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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

Tinder, Netflix and Tencent lead record-break year for apps: AppAnnie

December 17, 2019 12:10 pm

Sony Corp’s Fate/Grand Order took the title as most lucrative game -- and overall app -- of the year. Sea Ltd’s Free Fire garnered the most global downloads, followed by Tencent’s PUBG Mobile.

China releases new rules on game approvals, calls for content vetting

April 22, 2019 2:50 pm

China's press and publication regulator has issued new rules on applications for publishing online games in China, signalling a possible acceleration in the handing out of formal approvals.

China approves third batch of video games; but PUBG-owner Tencent is not on the list

January 22, 2019 12:12 pm

China's broadcasting regulator on Tuesday approved the release of a third batch of video games after a freeze for most of last year. However, the industry-leader Tencent Holdings Ltd is absent from the list of new titles.

Lego teams up with Chinese internet giant Tencent for games, social network

January 16, 2018 2:19 pm

Lego has announced a partnership with Chinese tech giant Tencent, in a collaboration that can be expected to introduce child-centric games and videos, among other projects.

Music streaming giants Spotify, Tencent invest in each other

December 11, 2017 1:48 pm

Spotify and Tencent have announced that they would invest in each others' music streaming services, by respectively acquiring minority stakes.

Tencent acquires 12 per cent Snapchat stake; will help platform sell ads, promote video games

November 10, 2017 1:22 pm

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it could help Snapchat owner Snap Inc publish video games and improve ad sales after acquiring a 12 percent stake in the US social media network.

Ola raises $1.1 bn from venture firms, including Tencent

October 11, 2017 3:56 pm

Leading cab aggregator Ola on Wednesday said it raised $1.1 billion (Rs 7,150 crore) in latest funding round from venture firms led by Tencent Holdings Ltd

Ola expected to get $2 billion from SoftBank, Tencent funding

October 03, 2017 2:06 pm

Ola scored $2 billion in new funding from a group of investors including SoftBank Group Corp and Tencent Holdings Ltd, a person familiar with the matter said