The Chinese internet value added services provider Tencent announced its unaudited consolidated results for the second quarter and first half year of 2019 ended June 30, 2019.
The tech industry is used to clashes between corporate rivals. Major conflicts between corporate titans usually result in the emergence of a victorious monopoly like Google, or Facebook.
In yet another example of machine learning algorithms besting highly skilled players, an artificial intelligence system devised by Tencent’s AI lab named Wukong AI defeated a human team in a five-on-five Honor of Kings match on Aug. 1.
Qualcomm and Tencent Games announced on July 29 that they will cooperate on projects that could include optimizing the Chinese tech giant’s video games for devices with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Elite gaming chips, and creating a 5G version of a Tencent-backed gaming phone.
China’s tech giant Tencent renewed its partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to provide Chinese basketball fans with services such as live-streams, on-demand videos and short videos until 2025.
Chinese gamers have historically been staunch PC buffs, but it was rather a Hobson’s choice. From 2000 to 2015 buying an Xbox or a PlayStation was not an easy feat for local youths, since most consoles were simply banned from official sale.
According to the newly released Fortune 500 list, Xiaomi managed to break through now ranking 468th. Lei Jun, founder of Xiaomi, has previously stated that Xiaomi aims to break into the global Fortune 500 list. Now Xiaomi has achieved this goal.
The Arena of Valor (AoV) World Cup 2019 grand finals will kick off on Sunday, where a new world champion will be crowned.
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.