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2014-08-22 04:21:11

LONDON, STOCKHOLM and BEIJING, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King announces its popular game is now integrated with Mobile QQ and Weixin in China King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced that a localized version of the world's sweetest game, Candy Crush Saga, is now available for players in China. The Chinese version of the game...

2014-06-24 08:25:45

Marketers in China must catch up with the explosive growth of the mobile Internet, and only those who adapt to rapid change will thrive BEIJING, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The three key factors driving the China Internet today are the digital economy, digital behavior and the digital marketing eco-environment, said SY Lau, president of Tencent online media group and senior executive vice president of Tencent, speaking at a high-level seminar organized by world-renowned advertising...

2014-06-20 08:21:43

Tencent Enlists a Host of Celebrities to Cheer on the Kick-off to the World Cup; Attracts 55 Leading Advertisers BEIJING, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent, China's leading online communications, social and entertainment services company, kicked off its World Cup Channel when the games began the morning of June 13 in Brazil, bringing real-time coverage and a host of World Cup-related features to hundreds of millions of Tencent users via their mobile terminals and PCs. Even...

2014-03-13 04:22:38

China Practices Meet Western Marketing Wisdom BEIJING, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent, a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in China, recently hosted the MINDSTORM forum on Managing the New Marketing in Beijing. Mr. SY Lau, president of Online Media Group and senior executive vice president of Tencent, led the discussion along with Mr. Philip Kotler, known as the father of modern marketing and a key force behind Marketing 3.0. The participants included over 100...

2014-02-23 20:20:12

Certimo User Experience Ratings Usher in a New Era for Mobile Device Buyers WALNUT CREEK, Calif. and BEIJING, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Experience Alliance, an open membership-based organization providing user experience ratings for mobile devices, joins Tencent, a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in China, in announcing the publishing of the first set of Certimo(TM) ratings for Android smartphones to hundreds of millions of users on Tencent's...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'