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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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WeChat dives into wearables to start 'connecting everything'

Several health-and-fitness trackers have gone on sale in China, revealing that messaging-app maker's efforts to become a software platform for wearables and eventually "everything."

By July 18, 2014

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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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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 April 24, 2014

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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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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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Samsung, Sequoia invest in Israeli video-chat startup

Mobile video service Rounds raises $12 million, giving it a bit more ammunition to compete in the messaging app world.

By January 14, 2015

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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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Kik raises $38 million on mobile-messaging promise

The messaging-and-chat app maker's round was led by hedge fund Valiant Capital Partners and brings the company's total venture capital funding to $70.5 million.

By November 19, 2014

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Spartan Apus Launcher conquers 30 million users internationally

Chinese company Apus has released its pared-down Android launcher to massive international success. But it's doing it without focusing on the Chinese market. We sat down with founder Li Tao to find out why.

By October 29, 2014