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.
Yuanfudao, an online tutoring platform based in Beijing, has raised $300 million from Chinese Internet conglomerate Tencent in a deal that values the education company at $3 billion.
In episode 33 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about Tencent Music (TME), which finally completed its $1.2 billion IPO after a two-month delay due to market volatility.
Tencent Music (TME), the music streaming subsidiary of the China tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd., raised $1.1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO), pricing shares at $13 per piece on Dec. 12 local time.
Instead of typing, talking to your friends and families via voice or video calls, in the future you might be able to have a “face-to-face” conversation on a VR social media platform even if you are apart.
What are the breakthroughs in basic sciences that will make huge influences to the internet tech industry? What kind of changes would be brought by the fusion and innovations of industrial and consumer internet?
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.