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
    • Baidu SEO: How to optimize for China’s biggest search engine

      Speak to pretty much anyone about SEO and the rhetoric will largely be in regards to the “Big G”. It makes sense. Google has a worryingly large share of the search engine market, especially in Europe and the US, so why would SEOs spend additional time trying to capture traffic from the lesser-used search engines? However, unless you’ve been a conspiracy theory style recluse f ...

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    • MMX: three gTLDs approved for sale in Beijing

      Three foreign new gTLDs have been approved for sale and resolution in Chinese capital Beijing, according to MMX. The portfolio registry said today that its .vip is among the first to receive approval from the Beijing Communications Administration, one of China’s many regional authorities. According to MMX, while many gTLDs have managed to pass through the Ministry of Indust ...

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    • MMX sells 7,000 domains for $3.4 million

      New gTLD registry MMX said it has sold $3.4 million in “premium” .vip domains names to Chinese domainers in the last few months. In what is believed to be a small numbers of deals to a limited number of corporate investors, “over 7,000” domains changed hands since they became available in late June. MMX said that $2.8 million of the deals closed in the last 10 days.

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  • 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…

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  • MMX says .vip renewals running at 75%

    … 70%. The large majority of .vip names registered are registered via Chinese registrars, where prices can be around the $3 to $4 mark. MMX CEO Toby Hall said in a statement that the company now plans to release some of its reserved “premium” .vip names. He added that the company is confident that its recurring revenue from renewals will soon be high enough to cover its fixed overhead costs, one of its key performance benchmarks. Tweet Tagged: .vip, china, mmx, new gTLDs …

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  • Junk drop cuts .xyz in half, .top claims volume crown

    … The .xyz gTLD has seen its zone file halve in size, as millions of free and cheap domains were not renewed. The former volume leader among new gTLDs started this month with a tad over 5.2 million domains in its zone. But its July 17 zone contained 2.5 million, much less than half as many, DI analysis shows. The precipitous decline means…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Uniregistry and Neustar have TLDs approved in China

    … China’s April batch of approved TLDs has been released, featuring three domains from Neustar and Uniregistry. Neustar had its longstanding, 2000-round .biz pass regulatory scrutiny, while Uniregistry’s .link and .auto have also been approved. While .auto is managed by Cars Registry, a joint venture with XYZ.com, its stablemates .car…

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  • Chinese to invade .africa? CEO thinks so

    …. But for the first 28 days of GA, domains will be priced at $150, other than domains categorized by the registry as premium. Domains then come down to a more affordable $18 wholesale. But that’s not the end. ZACR has baked in a price reduction to $12.50 wholesale, due to kick in July 1 2018. From then on out, it’s business as usual. Unlike similar TLDs…

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  • 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…

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  • China approves more Donuts, Afilias gTLDs

    … Donuts and Afilias have had two batches of new gTLDs approved for use in China. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology approved five Afilias TLDs and six Donuts TLDs last month. This means customers of Chinese registrars will now be able to legally use those names in China. Afilias was approved for .info, .mobi and .pro, which…

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  • Is English the Best Language for Your Blog?

    … spreads from the usual places like the USA, UK and Australia to newer markets like China, India and many African countries, the issue of language becomes even more important and complicated. In this post we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of English and how to determine what’s best for your blog. Should I blog in English? Just yesterday I…

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  • How .com became a restricted TLD

    … “Verification Code Extension” system that enables the company to stop domains registered via selected registrars from resolving unless the registrant’s identity has been verified and the name is not on China’s banned list. It appears to be the system Verisign deployed in order to receive its Chinese government license to operate in China. Under Verification…

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  • Five more new gTLDs, one in English, get the nod from China

    … Top Level Design’s .ink has become the sixth new gTLD in the Latin alphabet to be approved for sale in China. It was one of four new gTLDs given regulatory approval to begin operating properly in the country late last week. The others were all in Chinese script. From Finnish-founded TLD Registry, .中文网 (“Chinese web site”) and .在线 (“Chinese…

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  • Twitter Launches Stickers, Hashtag-Triggered Emoji for Lunar New Year

    … Twitter released new stickers and a hashtag-triggered emoji to celebrate the Lunar New Year. With this update, users can share the Year of the Rooster emoji by tweeting one of the supported hashtags associated with the occasion. From now until Feb. 12, when users tweet hashtags such as #HappyLunarNewYear and #ChineseNewYear, the Rooster emoji…

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