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Tencent creates roadblocks for Uber's China expansion

The US company loses a powerful promotional tool after the popular WeChat app removes its account
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 05:50

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China's dominant ride-hailing app has powerful friends. Among the backers of the car-booking app Didi Kuaidi is Tencent, owner of the country's most popular messaging app, WeChat.

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CHINA'S dominant ride-hailing app has powerful friends. Among the backers of the car-booking app Didi Kuaidi is Tencent, owner of the country's most popular messaging app, WeChat. The service's more than 600 million active users, most of whom reside in China, use the app to

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