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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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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

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iMessage spam deluge traced to knock-offs in China

Text message spam is best ignored, but when a security researcher followed a trail of deception laid out on Apple's iMessage he became the proud owner of cheap designer accessories from China.

By October 24, 2014

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Facebook closes $19B deal for WhatsApp

The closing of the deal follows last week's regulatory approval from the European Commission.

By October 6, 2014

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Facebook's WhatsApp deal gets regulatory OK in Europe

With FTC approval granted in April, the approval in Europe means the deal should finally wrap up soon.

By October 4, 2014

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Researchers find data leaks in Instagram, Grindr, OoVoo and more

Private messaging isn't so private, say University of New Haven researchers who found Android apps transmitting and storing unencrypted images, chats, screenshots and even passwords.

By September 8, 2014