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China’s Miyabaobei, An Online Store For Baby Products, Scores $60M Series C

 Miyabaobei, a Chinese site that sells formula, clothes, and other items for babies and toddlers, has raised a $60 million Series C round from H Capital, with participation from returning investors Sequoia Capital and ZhenFund. Read More

China’s Baidu Set To Partner With Uber And Reportedly Invest Up To $600M

 Uber may have just raised a fresh $1.2 billion this month, but the company looks set to welcome a new investor, Chinese internet giant Baidu, which is reportedly set to invest as much as $600 million into the U.S. firm. Read More

Qualcomm Invests $40M In Four Chinese Startups And Walden International’s New Fund

 Qualcomm this summer announced plans to invest $150 million in Chinese startups, and it has cracked that new fund open to put $40 million into five different organizations in the country, including voice recognition startup Unisound and games dev…

Youku Tudou, One Of China’s Leading Streaming Video Sites, Launches Its First Hardware Line

youku homepage Youku Tudou, already one of China’s largest streaming video sites, is moving into hardware as well. The company said that its first three devices—a WiFi router, smart TV box, and 15.6-inch Android tablet—will be available next January. To provide content for those devices, the company is also launching a cloud entertainment business unit, which will create services that make… Read More

Didi Dache, One Of China’s Two Dominant Taxi App Firms, Closes $700M Series D Round

Tencent Becomes HBO’s Exclusive Online Distributor In China

game of thrones Tencent is now HBO’s exclusive online partner in China, the two companies announced today. That means Tencent (which, along with Alibaba and search giant Baidu, is one of China’s largest and most influential Internet companies) will be the only official provider of HBO content through Tencent Video. TV series that will be shown on the online video platform include “Game of… Read More

CloudFlare Will Offer A Local Version Of Its Web Security Service In China In 2015

 CloudFlare is bringing its internet security and performance service to Mainland China. The company is planning to launch to launch 12 data centers on Chinese soil over the next six months. Read More