Mark another big name app as dropping support for Windows Phone. This time, it's WeChat with its 700m users, the largest and most popular app in China used for everything from messaging to banking.
China Unicom, has raised $12 billion by selling shares to the likes of Alibaba and Tencent, as part of an effort aimed at increasing mixed-ownership of state-run companies by the Communist Party.
In a landmark deal worth $23 million, Tencent - the largest gaming company in the world by revenue - bought into Frontier Developments, best known for space exploration game Elite: Dangerous.
Chinese internet giant Tencent, owner of WeChat, is bringing its hit mobile game Honor of Kings to the US, France, Italy, Spain, and Germany, in a bid to diversify its revenue base.
Tencent, one of the largest video game companies, will limit spending and playtime on young users of Honor of Kings, the world's top-grossing mobile game. Real-name registration will be mandatory.
Microsoft and Tencent both invested in Flipkart's latest funding round, as did eBay, which is acquiring an equity stake in Flipkart, and is selling its eBay India operations to its former rival.
Chinese regulators have suspended transactions over Mini Apps, WeChat's new competitor against traditional apps. The CSRC cited security considerations as its reason for the suspension.
According to some recent Microsoft presentation slides, Tencent is bringing one of its popular messaging apps to Windows 10 as a UWP, despite the company saying it had abandoned Windows 10 Mobile.
Microsoft announced a new QQ instant messaging Universal app for Windows 10 last year - but Tencent has now ditched those plans, saying Microsoft isn't doing enough to retain users of its mobile OS.
Microsoft is partnering up with Tencent to push Windows 10 to the Chinese market and as part of the deal Tencent will bring its popular games and services to the Windows Store, including QQ and LoL.
New rumors claim that Vivendi is thinking about selling its 60 percent share of game publisher Activision Blizzard and that Microsoft could be one of the companies that is being sought as a buyer.
Activision has announced it has signed an agreement with Tencent to launch the free-to-play PC game Call of Duty Online in China, with public testing scheduled to start later this year.
Epic Games has announced that Chinese game publisher Tencent has bought a minority stake in the Gears of War and Unreal Engine creators. The specifics of the deal were not disclosed.
Tencent Messenger, generally referred to as TM, is the most popular free instant messaging computer program in China, and the world’s third most popular IM service. Aside from the chat program, TM has also developed...
Tencent Messenger, generally referred to as TM, is the most popular free instant messaging computer program in China, and the world's third most popular IM service. Aside from the chat program, TM has also developed...