Posts Tagged ‘Tencent’

Tencent May Have Just Defeated Baidu At Its Own Game In China

Baidu is a poorly-executed search engine. But with both government regulations handcuffing its development and lack of competition in China, …


Tencent’s Silicon Valley Data Center Opens While Foreign Firms Lack China Access

Tencent’s Silicon Valley data center, which is the company’s first data center in the U.S., has commenced operations. Tencent will …


Chinese Search Engine Baidu Gains Online Banking License

Not only will China’s biggest search engine have access to netizens’ online search habits, it will soon also hold dominion …


China To Tighten Control Of News Sites With Stricter Rules

Chinese government national emblem sealChina intends to further tighten control over the country’s digital news and content websites with stricter requirements, after several earlier …


Microsoft Changes Greater China CEO

Alain Crozier MicrosoftMicrosoft announced that its Greater China Chairman and CEO Ralph Haupter will become Microsoft worldwide senior vice president and Asia …


Samsung Links Online Payments With China’s Alipay

Samsung paymentSamsung’s payment service Samsung Pay and Alibaba’s payment service Alipay announced an interoperability deal that allows users to complete payments …


Tencent’s Qkey Promotes Its Secure Payment Authentication

Tencent QkeyChinese Internet company Tencent launched its smart bracelet product named Qkey with a feature that grants the user payment authentication …


Censorship Is LinkedIn’s China Friend As It Boasts User Milestone

LinkedIn Censorship in ChinaShen Boyang, LinkedIn’s global vice president and China president, said that the company’s number of users in China has surpassed …


Suguo Stores Begin Supporting Apple Pay In China

Apple PayJiangsu-based supermarket chain Suguo announced that its 1,500 owned stores in Jiangsu and Anhui provinces, covering shopping plazas, community stores, …


China’s 58.com Gears Up For New Tech Growth

58comIts homepage may appear staid and plain, but the backend technology running Chinese classified information website 58.com is ramping up …