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Tencent Turns to WeChat, Games, and Deals for Global Strategy

China’s biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters. Tencent has made a “breakthrough” in gaining an e-payment license in Malaysia for local transactions, and plans a launch early next year, senior vice president S.Y. Lau said ... Read More »

BlackBerry Shifts Patent Strategy Through Outsourcing Deal

Canada’s BlackBerry announced the outsourcing of a significant part of its patent licensing efforts on Wednesday to a unit of the US-based Marconi Group. BlackBerry said the work of sub-licensing a broad range of its patents to global smartphone manufacturers will fall to Teletry. Teletry is part of the Marconi Group, which launched earlier this year and says it specializes in patent ... Read More »