Posts Tagged: tencent



QQBrowser for Mac Launches, Goes Where Other Chinese Browsers Fear to Tread

Even though there are remarkably few people in China who use Apple’s Mac OS X, local social media giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has done wh...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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As Sure As Night Follows Day, Tencent Launches a Pinterest Clone

With grim inevitability, we see that the Chinese social media behemoth Tencent (HKG:0700) has today launched a Pinterest clone called Dutu. ...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 3:50 pm
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Made-in-China Mobile Browser Takes off in India

China’s social media and online gaming giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has a stake in India’s largest gaming site Ibibo, and thus was b...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 9:13 pm
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5 Features in Mac OS 10.8 That Apple Has Added for Chinese Users

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just released an early preview of its next version of Mac OS X, which will be called Mountain Lion. Along with a bun...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 11:15 pm
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What Do You Do When Tencent Copies? Here Are 10 Ways a Startup Can Beat the Giant

Some of you might have read this article where it quotes Stephen Bell, a Shanghai-based partner at Trinity Ventures, who says he hears this ...

  • February 13, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Real Name Deadline for China’s Microblogs is Looming, New Users Already Way Down

We’ve known since the first week of January that real-name registration was going to be a government-mandated requirement on Chinese T...

  • February 7, 2012
  • at 10:34 pm
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Tencent Licenses CryEngine3, Sets to Work on New Online Gaming Title

China’s social media giant Tencent (HKG:0700), which is also the market leader in online gaming in the country, has licensed Crytek...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Real Name Checks on Weibo Won’t Come Cheap for Sina, Tencent

With it now certain that China’s popular Weibo (microblogging) services – prime among them being Sina’s (NASDAQ:SINA) and ...

  • January 5, 2012
  • at 2:40 pm
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Ready For Your Close-Up? Tencent’s Online Maps Bring StreetView to China

The Chinese search engine Soso.com has added a Google-esque ‘StreetView’ feature to its online maps. It launched over the weeken...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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Tencent’s Penguin Helps You Find Music on New Song-Recognition Web App

Finding a piece of music can be frustrating if you don’t know the name of it, or even who sung it. But China’s biggest social me...

  • February 27, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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QQ Users in China Pay For a Fake ‘Sent From My iPhone’ Hack

File this one under ‘people are vain’ and ‘not great publicity for Android.’ Some users of Tencent’s (HKG:0700...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 5:16 pm
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Chinese Academy of Social Sciences: ‘Real Name’ Weibo Isn’t A Viable Solution

The real name requirements for Weibo in China is about to get realer. On March 16, 2012, all Twitter-like service providers in China need pe...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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With Facebook Blocked, The Sims Social Goes to China Via Tencent

EA (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced today that its popular gaming franchise, The Sims, is going to make its way into China via the Tencent (HKG:0700)...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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Lexulous Launches On Ibibo, Get Ready to Cheat With a Dictionary

India’s largest online social gaming site, Ibibo, today has another attraction for its users – the popular word game Lexulous. S...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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China Digest: CIC acquired, Yunyun by ex-Googlers, and more

(1) Kantar Media acquires leading Chinese social business intelligence agency CIC. (2) Yunyun’s social search merges websites, question-an...

  • January 25, 2012
  • at 8:06 am
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Tencent’s Pony Ma Challenges Real-Name Advocates By Talking About Prostitutes

Real-name registration systems are all the rage in China these days. And by “all the rage,” what I mean is “increasingly m...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Opens Cyberlaw Center, Invests in Research

Chinese internet giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has today announced the opening up of its Tencent Cyberlaw Research Center and accompanying websit...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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Tencent Weibo to Join in Real-Name Requirement for Microblogs

After the announcement that Beijing authorities had mandated real-name registration for Beijing microblogs, there was some speculation that ...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 11:25 am
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