In preparation for the VivaTech conference, the “world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders,” French President Emmanuel Macron invited representatives from 50 tech giants including Tencent to the “Tech for Good Summit” held in Paris May 24.

Tencent decided to focus on education mentioning that its Tencent Class has 300 million registered users and over 100,000 courses. As Sengyee Lau, Senior Executive Vice President and Chairman of Market and Global Branding of Tencent revealed, China’s largest College Wechat Ecology Service Platform—Tencent Micro College—has joined hands with 3,800 colleges across China, providing digital campus solutions.

The company also said that its mobile game Honor of Kings will receive a new educational feature called History Classes of Kings. The massively popular game was criticized by state media People’s Daily last year in July causing Tencent’s share price to plunge.

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Masha Borak

Masha Borak is a technology reporter based in Beijing. Write to her at masha.borak [at] technode.com. Pitches with the word "disruptive" will be ignored. Read a good book - learn some more adjectives.