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Tencent and Why Open Source is About to Explode in China

Feb 22, 2016, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Why are all the internet companies based on the West Coast of the U.S.? Google, Yahoo, eBay, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter - all the world’s top internet innovators are based in California or Seattle. Or not. Three of the biggest internet companies in the world are actually based in China - Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent - collectively known as “BAT.” They are often explained in the U.S. as China’s Google, eBay and Facebook, but that is really selling them short.

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