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China's WeChat messaging app is now a Windows 10 Universal App

China's WeChat messaging app is now a Windows 10 Universal App One of the most popular messaging apps in the world is now officially available as a Windows 10 Universal App.As we reported earlier this summer, Tencent’s WeChat was rumored to be coming to Windows 10.

ASB joins another Chinese social media platform

ASB joins another Chinese social media platform It offers users text messaging, hold-to-talk voice messaging, broadcast messaging, video conferencing, video games, sharing of photographs and videos, and location sharing.The bank has now launched an official Mainland China profile on WeChat, allowing Chinese customers, here and in China, to have mobile interaction with bank.

Google just added a feature we always wanted for Chrome on iPhone

Google just added a feature we always wanted for Chrome on iPhone The feature can be accessed from the 3D Touch menu of Chrome, or by simply writing QR in Spotlight.At the time, Google had positioned the new feature as an ability to quickly learn about products using their QR codes.

Send a message and some caffeine — WeChat lets users gift Starbucks in China

Send a message and some caffeine — WeChat lets users gift Starbucks in China With this new collaboration, Chinese WeChat users will be able to gift a cup of joe via text.On New Year’s Eve, more than 14 billion “red wallets” were gifted among WeChat users.

Bill Gates joins China's most popular social network

Bill Gates joins China's most popular social network China's most popular messaging app now has one more person it can add to its massive user base — Bill Gates.The vast majority of those users use the app daily, says Tencent, WeChat's maker.

A service now lets people pay their respects to the dead through a livestream

A service now lets people pay their respects to the dead through a livestream Qingming Festival is the one day a year where many Chinese people visit cemeteries to pay their respects to their ancestors, typically by praying, cleaning the graves, or leaving offerings.But if you're too lazy busy to make it down, one cemetery is offering to do your duty for you — and livestream it as proof.

Bike-sharing Mobike gets to ride on WeChat's popularity to reach 900 million users

Bike-sharing Mobike gets to ride on WeChat's popularity to reach 900 million users Bike-sharing firm Mobike now has a way to reach the 900 million people who use China's largest messenger app, WeChat.Prior to this, Mobike was already available within WeChat as a "mini program", but wallet integration elevates the app to higher prominence.

Spark to cater to New Zealand's diverse customer base

Spark to cater to New Zealand's diverse customer base This new customer service channel will be managed by Spark’s One World team.One World is an  Auckland-based Mandarin, Cantonese and Korean speaking customer service centre that has been active for 11 years.

China's top social network paid a salary nearly double that of Apple's highest paid person

China's top social network paid a salary nearly double that of Apple's highest paid person That's higher than the top salary of $35 million (HKD 274 million) it paid out to one individual in 2015.7 million (231 million HKD) and $33.

Stripe's deal in China is huge for western stores keen to welcome Chinese shoppers

Stripe's deal in China is huge for western stores keen to welcome Chinese shoppers With this deal, retailers who use Stripe to process payments will now be able to welcome Chinese shoppers onboard — the majority of whom use the two Chinese platforms when they shop online.Far fewer use credit cards.

Chinese Censors Working Overtime in Wake of Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s Death

Chinese Censors Working Overtime in Wake of Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s Death Last week, Chinese literary critic, writer, poet, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and long-time civil rights activist Liu Xiaobo died of terminal liver cancer.According to the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, there was a significant shift in Chinese censorship patterns following Liu’s death.

Why Apple plays China’s censorship game

Why Apple plays China’s censorship game Given that admission, the question then becomes obvious: Should Apple even try to continue to do business in China under these conditions?Everything we know about Apple historically tells us that bowing to this kind of censorship is antithetical to its core values.

Vodafone NZ launches Red nnect service for Chinese customers

Vodafone NZ launches Red nnect service for Chinese customers The company says that New Zealand’s Chinese population is set to grow more than 80% over the next eight years, according to Statistics New Zealand data.An important part of the Red Connect service is WeChat, a Chinese social media platform that has more than 938 million active users.

How China's most enduring meme has lasted a decade

How China's most enduring meme has lasted a decade Turns out, this image style has been a decade in the making, from its start as a 4chan-inspired meme, to the most enduring piece of Chinese digital culture.The comic's start can be traced to Wang Nima, the pseudonymous founder of a rage comic-style webtoon site called Baozou Manhua, which literally translates to "rage comics.