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May 18, 2020, 09:14 ET WeChat Releases New Report on the QR Code Economy's Fight Against COVID-19

On May 18, Tencent's WeChat, Tsinghua University's Tsinghua China Data Center, and the Tencent Social Research Institute jointly released a report...


May 01, 2020, 07:00 ET WeChat is Taking Museums to the Cloud

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, major museums, galleries and expositions across the United States have been forced to cancel events and close...


Apr 29, 2020, 05:22 ET WeChat Retail Growth Plan Drives Digital Transformation

As Chinese domestic businesses gradually begin resuming operations and production following the period of industrial standstill caused by COVID-19,...


Mar 26, 2020, 02:39 ET WeChat und globale Branchenkollegen starten weltweiten COVID-19-Hackathon zur Unterstützung der Weltgesundheitsorganisation

WeChat, Chinas am häufigsten genutzte soziale Plattform, gab am Mittwoch seinen Zusammenschluss mit großen Technologieplattformen wie Facebook und...


Mar 25, 2020, 10:36 ET WeChat e parceiros globais lançam a Launch COVID-19 Global Hackathon para apoiar a Organização Mundial de Saúde

WeChat, o aplicativo de plataforma social mais usado na China, anunciou na quarta-feira que está fazendo parceria com as principais plataformas...


Mar 25, 2020, 10:33 ET WeChat y sus pares globales lanzan el Hackatón Global COVID-19 en respaldo de la Organización Mundial de la Salud

WeChat, la plataforma social más utilizada de China, anunció el miércoles que se está asociando con las principales plataformas tecnológicas,...


Mar 25, 2020, 09:30 ET WeChat et des homologues mondiaux lancent le hackathon mondial COVID-19 pour soutenir l'Organisation mondiale de la santé

WeChat, la plateforme sociale la plus utilisée en Chine, a annoncé mercredi son partenariat avec d'importantes plateformes technologiques, dont...


Mar 25, 2020, 09:24 ET WeChat y Global Peers lanzan la Hackatón Global COVID-19 para apoyar a la Organización Mundial de la Salud

WeChat, la plataforma social más utilizada de China, anunció el miércoles que se está asociando con las principales plataformas tecnológicas,...


Mar 25, 2020, 03:09 ET WeChat and Global Peers Launch COVID-19 Global Hackathon to Support the World Health Organisation

WeChat, China's most used social platform, on Wednesday announced it is partnering with major technology platforms including Facebook and Microsoft...


Aug 23, 2019, 07:15 ET With a focus on optimizing the communication experience, WeChat launches 7.0.5 version with upgraded Floating Window feature

WeChat recently launched the iOS 7.0.5 version in which the Floating Window feature has been upgraded. The new version can display document previews, ...


May 17, 2019, 14:42 ET Europe is the Next Key Market of WeChat Pay Cross-border Business

WeChat Pay announced that Europe would be their next key market of WeChat Pay Cross-border Business on the Europe-first WeChat Open Class in London....


May 17, 2019, 14:39 ET LBS Case Study: Innovation and Agility at Tencent's WeChat

London Business School introduced its latest case study "Innovation and Agility at Tencent's WeChat" in its Strategy and Innovation Class. The case...


Mar 16, 2019, 12:00 ET WeChat Scan & Go Wins iF Gold Award, the First from China in Service Design Category

WeChat, one of the world's most popular mobile apps and social networks, brought home iF Gold Award for its smart retail innovation, Scan & Go. It is ...


Jan 23, 2019, 07:00 ET WeChat Pay teams up with BHV MARAIS to launch an advanced retail experience under its ONE FOR BILLION initiative

WeChat Pay and BHV Marais are joining forces to launch a smart department store solution, including an innovative pop-up store celebrating Chinese...


Jun 25, 2018, 11:50 ET First Luxury Brand to Debut Product on WeChat Mini Program

The Tod's jointly-designed limited-edition bag to be unveiled on June 26 marks the first time that a luxury brand has launched a world premiere...


Feb 28, 2018, 01:44 ET WeChat Pay Duplicates Domestic Lifestyle Overseas Where Over 90% Chinese Still Prefer Mobile Payment

"As mobile payment is increasingly welcomed by mainland Chinese outbound tourists, WeChat Pay plans to constantly invest in its cross-border...


Feb 14, 2018, 07:52 ET WeChat Pay to launch promotions for Chinese outbound tourists during Chinese Lunar New Year

WeChat Pay, the mobile payment unit of China's most popular social app, WeChat, has launched a series of promotions in cooperation with...


Jan 14, 2018, 06:45 ET WeChat will debut live on Facebook for Its Open Class PRO 2018

The 2018 Wechat Open Class PRO will be held in Guangzhou today and is the first time it will be made available to an international audience via live...


Jan 12, 2018, 08:45 ET WeChat Open Class to debut live on Facebook and set tone for its 980-million-MAU ecosystem

WeChat, which is one of the popular application in China, and involves over 980 million monthly active users, will hold 2018 Wechat Open Class PRO in ...


Dec 22, 2017, 02:02 ET WeChat Pay welcomes the Christmas shopping season with special offers worldwide

WeChat Pay launched its Global Christmas Shopping Season promotion at nearly 100,000 participating shops worldwide on December 16. A series of...


Dec 14, 2017, 03:39 ET New Chitose Airport becomes world's first WeChat Pay flagship airport

On December 14, 2017, New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, Japan became the world's first WeChat Pay flagship airport, where two terminal buildings for...


Nov 30, 2017, 21:42 ET WeChat showcases CityExperience Mini Program to help the global tourism industry target Chinese travellers

WeChat today showcased its CityExperience Mini Program in partnership with Tourism Australia, VisitBritain and Dubai Tourism, aiming to enhance the...