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Trump administration reportedly questions Epic Games and Riot about Tencent tiesPhoto by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Trump administration is apparently investigating the data collection policies of American companies linked to Tencent, following sanctions on Tencent app WeChat..
PUBG Mobile videogame maker Tencent to engage with Indian authorities to ensure availability of appsThe Indian government banned PUBG citing a threat to India's sovereignty and security.
China denounces India’s 'discriminatory' app banChina on Thursday decried a fresh ban by India on scores of Chinese apps - including the hit game PUBG - as a bitter border showdown seeped out into the tech sphere. Internet giant Tencent is among the..
China says India's ban on mobile apps violates 'legal interests' of investorsIndia has banned another 118 mostly Chinese mobile apps including Tencent Holdings Ltd's popular videogame PUBG, citing data security concerns.
India bans 118 Chinese apps in new backlash over border disputeIndia on Wednesday banned 118 more Chinese apps as the backlash intensified against Beijing over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the giant neighbors. The government said the apps --..
PUBG Mobile is getting a big 1.0 update and a $2 million esports tournamentPhoto Illustration by Ajay Kumar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds may have been eclipsed on console and PC by the flashier battle royale games it inspired,..
WeChat users group sues Trump administration over ban it says is unconstitutionalIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of WeChat users is suing the Trump administration over the president’s executive order banning transactions with the app, The Wall Street Journal..
Taiwan plans to ban major Chinese video streaming servicesPhoto by Sam Byford / The Verge Taiwan is planning to lock out video streaming services from Chinese tech giants Baidu and Tencent. While such services are ostensibly already illegal in the..
After TikTok and WeChat, Alibaba could be the next target in Trump's tech warHong Kong (CNN Business)The United States has taken aim at some of China's biggest tech champions, from Huawei and ByteDance's TikTok to Tencent's WeChat. Alibaba, one of the world's largest retail and..
Trump's WeChat ban could take bite out of AppleThe ban on Tencent's messaging app could end up being be more damaging to the US iPhone maker.
Tencent profit surges as gaming grows at fastest pace in two yearsHong Kong — Tencent boosted revenue at the fastest pace since 2018, defying an economic downturn in China as it prepares to face a ban on its WeChat messaging app by US President Donald Trump. Sales..
This may be why Tencent dominates the world of gamingTencent Holdings Ltdgaming has full control over Riot Games, famous for League of Legends. with a 100% stake in the company. League of Legends may have been inspired from World of Warcraft but it is..
Nio rebounds from the brink with record salesImage: Nio Chinese EV startup Nio has rebounded from the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, setting a company record for deliveries and revenue during the second quarter of 2020. Buoyed by a..
How a TikTok ban would affect the influencer economyIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last week, the Trump administration began to issue executive orders sanctioning Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, specifically banning “transactions”..
The big legal questions behind Trump’s TikTok and WeChat bansIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Trump administration has escalated its threats to ban Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat within the US, issuing executive orders last week..
How Trump’s WeChat ban could devastate Apple’s Chinese businessIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge President Trump’s executive order banning WeChat could have far-reaching consequences for almost the entire technology industry, thanks to the app’s..
What is WeChat and why does President Trump want to ban it?WeChat is owned by Tencent, whose parent owns a piece of U.S. companies including Tesla, Activision Blizzard and Riot Games and Fortnite maker Epic.
What is Tencent?The Chinese firm's investments include Fortnite, Tesla and Universal Music - but it's under fire in the US.
Trump’s WeChat ban could touch everything from Spotify to League of LegendsIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last night, the Trump administration issued a pair of stunning executive orders against Chinese technology companies, banning US transactions with the..
PUBG Mobile now runs at 90fps in the US, but it’s exclusive to OnePlus for a monthIf you wanted to play PUBG Mobile at a frame rate higher than 60fps, it was a bit tricky. You either needed to live in China or download the Chinese version of PUBG Mobile (well, it’s actually called..
