Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) and Sony Music Entertainment (SMEI) announced the creation of Liquid State, their new music brand, in Hong Kong today.
OPPO announced its intent to enter the Japanese market with its full-screen handset, the OPPO R11s, at a press conference in Tokyo on January 31. The handset is expected to improve photo experience for Japanese consumers.
Bloomberg reported that Huami, Xiaomi's subsidiary, has started its roadshow for an initial public offering in the US. Huami plans to be listed on the Nasdaq global market on February 8.
Meituan Dianping is recruiting for unmanned vehicle delivery and UAV delivery. When recruitment is complete, its unmanned delivery department is expected to reach nearly 200 people.
Users who search for "Apple" on WeChat may be directed to the new Apple Official Account, which offers information, purchasing services and other functions since January 18. For Apple users, in addition to the customer service line and official website, the Apple WeChat official account offers an efficient Internet information channel.
The WeChat team held a public class themed as "to be on the day" in Guangzhou on January 15. Allen Zhang, senior vice president of Tencent group and president of WeChat business group, attended and delivered a speech.
"I just killed time in a more meaningful way," Api said of the last weekend. Api finished round one of Arena of Valor at 2:25 am on January 6. He quickly brushed his teeth and jumped in bed to wait for a live stream scheduled to begin at 11:30 pm on Xigua Video.
Ucommune announced it has fully acquired Hontai in what is the largest acquisition the office sharing industry. Ucommune is valued at nearly 9 billion yuan.
The People's Bank of China (PBOC) is reported to have held a closed-door meeting about closing Bitcoin mines on January 3. Tencent learned from two insiders that the closed-door meeting would not require all Bitcoin mines to shut down, but it would regulate some non-standard mines.
Asustek is transforming as PC sales fall and the industry enters its sunset. According to Taiwanese reports, one of Asustek's transformational directions is gaming and e-sports.
2017 has seen the rise and fall of numerous new technologies and business models, stunning and mediocre products, and the rise and collapse of tech giants. At the end of the year, Tencent launched into the Top 10 companies in technology industry.
Mobike rejected a November report that it and its competitor ofo had run into liquidity problems and started using users’ deposited funds to support their expansion. Mobike holds approximately 6 billion yuan in deposited funds. Mobike and ofo also reportedly stoped paying their debts to bicycle factories and PR companies.
Eager to capitalize on the demand for new iPhones, several foreigners rolled out a series of fake Apple Stores. They transformed a subway station into an Apple Store and hired people to wear uniforms and stand in the doorway. Outside the subway, they hired people to wait in line – ostensibly for the iPhone X.
A smart WeChat gas station built by WeChat and Sinopec Kantons Holdings opened at Kantons Holdings Fangxingda Gas Station in Shenzhen. Its license plate recognition, together with Mini Programs and WeChat payment, allows Kantons Gas Station to provide am intelligent refueling experience for drivers.
Tencent hosted the 2017 Tencent Media Summit in Shanghai on November 16. With “media’s new planet” as its theme, Tencent and a dozen of the world’s leading and innovative media met to discuss the global media revolution.