January 20, 2020 10:40 am
Bytedance, the world’s most valuable startup has rapidly built a full-fledged gaming division to spearhead its maiden foray into hardcore or non-casual games
July 30, 2019 4:00 pm
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.
July 11, 2019 3:59 pm
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.
June 05, 2019 11:44 am
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.
March 21, 2018 2:28 pm
An alliance of 10 chinese smartphone vendors has introduced donwload-free 'fast apps' that directly counter WeChat's 'mini programmes'.
January 15, 2018 2:26 pm
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.
January 02, 2018 2:22 pm
Denying rumours that 'WeChat is watching your posts everyday', Tencent Holdings, owner of the messaging app, says it doesn't store user data.
December 18, 2017 12:44 pm
Tencent and JD.com are investing in online apparel platform Vipshop to compete with Alibaba's retail initiative
November 21, 2017 4:24 pm
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.
November 21, 2017 1:03 pm
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.