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Judge in the US halts Trump administration's ban on downloading WeChat

The order would have slowed WeChat down and made it unusable in the United States for video chats with family and friends.

21 Sep 2020 7:05 PM

TikTok, WeChat banned in US starting Sunday

The order would “combat China’s malicious collection of American citizens’ personal data,

18 Sep 2020 6:27 PM

Explainer: What does Trump's order mean for TikTok, WeChat in US?

Trump’s order appears to formalise his threat to shut down TikTok unless Microsoft or some other American company buys it by September 15.

07 Aug 2020 1:57 PM

Government bans 47 more Chinese mobile apps

Most of these 47 apps are banned for the same reasons as the earlier 59, and many were lite versions or variants of the earlier banned apps.

27 Jul 2020 6:17 PM

Government must galvanise India's app ecosystem to pare down Chinese influence

Quick disbursal of the Rs 20,000 crore Startup India corpus to app-based businesses is key, not reliance on large firms to create superapps.

16 Jul 2020 8:05 AM


Zomato India mulls liquor deliveries over surge in demand

Zomato would target “areas that are relatively less affected by Covid-19

07 May 2020 11:18 AM

Beating the coronavirus lockdown blues, kids and adults alike flock online gaming platforms

A 30% to 60% surge has been reported in people playing online and offline multiplayer games

31 Mar 2020 12:24 AM

Self-driving cars may go commercial in China by 2025, as India lags behind

Covering about 10 lakh km within Beijing alone, 12 Chinese automotive firms have tested 77 cars in 2019

03 Mar 2020 6:05 PM

Apple reportedly shares safe browsing Safari data with Chinese firm

It isn't clear if Tencent collects any information outside of China.

15 Oct 2019 8:08 AM

Tencent scraps plan to invest USD 150 mn in VIPKid: sources

VIPKid dismissed the news as untrue and said it was in fundraising talks with Tencent and other investors.

30 Aug 2019 1:39 PM


Qualcomm, Tencent agree to collaborate on gaming devices, 5G

Under the agreement, future Tencent games could be “optimized” for Android phones that run Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Elite gaming chips.

30 Jul 2019 12:01 PM

Get the Asus ROG Phone II for just Rs 35,000; over 1.6 million registrations so far

The reduced price is due to Asus being helped by Tencent, the makers behind popular Battle-Royale title PUBG.

25 Jul 2019 1:45 PM

Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices US IPO at low end of range

DouYu sold American depositary shares (ADS) at USD 11.5 each, compared with a previously stated target of USD 11.50 to USD 14.00

18 Jul 2019 8:48 PM

Paytm, Tencent may invest up to USD 125 million in MX Player

Paytm investment plans are part of its long-term plan to focus on providing more content to users and increasing user-engagement.

03 Jul 2019 8:42 AM

Amazon dethrones Google as top global brand: Survey

The brand value of Amazon surged by 52 per cent to USD 315 billion, global market research agency Kantar said.

11 Jun 2019 11:48 AM


After 'Honour of Kings' failure abroad, Tencent retools overseas strategy

Tencent has now all but written off its original plans for “Arena of Valor” and disbanded the game’s marketing team.

28 May 2019 9:36 AM

Nintendo shares jump after Tencent wins key China Switch sales approval

Gaming industry leader Tencent is trying to recover from a lengthy game approval freeze in China last year.

20 Apr 2019 11:01 AM

Hyundai Motor, Tencent tie up to develop self-driving cars software

Both companies plan to conduct joint research and development on safety and security systems for self-driving cars.

07 Apr 2019 1:34 PM

China regulator approves 30 imported online video games, including Tencent's

It marked the first batch of imported online games approved since February 2018.

03 Apr 2019 3:28 PM

Alibaba, Tencent, car makers set up USD 1.5 billion China ride-hailing venture

China is home to the world’s largest ride-hailing market, estimated by consulting firm Bain & Co to be worth USD 23 billion.

24 Mar 2019 11:31 AM