Posts Tagged: tencent

Report: Tencent Invests in Android ROM Maker, Hints at QQ Smartphone

A China-based angel investor has let slip that Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has invested 50 million RMB (US$7.9 million) in Lewa Tek...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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China’s Group Buy Market Plummets to 12-Month Lows

New statistics for China’s group buy market show dramatic drops in monthly transaction volume and value. The latter plummeted 23 perce...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 4:10 pm
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WeChat to Get Voice and Video Calling in v4.2 Update

Tencent’s popular group messaging app WeChat – with its army of over 100 million users – looks set to get video and voice ...

  • July 6, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm
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Activision Blizzard and Tencent Bring Call of Duty Online to China

Here’s some great news for Chinese gamers as Call of Duty Online is coming to China — thanks to a partnership between Activision...

  • July 4, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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OFFICIAL: Groupon’s China Business Merges With FTuan

Exactly as we’d heard was about to happen in recent rumors, it has just been announced officially that Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) j...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 9:35 pm
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Jiepang Makes a New Friend, Can Now Share Check-Ins to WeChat

Jiepang, one of China’s biggest check-in social networks, has a new buddy in the form of Tencent (HKG:0700), the country’s socia...

  • June 21, 2012
  • at 9:41 pm
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KakaoTalk Launches WP7 App Today, Games Center Coming Next Month [HANDS-ON]

KakaoTalk, the Korean-made messaging app that’s proving a hit at home and across Asia, now has a version of its app for Windows Phone ...

  • June 21, 2012
  • at 9:37 am
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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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Report: Asia Now Has 1 Billion Web Users, And This is What They Do Online

Asia now has more than one billion internet users – or 1.016 billion, to be precise – who amount to 46 percent of the world̵...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Why Tencent (Probably) Isn’t Buying Activision Blizzard

This past weekend saw the release of a very interesting rumor. Sources “close to the situation” told Reuters that French mega-co...

  • July 9, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Will China Embrace Call of Duty Online?

Call of Duty is a huge name in the West, and each new release seems to break new sales records in the entertainment industry. Although it...

  • July 5, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Dangdang To Launch Exclusive Book Channel on Tencent’s QQ Buy

Update on July 2, Monday: A Tencent rep told us that the partnership with Dangdang started on 29 Jun 2012 last Friday. She also confirmed th...

  • June 29, 2012
  • at 10:26 pm
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Rumor: China’s Groupon Business to Merge with FTuan

The long-running saga over the fate of Gaopeng, Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) joint-venture in China (with Tencent) is not over yet, with th...

  • June 21, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Tencent Takes Stake in Epic Games, Makers of Unreal Engine

As regular readers will know, Tencent (HKG:0700) is China’s online gaming king, in everything from casual games to MMOs, and by an eve...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 8:35 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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