Posts Tagged: Netease


WeChat

WeChat and other messaging apps forced to ‘clean up’ as China’s latest web crackdown continues

China’s web crackdown in the past couple of months has been wide-ranging, extending from pornography to the spread of online rumors.

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 12:21 pm
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coursera

Coursera picks up steam in China as more students take MOOCs on mobile

China downloads the Coursera Android app more than any other country, and it's the number two country in terms of iOS download apps.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Tencent and Netease to join the personal investment race against Alibaba and Baidu

Following the success of Alibaba’s Yuebao and Baidu’s Baifa online savings fund, Tencent (HKG:0700) and Netease (NASDAQ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 12:40 pm
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5 best free Android apps in China for all your mobile mass media

Anyone who has ever ridden the subway in Beijing knows the Chinese love to consume content on their smartphones. But because of censorship o...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Chinese chat app Yixin launches free international calls to China

Yixin, the messaging app developed jointly by China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) and the web portal Netease (NASDAQ:NTES), introduced a new feature ...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 11:51 am
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Netease’s MOBA game launches open beta in China, but faces uphill battle in e-sports scene

Netease’s Heroes of the Three Kingdoms, a MOBA-style game based on DoTA and League of Legends, launched its nationwide open beta yeste...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Users discover Yixin’s voice messaging feature makes harassment easy

When China Telecom and Netease’s jointly-developed chat app Yixin launched late last month, its main selling point was that it allowed...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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First look at Netease and China Telecom’s WeChat clone Yixin

I’ve written before about how Netease and China Telecom are reportedly working on a WeChat competitor and why such an endeavor is doom...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 10:50 am
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China’s Web Giants Group Together to Quash Online Extortion

China’s web giants are usually at each others’ throats. But six of them are now working together to try to quash online extortio...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 9:48 pm
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A portrait of China’s biggest tech CEOs: visionaries, copycats, and playboys

I interviewed about a dozen native Chinese people in Beijing to find out a) who they saw as their entrepreneurial celebrities and b) what th...

  • May 27, 2014
  • at 3:18 pm
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Imagining a Chinese game console

Now that game consoles are officially legal in China, everyone is talking about what that could mean for the big console makers Sony, Micros...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 10:42 am
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Netease rakes in record revenue thanks to self-developed games, overcomes drop in World of Warcraft players

Chinese online gaming and web giant Netease (NASDAQ:NTES) posted record numbers in Q3 2013 despite a fall in the number of World of Warcra...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Coursera partners with Netease to launch Chinese-language Coursera Zone platform

Fans of good, free online education probably already know of Coursera. And while the company already has some offerings from Chinese institu...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 9:02 am
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Check out China's 8 richest tech entrepreneurs in 2013

Check out China’s 8 richest tech entrepreneurs right now

The annual Hurun rich list weighs up the bank balances of China’s leading businesspeople. The new list for 2013 is now out, revealing ...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:09 pm
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Netease accuses Tencent of copying music app

It seems to be a contentious time in China’s internet sector. Baidu is taking Qihoo to court again, and web giant Netease has released...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Conspiracy theories swirl as WeChat suffers a service outage the day Yixin launches in China

Coincidence or conspiracy? That’s the question some Chinese mobile users are asking (mostly in jest) after popular chat app WeChat suf...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 12:33 am
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Could Qihoo and Netease’s Search Partnership Turn Into Something More?

On Friday afternoon, Qihoo 360 announced a partnership with Netease that will see the former providing technology for the latter’s You...

  • August 5, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Netease and China Telecom Made a WeChat Clone; Here’s Why It’s Doomed

There’s no doubt that Tencent’s WeChat is the app to beat in China’s social media market these days. But is it too late fo...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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