This year, Tencent announced plans to unleash 500 million red envelopes full of cash and another 3 billion virtual coupons to WeChat users over a 10-day period.
Chinese internet authorities have embarked on yet another campaign to force netizens to register online accounts using their real names.
The crackdown on China's web continues, with anime and gaming platforms feeling the sting of the Ministry of Culture's axe.
China's WeChat has just shut down sharing connections between WeChat and a number of Alibaba apps, including Alipay's red envelope service.
You won’t find the treasure trove of features and functions available on the mobile version, just basic messaging and file transfers.
This latest round is the largest in a string of large investments Ele.me has seen over the past couple of years.
Advertisements are now live in your WeChat feed, and among the first to take a bite out of the WeChat ad apple are BMW and Coca-Cola.
How do you get your app pre-installed on almost every Samsung Galaxy device sold in East Asia? Easy: you work at Samsung for 10 years first, of course!
The adverts are in the WeChat Moments section of the app, which is a bit like the Facebook timeline.
This time last year, popular messaging app WeChat launched an online personal investment fund for its users in China. It allows people to get better interest ra...
The startup runs delivery services mostly for cheap chain restaurants, guaranteeing a bowl of noodles or Burger King Whopper to your door in less than one hour.
Wanda Group's upcoming online-to-offline play is looking increasingly vague, and increasingly well-funded.
Re/code, the tech blog that’s home to All Things D emigres Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, is now available in Chinese.
Tencent today launched the website for what will likely be the first ever private internet bank in the People’s Republic of China.
Wanda Group, the brick-and-mortar conglomerate that formed a US$814 million joint venture with Baidu and Tencent, bought a stake in online payment firm 99Bill.
Xiaomi is by far China’s most important tech company. Its founder embodies all of Silicon Valley’s greatest heroes, from Bill Gates to Steve Jobs to Elon Musk.
Tencent participated in nearly three dozen funding rounds this year alone, about half of which were seed, series A, or series B rounds.
China's censors aren't a big fan of sexy photos. At least not when they're being used by internet companies to "hype" things and attract reader and viewer eyeba...
China's biggest game company has set up a new partnership to give it another window into Japan's mobile gaming market.
Kamcord, the US-based mobile game video recording SDK, has raised a US$15M series B funding round led by GungHo, with participation from Wargaming and Tencent.
Yesterday, Alibaba revealed its latest move towards the gaming space: a new social mobile gaming platform called KTplay. Created together with Beijing-based mob...
So Puzzle & Dragons is finally coming to China next year. But are Chinese gamers in 2015 going to be all that excited about playing 2013's hottest mobile game?
Apple has released its top charts for China in 2014, and they're strongly dominated by Chinese-developed apps.
Chinese taxi app Didi Dache revealed today that it has secured US$700 million in fresh, series D funding. This dwarfs the US$100 million it netted at the start ...
WiWide, a Chinese startup that provides public wifi networks to stores and restaurants, has received a US$49 million series C round from Tencent and Dianping.
Nearly five months after the initial tie-up in Singapore, today WeChat and EasyTaxi announced that its partnership is rolling out to Thailand, Malaysia, and the...
If you're promoting your WeChat account on Weibo, you'd better stop it. Sina says it may silence and even ban users caught doing that after noon today.
Dramas such as Game of Thrones and The Newsroom will be streamed online in China. They’ll be available soon on the Tencent Video site.