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ByteDance readying assault on Tencent’s Mobile gaming kingdom

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

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

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.

Tencent Holdings want a bigger cut of game sales

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.

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

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.

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

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'.

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

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.

Tencent's WeChat says it does not store user chats

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.

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

December 18, 2017 12:44 pm

Tencent and 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

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.

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

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.