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China Will Soon Be 'Second-Biggest Market' Says WPP Chief Launches marketing school in Shanghai

WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell says China will overtake the U.K. as the firm’s second-biggest market within two to four years. "I would anticipate that China would become our third market…

October 31, 2011, 7:51 AM EDT

Twitter to Launch Chinese and Hindi Versions Company now reaching 100 million active users

Twitter has announced that it is adding support to Asian languages versions, including Hindi, Malay, Filipino, and traditional and simplified Chinese. Twitter has been banned in mainland China since 2009. But…

September 13, 2011, 6:21 AM EDT

Chinese State Broadcaster Goes to War With Baidu Launches attacks on the search engine's credibility

Chinese search giant Baidu is locked in a war with state-run China Central Television, and the broadcaster is stepping up its efforts to discredit the Internet company with disparaging reports…

August 18, 2011, 10:24 AM EDT

Adidas Pulls No Punches With Boxing Bags in Chinese Subways How did this clear the lawyers?

In the category of things I could see going very wrong very quickly, Adidas has installed punching bags in Chinese subway stations. You're supposed to relieve the stress of commuting…

August 16, 2011, 10:58 AM EDT

Relativity Media Teams Up With Chinese Partners SkyLand and Huaxia offer an in to elusive market

Relativity Media, the film studio responsible for producing Bridesmaids and The Social Network, is entering a partnership with Huaxia Film Distribution and SkyLand Film-Television Development, both Chinese companies. The move…

August 15, 2011, 4:14 AM EDT

Chinese iPad Smugglers Turn MacGyver They used a fishing line and crossbow to ship goods

China has been getting very creative in its attempts to illegally sell Apple products. First, there was that string of fake Apple stores. And now, a group of Chinese smugglers…

August 8, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT

Leonardo DiCaprio Can't Get the Girl in Chinese Cell-Phone Ads

Leonardo DiCaprio's a big star—an entire generation of female moviegoers lost their virginity to other guys while moaning his name. Leo can get any girl he wants. But he lets…

August 2, 2011, 8:48 AM EDT

China Shuts Down Fake Apple Stores, but Not Because They're Fake They didn't have proper business permits

Last week, an American blogger living in the China reported having stumbled upon three phony Apple stores in her hometown of Kunming. Now, Chinese officials have ordered some of the…

July 25, 2011, 10:36 AM EDT

China's Latest Trend: Fake Apple Stores One blogger found three knockoff locations in her town

China has long been known for its booming counterfeit industry, where it’s easy to find everything from fake designer handbags to cheap copies of DVDs. But one blogger is reporting…

July 21, 2011, 11:31 AM EDT

Wendi Murdoch, Chinese National Hero Rupert's wife lauded for defense against pie attack

Yesterday’s parliamentary hearing about the News Corp. hacking scandal focused on the testimonies of Rupert Murdoch, his son James, and former executive Rebekah Brooks. But it was Murdoch’s hot-pink-clad wife, Wendi,…

July 20, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT