Posts Tagged: chinese companies overseas


Mark Zuckerberg visits his psychotherapist in this bizarre TV ad for WeChat

Mark Zuckerberg visits his psychotherapist in this bizarre TV ad for WeChat

WeChat has come out with a bizarre new ad that features Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg visiting his psychotherapist. Sorta.

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 1:10 pm
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China Mobile's telco in Pakistan reaches new milestone with 25 million subscribers

China Mobile’s telco in Pakistan reaches 25 million subscribers, but still an also-ran

Zong is Pakistan’s fourth biggest mobile telco. While that’s not remarkable in itself, it’s notable that it’s actual...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 5:53 pm
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China’s Xiaomi is working on phone launches in India, Indonesia, and other Asian markets

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi held an event in Singapore this morning. Aside from launching the Redmi and Mi3 phones in Singapore, Xiaomi’...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:28 pm
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OPPO launches in India

Chinese phone-maker Oppo set to launch tomorrow in India

Chinese phone-maker Oppo is set to launch officially in India tomorrow, bringing its Android-based smartphones to a massive new audience. Op...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 7:59 pm
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Chinese phone-maker Meizu has a plan to win over Android fans in Europe and the US

Chinese phone-maker Meizu has a plan to win over Android fans in Europe and the US

Chinese phone-maker Meizu made it clear at CES 2014 a few days back that it intends to launch in America later this year. That’s a lot...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 9:28 pm
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Oh the irony... Iran blocks China-made WeChat app

Iran bans another social network, blocks WeChat messaging app

WeChat, the popular China-made messaging app, has joined the likes of Facebook and Twitter in being blocked by authorities in Iran. Global V...

  • December 24, 2013
  • at 7:02 pm
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China's Qihoo invests $25 million in Brazilian maker of anti-virus apps

China’s Qihoo invests $25 million in Brazilian maker of antivirus apps

Just one day after investing in a Japanese gaming company, China’s Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) is splashing the cash yet again. This time Qihoo ...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 4:19 pm
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Expanding yet further out of China, WeChat set to open Philippines office

WeChat is being marketed heavily in the Philippines with TV advertisements this year. Now, the app’s maker, Tencent (HKG:0700), is set to ...

  • November 29, 2013
  • at 4:49 pm
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China’s Baidu hiring in Thailand ahead of search engine expansion

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s top search engine and web portal, will be launching its search engine in Thailand with a Thai language versio...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 2:08 pm
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Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra lays out international expansion roadmap, next stop: Malaysia

Barra said the company wants to pull a significant portion of Southeast Asia under its belt as a platform before jumping into India.

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Xiaomi's chances in India

How can China’s Xiaomi succeed in India’s mobile market?

A few weeks ago, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi said it’s weighing up launches in India, Indonesia, and a few other Asian markets. There&#...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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China now has a luxury electric car brand after $149 million bid for Fisker

China now has a luxury electric car brand after $149 million bid for Fisker

Failed US electric/hybrid car-maker Fisker is now owned by China’s Wanxiang Group after a $149 million bid at Fisker’s bankruptcy au...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
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Baidu launches search engine in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt (Update: all taken offline)

Baidu, China’s top search engine, has quietly launched its search site over the weekend in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt. The sites are loca...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 11:50 am
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Meizu entering US market 2014

China’s Meizu plans to launch smartphones in US market in Q3

Chinese phone-maker Meizu unveiled its latest flagship phone, the MX3, last September, but it’s getting a fresh wave of coverage today...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 9:18 pm
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Chinese phone-maker Meizu will show off MX3 at CES ahead of entering US market

Chinese phone-maker Meizu is preparing to show off its flagship Android-based smartphone in the US ahead of entering the American market lat...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 1:58 pm
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China’s Oppo launches N1 smartphone with CyanogenMod OS for overseas markets

Oppo N1 ready to go on sale December 10 in US, Europe

Remember the Oppo N1, that swivel-eyed loon of a flagship smartphone unveiled last month? Now Oppo is ready to ship it to customers around t...

  • December 2, 2013
  • at 9:55 pm
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Oppo launches N1 in Thailand as the Chinese phone-maker focuses on Southeast Asia

Oppo launched its newest flagship phone, the Oppo N1, at an event in Bangkok, Thailand yesterday. This comes about a month after the Chinese...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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3 hurdles Lei Jun and Hugo Barra will face as Xiaomi goes global

Chinese gadget-maker Xiaomi has generated much excitement in the international tech media for its innovative business model, and the hiring ...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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