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, …


U.S. Payments Start-up Teams With Alipay, WeChat To Reach Chinese Consumers

Silicon Valley start-up company Stripe has reached deals with Chinese digital payment service providers Alipay and WeChat payment to enable …


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 …


Alipay Brings Chinese Money Services To Malaysian JV

CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, Malaysia’s second largest bank by asset scale, said that its subsidiary Touch n Go, in which …


China Development Bank Inks Tencent Fintech Deal

China Development Bank and Tencent signed a strategic cooperation agreement on “Internet plus” for development of finance services. The term …


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 …