12 hrs ago
Janrain Adds Reddit and Tumblr to Its Social Sharing Lineup
The addition of two of the most popular sites for shared user-generated content brings the total number of social networks available through Janrain Social Sharing to 13, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, Gmail, Yahoo, QQ, Tencent Weibo, Mixi, and XING.
16 hrs ago
Customer Interaction Solutions
Tencent, Wanda team up with Baidu [ITWeb]
China's privately-held Dalian Wanda is set to launch a 5 billion yuan e-commerce joint venture with domestic Internet giants Tencent and Baidu, according to two sources familiar with the investment.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Billionaire Ma emerges as China's richest man before Alibaba IPO
The 49-year-old founder and chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has a net worth of $21.8-billion , according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Alibaba Pumps IPO Enthusiasm With Huge Profit Jump
For nearly three years I tracked down billionaires around the world, rooting out American success stories like Pakistani-immigrant Shahid Khan's journey to NFL ownership and the biblical backbone of Hobby Lobby founder David Green .
China's Wanda, Tencent and Baidu team up for $813 million e-commerce deal-sources
China's privately-held Dalian Wanda Group is set to launch a 5 billion yuan e-commerce joint venture with domestic internet giants Tencent Holdings Ltd and Baidu Inc, said two sources familiar with the investment.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Sinopec Shortlists 37 for Sale in Retail Unit
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. shortlisted 37 potential buyers as Asia's biggest refiner seeks to sell a third of its retail unit to raise about $16 billion.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
58.com Announces the Appointment of a New Director
He served successively as Project Manager for QQ's research and development team, General Manager for IM Products, and General Manager for internet business division.
Digital Game Developer
Sweet! Candy Crush Saga Launches in China
King Digital Entertainment plc , a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced that a localized version of the world's sweetest game, Candy Crush Saga, is now available for players in The Chinese version of the game is now integrated with Tencent's Mobile QQ and Weixin social network, and available in Tencent's ... (more)
South China Morning Post
Tencent enables users to pay utility bills through WeChat
Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest Internet service portals.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
China's JD sells 570,000 smartphones in Tencent 5-day promotion
China's second-largest e-commerce company JD.com sold 570,000 smartphones in a five-day promotion offered exclusively on Tencent Holdings Ltd's Mobile QQ, the two companies said on Monday, to show their partnership has paid off.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
South China Morning Post
Anniversary promotion helps boost JD.com's second-quarter earnings
JD.com the mainland's second-largest business-to-consumer e-commerce platform operator, could well be on the fast track to profitability as its net margins improve on the back of a steady increase in mobile users and transactions.
Is China King Digital's Last Hope?
King Digital shares got crushed earlier this week when its Q2 results missed Wall Street expectations.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Tencent: Mobile Gaming Priced In, JPM Downgrades
Investors love Tencent Holdings for its mobile social platforms QQ Mobile and WeChat.
JD.com: Q2 Rev Beat; Nomura Senses Deceleration
JD's revenue grew 64% from a year ago to 28.6 billion yuan , 6% higher than consensus estimates.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Motley Fool
Why China Can't Save King's Candy Crush Saga
The stock is now down 38% from its IPO price of $22.50. King's gross bookings rose 27% year-over-year to $611 million, but declined 5% from the previous quarter.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Alibaba Merger Machine Stumbles as Movie Arm's Books Questioned
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., after announcing an average of two acquisitions a month this year, is learning the importance of doing your homework.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
International Business Times
Tencent & Alibaba Rivalry Intensifies as e-Commerce Site Prepares for September New York IPO
However, rival Chinese firm Tencent Holding is challenging Alibaba's dominance of by matching each business of the latter on the Web, from games, security or search engine.
Weibo: Execs Voice Sympathy For Nokia, Microsoft, Tencent
The microblogging realm was filled with words of sympathy this past week at the woes for some of China's longest-serving foreign tech firms whose names have become household words over the last 20 years.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
China's Most Valuable Internet Company Relies Heavily On Social Messaging Apps
It may not be well-known here in the US, but Tencent is China's most valuable public internet company with a market valuation of ~$150 billion, and it's growing at an incredible clip.
Tencent's WeChat popularity grows as revenue, profit jumps
Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings, which operates online games and the WeChat messaging service, said Wednesday its profit grew 42 percent as smartphone gaming revenues continue to rise.