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China regulator says iPhone 6 in final review stages: Tencent

BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc's iPhone 6 is in the final stages of review for approval, with results due shortly, a top Chinese government regulator said in an interview published on Tuesday by Tencent. The status of the iPhone 6 … Continue reading

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China’s Tencent shuts messaging accounts after censorship rules-state media

China's Tencent Holdings Ltd has suspended more than 300 accounts on its WeChat mobile messaging app and banned around 40 others as government restrictions on spreading political news online take effect, state media said on Friday. Earlier this month, China … Continue reading

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China’s Wanda, Tencent, Baidu to set up $814 million e-commerce company

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – China's Dalian Wanda group and Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Friday they would set up a 5 billion yuan ($ 814 million) e-commerce joint venture with Baidu Inc , as the firms push into … Continue reading

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China’s JD sells 574,000 smartphones in Tencent five-day promotion

China’s second-largest e-commerce company JD.com sold 574,000 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. Investors have scrutinized JD and Tencent, China’s … Continue reading

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Tencent estimate-beating profit driven by phone games

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd , China's biggest listed tech firm, posted its second quarter of year-on-year profit gain of more than 50 percent as smartphone gaming revenue continued to grow at a breakneck pace. Net … Continue reading

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Tencent to buy $736m stake in 58.com

China’s internet gaming and social media conglomerate continues its spending spree to snap-up assets in a race with rival Alibaba Asia homepage

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Tencent to buy 20 pct in 58.com for $736 mln

(Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd, China's biggest listed tech firm, will buy a 20 percent stake in online classifieds company 58.com Inc for $ 736 million as the company looks to boost its presence in the e-commerce business. Tencent, known … Continue reading

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China’s central bank mulls Alibaba, Tencent payment curbs – state media

China's central bank is considering regulations that would significantly limit the use of third-party payment systems, including the payment arms of Alibaba Holding Group and Tencent Holdings Ltd. The People's Bank of China released draft rules last week to major … Continue reading

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China’s central bank mulls Alibaba, Tencent payment curbs – state media

China's central bank is considering regulations that would significantly limit the use of third-party payment systems, including the payment arms of Alibaba Holding Group and Tencent Holdings Ltd. The People's Bank of China released draft rules last week to major … Continue reading

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China’s central bank halts Tencent, Alibaba mobile payment process

By Hongmei Zhao and Heng Xie HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China's central bank demanded on Friday that payments made by scanning a bar code with mobile devices be halted, hitting the payment arms of Internet companies Tencent Holdings Ltd and … Continue reading

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