Tencent Launches Video Call Software for Testing

Tencent (0700.HK) has launched a mobile address book-based video-calling software, "Weishi," for limited testing, DoNews reported July 14. The software also supports text messaging and mailbox functions and can be run on iOS and Android-based products as well as tablet computers, the report said.

Similar English-language video-call application Tango had recorded users of 17 million in the nine months after it went online, according to the report.