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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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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 January 13, 2014

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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

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Japanese messaging app Line may go for US-only IPO

Line has already applied for an initial public offering in Tokyo, but the app's parent company reportedly has its eyes on Wall Street.

By July 16, 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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Japanese messaging app Line heads for $10B IPO

Line applies for an initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, according to reports, and may also consider listing on Wall Street.

By July 15, 2014

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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