Mobile Category

China’s Tencent Holdings is using its vast social-media network to attract luxury-fashion brands to its WeChat app, potentially opening a new frontier in online retail.Read More
China’s Weibo now has up to 340 million active users each month, according to the firm’s latest earnings report, which pushes it past Twitter for the first time ever.Read More
Chinese internet giant Tencent, which runs one of China’s most widely used mobile payment tools, has taken its cashless payment experience to the home market of Apple Pay by serving Chinese outbound travellers in the US. Read More
Huawei once again rules the world's biggest smartphone market. The company's sales in its home country of China have jumped to 21 million units in the first three months of this year, accounting for 18% of the market.Read More
Nearly 80 percent of shoppers would like their e-payment records to be accepted as proof for refunds or exchanges, according to a newspaper survey.Read More
As Chinese people are very tech-savvy and highly mobile-centric, targeting them on their mobile became an important mission for advertising companies, following the digital footsteps of Chinese tourists to overseas travel destinations.Read More
The agreement foresees a promotion of the Italian destination with Alitrip, a platform specializing in trips and vacations with over 50 million active users and about 100,000 merchant and business operators.Read More
Police in Central China's Hunan province have been praised on social media for their response to online requests for help from Chinese tourists, whose travel documents were stolen in Vietnam.Read More
WeChat censors content for all users registered with Chinese phone numbers even if they travel overseas or switch to an international number.Read More
The New York Times reports that Facebook has developed tools to prevent sensitive posts from appearing on feeds in "specific geographic areas".Read More