Sina Corporation is a Chinese technology company. It operates branches such as Weibo and its media website. Sina has over 100 million registered users worldwide. The company was recognized by Southern Weekend as "China's Media of the Year" in 2003.
The company was founded in Beijing in 1999, and its global financial headquarters have been based in Shanghai since October 1, 2001. In March 2021, Sina merged with New Wave Mergersub and delisted from Nasdaq in the same month.
The main Sina website is a media website and search engine. It provides news stories about politics, finance, sports, entertainment, technology, and more. Anyone can read the news stories from the website, and there is also an option to set up an email account through Sina.
Sina owns Sina Weibo, a Twitter-like microblog social network. The social networking service has more than 530 million daily users, compared to Twitter's approximately 322 million. This branch of the company was once valued at $29 billion but is now worth approximately $5 billion.
Sina Mobile is a software as a service (SaaS) that provides a platform that can be used for business purposes. It turns any Android mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet, into a virtual workplace that allows users to transfer data, edit and send documents, or collaborate in a team.
Sina App Engine (SAE) is a platform as a service (PaaS) for cloud computing in China. It is run by the SAE Department, which was founded in 2009. SAE provides web deployment and hosting services for corporations, organizations, and independent developers. It is estimated that more than 300,000 developers in China are using SAE.