Burberry and Tencent team up for concept storesThe luxury British retailer and China's tech giant have joined forces amid growing national tensions.
Tencent offers to buy out search engine Sogou in $2.1bn dealPortland/Hong Kong — Tencent Holdings has offered to buy out and take private search engine Sogou in a $2.1bn deal, adding to a slew of Chinese technology giants seeking to delist from US bourses...
Jack Ma replaced as China's richest by Tencent's Pony MaNEW DELHI: Holdings Ltd’s $40 billion surge this week and the recent ascent of Pinduoduo Inc have reshuffled the ranking of China’s richest people. The country’s largest game developer has..
Tencent confirms acquisition of ailing pan-Asian streamer iflixChinese tech giant Tencent has confirmed that it has acquired the “content, technology, and resources” of Malaysia-based, pan-Asian streaming service iflix as part of a push into Southeast Asia...
Facebook and PayPal invest in Indonesian start-up GojekJAKARTA - Facebook and PayPal have invested in the Indonesian ride-hailing and digital payment start-up Gojek, joining other tech giants Tencent and Google, the Jakarta-based company said Wednesday...
Tencent raises $6 billion in largest Asian corporate debt deal this yearTencent Holdings Ltd has raised $6 billion in debt, the Chinese technology company said on Thursday, in the largest debt deal by an Asian corporate in 2020.
Tencent Sets $70 Billion Aside to Invest in New InfrastructureTencent Holdings, the Chinese tech giant, announced that it would invest a hefty 500 billion yuan, or approximately $70 billion, into technology infrastructure for the next five years. This..
Respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan's latest views on COVID-19Editor's note: On Tuesday evening, Zhong Nanshan, a leading respiratory disease expert, was invited to participate in an online live broadcast hosted by Tencent to share his latest views on COVID-19...
China seeks help of national tech giants to track coronavirus with QR codesChina's government is enlisting the help of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd to expand color-based systems for tracking individuals affected with the coronavirus nationwide.
Tencent extends holiday for China employees till Feb. 9Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings said on Wednesday it will extend the Lunar New Year break for mainland China employees to Feb. 9, and will no longer require them to work from home from Feb. 3..
In bid to curb virus, China firms tell staff to work from home even after holidays endChinese corporate giants including Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings Ltd said they have asked staff to work from home for one week after an extended Lunar New Year break ends, seeking to limit..
China's Tencent asks staff to work from home until February 7 due to virusChinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd has requested staff to work from home until Feb. 7 to protect employees from the spread of the coronavirus, the company confirmed on Monday.
NBA fans in China seek refund from Tencent as streaming suspendedSome Chinese National Basketball Association (NBA) fans have asked for streaming subscription refunds from exclusive service provider Tencent amid a deepening free speech row, a move that could cause..
Tencent launches WeChat for driversTencent Holdings on Monday unveiled a version of its popular social media app WeChat tailor-made for drivers with state-backed Chinese carmaker China Chang'an Automobile Group, marking a further foray..
Tencent feels bite of rival ByteDance, with slower revenue growthHong Kong — Tencent’s comeback is taking a little longer than expected. China’s leading social media and gaming company posted disappointing revenue growth after rivals such as...
Tencent sorry for Typhoon Lekima deaths blunderChina's largest video-streaming platform wrongly said a typhoon had killed around 99 million people.
China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga's labelChina's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros..
Vivendi talks Universal with Tencent to tap music revivalVivendi is in talks to sell up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) to Tencent, valuing its prized asset at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look outside their core regions to..
Vivendi turns to Tencent to gain Universal foothold in ChinaVivendi is in talks to sell up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) to Tencent , valuing its prized asset at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), in an attempt to break into China's growing but..
Vivendi in talks to sell 10% of Universal Music Group to TencentVivendi said the deal would give UMG a preliminary equity valuation of 30 billion euros. ......
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Tencent set to buy 10% stake in Universal MusicUMG's parent company Vivendi is in talks with the Chinese tech group over the deal.
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