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Tencent

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

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Timeline

May 1, 2020
Tencent Holdings buys a 5% stake in Afterpay Ltd, the Australian buy-now-pay-later firm.
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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Brad Bao

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David Wallerstein

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Eleanor Chang

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Louis Fu

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Muzzammil Zaveri (MZ)

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xubo zhang

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By JOE McDONALD and ZEN SOO
October 3, 2021
AP NEWS
BEIJING (AP) -- The ruling Communist Party is tightening political control over China's internet giants and tapping their wealth to pay for its ambitions to reduce reliance on U.S. and European technology.
JOE McDONALD and ZEN SOO AP Business Writers
October 3, 2021
ABC News
After flourishing for two decades with little regulation, China's internet industries face a future of tighter control by the ruling Communist Party and pressure to pay for its tech ambitions, social welfare and propaganda
By ZEN SOO
September 20, 2021
AP NEWS
Li Zhanguo's two children, aged eight and four, don't have their own smartphones, but like millions of other Chinese children, they are no strangers to online gaming. "If my children get their hands on our mobile phones or an iPad, and if we don't closely monitor their screen time, they can play online games for as long as three to four hours each time," he said.
Reuters
September 17, 2021
@bsindia
Tencent had restricted users from sharing content from Douyin. In Feb, Douyin filed a complaint at a Beijing court saying this was monopolistic behaviour
Ram Iyer
September 9, 2021
TechCrunch
Southeast Asian tech companies are drawing the attention of investors around the world. In 2020, startups in the region raised over $8.2 billion, about four times more than they did in 2015.
Rita Liao
September 5, 2021
TechCrunch
This week, the gaming industry again became a target of Beijing, which imposed arguably the world's strictest limits on underage players. On the other hand, China's tech titans are hastily answering Beijing's call for them to take on more social responsibilities and take a break from unfettered expansion.
Alex Hern
September 4, 2021
the Guardian
While the west is unlikely to follow the three-hour gaming limit for children, developers would be unwise to dismiss it too quickly
Jill Shen
September 3, 2021
TechNode
In this episode, the guys are joined by regular guest Michael Norris to review some Q2 earnings highlights of Kuaishou, Tencent, and Xiaomi.
By JOE McDONALD and ZEN SOO
August 31, 2021
AP NEWS
BEIJING (AP) -- Hugely popular online games and celebrity culture in China are the latest targets in the ruling Communist Party's campaign to encourage the public to fall in line with its vision for a powerful, more wholesome country.
Romain Dillet
August 30, 2021
TechCrunch
China's National Press and Publication Administration has released a notice imposing limits on online gaming for minors. On September 1st, video game companies will have to restrict gaming time to three hours a week -- from 8 PM to 9 PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. With this new set of restrictions, Chinese authorities want [...]
Sky
August 30, 2021
Sky News
Online gaming companies will force users to register to play under their real identities and under-18s will only be allowed to play between 8pm and 9pm on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.
Manish Singh
August 27, 2021
TechCrunch
China is not done with curbing the influence local internet services have assumed in the world's largest populous market. Following a widening series of regulatory crackdowns in recent months, the nation on Friday issued draft guidelines on regulating the algorithms firms run to make recommendations to users. In a 30-point draft guidelines published on Friday, [...]
Manish Singh
August 23, 2021
TechCrunch
Tencent is in advanced stages of talks to lead an investment round in Gurgaon-headquartered Pocket FM, the latest in the Chinese giant's push to broaden its consumer internet portfolio in the Indian market. The Chinese firm, which is already an investor in Pocket FM, is in talks to lead a ~20-25 million round in Pocket [...]
August 18, 2021
Entrackr
Digital payments major PhonePe has been dominating the market share in the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) ecosystem at...
Qin Chen
August 10, 2021
TechNode
Tencent Music to release "digital collections" built with non-fungible token (NFT) technology.
Alex Wilhelm
August 9, 2021
TechCrunch
We should expect more of the same from the Chinese government: More complaints about the impact of "excessive" capital in its industries, more tumbling share prices and more held IPOs.
Rita Liao
August 7, 2021
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 question for the tech news cycle in China these days has become: Who is Beijing's next target? Regulatory clampdowns are common in China's tech industry [...]
Reuters
August 7, 2021
the Guardian
The messaging app does not comply with laws protecting children, say prosecutors, in fresh crackdown on tech firms
The Associated Press
August 7, 2021
CTVNews
China's biggest gaming company, Tencent, said it would review whether it adequately limits children's access to live streaming and other features after the government expanded a regulatory crackdown on tech industries by initiating a lawsuit against the company for failing to do enough to protect young users.
August 4, 2021
mint
After the crackdown on education companies, every regulatory blip is seen as a possible death sentence
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