The global games market report by NewZoo, a leading company in Gaming and Esports Analytics discusses the general trends of the 2019 global gaming market.
Sohu CEO Charles Zhang announced on June 9 the launch of Sohu’s new social media app named “Huyou” (lit. Fox Friends). The app has been independently developed for over a year before its official launch on Sunday.
In the morning of May 20, one hour before the final episode of Game of Thrones was about to air in China, Tencent video announced an unexpected delay.
On May 15th, Alibaba Group announced their financial results for the quarter and fiscal year that ended in March 31, 2019. Their announcement coincided with that of Tencent, who also launched the financial results for the first quarter 2019.
Hurun Research Institute released “Hurun Greater China Unicorn Index 2019 Q1” and “Hurun China Future Unicorns 2019 Q1” on May 7, 2019. This is the sixth release of the Unicorn Index and the first release of Future Unicorns.
Tencent CEO Pony Ma has stipulated the Chinese tech giant’s new mission statement and vision statement through WeChat yesterday in four words: tech for social good.
On April 22, Fortune released its chart of 2019 world greatest leaders. Pony Ma, CEO of Tencent, runs the fourth on the list. Bill and Melinda Gates, the cofounders of Gates Foundation are listed as the first.
Elon Musk commended Tencent Keen Security Lab on their work of finding flaws in Tesla’s driver assistance system. The lab found a way to trick a Tesla Model S into entering the lane of oncoming traffic by simply placing stickers on the road.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent will utilize technologies such as 5G and AI to develop the Industrial Internet, as to transform and upgrade industries to be more digital and smart, according to its CEO Pony Ma in IT Summit 2019 in Shenzhen.
On Mar. 21, Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, announced a collaboration with Tencent Holdings Limited, the tech giant in China and global publisher of PUBG Mobile and Arena of Valor, to bring the mobile gaming experience to the next level.
As if making a marriage announcement on Feb. 14, Alibaba Group announced that it will be deepening its cooperation with the popular Chinese video platform Bilibili.
American news feed website Reddit received $300 million in total in a new round of financing. Chinese tech giant Tencent is the lead investor, contributing half of the total financing.
In episode 34 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about the latest version of WeChat, which first came out on iOS the third week of December 2018, and on Android a few days later.
On Dec. 22nd, WeChat launched its IOS 7.0 version on Apple App Store. WeChat is like Facebook, What’sApp, Apple Pay and Uber all in one.
Some 33 Chinese companies got listed on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq in 2018, a great leap from 2017’s 17 listings.