CEO of Beijing-based game developer CMUNE Ludovic Bodin recently spoke at the China Game Developer’s Conference on what he views as the rise of a combination of hardcore social and mobile gaming. CMUNE’s most prominent title is the 3D First Person Shooter (FPS) called Uberstrike, which was ranked the #1 browser-based FPS game worldwide with [...]
One of the highlights of last weekend’s China Game Developers Conference in Shanghai was the talk given by Kabam Games co-founder, chief technology officer and current Beijing office manager Michael Li, who told the story of the company’s journey to producing the #1 grossing iOS game (both overall and in 26 different countries) and #2 [...]
Despite the high-end ambitions of Xiaomi’s larger domestic rivals like ZTE and Huawei, Xiaomi and its colorful founder Lei Jun are often called the Chinese answer to Apple’s iPhone. Similarities between the two smart phone makers include highly knowledgeable, devout followers and a belief that user experience transcends the phone itself. There is also [...]
A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Silicon Dragon conference at Shanghai’s Knowledge & Innovation Community, a complex of offices and labs that aims to leverage the intellectual capital of nearby Fudan University.
Here are some thoughts regarding the panel on “Exit Options” for Chinese tech companies.
Kai Fu Lee’s Crusade against Citron: Who [...]
While the recent Alifest, an annual e-commerce summit hosted by my employer, Alibaba Group, in Hangzhou, may have lacked some of the star power of years past (Kobe Bryant and Arnold Schwarzenegger weren’t back), it arguably offered much greater substance. The panel discussion on intellectual property protection in China revealed the changing attitudes toward IPR [...]
Social media week is coming to shanghai for the first time this September from 24-28th. In a week long program over 25 speakers from China, from multiple businesses related to the Chinese advertising industry will gather and share their perspectives on what is the right way of practicing social media in this country.
Silicon Dragon is back in Shanghai on Sep 13. As always, it’s a collection of all-star investors talking about what’s what in China tech.
Here’s a groovy startup event. Event details straight from the organizers:
iWeekend and Chinaaccelerator jointly present 10 x 10 (Ten by Ten) – a unique event for entrepreneurs and the start up community in Beijing. 10 x 10 Beijing is a great opportunity to learn more about tech start ups in China and meet industry players.
The CHINICT conference is coming up on May 24/25 in Beijing at Tsinghua University Science Park, the center of China tech innovation & entrepreneurship. It’s a star-studded lineup with Qihoo’s Zhou Hongyi, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Kaixin001′s Cheng Binghao, angel investor Dave McClure and many, many more. Don’t miss this opportunity to mix and mingle with the stars of China tech.
Avinash Kaushik of Google dubs the practice of those still in the prehistoric age of measurement, HITS – How Idiots Track Success. Pun intended, hits to your website tell you nothing. Instead, change the game, change how you track success, get to know your customers and give them what they want and use your data to get there. At the end of the day he was driving home, if you know me as a customer, give me what I want.
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