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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 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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Alibaba to get its mobile gaming on, report says

Alibaba, the China-based e-commerce giant, will put itself in direct competition with Tencent Holdings, a major firm in the Chinese gaming arena.

By January 8, 2014

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Correction: Fab's investors

This story incorrectly characterized the investment round in Fab. Tencent Holdings led a group of investors.

By June 20, 2013

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Zynga launches Draw Something 2, kills four other games

The social gaming company shuts down The Ville, Empires and Allies, Dream Zoo, and Zynga City on Tencent, but Draw Something 2 goes live Wednesday night.

By April 24, 2013

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Designer product site Fab now worth $1 billion

The site, which sells designer clothes, furniture, and other items, has just received an investment of $150 million from a group of investors, including Chinese Internet company Tencent Holdings.

By June 19, 2013

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China censors hit popular WeChat accounts

Government watchdogs have scrubbed from the Web the accounts of several journalists as Beijing wraps up its annual parliament meeting.

By March 14, 2014

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Groupon in deal talks with Chinese Net giant

Daily deal site is in talks with Tencent to form a partnership to accelerate its effort in the critical Asian arena, say sources with knowledge of the situation.

By January 16, 2011

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Messaging app WeChat snags 396M active users

With a jump of more than 40 million monthly active users since the end of 2013, the mobile messaging app's star appears to be on the rise.

By May 14, 2014

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Secret-sharing app Whisper said to capture $30M in funding

The anonymous-confession app closes its third round of funding in less than a year, giving it a $200 million valuation, according to Recode.

By March 11, 2014