Posts Tagged: tencent



The Rise of Social Media in China, With All-New User Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Here’s a useful infograp...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 4:21 pm
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Tencent’s WeChat Markets Strongly on Facebook

Weixin, which recently adopted the English name, WeChat, is marketing strongly on Facebook. I’m seeing ads on every other refresh on m...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 10:58 pm
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Plants vs Zombies Great Wall Edition Hits China, Shakes You Down For Small Change

The new Chinese-themed Plants vs Zombies Great Wall Edition has arrived, bringing new scenes and levels to PopCap’s popular gaming tit...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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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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Localizing Plants vs Zombies for China, and PopCap’s Plans for APAC

Yesterday we told you about how PopCap is soon launching the Great Wall and Kingdoms editions of Plants vs. Zombies in China. This news from...

  • May 15, 2012
  • at 2:00 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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US Report: 99% of Music Downloads in China Are Pirated, Video Sites a Concern Too

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released a report highlighting areas of concern where intellectual property ...

  • May 2, 2012
  • at 3:55 pm
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Rumor: Groupon in China to be Acquired by FTuan, Sold Out by Its Joint-Venture Partner

Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) daily deals site for China, Gaopeng, which is run as a joint-venture with Tencent (HKG:0700), looks like it is...

  • May 1, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Sohu, Tencent, Qiyi to Team Up and Buy Video Rights Together?

Having the rights to stream the most popular shows is hugely important to any streaming video site in China. Unfortunately, getting those ri...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Tencent’s Online Gaming Dominance Grows as Market Expands to $1.78 Billion

A seasonal survey of China’s online gaming market by Analysys International reveals some stellar growth up to the end of 2012 Q1 ̵...

  • May 25, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Comparing Revenue from China’s Major Internet Portals: Tencent Kicking Ass, Sina Not So Much

Ask any Chinese net user to name the sites they spend their time on and you’ll probably come across a few — perhaps all — ...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 5:45 pm
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Tencent’s E-Commerce Subsidiary Ready to IPO, But First Needs More Customers

Tencent (HKG:0700), one of China’s largest and oldest web companies, got restructured into six separate units last week so as to make ...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 4:31 pm
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CrowdStar Continues Mobile Gaming Push, with Top Girl Localizations for China and Korea

Readers may recall a couple of weeks back that we reported about social game developer CrowdStar, and its partnership to bring its Top Girl ...

  • May 16, 2012
  • at 12:01 am
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PopCap Cuddles Tencent: PvZ Great Wall and Kingdoms Coming Soon To China

Popcap’s China invasion continues. The popular Plants vs Zombies (PvZ) game was first placed exclusively on Renren last year in May. A...

  • May 14, 2012
  • at 9:14 am
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Facebook Adds 20 Million New Users Across Asia as Social Media Grows Apace [INFOGRAPHIC]

A fresh snapshot of Asia’s social media landscape reveals which service dominates in each country – and it’s especially good news for ...

  • May 8, 2012
  • at 2:47 pm
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Sohu Video’s Alliance with Qiyi and Tencent May Be Unstable

Sohu’s (NASDAQ:SOHU) video offerings have been in the news quite a bit recently, as Sohu teamed up with Baidu’s Qiyi and Tencent...

  • May 2, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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It’s Official: Sohu, Tencent, and Qiyi Team Up to Buy Content Rights

Yesterday, we passed along rumblings from the Chinese media that Sohu, Tencent, and Baidu’s Qiyi were planning to band together to pur...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Tencent’s Group Messaging App Gets English Name, WeChat, Support for More Languages

Just as we’d heard was about to happen, Chinese social media giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has renamed its group messaging app, Weixin, as ...

  • April 19, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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