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Photos: The Animals Tech Firms Use to Sell Their Products

Xiaomi, a Chinese phone company, uses a mascot called Mi Bunny, and it is one of the most iconic corporate dolls of China.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Advertising

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Clickz

Clash of the Titans: Tencent, Alibaba, and the Battle for Digital Dominance in China

While Tencent and Alibaba duke it out to become the dominant digital platform in China, it's really the user that benefits from their creative advances, technical innovation, and new initiatives.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Internet

TechCrunch

Backed By Tencent And Felicis, Scaled Inference Wants To Be The Google Brain For Everyone

Google Brain, an artificial intelligence and machine learning project at Google , has been used to power services like Android's speech recognition system and photo search on Google+.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science, Computer Science, Social Software, Internet, Science / Technology

Iol.co.za

Tencent to benefit as XBox grabs pole position in China

An Xbox One on display during the launch event in New York in November last year.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox, X360

Sun Jul 27, 2014

West Australian

JD.com to sell Microsoft's Xbox One games console in China

JD.com Inc, China's second-biggest e-commerce company by market share, will accept pre-orders for Microsoft Corp's Xbox One games console in China from July 28 to July 30, the firm said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, X360, Internet, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

Forbes.com

Did the New York Times Get Alibaba Excluded From China's Private Bank Pilot?

The approval of private banks in China is being hailed as a step forward in the country's economic reform.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Alibaba,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Is Qihoo 360 a Buy Despite Rich Valuations?

Qihoo 360 Technology has made quick advancement in the Chinese Internet industry.

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Related Topix: Baidu, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Barron's

Sohu: Margin Pressure From Gaming, Barclays Lowers TP

While Sohu.com 's Sogou search and online video businesses continue to grow, its ongoing transition for game developer Changyou and continued spending on buying new games is likely to drag on the margins, said Barclays .

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Barclays Capital, Media, Sohu.com, Computers, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

Iol.co.za

Tencent approved to set up as a lenders

Tencent was among companies approved by China's banking regulator to establish three privately owned lenders as the government eases restrictions on the state-controlled banking industry.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

Wall Street Journal

Tencent's Private Bank Approved

China's banking regulator approved the establishment of three private banks, as part of an effort by Beijing to enlist private capital to shake up the country's state-dominated banking sector.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

People's Daily Online

Tencent to reduce Weibo operations

Tencent Inc will integrate its micro-blogging service's operation team into the company's news team, Tencent said Wednesday, after media reported that it has dismissed its micro-blogging department and will stop upgrading its micro-blogging service.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

JD Relaunches Paipai, Eyes Taobao

Nearly 2 months after its listing in New York, e-commerce giant JD.com is trying to keep up its positive momentum with announcement of a relaunch for Paipai.com, the C2C service it acquired as part of its Tencent tie-up earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Alibaba, Hunch, Marketing

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Baidu 2Q14 Preview: Competition Heating Up In Mobile Search

Baidu will report earnings next Thursday with consensus expecting $1.28 in EPS and $1.92b in revenue.

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Related Topix: Baidu, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Fri Jul 18, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Here's Why Investing in Qihoo 360 a Smart Idea

Qihoo 360 Technology has made quick progress in the Chinese web industry. The organization is presently giving stiff rivalry to Baidu , taking endlessly piece of the pie, and is rubbing shoulders with the likes of Tencent in the gaming market as well.

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Related Topix: Baidu, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Standard

Taxi! Popular app set to hit HK streets

Mainland IT giant Tencent and Easy Taxi teamed up to launch the service in Singapore and are believed to be now eyeing Hong Kong.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel

Reuters

China's JD.com takes aim at Alibaba with Paipai relaunch

Chinese e-tailer JD.com on Thursday relaunched its Paipai online marketplace, opening a new front in its escalating battle against the country's e-commerce market leader Alibaba Group Holding IPO-ALIB.N. Paipai's relaunch marks the first time that JD.com, the No.2 player by market share, has directly taken on Alibaba's core e-commerce offering, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Internet

Mon Jul 14, 2014

TheStreet.com

Candy Crush Saga's Future in China a Big Unknown

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Apple, Startups, iPhone

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Reuters

RPT-As giant U.S. IPO nears, Alibaba's China e-commerce crown slips

Alibaba's dominance of online retail in China faces its biggest-ever challenge as the firm founded by Jack Ma in an apartment 15 years ago lines up a U.S. initial public offering that could value the firm at around $140 billion.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Internet, Science / Technology, Startups, Facebook

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Sohu Has A Hidden Gem

The search engine market is always so tempting. Whoever controls the "entrance" of the Internet controls the gate to making products popular in a short time.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Reuters

Hong Kong shares fall with Tencent a big drag, China slips

Hong Kong shares fell on Wednesday after U.S. stocks skidded, with Internet giant Tencent the biggest drag, while Chinese markets were knocked off three-week highs as banks fell.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Financial Markets

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