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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 Mar. 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 Jan. 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 Mar. 9, 2014

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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

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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

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Texts in decline as WhatsApp and friends set to send 300bn messages

Experts say WhatsApp and the like contributed to the number of text messages sent falling for the first time last year.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Cute overload: Line messaging app hits 300 million users

Known for its cartoonish emoticons, Japan's Line is aiming for half a billion users in 2014.

By Nov. 25, 2013

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Verizon offers pricey way to upgrade early

Verizon becomes the latest carrier to offer an early upgrade plan, Netflix makes Emmy history, and the HTC One shrinks to a Mini version.

By Jul. 18, 2013

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Messaging app Kik adds 200,000 users -- each day

The messaging app, which now has 50 million users in total, is rolling out new versions for both Android and iOS.

By Apr. 11, 2013

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Skype breaks records, traffic grows by 44 percent

Microsoft's call app increased its traffic in 2012 by twice the amount of all international phone carriers combined -- it's calls are now equal to one third of all global phone traffic.

By Feb. 14, 2013