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Tech Giants in China - WeChat, Tencent, Alibaba and more

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Rise of the Super App: Mobile-First Product Ideas from China | a16z - a16z


a16z Published on Jan 13, 2018 Apps like WeChat and Alipay in China show us what's possible when an entire country leapfrogs over the PC era directly to mobile. And while th...

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The next phase of WeChat – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


Thousands of people gathered Wednesday night in a southern Chinese city to hear Zhang Xiaolong, Tencent’s low-key executive who built WeChat eight years ago. It’s no longer adeq...

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How WeChat came to rule China - The Verge - The Verge (2018)


China’s most popular messaging app, WeChat, has always had a close relationship with the Chinese government.

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Going Global: China’s Didi to buy Brazil’s 99 in $1B deal to take on Latin America | TechCrunch - TechCrunch


A year ago, Didi made a big move into Brazil when it laid down over $100 million to take a stake in 99, a local competitor to Uber in the app-based ride..

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How WeChat faded into the silence in India - FactorDaily (2018)


Circa 2010, China: The aftermath of Urumqi riots in 2009 resulted in a ban and blockage of 1.3 million websites ...

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China’s insatiable appetite for foreign travel - Cash or WeChat? - The Economist - The Economist


IT IS SAID to be the second-most-popular destination for Chinese visitors to Britain after Buckingham Palace, yet Liu Xiaoming, China’s ambassador to the country since 2009, jok...

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Tencent to grow gaming empire with $148M acquisition of Conan publisher Funcom in Norway – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


Tencent, one of the world’s biggest video and online gaming companies by revenue, today made another move to help cement that position. The Chinese firm has made an offer to ful...

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The World’s Greatest Delivery Empire - Bloomberg


In China, Meituan has reshaped city life—and heightened a rivalry with a certain competitor. "In Beijing, it’s often cheaper to have food delivered than to get it yourself. L...

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TikTok's Chinese owner offers to forego stake to clinch U.S. deal - Reuters - U.S.


China's ByteDance has agreed to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after President Donald Trump said on Friday he had ...

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Article economist.com

Schumpeter - Tencent has used stealth to become a gaming superpower - The Economist


How to stay out of the Sino-American clash of clans

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When One App Rules Them All: The Case of WeChat and Mobile in China - Andreessen Horowitz (2015)


While seemingly just a messaging app, WeChat is actually more of a portal, a platform, and even a mobile operating system depending on how you look at it. Much has been written ...

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Four Key Product Principles from WeChat’s Creator  - Andreessen Horowitz (2019)


Throughout China, Allen Zhang is known as the “father of WeChat”. Zhang’s public persona has much the same cultural importance and weight as the American legacy of Steve Jobs. H...

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