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China smartphone makers join hands on fast apps, pose threat to Tencent's WeChat

An alliance of 10 chinese smartphone vendors has introduced donwload-free 'fast apps' that directly counter WeChat's 'mini programmes'.

China's WeChat reaches agreement with Apple over app's tipping feature

Tencent's WeChat has reached an agreement to re-introduce the tipping feature in its iOS app. This will enable users to tip content creators directly to their accounts, rather than through WeChat's public account holders.

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Tencent's WeChat says it does not store user chats

Denying rumours that 'WeChat is watching your posts everyday', Tencent Holdings, owner of the messaging app, says it doesn't store user data.

Tencent, JD.com invest $863 mn in online retailer Vipshop to compete with Alibaba's Tmall

Tencent and JD.com are investing in online apparel platform Vipshop to compete with Alibaba's retail initiative

Tencent surpass Facebook in market value, becomes first Chinese co worth more than $500 billion

Tencent Holdings Ltd has become the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion, and surpassed Facebook to be the world's fifth-most valuable company.

Tencent Holdings using WeChat, games and payment services to create global outreach

China's biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem.

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Video games could be next for Snapchat, China's Tencent says

Snap disclosed in a US regulatory filing that Tencent recently bought 145.8 million of its shares on the open market.

Alibaba stumbles in bid to wrest mobile control from Tencent

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s six-year-old excursion into mobile operating systems is faltering in China, casting doubt over software that bears billionaire-founder Jack Ma's name and was once touted as key to countering Tencent Holdings Ltd.

China seeks safe steering of bike-sharing boom to clear cluttered streets

China published draft guidelines to regulate the booming bicycle-sharing industry who have cluttered up sidewalks with bikes despite raising millions in funding.

China's Tencent seals exclusive music licensing deal with US based Universal Music Group

Tencent Holdings Ltd, China's biggest social media firm, has tied up with Vivendi's owned Universal Music Group (UMG) to distribute content in China.

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