Tencent Holdings is a Chinese multinational technology company and one of the largest video game vendors headquartered in Shenzhen, China. It was founded in 1998 by Pony Ma, Xy Chenye, Zhang Zhidong, Chen Yidan, and Zeng Liqing. Tencent’s services include music (Tencent Music), social networking, e-commerce, web portal, mobile and online gaming, payment system, and smartphones. The company has also collaborated with tech giant ASUS to produce gaming-centric ROG-series smartphones.
09 Jan 2024TikTok
ByteDance is in talks with several potential buyers, including Tencent, the world's biggest video game company, to sell its gaming assets.
25 Dec 2023China
China has approved 105 domestic video games, including titles from major companies such as Tencent and NetEase, reports Bloomberg.
22 Dec 2023China
China is cracking down on online gaming, implementing new measures to curb spending and content, which has led to a massive $46 billion loss in Tencent's value.
08 Dec 2023China
Tencent Holdings, the Chinese tech powerhouse, has unveiled its most ambitious console game to date, "Last Sentinel," at The Game Awards in Los Angeles.
27 Nov 2023TikTok
ByteDance, TikTok's parent company, is planning to shut down its Nuverse gaming division and withdraw entirely from the mainstream video game industry, according to Reuters.
15 Nov 2023China
Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings saw a 10% surge in its third quarter revenue, hitting 154.6 billion yuan (Rs. 1.78 lakh crore).
10 Nov 2023Meta
Meta has struck a deal with Tencent to sell a new, low-cost virtual reality (VR) headset in China, as per a Wall Street Journal report.
07 Sep 2023Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
China's most valuable internet company Tencent Holdings has introduced its artificial intelligence (AI) large language model, called Hunyuan.
06 Sep 2023China
China's internet giant Tencent Holdings is gearing up to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot, following the Chinese government's approval of AI chatbots for public release last month.
25 Nov 2021Pokemon Go
The Chinese government's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has reportedly instructed app stores and platforms to prevent Tencent Holdings from updating its existing apps and launching any new ones as a part of a "temporary administrative guidance."
16 Jul 2021China
In a bid to curb addiction to video games and reduce the time youngsters spend gaming, game developer Tencent has taken the drastic step of using facial recognition technology to catch children gaming at night.
17 Dec 2020PUBG
The central government has confirmed that it has not granted any permission to PUBG Mobile India for a launch.
12 Nov 2020PUBG
PUBG Corporation, the creator of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), has announced it is preparing to soon launch a new game called "PUBG Mobile India" specifically created for the Indian market.
27 Sep 2020India
The ban on PUBG came as a big blow for PUBG Corporation, the creator of the title, and Tencent Games, the Chinese company behind its mobile version.
16 Sep 2020Flipkart
Chinese tech giant Tencent is pumping money into Flipkart, India's leading online shopping platform.
14 Sep 2020Indian Premier League (IPL)
In a major move, Dream Sports, the unicorn parent company of fantasy sports platform Dream11, has raised $225 million in a fresh round of funding.
13 Sep 2020Microsoft
This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, especially in the consumer tech department.
08 Sep 2020India
PUBG Corporation, the original developer of PUBG, has announced the decision to break association with China's Tencent Games in India.
06 Sep 2020X
This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, but two events gained particular attention.
04 Sep 2020PUBG
Earlier this week, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced the decision to ban more than 100 Chinese apps over national security concerns.
09 Aug 2020X
This week, we witnessed some major hardware launches, but the biggest news in the world of tech was US President Donald Trump's crackdown on TikTok's parent ByteDance and WeChat's parent Tencent.
07 Aug 2020Donald Trump
A few hours ago, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning certain business transactions with Tencent, the Chinese conglomerate that owns WeChat messaging service.
21 Jul 2020Security
Fast chargers are a boon for people who prefer to power up their phones/laptops in quick and short charging sessions.
24 Mar 2020Gaming Bytes
PUBG is famous for delivering one of the most electrifying and realistic 'Battle Royale' experiences.
11 Mar 2020Google
PUBG Mobile enjoys an immense fan following in Asian countries as it delivers one of the finest Battle Royale experiences on mobiles.
06 Feb 2020Wuhan
The official tally of confirmed cases of coronavirus surged past 28,000 on Thursday, while the death toll reached 563 in China.
02 Feb 2020YouTube
Gurugram-based Doubtnut, an ed-tech start-up which provides interactive video solutions to students' queries via its mobile application, website, YouTube and WhatsApp channels, has raised $15 million in a Series A round of funding led by Chinese conglomerate Tencent.
11 Nov 2019India
Insurance aggregator company Policybazaar, which compares financial services from major insurance companies for instant purchases, has raised $150 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd.
30 Oct 2019New Zealand
Popular over-the-top video platform MX Player has raised $110 million in a funding round led by Chinese tech giant Tencent.
17 Oct 2019Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
These days, companies shell millions to market their products and promote them through online platforms like Facebook/Instagram and offline channels like billboards, commercials, and movie/TV show sponsorships.
15 Oct 2019Security
Just a day after facing flak for sending Safari browsing data to Chinese giant Tencent, Apple has responded to the criticism, defending the way it shares information.
14 Oct 2019Google
Apple has long been sending data to Google Safe Browsing to warn users about phishing scams and malicious websites.
12 Sep 2019PUBG Mobile
PUBG Mobile is set to get even more exciting.
27 Aug 2019India
We all know about the fan-following of PUBG Mobile, aka PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.