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Qualcomm, Tencent agree to collaborate on gaming devices, 5G

Qualcomm is the largest supplier of mobile phone chips that power many Android devices. With a market capitalization of about $453 billion, Tencent is China's largest mobile software company and owns WeChat, the nearly ubiquitous social network.

Tencent Holdings want a bigger cut of game sales

Tencent Holdings is pressing China’s top smartphone vendors and app stores to boost the cut of revenue it gets from games sold through their platforms, people familiar with the matter said, stepping up efforts to claw back profits as its business slows.


Tencent counts on smash hit Call of Duty to quicken global push

It’s a move that helps the WeChat-operator hedge against slowing growth and regulatory clampdowns at home, as the government weeds out violent content online and curbs screen time for teenagers.

China smartphone makers join hands on fast apps, pose threat to Tencent's WeChat

An alliance of 10 chinese smartphone vendors has introduced donwload-free 'fast apps' that directly counter WeChat's 'mini programmes'.

China's WeChat reaches agreement with Apple over app's tipping feature

Tencent's WeChat has reached an agreement to re-introduce the tipping feature in its iOS app. This will enable users to tip content creators directly to their accounts, rather than through WeChat's public account holders.

Tencent's WeChat says it does not store user chats

Denying rumours that 'WeChat is watching your posts everyday', Tencent Holdings, owner of the messaging app, says it doesn't store user data.


Tencent, JD.com invest $863 mn in online retailer Vipshop to compete with Alibaba's Tmall

Tencent and JD.com are investing in online apparel platform Vipshop to compete with Alibaba's retail initiative

Tencent surpass Facebook in market value, becomes first Chinese co worth more than $500 billion

Tencent Holdings Ltd has become the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion, and surpassed Facebook to be the world's fifth-most valuable company.

Tencent Holdings using WeChat, games and payment services to create global outreach

China's biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem.

Video games could be next for Snapchat, China's Tencent says

Snap disclosed in a US regulatory filing that Tencent recently bought 145.8 million of its shares on the open market.