Sat, 06 Apr 2019 13:01
CLOUD boom spurs collaboration
True IDC and inet find global partners to seize on opportunities amid heady growth
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
How AI, facial recognition drag future into the present
Facial recognition and artificial intelligence (AI) have become the major digital trends in China as consumers demand convenience, personalised experiences and time savings.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
WeChat has a billion reasons to celebrate app’s lifestyle inroads
WeChat, the most widely used Chinese social media platform in China, is celebrating its eighth year with over a billion monthly active users.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:35
Tencent Music raises $1 billion in US IPO: report
Tencent Music, the streaming division of Chinese technology giant Tencent, will raise around $1 billion from the pricing of its US public share offering, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
Tencent expands PAYMENT horizons
WITH APP’S SUCCESS, CHINESE GIANT LOOKS INTO TAKING WECHAT PAT TO THAILAND
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
Shenzhen issues first blockchain invoice
The tax bureau in Shenzhen and Tencent announced last week that China's first blockchain-based invoice had been issued to a local restaurant.
Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
Tech firms are dancing with their algorithms
There has been a lot of excitement about China’s “Big 3” tech giants Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent. Now a new challenger has appeared on the scene: Bytedance, a Beijing-based unicorn which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create addictive content.
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:08
WeChat accounts cross one billion mark: CEO
WeChat's worldwide accounts have crossed the one billion mark, according to the chief executive of its parent company Tencent.
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00
TrueMove H, the 4G+ mobile service in Thailand, and WeChat, the leading social communications app in China from Tencent, have jointly launched "TrueMove H WeChat Go SIM," a prepaid SIM card specifically designed for Chinese tourists.
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:00
Tencent aids Chinese police in battle against online crime
CHINESE police have enhanced their capability to fight online crimes, especially those involving personal information, during the past year with the help of a national technology giant, a report said.
Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:56
Mega-deal involving Chinese online giants
Tencent Holdings Ltd ("Tencent"), JD.com, Inc. ("JD.com") , and Vipshop Holdings Ltd ("Vipshop") , jointly announced on Monday that Tencent and JD.com would together invest US$863 million in Vipshop, the third largest e-commerce site in China.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:00
Tencent eyes Malaysia for payments push
CHINA’S biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive said.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:26
China's Tencent takes 12% stake in Snapchat parent
Snapchat parent Snap Inc. disclosed Wednesday that Chinese tech giant Tencent had taken a 12 percent stake, a sign of confidence in the social network that has delivered disappointing results since its share offering this year.
Sat, 30 Sep 2017 01:00
Want to expand? Make sure your management is worth exporting
MANY OF THE corporations in the world’s emerging markets are expanding their brands overseas. From Alibaba and Tencent who are leveraging their internet, social media and payments capabilities to invest in and grow businesses outside of China, to Malaysia’s Grab expanding its ride-hailing capabilities in Southeast Asia, companies are broadening their reach.
Sat, 26 Aug 2017 01:00
Clash of Clans – now in Thai
Tencent brings out a local version of the globally popular online game