Posts Tagged: Pony Ma


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From hacker to hero to data legend: Juny “Acong” Maimun tells the story behind Indowebster

If nothing else, Juny “Acong” Maimun is a survivor. The 34-year-old founder and CEO of Indowebster sits relaxed on a chic blue sofa in t...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Tencent CEO Pony Ma Talks WeChat, Competition, Going Mobile and Global

This afternoon at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) event in Beijing, Tencent’s ‘Pony’ Ma Huateng was on stage speaking abo...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 8:31 pm
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Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi CEOs Propose New Legislature to Strengthen China’s Tech Sector

It’s spring in Beijing, and China’s yearly celebrity parties legislative conferences (the “Two Meetings”) are being ...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Just Short of 2 Years Old, WeChat App Surpasses 300 Million Users

The makers of WeChat said recently that the messaging app will likely soon surpass 300 million registered users – and now that has off...

  • January 16, 2013
  • at 11:38 am
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Zhou Hongyi: I Pledge to Pony Ma and Mao Zedong, Qihoo Won’t Do Instant Messaging

Qihoo 360 is a company that makes a lot of people uncomfortable, in no small part because it has a reputation as ‘gangsterish’ t...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 7:00 am
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After a Record Quarter, China’s Tencent Reorganizes Business Structure

There’s been talk of this happening for a few days now, but we finally received official word from Tencent (HKG:0700) today to confirm...

  • May 18, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Tencent’s Pony Ma Challenges Real-Name Advocates By Talking About Prostitutes

Real-name registration systems are all the rage in China these days. And by “all the rage,” what I mean is “increasingly m...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Tech Entrepreneurship in China: Life, Death and Tencent?

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. TechCrunch Disrupt kicked off with Tencent founder Pony Ma on stage with Sarah...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 12:47 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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Pony Ma: WeChat Helps Tencent Become an International Brand

At a summit for IT leaders yesterday in Shenzhen, China, Tencent founder and CEO Pony Ma said that mobile internet has given a chance for Ch...

  • April 1, 2013
  • at 11:07 am
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Crazy Weibo Rumors Report Tencent CEO Pony Ma’s Death (But He’s Totally Fine)

Perhaps some wires got crossed, or perhaps someone on weibo got even more tired of the spring festival news lull than I am and decided to dr...

  • February 13, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Tencent: WeChat App Set to Surpass 300 Million Users Next Month

Already the world’s biggest messaging app, WeChat seems to be accelerating its growth even further in the past few months. That’...

  • December 18, 2012
  • at 4:49 pm
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China’s WeChat Hits 200 Million Users, Generates 700 Million LBS Activities Each Day

Over at the China Internet Conference earlier today, Pony Ma, CEO and co-founder of Tencent (HKG:0700) took to the stage to talk about all t...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 12:53 pm
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GMIC 2012: Lei Jun and Pony Ma Talk Mobile

The opening sessions of GMIC 2012 were, unsurprisingly, all about mobile. Tencent CEO Pony Ma and Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun are both men with exten...

  • May 10, 2012
  • at 12:08 pm
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Chinese Mobile Browser UC Web Brings Lawsuit Against Tencent

According to a report from Marbridge Consulting, UC Web, the Chinese mobile browser company with Lei Jun as one of its co-founders, today sa...

  • November 4, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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