Tencent had launched the PUBG Mobile game for Android and iOS back in March and it has surpassed 100 million downloads in about 5 months since its debut on smartphones and tablets. However, PUBG’s counterpart, the Fortnite had surpassed the milestone on iOS alone in late July, according to data-tracking service Apptopia. Continue reading “PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads in 5 months of launch”
Tencent has silently launched the PUBG lite version of its battle royale shooter in the Philippines. PUBG is company’s most popular battle royale game across the globe. The LITE version is based on Unreal Engine 4, and it’s optimized for devices with low RAM. Continue reading “PUBG Mobile Lite beta with smaller map, 40 players released for devices with low RAM”
At the Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Nokia and Tencent have signed an agreement to combinedly research and development to explore the potential of 5G for the provision of new applications, including those for a variety of vertical markets. Continue reading “Nokia, Tencent sign agreement to accelerate 5G webscale research and applications”
Tencent’s current sensation; PUBG within no short time has gained best community building app in the world. Player’s main goal in the game is to survive till the end while staying within the circle and killing opponents. Continue reading “Tencent Gaming Buddy PUBG mobile Android Emulator for PC released”
Chinese Internet conglomerate Tencent is funding $115 million to Indian music streaming service Gaana. The popular music streaming service continues its investments pace in the country with backing from domestic giants like Flipkart and Ola last year. Continue reading “Gaana receives $115 million funding from Tencent, to invest in AI”
Ola has secured a whopping $1.1 billion in fresh round of funding from China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd and existing investor Japan’s SoftBank. The homegrown company will use the funding to increase its numbers of drivers and expand presence to more cities. Continue reading “Ola raises $1.1 billion from Tencent and Softbank”
Ola has received a fresh round of funding from SoftBank, Tencent and other investors, according to a latest report from Bloomberg. The funding is also backed by venture capital fund jointly run by Indian industrialist Ratan Tata, the University of California’s investment arm and U.S. institutional investors. Continue reading “Ola raises $2 billion from SoftBank, Tencent and other investors”
Android creator Andy Rubin has confirmed that the Essential Phone is in “full mass production”. Announced in May, the Essential Phone will finally get a release date sometime next week, said Rubin.
Continue reading “Essential Phone in “full mass production” as company secures $300M funding from Amazon,Tencent”
China’s Tencent is in talks with homegrown cab aggregator Ola for a fresh round of funding worth $400 million, according to a latest report from the Economic Times. Citing four people aware of the development, ET stated that Tencent executives met with Ola’s management team to discuss funding. Continue reading “China’s Tencent might pump $400 million in Ola”
Hike, the homegrown messaging app has raised $175M from Foxconn and Tencent in Series D round of funding that values the company at $1.4 billion.
Continue reading “Hike secures $175M in funding from Foxconn and Tencent”
China’s Tencent Holdings Pvt. Ltd. has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Supercell, the maker of popular mobile game Clash of Clans. Tencent and its partners will together buy an 84.3% stake in Supercell for $8.6 billion from Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank Group Corp.
Continue reading “Tencent to acquire Clash of Clans maker Supercell for $8.6 billion”
China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd has launched an operating system for internet connected devices, smartphones and TV. The move comes from the company as it wants to take on rivals like Alibaba and Xiaomi.
Continue reading “Tencent introduces new operating system for mobile devices”
Tencent, the media and internet giant, is bringing the wildly popular game Candy Crush Saga to China. The game is being brought to Chinese Android devices in collaboration with the game’s creator ie King Digital Entertainment. Continue reading “Tencent brings Candy Crush Saga to China in partnership with King Digital Entertainment”