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Starbucks and Tencent Announce Strategic Partnership to Launch Social Gifting on WeChat in China

9 Dec 4086050844_e8c3485a95_z-624x468

Starbucks Coffee Company and Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading provider of internet value-added services in China, today pioneered a strategic partnership to co-create a new social gifting feature on WeChat, China’s leading mobile social communications service, in early 2017. (more…)

WeChat v6.2.5 For iOS Hacked, Everything Safe And Under Control, Says Tencent

21 Sep security-3-e1441657345769-1024x519

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

China’s most popular messaging app WeChat has apparently been hacked, exposing over 600 million app users. According to Tencent, which spoke out on the issue on Friday, the app was hacked through a security flaw which has been patched. (more…)

PChome launches Pi mobile wallet payment service

14 May 0513-pi-1-624x497

PChome Online, Taiwan’s top e-commerce firm, launched its mobile-payment service Pi mobile wallet on May 13. The digital wallet allows consumers to make payments or transfer up to NT$1,000 (US$32.60) in each transaction with a virtual credit card via a mobile app that requires only the mobile phone number of the money receiver and a set of transaction passwords. The target market consists of social media users and small-transaction C2C offline trade. (more…)

Tencent Announces 2015 First Quarter Results

13 May Tencent_2-624x441-2

Tencent Holdings Limited (“Tencent” or the “Company”), a leading provider of Internet services in China, today announced the unaudited consolidated results for the first quarter of 2015 ended March 31, 2015 (“1Q2015″). (more…)