Posts Tagged: tencent

Mobile messaging apps from Asia you must know about: KakaoTalk, WeChat, Cubie

WeChat, Cubie Messenger, and KakaoTalk are getting millions of users in Asia and beyond.

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 6:52 pm
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Tencent’s Popular WeChat App Making Progress in Thailand

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) chatting app WeChat, which went global just a few months ago, has gained particular traction in Southeast Asia, e...

  • June 7, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Rumor: Xiaomi Valued at $4 Billion, Snags New Investment

According to “reports” — perhaps not the most reliable source ever — Xiaomi has accepted a major strategic investmen...

  • June 5, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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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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Han Han Teams Up With Tencent, Launches Online Magazine

Han Han. He’s China’s most famous blogger-cum-race-car-driver, accomplished writer, and a bit of a misogynist. He’s now al...

  • June 11, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Startup Asia Coffee Chat: Tencent’s Plan in Indonesia

To bring a little China into our Startup Asia Jakarta event, Willis Wee took the stage to pose some questions to Suyang Zhang, Tencent’...

  • June 7, 2012
  • at 11:44 am
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Tencent’s Group Messaging App WeChat Talks Its Way Into India

As if 100 million users isn’t enough for the world’s biggest group messaging app, now Tencent (HKG:0700) is pushing its WeChat i...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 4:43 pm
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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's Top Girl

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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