Overview of articles about 'Chinese Multi Media' Category

The Best Tuangou Ever, a Ticket for Noah’s Ark

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Tuangou, or Group buying, is hot at the moment. The whole internet seems to be destined to become one Tuangou.

In the end though, whatever you buy now, you only need to join one Tuangou and you’ll sail away in 2012 on Noah’s Ark leaving behind all those Tuangou’ers that were happy with getting a […]

How to Backup Your Gmail in China

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

It’s time for a backup of your Gmail account(s) if you live in China.
Google has announced it’s contemplating leaving China and the ramifications might well be that in doing so their Gmail service will become unavailable as well. There’s no certainty but don’t be naive and think it could not happen. Stranger things […]

Blocked Hotmail a Hot Search in Google.cn

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

The Chinese firewall had an active day. Twitter blocked, Flickr blocked, Microsoft’s new search engine Bing.com blocked.
In general the average Chinese user won’t give a a hoot. Twitter….. Flickr….. and that pancake search engine.
It’s mostly the foreigners here that will have to find other ways to express themselves. Should be good for productivity, although […]

Bill Gates Makes It To Baidu Logo

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Bill Gates, Microsoft Chairman and co-founder, who officially retired has made it into the Baidu Logo. Click the logo and you will get to his profile (in Chinese)
He is the second American who makes it to the top of the page of China’s most popular search engine. US Presidential candidate Barack Obama was the […]

Vertical Blogging in English

Friday, July 4th, 2008

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Hope you can read it, formatting didn’t go so well.
Do it yourself.
Read for the reasons of this vertical blogging here.

Google and Kingsoft Launch Free Chinese Dictionary

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Google and Kingsoft launched today a free Chinese-English-Chinese dictionary.
Now go and read the Chinese bbs yourself to really find out what’s going on in China.
If you install it on a non-Chinese operating system you probably see a lot of weird symbols (not Chinese but more machine language like), on the first page of the […]

ZonaEuropa’s Title Tag Changed to EastSpitjWestNorth

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Update
Mystery solved, it was a typo and it has been corrected, see comment by ESWN.
While getting updated on the latest in China I visited the always very informative EastSouthWestNorth blog to read the translated essay by Huangfu Ping.

Suffering slightly from professional deformation I didn’t start reading the text of the article right away but looked […]

Starbucks Likes You to Visit Their Website

Monday, April 7th, 2008

No matter how much I like Starbucks for their 12 rmb coffee of the day, how many people do they expect to type in this URL.

Source: ad in Cityweekend (Shanghai expat mag)

Haibao Advertising

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

One of my favorite advertising methods in Shanghai is the advertising boat that pollutes my view when I have a coffee in Starbucks on the Lujiazui side.

As there seems to lack of number of advertisers a whole Haibao cartoon is shown these days. Haibao as you may have heard is the mascot of the […]

Chinese Online Shop Fraud

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

I got a comment in an old post, the one about the Internet Police, about being ripped off by a Chinese online shop offering electronic goods for great prices.
I don’t know the exact details but I did a quick search to see what info is available. It seems the commenter isn’t the only […]

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