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Tencent, Naspers shares leap higher

Tencent Holdings surged after delivering record profit that topped analyst estimates, calming investors who’d braced for a big hit to margins. The stock climbed as much as 7.1% in Hong Kong, its biggest

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Tencent drops after warning on profit margins

Tencent Holdings slid in Hong Kong on Thursday after Asia’s most valuable company warned that growing investments in content and technology will compress margins. Its shares fell 2.4 percent in early trade, shaving

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Why Tencent wants to be more like Facebook

Tencent’s rise into a $500bn company was fuelled by a culture of internal competition, where teams raced against each other to make ideas work. To become an advertising powerhouse like Facebook, the internal barriers are starting to

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Worries grow over Tencent, Alibaba valuations

Alibaba and Tencent can count themselves among the world’s costliest technology companies after a stellar run. To justify those lofty valuations, China’s two largest corporations have to deliver on some of the riskiest bets they’ve

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Tencent tumbles on China Internet crackdown

China’s online watchdog has launched an investigation into reports of multiple violations at news services run by Tencent, Baidu and Weibo, as the government continues to tighten scrutiny over Internet content. The Cyberspace Administration

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China cracks down on WhatsApp

Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service has been partially blocked in China, following a censorship crackdown by the government. Multiple WhatsApp users in China reported experiencing intermittent outages…

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