Posts Tagged: tencent



It’s Official: Tencent Invests In Social Networking Site Kaixin001

There were rumors going around that Tencent (HKG:0700) had bought stake in Chinese social network Kaixin001 for $100 million. And now that&...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 12:19 am
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Net Trends Report Shows Web Becoming More International, With Growing Asia Presence

There’s an interesting new report out from report from KPCB on internet trends. Among other things, the report ranks 25 top global com...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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After Death, QQ Numbers and Virtual Property are a Legal Grey Area

After death, a person’s online life – from QQ numbers to social media passwords and virtual currency – remains a legal gre...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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QQ Buy Launches Today, China’s E-Commerce Sector Gets Even More Fierce

Bang on schedule, Tencent’s (HKG:0700) major play in the B2C e-commerce marketplace opened this morning. Called QQ Buy, it’s the...

  • October 11, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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360 Loses Web War to QQ, Court Rules

Three companies related to Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) have to apologize to Tencent (HKG:0700) and compensate it 400,000 RMB (US$62,530) for sland...

  • September 30, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Rumor: E-Commerce Fashion Site Vancl Preps for Q4 US IPO

There are reports emerging this afternoon that Chinese e-commerce site Vancl will file its US IPO prospectus in October with a view towards ...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Tencent’s B2C Open Platform Gets Name – QQ Buy – and a Launch Date

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) upcoming B2C open platform now has a name, URL, and firm launch date. Dubbed QQ Buy, and for the moment at the se...

  • September 22, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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Tencent B2B2C Platform Set for October Launch, With Partners

Tencent’s huge new B2B2C e-commerce platform is on course to launch in October, according to the Chinese media today. Tencent already ...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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8 Alternative Android App Stores From China

Just as the entire Android system is largely open, so the method of getting apps onto Google’s mobile OS is also unfettered. In most o...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 9:00 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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Groping a Penguin, Cristiano Ronaldo Signs Up for Tencent Weibo

Rather awkwardly clutching a toy penguin, the Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo started tweeting on Tencent (HKG:0700) Weibo yesterday...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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Tencent Revamps WebQQ and Relaunches as Q+

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) QQ is the most widely used IM service in China. However only Windows users can enjoy the complete QQ experience ̵...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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“Oprah of China” Shares How Young People and Microblogs Have Impacted China [VIDEO]

Dubbed the “Oprah of China,” Yang Lan is a journalist, talk-show hostess, and an entrepreneur who has experience living and working in t...

  • October 11, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Zombies Will Eat Your Brains (And Boost Your Followers on Weibo)

Are you happy with the number of followers you have on Sina Weibo or its Tencent equivalent? No? Then let zombies help you… Zombie acc...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 8:15 pm
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Tencent Weibo Launches English Version, Goes Bilingual Faster than Sina

While surfing around Tencent Weibo today, we realized something unique about the Chinese microblogging site – it has launched an optio...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 2:40 pm
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Tencent Launches Free Augmented Reality Translation App

Chinese social media giant Tencent is having a good year for apps – with lots of new releases and feature-filled updates – and now it ha...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Tencent to Launch QQService Mobile Platform, Yet Another Android Fork

Another day, another Chinese mobile platform. Well, that’s how it’s beginning to feel. After Alibaba’s AliYun phone, Xiaom...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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In Chinese Online Gaming, 8.7 Billion RMB in Revenue, Tencent Still King

New figures for Q2 2011 show which Chinese tech companies get the biggest slice of the online gaming market in China, in terms of revenue. T...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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