Posts Tagged: tencent

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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Baidu Puts Tweets In Its Search With New Sina Weibo Deal

Starting this morning, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) is adding search results from Chinese microblog site Sina Weibo, giving its search engine users q...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 12:30 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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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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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
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