Posts Tagged: tencent

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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Qihoo Takes Tencent to Court Tomorrow, Accuses It of Being Monopolistic

Towards the end of 2010 there was a very public, 10-week long battle between two Chinese web companies, Tencent and Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU), t...

  • April 17, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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China’s Attempt to Banish Online Rumors is as Vague as the War On Terror

The ‘Internet Society of China’ (ISC) has today released a paper entitled Written Proposal on Resisting Internet Rumors that aim...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm
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Guess What? Tencent Clones Zynga’s Draw Something [LEAKED PICTURES]

No sooner has the smash-hit social game Draw Something been bought up by Zynga [1] than we hear that China’s Tencent (HKG:0700) has al...

  • April 2, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Sina, Tencent Weibo Punished for Spreading Rumors [UPDATED: All Comments Banned]

According to a Xinhua report from late Friday evening, a spokesman from China’s National Internet Information Office has announced tha...

  • March 31, 2012
  • at 1:22 am
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Apple Seems to Have Tweaked App Store Ranking Algorithm, Many Chinese Apps Plunge

A report from a Chinese news site suggests that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has adjusted its ranking rules and algorithm for the iTunes App Store in...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Tencent QQ Event Invaded by Protestors

Tencent’s QQ may be China’s most popular IM client, but things went less than smoothly for it this morning when a launch event f...

  • March 21, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Key Takeaways From CyberAgent Ventures’ Net Impact

CyberAgent Ventures Indonesia held its Net Impact Conference less than a week ago in the Grand Hyatt hotel, Jakarta. It is CyberAgent Ventur...

  • March 13, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Alibaba Climbing, Google Slipping, in China’s Online Ad Market

New stats just released by Analysys International show the online ad market in China expanding once again, with Alibaba and Baidu (NASDAQ:BI...

  • March 7, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Qihoo CEO Zhou Hongyi Sends Internal Memo Explaining Tencent Lawsuit

The bad blood between Qihoo and Tencent runs pretty deep at this point. Last year’s PR slugfest has evolved into a series of court cas...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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EA Launches The Sims Social on Tencent’s Qzone

We told you a couple months ago about EA’s plan to bring Mo Ni Shi Guang — a.k.a. The Sims Social — to Tencent’s Qzo...

  • April 13, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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10 Chinese Social Video-Sharing Apps to Watch in 2012

As so often happens in the Chinese web landscape, there’s already a very healthy amount of competition amongst what some people think ...

  • April 6, 2012
  • at 10:20 am
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China’s Group Messaging Giant to Get English Name, WeChat, and Go Global

Weixin is already the world’s biggest group messaging app, having last week accrued 100 million users. But that was achieved mostly th...

  • April 2, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Tencent CEO: Weixin Group Messaging App Hits 100 Million Users

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) CEO, Ma Hua Teng – also known as Pony Ma – has said on his microblog page [1] that his company’...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Tencent Challenges Skitch with a Free Screenshot and Annotation App for Mac

Chinese web and social giant Tencent (HKG:0700) is showing the Mac some serious lovin’ these days, launching its second app for OS X t...

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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More Ways to Weibo: Baidu Brings Tencent Weibo into its Search Page

Over the past few months we’ve looked at many of the things that Baidu is doing to cater to its users ever-changing needs. Via its Bai...

  • March 20, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Eyes Indonesia Market

CyberAgent’s Net Impact Jakarta conference yesterday had a fun mixture of Japanese, Vietnam, and Chinese Internet companies. Among the...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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New Stats for China Video Sites Show Growth, Cause Controversy

Raw data from online analytics company comScore (NASDAQ:SCOR) shows the Chinese online video-streaming sites growing en masse, racking up a ...

  • March 6, 2012
  • at 9:51 pm
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