday by Sina Tech, a news portal operated by Sina Corp. Jin's departure followed the resignations of former Tesla China general mangers Veronica Wu and Kingston Chang, who left in December and April, respectively.

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  15. Stock options launched in ShanghaiRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | People's Daily Online

    ... Currently, stock options are available across more than 50 stock exchanges globally, read a post on the CSRC's official Sina Weibo account, which revealed that among the world's 20 largest bourses, only the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges had ...

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  16. Official's son beats youngster to deathRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Standard

    ... the incident. "This shows that the law has been nearly trampled to death by the relevant departments,'' one user of Sina Weibo, a Chinese microblogging service, wrote on Sunday. "If you want to know why there's so much opposition to raising civil ...

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  17. Lenovo watches Super Bowl, Weibo chastises WeChatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | South China Morning Post

    ... match-up that saw the New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks. Meantime, an executive from the struggling Sina Weibo (Nasdaq: WB) was busy criticizing rival Tencent ( 0700.HK ) for the latter's freeze-out of several major Internet firms ...

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  18. Alibaba expands into smartphones, investing $590 million in Xiaomi rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | MarketWatch

    ... important expansion of Alibaba's ecosystem and a key step in our mobile strategy," according to a report Monday on the Sina Corp. Alibaba and Meizu began talks on the tie-up in October, when Wang met with Meizu's founder Huang Zhang in the southern ...

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  19. China Tightens Controls as Reach of Social Media ExpandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Voice of America

    ... sites," he said. Maintaining order Last April, China launched a campaign to clean-up online content. Authorities fined Sina Corp nearly $1 million for "unhealthy and indecent content." In December, the Ministry of Culture announced that 11 ...

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  20. China tightens Web controls; commenters must register real namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Los Angeles Times

    ... in online commentary. China announced real-name registration requirements for social media services such as Sina Weibo in 2012, but the difficulty of verifying information for millions of users and the high cost of implementing the plan for Internet ...

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