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  WeChat has 100 million international users now


Just one month ago, Tencent announced that it had 70 million international users outside of China mainland. Today, they announced that WeChat hit 100 million international users. In just one month, the international users increase by 30 million. WeChat becomes one of the most tough competitors in the international IM market. Although there are still Whatsapp, Line and some other IMs, WeChat provides many different robust features, especially in the newly released WeChat 5. The new features in W...

   WeChat,Tencent,Internationalization     2013-08-20 02:38:14


  WeChat 5.0 is coming soon


WeChat 5.01 now is available on App Store, but on Android, you still need to wait for some more time. If you want to experiment with new features of WeChat 5.0 now and you are using Android, you can request a beta version of WeChat 5.0 through here .Let's check out the new features first. WeChat 5.0 adopts the popular flat design, it focus on game platform. Main features are: You can play games with friends in game center Add bank account to pay with WeChat New bookmark function, you can bookm...

   WeChat 5.0,New fetuares     2013-08-04 22:42:45


  Huateng Ma becomes the richest person in China


On 22 July, Licai Zhoubao, a famous wealth management media in China, released a ranking about Chinese most richest people. In this ranking, Tencent CEO, Huateng Ma for the first time becomes the richest person in China with 46.7 billion RMB(around  $7.6 billion), his wealth was 35.4 billion RMB(around $5.76 billion) last year. That means his wealth increases 11.3 billion RMB($1.84 billion) in one year. In 2012, Tencent Corp had a revenue of 43.9 billion RMB(around $7.15 billion), which inc...

   Tencent,WeChat,Huateng Ma     2013-07-22 08:55:13


  WeChat owns 70 million users now out of China


According to 36 Kr, on this year's Tencent Partner Conference, Tencent president Zhiping Liu announced that WeChat had more than 70 million users out of China, it entered Malaysia, Thailand, India, Indonesia, the Middle East, Mexico and other countries. And it has become the No.1 IM app in Mexico .While in early April, WeChat had only 40 million users abroad. In just three months, 30 million news users started to use WeChat.Tencent spares no effort to promote WeChat to the international market. ...

   WeChat,Internationalization,China,Tencent     2013-07-03 03:09:34


  Tencent CEO : Mobile social gaming will be the profit breakthrough point of WeChat


Tencent CEO Ma Huateng said mobile social gaming would be one of the biggest light spot and also the profit profit breakthrough point of WeChat.Mr. Ma thinks that the principle of public accounts of WeChat is very simple, In the early period of QQ, users could also send messages and feedback, the reason why WeChat is so charming is because the phone has audio and video capabilities, this is very different from the text on the PC. Public account service providers can send voice passages to users ...

   Tencent,WeChat,GMIC     2013-05-07 07:27:23


  Only 4G can resolve the conflicts between China Telecom Carriers and WeChat ?


Why WeChat has made the three big Chinese telecom companies uncomfortable? Let's analyze from both technical and commercial levels. From a technical point of view, Mr. Huang, Dean of China Mobile Research Institute, described the impact of "always online service" applications like WeChat. Instead of using technical terms, we will explain in simple vivid phrases. First, mobile QQ, or WeChat, will have their own "request frequency". These requests are sent to the carrier network, to check the re...

   4G,WeChat,Telecom,China     2013-03-25 08:28:59


  Telecom elements in WeChat


As an engineer who spends much time on focusing on WeChat like applications(Skype, Fring, Viber, Kik Messenger, WhatsApp, Talkbox, LINE, Kakao Talk) , I would like to share with you the telecom element in WeChat to show the inheritance and integration of traditional telecom services in the Internet service and applications.First, WeChat is an application to send messages, the fully IP-based messaging capabilities may replace the traditional telecom services such as SMS, MMS and VMS ,This is ver...

   WeChat,Telecom operator     2013-04-13 20:29:46


  Tencent released Q1 earning report of 2013


Tencent has released the earnings report of Q1 in 2013, the total revenue is $2.1611 billion which increases  11.5% compared to last quarter and increases 40.4% compared to the same time last year. The  profit is 649.4 million US dollars which increases 17.3% compared to last quarter and increases 37.4% compared last year.The three main profit generators are:1. Value-added services revenue of 1.7014 billion US dollars with an increase of 13.6% compared to last quarter and an increase o...

   Tencent,Earnings report,WeChat     2013-05-15 07:02:45


  Why cannot Renren be China's Facebook?


Yizhou Chen, CEO of China's SNS community Renren, shouted "one war, three battles". We do not know now how the battle progresses. Currently Renren's net market value is $1.3 billion where 900 million of them are in cash, it means the market values Renren 400 million US dollars only which is far lower than Facebook. Why cannot Renren be China's Facebook? This is a very interesting topic, many users share their opinions, Some of the main points are summarized as follows:Facebook pay more attentio...

   Renren, Facebook,SNS     2012-11-22 11:44:33


  Here is what XcodeGhost author says


The first compiler malware in iOS was disclosed by Chinese iOS developers on Wednesday(Beijing time). The name of this malware is XcodeGhost as described by Alibaba researchers who released the analysis of this malware.  The malicious code is located in a Mach-O object file that was repackaged into some versions of Xcode installers. These malicious installers were then uploaded to Baidu’s cloud file sharing service for used by Chinese iOS/OS X developers. Xcode is Apple’s offic...

   IOS,SECURITY,XCODEGHOST,APP STORE,APPLE     2015-09-18 20:51:38