28 Results for

wechat

Article

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

Article

Zuckerberg needs mental help, says WeChat

In an ad, messaging app WeChat attempts to show that its services are so human and friendly, they've driven Mark Zuckerberg to a shrink.

By Apr. 24, 2014

Article

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 Mar. 14, 2014

Article

Mobile app use surged 115 percent last year -- report

Messaging apps were the hottest, jumping by more than 200 percent in usage, according to analytics firm Flurry.

By Jan. 13, 2014

Article

Facebook asks European watchdogs to look into WhatsApp deal

Facebook wants European competition watchdogs to investigate its $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp in a bid to head off future antitrust problems.

By May. 28, 2014

Article

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 Mar. 9, 2014

Article

Snapchat adds chat, video calls

The features are out today and include automatic wiping of Snapchat conversations when the talk is over.

By May. 1, 2014

Article

Woman gets $15K of plastic surgery to look better in selfies

Believing that her virtual self is just as important as her actual one, an LA talent agent decides to alter her chin and various other parts of her face.

By Apr. 25, 2014

Article

Hugo Barra's challenge: Grow a Chinese phone maker beyond China

Google's former head of Android product management now is in charge of bringing Android smartphone upstart Xiaomi to new markets. First stop: southeast Asia.

By Dec. 11, 2013

Article

China’s Weibo sets IPO share price low at $17 per share

The microblogging powerhouse sells nearly a quarter less shares than anticipated.

By Apr. 16, 2014