It seems like China has finally started loosening its grip a little on its local tech sector. The country's regulator has finally given NetEase and Tencent permission to publish new paid games again.
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According to reports, both Tencent and Sony are to take minority stakes in FromSoftware, Inc., best known for Armored Core and Dark Souls series as well as its latest release, Elden Ring.
Logitech and Tencent have teamed up with Microsoft and NVIDIA to develop a handheld device that will support cloud gaming services such as xCloud and GeForce Now, and play AAA titles.
Chinese tech giant Tencent has revealed that it has a long-term plan for semiconductor chip manufacturing. The company has also reportedly developed three chips till now and plans to develop more.
China has announced a new rule under which people below the age of 18 can only play video games one hour daily from Friday to Sunday. Real-name registration systems will also be implemented.
Chinese internet giants and the video gaming industry is facing criticism from state media over their celebrity culture. This has also prompted a lawsuit filed against Tencent by Beijing prosecutors.
Chinese state-run newspapers, People's Daily, and Economic Information Daily have criticized platforms that propagate celebrity culture. This criticism comes during China's crackdown on online firms.
nubia's gaming brand RedMagic and Tencent have announced the launch of the RedMagic 6 series of phones in China. They're the world's first phones with a 165Hz refresh rate display.
The United States government has signed a new executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese apps, The order could be revoked by the President-elect once he takes office, though.
Due to a legal dispute, Huawei has reportedly removed all Tencent games such as PUBG, Arena of Valor, and Honor of Kings from its app store. It's currently unclear why this extreme step was taken.
Earlier this month, the Indian Government banned PUBG Mobile in the country. Just after the news, PUBG Corp. dropped Tencent Games but the move was not enough for the government to reverse the ban.
Vanessa Pappas has publicly invited Facebook and Instagram to support their litigation against the executive order signed by President Trump that aims to ban the Chinese-backed app in the US.
U.S. president Donald Trump has issued an executive order forcing TikTok and WeChat to be banned from app stores in the United States. The apps will no longer be available after Sunday.
PUBG Mobile is set to receive a large v1.0 update, containing user experience improvements and gameplay changes, ahead of a $2 million eSports tournament set to begin in late November.
OnePlus has announced a partnership with the developers of PUBG Mobile, which allows users of OnePlus 7 Pro and newer phones to play the game with a 90Hz refresh rate before everyone else.
As part of a previously-announced Pokémon Presents presentation, The Pokémon Company and Tencent announced Pokémon Unite, a new battle arena title coming to the Switch and mobile devices.
One of the more interesting exploits discussed at BlackHat USA this week was the use of glasses and tape on a sleeping person to trick FaceID into unlocking a phone and even processing payments.
The new computing center will leverage Tencent's cloud computing capabilities and enable BMW to analyze the large amounts of real-time data that self-driving cars produce from their sensors.
Activision has announced Call of Duty: Mobile for Android and iOS devices, a multiplayer shooter featuring maps, modes, characters, and more from previous popular games in the main series.
As Apex Legends gathers up millions of players, a new report suggests that EA is looking to partner up with Tencent to bring its massive latest battle royale hit over to China as well.
Reddit has announced a new funding round that granted the company $300 million, half of which come from China's Tencent. Reddit is now worth $3 billion, a major jump from $1.8 billion in 2017.
After launching its own online game store last month, Epic Games has struck a deal with Ubisoft to bring Tom Clancy's The Division 2 to the Epic Games Store. That means it won't be coming to Steam.
China has resumed issuing licenses to game publishers after it spent the last nine months figuring out how to filter out extreme violence and how to limit games being too addictive for children.
Tencent has formed a partnership with Medopad, a U.K.-based firm in order to develop tools that radically shorten the diagnosis time for Parkinson's disease from 30 minutes to just a few.
Tencent has released PUBG Mobile Lite in the Philippines. The game, as you can guess, is built of lower-spec phones that can't handle the more intensive PUBG Mobile, it only supports up to 40 users.
Nokia and Tencent signed an agreement at the end of June which will see them establish a lab in China to develop new applications that leverage 5G and enhance the latter's social media services.
The Chinese tech giant, Tencent, has joined The Linux Foundation as a Platinum member. Being a Platinum member allows the firm to get a seat at the foundation's Board of Directors.
The Chinese giant Tencent has acquired a majority stake in Grinding Gear Games, the company behind popular dungeon crawler Path of Exile. The developers has said its strategy won't change.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds publisher in China, Tencent, has helped Chinese authorities arrest 120 individuals that are suspected of manufactoring cheating software for the battle-royale title.
Chinese citizens living in Guangzhou will be given the option to make their national ID cards digital. The pilot programme started on Monday and will be rolled out over the coming year.
The incredibly popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be coming to mobile devices in China. Tencent recently announced that it will be handling the release for Android and iOS devices.
Tencent has managed to gain exclusive publishing rights for PUBG in China. The company will provide local hosting, enforce local regulations, and also crack down on widespread cheating.
The Chinese gaming and instant messenger giant has had a massive market value rally this year and has managed to overtake Facebook as the world's fifth largest company by overall market value.
Even though Tencent has huge shares in semi-autonomous car maker Tesla the company is still working on its own prototypes. Its vehicle bid will make it the biggest contender amongst Chinese companies.
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.