The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Tencent Holdings Ltd announced on Oct. 8 that the two will deepen their mutual cooperation by promoting Jr. NBA and the development of youth basketball leagues in China.
With over 520 million monthly active users (MAU) and an accumulated user base of over 900 million in over 223 countries and regions, WiFi Master Key is an app that you may not have heard of or read about, but is perhaps the only platform with numbers that can compete with Tencent’s WeChat and QQ.
On the evening of April 13, Tencent issued a statement saying that the international version of QQ, a popular messaging app, will remain online in Europe to provide services to users in the region.
This is the lowest proportion of game business in total revenue. On March 21, Tencent released its unaudited fourth-quarter comprehensive performance and audited annual comprehensive results as of Dec. 31, 2017.
On February 19, QQ, a Tencent product, released data on red envelope gifting during the Spring Festival. A total of 210 million participants received 1.79 billion red envelopes by walking a cumulative 3.4 trillion steps, or about 2.24 billion kilometers (1.4 billion miles), equal to 40 times the distance from Earth to Mars.
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.
WeChat officially denied rumors that it monitors users’ chat activity or retains chat records on January 2. Chat records are only stored in the user’s mobile phone or computer, the company said. It does not and will not use chats for big data analysis.
When Allen Zhang, father of WeChat, sat down to explain WeChat’s new Mini Programs on December 28, 2016, the question every developer wanted to know was whether Mini Programs could be used to develop games? Zhang’s answer was simple and straightforward: “Not for now.”
Tensor Flow, Google AI learning system, had significant security flaws. When using this system to edit the AI scenarios, it is likely to suffer malware attacks, according to Tencent’s Blade Team, the company’s security platform department.
At the annual staff meeting on December 15, Tencent chairman and CEO Pony Ma, President Martin Lau, COO Ren Yuxin and Senior VP Zhang Xiaolong spoke about the company’s performance and the year ahead.
Ant Financial announced in Hong Kong that four local wallets in Hong Kong, Thailand, India and the Philippines – Alipay HK, Paytm, GCash, and Truemoney – participated in the Double 12 Shopping Festival for the first time.
“Jack Ma and I have known each other for many years, since the time when we were still underdogs. Now our competition is omnipresent in the Internet industry.”