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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 12 2018

Tencent under pressure to step up its game as regulatory restrictions bite

HONG KONGTencent Holdings, which has lost some $200 billion in market value this year, is facing fresh criticism from analysts and investors unnerved by regulatory roadblocks, a fuzzy overseas strategy and growing debt.

Sep 06 2018

In WeChat-dominated China, new messenger app scores sudden success

HONG KONG Bullet Messenger, a Chinese messaging app, has racked up millions of downloads since its debut just a few weeks ago, using a stripped-down design to chip off a chunk of a sophisticated, billion-user market.

Sep 06 2018

Tencent launches new checks to weed out underage gaming amid China crackdown

HONG KONG China's biggest gaming and social media firm Tencent Holdings unveiled new checks aimed at restricting access to its popular games for underaged players, amid a government campaign to tackle gaming addiction among Chinese children.

Aug 30 2018

China's ZTE sees third-quarter profit after first-half loss on U.S. supplier ban

HONG KONG China's ZTE Corp said it expects to make a profit in the third quarter after recording its worst-ever first-half net loss on Thursday, the result of a U.S. supplier ban that forced the telecoms gear maker to halt operations for three months.

Aug 22 2018

Apple supplier AAC Tech posts first profit drop in four years on weak phone market

HONG KONG AAC Technologies Holdings Inc , an acoustic components supplier to Apple Inc , said on Wednesday second-quarter net profit fell for the first time in nearly four years, hit by plateauing iPhone sales and a sluggish global smartphone market.

Aug 16 2018

Tencent shares hit by profit drop, freeze on new game approvals in China

HONG KONG Shares in China's Tencent Holdings lost more ground on Thursday after it logged its first quarterly profit decline in nearly 13 years and said it did not know when it would get Chinese approval to make money off its most popular game. | Video

Aug 15 2018

Regulatory limbo hits Tencent with first profit fall in nearly 13 years

HONG KONG Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd has "no clarity" on when it may get approval to start charging for its most popular game, it said on Wednesday, after reporting its first quarterly profit fall in nearly 13 years on weak gaming revenue.


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