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Tencent's WeChat popularity grows as revenue, profit jumps

Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings reports strong second-quarter earnings as online advertising and smartphone gaming revenues grow.

By August 13, 2014

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Tencent opens China's first private, online bank

An entirely Web-based operation, WeBank issued its first loan to a truck driver on Monday.

By January 5, 2015

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Tencent to take stake in JD.com to challenge Alibaba

The Chinese Internet giant is paying nearly $215 million for 15 percent of JD.com, China's second-largest e-commerce company behind Alibaba.

By March 9, 2014

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Windows 10 targets current pirates with free update

Microsoft wants to bring pirated copies of current Windows software back into the fold. Plus, Windows 10's hardware requirements have been laid out.

By March 18, 2015

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China's leading taxi apps join forces in $6B merger

The merger of Kuadi Dache and Didi Dache is set to dominate smartphone-based transport services in the country.

By February 24, 2015

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China's Internet users soar as mobile drives growth

China had 649 million people online at the end of 2014, up by 31 million people from a year earlier. Mobile Internet users grew by 57 million people.

By February 3, 2015

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Call of Duty makes first trip to China with launch of public beta

Call of Duty, one of the most popular first-person shooters, is launching online in the world's most populous country, putting the game in front of a whole new audience.

By January 12, 2015

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Kabam expands with TapZen and Magic Pixel Games acquisitions

The purchases bring former Zynga executive Mike Verdu on as an executive ahead of eventual public offering.

By January 13, 2015

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China's new app law drives away unlicensed taxis

The crackdown on unlicensed drivers has been made official in China, with changes to how taxi apps are allowed to operate.

By January 11, 2015

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What's killing your battery? Android's top 10 performance-sapping apps

Is your phone or tablet battery constantly reduced to a sliver of red on the screen? New research has found the worst performance-draining apps on Android devices, and Facebook is the biggest culprit.

By November 5, 2014