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Report: Tencent in Talks With EA to Release Apex Legends in China

REPORT: TENCENT IN TALKS WITH EA TO RELEASE APEX LEGENDS IN CHINA

The South China Morning Post has reported that publishing giant Tencent , which has games like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite...

It isn't just apps. China's cinemas broke records during Lunar New Year

IT ISN'T JUST APPS. CHINA'S CINEMAS BROKE RECORDS DURING LUNAR NEW YEAR

China celebrated Lunar New Year last week as hundreds of millions of people travelled to their hometowns. While many had longed to...

 
 
 
Reddit Just Received $150 Million USD From the Architect of China's Great Firewall

REDDIT JUST RECEIVED $150 MILLION USD FROM THE ARCHITECT OF CHINA'S GREAT FIREWALL

Last week, a report by TechCrunch showcased that Reddit was raising roughly $150 million USD from Chinese-based tech firm Tencent,...

Facebook thinks Amazon's ad business has officially become a threat

FACEBOOK THINKS AMAZON'S AD BUSINESS HAS OFFICIALLY BECOME A THREAT

Facebook listed Amazon as a competitor for the first time in its annual report. Facebook says it competes with Amazon in advertising. Amazon...

 
 
 
Arena of Valor Rated in Europe for PS4

ARENA OF VALOR RATED IN EUROPE FOR PS4

The multiplayer online battle arena game from Tencent Games, Arena of Valor , has been rated for the PlayStation 4 in Europe by the...

Alibaba's growth slows to lowest in 4 years

ALIBABA'S GROWTH SLOWS TO LOWEST IN 4 YEARS

China's Alibaba continues to see slowing expansion in the latest quarter, but the e-commerce giant's effort to spur new growth from...

 
 
 
PUBG Mobile 0.11.0 beta gameplay: zombie mode, flamethrower, M134 minigun and more

PUBG MOBILE 0.11.0 BETA GAMEPLAY: ZOMBIE MODE, FLAMETHROWER, M134 MINIGUN AND MORE

Tencent Games has collaborated with Capcom on their latest title, the Resident Evil 2. As a result of this tie-up, PUBG Mobile will...

Byju's buys Osmo for $120M to add blended learning to its $4B digital education business

BYJU'S BUYS OSMO FOR $120M TO ADD BLENDED LEARNING TO ITS $4B DIGITAL EDUCATION BUSINESS

Weeks after it raised a massive $540 million funding round , Indian education unicorn Byju's is on the M&A path. The company announced...

 
 
 
TikTok is giving China a video chat alternative to WeChat

TIKTOK IS GIVING CHINA A VIDEO CHAT ALTERNATIVE TO WECHAT

ByteDance, the world's most-valued startup , just launched a new social media product under its Douyin brand in what many people see...

TikTok owner Bytedance unveils Snapchat clone Duoshan

TIKTOK OWNER BYTEDANCE UNVEILS SNAPCHAT CLONE DUOSHAN

TikTok parent company Bytedance today announced Duoshan - an app that borrows a page from Snapchat's playbook - as it challenges WeChat's...

 
 
 
China Approves 80 Games After Lifting Freeze But the List Doesn't Include Any Tencent Titles Yet

CHINA APPROVES 80 GAMES AFTER LIFTING FREEZE BUT THE LIST DOESN'T INCLUDE ANY TENCENT TITLES YET

Just before Christmas, China's State Administration of Press and Publications announced that it was lifting a month-long freeze on...

China's WeChat is the latest to get Snap-like ‘Stories'

CHINA'S WECHAT IS THE LATEST TO GET SNAP-LIKE ‘STORIES'

WeChat, the Chinese messaging giant with over 1 billion monthly active users around the world, just added a Snap-like ephemeral video...

 
 
 
Discord raises $150 million as it starts establishing its PC game store

DISCORD RAISES $150 MILLION AS IT STARTS ESTABLISHING ITS PC GAME STORE

Discord now has a valuation of $2.05 billion. Investors believe it can turn its 200 million registered users into subscribers and store...

Indian food delivery startup Swiggy raises $1 billion from Naspers, Tencent, others

INDIAN FOOD DELIVERY STARTUP SWIGGY RAISES $1 BILLION FROM NASPERS, TENCENT, OTHERS

Indian food delivery company Swiggy has announced a $1 billion funding round, led by South African ecommerce and investment firm Naspers.

 
 
 
Byju's targets global expansion for its digital education service after raising $540M

BYJU'S TARGETS GLOBAL EXPANSION FOR ITS DIGITAL EDUCATION SERVICE AFTER RAISING $540M

India-based educational startup Byju's was widely reported to have raised a massive $400 million round and now the company is making...

Tencent Surpasses 1 Million Download Milestone with Arena of Valor Switch Edition

TENCENT SURPASSES 1 MILLION DOWNLOAD MILESTONE WITH ARENA OF VALOR SWITCH EDITION

A quick head's up this afternoon on the Arena of Valor Nintendo Switch Edition, Tencent Games' first ever console game, as it has surpassed...

 
 
 
Chinese streaming giant Tencent Music raises $1.1bn at bottom range of IPO target

CHINESE STREAMING GIANT TENCENT MUSIC RAISES $1.1BN AT BOTTOM RANGE OF IPO TARGET

Payment service Toss becomes Korea's newest unicorn after raising $80M

PAYMENT SERVICE TOSS BECOMES KOREA'S NEWEST UNICORN AFTER RAISING $80M

South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised...

 
 
 
Investors still don't understand the fundamentals of US/China relations

INVESTORS STILL DON'T UNDERSTAND THE FUNDAMENTALS OF US/CHINA RELATIONS

This weekend, Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to something of a détente around American tariffs on Chinese goods. Stocks...

Tencent returns to profit growth despite concern around games

TENCENT RETURNS TO PROFIT GROWTH DESPITE CONCERN AROUND GAMES

Chinese internet giant Tencent bounced back from a disappointing previous quarter , but for once the company didn't have its gaming...