Chinese tech titan Tencent today unveiled its Android-based OS that’s designed for use across smartphones, game consoles, wearable tech, and smart home gadgets.
Tencent’s mobile chat app has been accused by some of being a copycat (and those complaints are not without merit), but that hasn’t stopped WeChat from growing at breakneck pace. With 300-million-plus users, it’s far and away the mobile chat app of choice in China, but perhaps more importantly, it’s probably the first Chinese social network to see real success overseas, with more than 40 million international users as of April 2013.
WePiao is already integrated into both WeChat and QQ, the two most popular messaging apps in China. In 2014, 30% of movie tickets in China were sold online.
China’s tech giants are working hard to make sure that consumers use their phones to pay for things. Today Alipay Wallet, the Alibaba-affiliated mobile wallet, announced it now enables Chinese users t...
Unless you'd like a dose of 6,000 times the legal limit of hormones, we suggest buying your health-related products via a different platform. WeChat ecommerce has a glaring flaw.
China's most popular messaging app takes the stage for KTV.
China's tech titans used to trample local startups, but now they're offering funding as they seek out partnerships.
China's favorite mobile messenger adds more ads.
Also, Tencent's profits reached RMB 23.9 billion (US$3.9 billion), up 53 percent year-on-year.
WeChat, the most popular messaging app and social network in China with 468 million monthly active users, yesterday set in stone 10 rules for users posting to the app’s news feed, called Moments in En...
WeChat, Weibo ordered to crack down on viral pollution film ‘Under the Dome,’ but discussion continues
After Chai Jing's pollution documentary went viral in China, authorities have ordered discussion of it be censored, but as usual, that hasn't stopped China's web users.
JD, China's second-biggest ecommerce company after Alibaba, today announced its fourth quarter 2014 earnings report.
Techweb reports Sina removed 5,500 "misleading" accounts, while Tencent purged nearly 26,000 from QQ, WeChat, and Tencent Weibo.
Bitcoin enthusiasts in China exchanged a total of RMB 10 million (US$1.6 million) in Chinese New Year gifts using the cryptocurrency.
Products like online mutual funds, peer-to-peer loans, and insurance only showed 2 percent growth in the second half of last year.
Amidst all the other Chinese New Year festivities, China’s WeChat users sent each other an astonishing 1.01 billion red envelopes.
China’s state TV extravaganza for Chinese New Year’s Eve is getting a social media twist this year – and also a pile of cash.