Mark Reilly. Bribery.. and GSK China

Money is hard to refuse.. and hide. And so when former GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) chief for China Mark Reilly allegedly bribed doctors in that side of the world, it was just a matter of time before its funky odor spread. Reilly was said to have instructed his staff to form a huge “bribery network” where it…

What’s the Fuss about Weibo users?

Yes, what’s the fuss about Weibo users? I mean, why are outsiders trying to critique the micro-blogging site? So what if the site has only 10 million active users, or 130 million? Does it matter? Why, is it because of their IPO? Are these “investigators” their competition? Or are they simply media that’s just trying…

Is Bloomberg just scared, or something?

Late last month, Bloomberg editor Ben Richardson resigned because of a spat with his bosses regarding the handling of a report on the hidden financial ties of families of Chinese officials and a wealthy businessman. So, what happened? As Richardson stated in his email to JimRomenesko.com: “I left Bloomberg because of the way the story…

Issue: Lenovo adopts Motorola

Sure you have heard of Lenovo acquiring Motorola from Google, but what gives? Lenovo says its short-term quarterly earnings is going to hurt a bit. Well of course, Motorola is down and you not only acquire its name but its financial condition as well. Then again, what can Lenovo do for Motorola that Google wasn’t…