News tagged with instant messaging services

Chinese messaging service shuts politics accounts

A popular Chinese instant messaging service has removed at least 40 accounts with content about political, economic and legal issues in a possible sign communist authorities are tightening control over discussion of sensitive ...

dateMar 14, 2014 in Internet
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Sina plans New York IPO for Weibo microblog

(AP)—Chinese internet company Sina Corp. plans to spin off its Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, in a U.S. initial public offering to raise $500 million, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday.

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Business
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WeChat: China's popular mobile messaging app

As Facebook snaps up smartphone messaging service WhatsApp for a monumental $19 billion in cash and shares, focus has turned to its rivals. Here are some background facts about China's popular mobile messaging application ...

dateFeb 20, 2014 in Software
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