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Tencent’s mobile chat app has been accused by some of being a copycat (and those complaints are not without merit), but that hasn’t stopped WeChat from growing at breakneck pace. With 300-million-plus users, it’s far and away the mobile chat app of choice in China, but perhaps more importantly, it’s probably the first Chinese social network to see real success overseas, with more than 40 million international users as of April 2013.
Paidy is diving into the risky side of payments by vouching for customer purchases.
The gaming ninjas at Razer revealed today that its Nabu smartband will arrive in China in Q4 with an exclusive online sales partner.
Tencent’s and Baidu’s $814M joint venture with Wanda signals the coming tide of in-store WeChat payments
China's largest tech corporations are rushing to penetrate an industry that's historically not tech-savvy - brick-and-mortar retail.
Individuals have free speech, groups are gagged: Harvard study shines light on China’s internet censorship
You can say pretty much whatever you want on Chinese social media without fear of being censored, as long as you don’t say it in unison wi...
Tencent’s profit hit RMB 5.84 billion (US$948.26 million) in Q2, up 59 percent on the same period a year ago.
The mobile game publisher responsible for localizing international hits like Temple Run and Fruit Ninja for the Chinese market, iDreamSky, s...
They’re not meant to replace WeChat or Weibo – indeed, many of these specialist social apps integrate with the country’s top social ne...
5,000 EasyTaxi rides have so far been taken by people who booked in WeChat. The tie-up currently only works in Singapore.
New Tencent deal with China’s biggest oil company means you could soon pay for a tank of gas with WeChat
Tencent and Sinopec will work together in mobile payments, big data, and navigation.
Two of China's internet giants are already investing money to merge their e-commerce businesses with the country's retail vendors.
WeChat, China’s most popular mobile messaging app, has already become a handy tool for businesses in China to engage with Chinese customer...
Alibaba has an edge in terms of the number of merchants already on board its Taobao marketplace, but WeChat has an advantage in its huge mob...
The app, which describes itself as a "work version of WeChat", reports 800,000 registered users.
WeChat is now at 438.2 million monthly active users (MAUs). The messaging app helped Tencent pull in over US$480 million from social gaming ...
Authorities in China today issued interim provisions that crack down on WeChat and other messaging apps.
The hotly anticipated WeChat edition of Candy Crush Saga is now out on Android.