China

China (/ˈtʃaɪnə/; simplified Chinese: 中国; traditional Chinese: 中國; pinyin: Zhōngguó), officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state located in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion. The PRC is a single-party state governed by the Communist Party, with its seat of government in the capital city of Beijing. It exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing), and two mostly self-governing special administrative regions (Hong Kong and Macau).
Posts about China
  • What do you need to know about Chinese search engine Sogou?

    … is backed by Chinese tech giant Tencent, the company behind the hugely popular messaging apps WeChat and QQ. But for those of us who might not be up on the state of search in China, what do you need to know about Sogou, and how does its IPO play into the wider search landscape? And could there be any potential knock-on effects for the rest…

    Search Engine Watchin Paid Search- 7 readers -
  • Chinese e-commerce cross-border sales in 2017

    … tool is one of the most effective for the promotion of goods. So, the ROI for Chinese stores amounted 10 to 1 in 2017. First things first. Here are the 2017 totals for the Chinese malls. And these are the regional shares for the China online malls revenue. In Europe, top states are Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Spain, and the UK. Some amusing facts…

    Performance Marketing Insiderin Affiliate- 27 readers -
  • .xyz back on sale in China

    … Chinese registrars have started to carry .xyz domains again, about five months after a Chinese government ban. West.cn and Net.cn are two of the China-based companies that appear to be selling .xyz names at the yuan equivalent of a US dollar, based on a spot check this morning. West.cn flagged the “restoration” of service on its blog today…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • MMX sells 7,000 domains for $3.4 million

    … a zone file with more than 600,000 domains names in it. For some reason it has been hugely popular in China — the vast majority of its registrations have been through Chinese registrars and 59% of its overall revenue was from China in 2016. In April, the company sold 200,000 .vip names to a single Chinese investor for $1.3 million. MMX has also said that renewal rates for .vip, which only launched last year, have been over 75%. Tweet Tagged: .vip, china, Minds + Machines, mmx, premium …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • MMX: three gTLDs approved for sale in Beijing

    … to pass through the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s stringent vetting process, the Beijing local authority has so far been slow to follow the national regulator’s lead. But BCA approved .vip, along with GMO’s .shop and Donuts’ .ltd on August 16, the registry said in a market update. This gives .vip national coverage in China, adding…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Paid Search- 13 readers -
  • Cheatsheet: What you need to know about mobile payments in China

    … The U.S. and Europe often look to China as an example of what a mobile or social payments ecosystem could look like at scale. Consumers and businesses alike online and in-person prefer using WeChat Pay, the mobile payments function of the popular messaging app, or the PayPal-like Alipay to cash — because it’s so easy. People like their payments…

    Digidayin How To's- 21 readers -
  • MMX says .vip renewals running at 75%

    … MMX has revealed that its renewal rate for first-month .vip registrations in China were over 75%. The portfolio gTLD registry, also known as Minds + Machines, said that 317,000 domains that were registered during .vip’s first month of availability have now been renewed. The news follows a June announcement that the renewal rate would be over…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
  • Junk drop cuts .xyz in half, .top claims volume crown

    … for over a year. But compounding its problems, the .xyz registry appears to still be banned in China, where a substantial portion of its former customer base is located. The company disclosed over two months ago that it had a “temporary” problem that had seen its license to sell domains via Chinese registrars suspended. The ban was related to XYZ…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
  • Cuebiq Partners With GeTui for Chinese Retail Data

    … Location data provider Cuebiq just got access to a significant resource for gathering insights on consumer behavior in China. This morning the company announced it has entered into a partnership with GeTui, a Hangzhou-based mobile internet, push-notification service provider to nearly one billion devices. Under their agreement, the companies…

    Street Fightin Social- 27 readers -
  • MMX says .vip renewals to be at 70%+

    … MMX believes the biggest money-spinner in its new gTLD portfolio, .vip, will see first-year renewals in excess of 70%. The company said this morning that it is projecting renewals towards the top end of industry norms based on manual renewals to date. .vip was a bit of a hit in China, topping a quarter-million domains in its first month…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
  • 5 charts on how mobile payments are growing in China

    … Social payments in China now reach almost $3 trillion, according to a United Nations report released Wednesday. China has been a world leader in mobile and social payments while the U.S. and Europe have been slow to adopt them. Payments on messaging and e-commerce platforms like WeChat and Alibaba are set to increase China’s GDP by $236 billion…

    Digidayin How To's- 23 readers -
  • Uniregistry and Neustar have TLDs approved in China

    … to strict takedown policies for Chinese registrants. While MIIT appears to be announcing newly approved TLDs on a monthly basis, it’s a slow drip-feed. I believe there are still fewer than 20 Latin-script gTLDs currently cleared for use in China. Tweet Tagged: .car, .link, cars registry, china, miit, neustar, uniregistry …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 20 readers -
  • Chinese to invade .africa? CEO thinks so

    … to counter this by offering a gateway service rather like the one it already offers in .joburg and .capetown, that would help bring its own .za registrars on board. Tweet Tagged: africa, china, eap, landrush, sunrise, zacr …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 18 readers -
  • Is the US ready for WeChat?

    … plane, train and movie tickets or book a karaoke session – to name just a few things. If China is any indication, social networks and messaging services could be killer apps for money transfer; WeChat is already leading that movement. “WeChat is kind of a de facto operation and has massive, massive usage,” said Sean Neville, cofounder and president…

    Digidayin Social- 17 readers -
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