Online Game ‘Gold Farming’ in China Gets Animated

One of the biggest news headlines from last week was a report claiming that some unfortunate Chinese convicts were bring forced into “gold farming” (or earning money in online games) by prison guards. […] Related posts: Chinese Inmates Forced Into Gold Farming, Earning Money for Guards There’s a fascinating piece in The Guardian this morning […]

Apple iOS in China [INFOGRAPHIC]

We got some interesting statistics about the Apple iOS in China, thanks to data from, a China-based mobile analytics company. What strikes us most in the infographic is the percentage of jailbroken […] Related posts: Apple Launches Chinese App Store in China To get into the Chinese market, we must first speak… Apple VS […]

The State of China’s Twitter, Sina Weibo

Sina Weibo is growing fast in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. It currently has over 50 million users and is expecting to hit 100 million by the end of 2011. Gaofei Wang, Vice President of Sina Weibo shared with Mobile World Live in an Interview on its growth phase and briefly on its monetization plan. […]

Want to Access Banned Sites in China? Get an Amazon Kindle

To their amazement, they are able to access Twitter and Facebook through Amazon’s Kindle without having to manually evade the firewall. Chinese bloggers told the media they were surprised to get access to sites banned by the Chinese authorities. “I still can’t believe it. I casually tried getting to Twitter and what a surprise, I […]

Apple Launches Chinese App Store in China

To get into the Chinese market, we must first speak its language. Apple did exactly that as it launches an application store in simplified Chinese. The Chinese version of the app store is launched after Chinese users complained about the difficulties to understand the app store in English. After opening two new retail stores in […]