League of Legends Mobile is launching in 2020; registration for beta testing opens

Original artwork from "League of Legends." (Image credit: Tencent) Tencent has…


Apple under fire for security feature which sends some user data to Tencent

Two customers sit in an Apple store in Shanghai on March 27, 2019. (Image…


INSIGHTS | The NBA, TikTok, and a tale of three value systems

Image credit: TechNode After last week’s column, I really wanted to get back to…


Tencent resumes NBA preseason broadcasts after brief suspension

Tencent's logo at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai in…


Alipay, WeChat Pay explicitly forbid crypto-related transactions

(Image credit: Creative Commons / marcoverch) China's big two digital payment…


'Golden Week' spending surged on mobile payment platforms amid cooling economy

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Tencent's ‘Call of Duty Mobile’ installed 100 million times in its first week

The Tencent logo at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2019 in…


China's tech giants hit pause on NBA ties after executive's Hong Kong tweet

Several major Chinese tech companies, including Tencent and Alibaba, have…


Gamers at Blizzard's annual BlizzCon conference in 2018. (Image credit: Blizzard Entertainment)

Blizzard bans pro gamer from tournament following pro-Hong Kong remarks

Gamers at Blizzard's annual BlizzCon conference in 2018. (Image credit:…


Tencent leads E-round funding in Chinese online educator Vipkid

(Image Credit: Vipkid) Tencent has led E-round funding in Vipkid, one of…