HEARD ON THE STREET: Ma Holds Key to Yahoo’s Treasure – WSJ.com – Alibaba’s recent behavior reduces the chance that they will face tough competition from outside bidders or anyone not confident of building a strong relationship with Mr. Ma and his team. The transfer of Alipay, the online-payments part of the business, into a private company controlled by Mr. Ma, without the approval of Yahoo, made some investors think that Alibaba might have learned a thing or two from the 40 thieves.
Journalist threatened for report-global times– zhu ruifeng claimed Wednesday that police in Langfang, Hebei Province, had threatened him and his family. lawyer xhou ze blogged about it”The Global Times phoned a number provided by Zhu, who said the number is for a police man who threatened him. A man answered the phone and said he is a police officer, but wouldn’t comment on anything else.”If you guys report any further about the Dong case, we will beat you until your legs are broken,” he said before hanging up.”
周泽：对廊坊市公安局副局长孙卫克涉黑的举报-周泽-财新博客-新世纪的常识传播者-财新网 – Beijing lawyer Zhou Ze claims he was threatened by Langfang deputy police chief over the zhu ruifeng case, writes up his charges on his blog.
How MI6 deal sent family to Gaddafi’s jail | World news | The Guardian– So how does US/UK criticize China for its repatriation (aka diplomatic rendering) of overseas Uighurs? He was in exile in China, tricked by UK intelligence to go to Hong KOng, detained crossing border by HK police, put on plane to Libya.Exclusive: Libyan Islamist reveals how wife and children were ‘rendered’ before Tony Blair visit
Tencent Looks to the West for Third-Party Game Developers-Inside Social Games – The Shenzhen-based company has been busy securing deals with large American companies like Zynga and other unannounced partners to bring their most popular gaming titles to Tencent’s platform. Since opening its platform earlier this year, Tencent is paying its two top casual game developers about 10 million renminbi ($1.6 million) per month after the revenue split from the company’s payments service, the platform’s general manager Peter Zheng tells us. About eighty thousand developers have registered so far with 40,000 pending applications
京东商城提前启动IPO背后：电商上市卡位战 – 产经 – 21世纪网 – on why 360buy in a hurry to IPO in US. If it can raise billions it may block some of its competitors. use 360buy a lot, great service, but the mooted valuation seems crazier than a red guard on meth.