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Tencent is a chinese technology company founded in 1998 by Ma Huateng, Zhang Zhidong and Chen Yidan.

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Timeline

November 6, 2019

Tencent launches video chat social app Maohu 

June 14, 2019

Tencent launches first overseas video streaming service in Thailand.

May 22, 2019

Tencent launches a new education brand "Tencent Education".

April 1, 2019

Tencent increases its Global Medium Term Note Programme limit to $20 billion from $10 billion.

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Sarah Perez
January 25, 2020
TechCrunch
Welcome back to ThisWeek in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever with a record 204 billion downloads in 2019 and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App Annie's recently released [...]
IANS
January 24, 2020
The Hindu
Tencent already owns big stakes in many leading gaming developers, such as Riot Games, Epic, Supercell, Ubisoft, Paradox, and Frontier.
Romain Dillet
January 21, 2020
TechCrunch
French startup Qonto has raised a $115 million Series C funding round led by Tencent and DST Global. Today's news comes a few days after another French fintech startup Lydia raised some money from Tencent. Existing investors Valar and Alven are also participating in today's funding round. TransferWise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus and Adyen CFO Ingo [...]
Reuters Editorial
January 20, 2020
U.S.
Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings said it will step up its investment overseas and in industries such as "smart retail", having already invested in more than 800 companies.
Rita Liao
January 19, 2020
TechCrunch
Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch's China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. The spotlight this week is back on Tencent, which has made some interesting moves in gaming and content publishing. There will be no roundup next [...]
Romain Dillet
January 15, 2020
TechCrunch
French startup Lydia is raising a $45 million Series B round (€40 million). Tencent is leading the round with existing investors CNP Assurances, XAnge and New Alpha also participating. If you live in France, chances are you already know Lydia quite well. The company has become a ubiquitous mobile payment app, especially for people under [...]
Reuters Editorial
December 31, 2019
IN
A consortium led by Tencent agreed to buy up to 20% of Vivendi's Universal Music Group (UMG) in a deal that values the world's largest music label at 30 billion euros ($34 billion) and increases the Chinese company's clout on the global market.
Rita Liao
December 22, 2019
TechCrunch
Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch's China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, we are looking at what Ant Financial's executive shakeup could give to Alibaba's financial affiliate and why Tencent has gone on an app-launching [...]
AFP | PTI
December 20, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Beijing reprimands Xiaomi, Tencent over users' privacy infringement on Business Standard. China, which exercises close surveillance of online activity, has recently tightened its scrutiny of companies that gather data from consumers
Nicole Jao
December 19, 2019
TechNode
The MIIT crackdown is part of a larger effort to clean up mobile app data collection practices.
Reuters Editorial
December 19, 2019
U.S.
China on Thursday criticized 41 apps including Tencent messaging app QQ and Sina's sports app for allegedly forcing users to hand over personal data, part of an ongoing campaign to boost digital privacy protections.
Daniel Keyes and Greg Magana
December 18, 2019
Business Insider
Business Insider Intelligence looks at a variety of financial services provided by Ant Financial (Alipay) and Tencent (WeChat Pay) in the Chinese market and the benefits each one offers.
Tony Xu
December 17, 2019
TechNode
This is not the first time the WeChat translation feature has gone haywire.
Tony Xu
December 17, 2019
TechNode
The app is the fifth social product the company has launched since November.
Tony Xu
December 13, 2019
TechNode
Launched in May, Peacekeeper Elite earned 41% of the game's total revenue from China alone.
Nicole Jao
December 11, 2019
TechNode
WeBank's FISCO BCOS is currently the only Chinese-developed consortium chain platform supporting BSN.
Tony Xu
December 3, 2019
TechNode
The investment would give Tencent a nearly 20% stake in the short video platform.
Anna Escher
November 27, 2019
TechCrunch
Argentina's Ualá became the most recent Latin American fintech to receive a growth-stage funding ($150 million) from Asian investors, Tencent and Softbank. This marks Tencent's second round of investment in Ualá, the first coming in April 2019. Tencent also invested $180M in Brazil's leading neobank, Nubank in 2018. With Ualá, Tencent and Softbank will join a [...]
Anna Escher
November 25, 2019
TechCrunch
Ualá, an Argentine personal finance management app, has raised a $150 million Series C led by Tencent and SoftBank's Latin America-focused Innovation Fund. Ualá is a mobile banking app and lending platform with services similar to Revolut, Monzo and Nubank. However Ualá has no intention of actually becoming a bank itself. Founder and CEO Pierpaolo [...]
John Artman
November 20, 2019
TechNode
Michael Norris from Agency China talks earnings. They go over the quarterly reports from Alibaba, JD, and Tencent, as well as Luckin Coffee's very impressive report, which sent their stock soaring.
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