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Tencent CEO joins Breakthrough Prize as founding sponsor

Tencent founder and CEO Ma Huateng (Pony Ma) is joining the Breakthrough Prize, sometimes referred to as “the Oscars of Science,” as a founding sponsor. He joins the likes of co-sponsors S

China: Scaling The World’s Highest Innovation Peaks

In a world of statistics, here’s a number that stands out: 71. That’s how many times the word “innovation” was mentioned in a communiqué issued after the Chinese Communist Party’s recent pl

Tech Growth In Asia Is Arriving On The Back Of The Mobile Communications Industry

Years from now, tech billionaires may want to thank the credit collapse that led to the Asian financial crisis. Many people here in Asia believe that the economic disaster that befell them actually pu

Top Videos From TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing (TCTV)

The sun has set on our first ever TechCrunch Disrupt conference outside U.S. soil. The Beijing event ended this past Tuesday, as <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/orderwithme">OrderWithMe</a

Disrupt Beijing: We’re Bringing Steve Chen, Peter Vesterbacka, Phil Libin and More

As we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/08/29/pony-ma-and-lei-jun-anchor-disrupt-beijing-line-up/">announced</a> last week, we've been busy securing some of the most exciting names in China fo

Pony Ma and Lei Jun Anchor Disrupt Beijing Line-Up

Even before I worked at TechCrunch, Disrupt was one of the few industry conferences I looked forward to every year. There were two big reasons why: The enthusiasm and excitement of the startups who la

By The Time US Gaming Giants Figure Out Tencent's Playbook It May Be Too Late

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