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Huawei wants to build cars
Published in Transportation
Monday, 19 December 2022 09:10

Huawei wants to build cars


The US will probably have something to say about that

Huawei is hitting the road to get into the electric car industry – something which the US regulators will probably try to stop in the land of the free.

Tencent rejects Black Shark
Published in News
Tuesday, 11 October 2022 11:40

Tencent rejects Black Shark


You are going to need a bigger boat

Tencent has decided not to buy Xiaomi's premium gaming smartphone brand, Black Shark.

Tencent takes half of Ubisoft
Published in Gaming
Wednesday, 07 September 2022 10:57

Tencent takes half of Ubisoft


Half your company is now Chinese

Ubisoft has announced that Chinese tech giant Tencent has invested €300 million to buy half the company.

Chinese metaverse will obey rules
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 11 November 2021 11:54

Chinese metaverse will obey rules


No Pooh in perfect socialist Utopia

Chinese social media giant Tencent Holdings expects Beijing to allow 'metaverse' virtual environment services to operate in China - provided they fall in line with Chinese rules.

Tencent working on three chips
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 November 2021 12:02

Tencent working on three chips


Seems everyone wants to be US free

Chinese technology giant Tencent said it is making progress in semiconductor chip development and investment.

TSMC beats Tencent
Published in News
Thursday, 19 August 2021 13:24

TSMC beats Tencent


Asia’s most valuable firm

The world's largest chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has overtaken Chinese tech behemoth Tencent to become Asia's most valuable firm.

Tencent buys British Sumo Group
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 July 2021 11:40

Tencent buys British Sumo Group


All your post-Brexit companies are belong China now

Tencent has announced plans to buy British video game company Sumo Group for $1.27 billion.

Tencent's Chinese cash forces name change at Oxford University
Published in News


Money talks

A major Chinese firm has forced a change in the name of a famous Oxford University college grant by bunging nearly a milion into the establishment.

Tencent fires 100 and purges contract list
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 February 2021 13:12

Tencent fires 100 and purges contract list


Anti-graft

Tencent named 37 companies it had blacklisted from future contracts and said it has fired more than 100 staff over embezzlement and bribery incidents.

White House wants to stamp on Ma’s Ant
Published in News
Thursday, 08 October 2020 11:06

White House wants to stamp on Ma’s Ant


Apparently it's latest thing to threaten US security 

Donald (I am immortal) Trump’s management team is exploring restrictions on billionaire Jack Ma's Ant Group as well as Tencent claiming that its digital payment platforms threaten US national security.