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White House wants to stamp on Ma’s Ant
Published in News
Thursday, 08 October 2020 11:06

White House wants to stamp on Ma’s Ant


Apparently it's latest thing to threaten US security 

Donald (I am immortal) Trump’s management team is exploring restrictions on billionaire Jack Ma's Ant Group as well as Tencent claiming that its digital payment platforms threaten US national security.

Coronavirus increased the value of video games companies
Published in Gaming


Market cap of leading video game companies jumped by $354.5 billion this year

As an industry custom built for people to stay indoors, the global video games market has boomed in the last few months, bringing huge profits for the leading gaming companies and their shareholders.

Tencent invests $70 billion in infrastructure
Published in News


Red clouds at night

Chinese tech giant Tencent will invest $70 billion over the next five years in technology infrastructure including cloud computing, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.

Tencent doing well in gaming boom
Published in Gaming
Friday, 15 May 2020 10:41

Tencent doing well in gaming boom


But warns of normality hitting soon

Tencent benefitted from the lockdowns in China, when bored people entertained themselves even more than usual with online games. But analysts – and Tencent itself – cautioned that a lot of the pandemic-driven gaming boost can’t carry forward as people have returned to work after China lifted most lockdowns.

US shut down of ZTE pulls Chinese tiger's tail
Published in PC Hardware


Trade war might backfire

The US might have inadvertently sown the seeds of its technological destruction by pulling the tail of the Chinese tiger.

Tencent releases its new operating system
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:28

Tencent releases its new operating system


TOS+, for smartphones and smart watches

Chinese outfit Tencent has released its operating system for smartphones and smartwatches as it tries to take a slice of the mobile market behind the bamboo curtain.