[News]Tencent’s WeChat is host to 1 million Mini-programs

wechat-mini-programMini programs are helping to boost customer retention on WeChat, which has 1 billion users globally.

Mini programs refer to applications smaller than 10 megabytes that can run instantly on WeChat’s interface. They offer speed of access to users because they do not have to be downloaded from an app store but can run from within WeChat on any operating system. Continue reading “[News]Tencent’s WeChat is host to 1 million Mini-programs”

[News]WhatsApp Looks to Copy China’s Tencent-owned WeChat

whatsapp-looks-to-copy-china-tencent-owned-wechatAlmost unnoticed Tencent, the Shenzhen based technology outfit, became the 10th most valuable listed company in the world, replacing US bank Wells Fargo, as its market capitalisation climbed through $US279 billion ($372 billion).

It now sits among the world’s tech elite, in a top 10 which includes Apple, Alphabet, the parent company of Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook. Continue reading “[News]WhatsApp Looks to Copy China’s Tencent-owned WeChat”