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News on Tencent (Ticker: 0700) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

12 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

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.

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Related Topix: JanRain, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

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.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu, World News, China, Asia, Internet, Science / Technology

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.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Alipay, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu

Forbes.com

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 .

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Related Topix: Alibaba

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bloomberg

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.

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Related Topix: China Petroleum and Chemical, Oil & Gas, Energy

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

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.

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Related Topix: Project Manager, Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing, Product Management, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

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)

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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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, Alibaba

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Alibaba

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

Seeking Alpha

Is China King Digital's Last Hope?

King Digital shares got crushed earlier this week when its Q2 results missed Wall Street expectations.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Barron's

Tencent: Mobile Gaming Priced In, JPM Downgrades

Investors love Tencent Holdings for its mobile social platforms QQ Mobile and WeChat.

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Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Barron's

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Bejeweled , Video Games

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WebCPA

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.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, SourceMedia

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.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Travel, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel, Computers

Seeking Alpha

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.

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Related Topix: Nokia, Navteq, Wireless, Telecom, Microsoft, Startups, World News, China, Asia

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.

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CNET News.com

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.

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