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Tencent's management is out to promote more cooperation across different groups as part of a business restructuring, even though flagship messaging and social media app WeChat came about from internal rivalry.
Tencent will allocate US$140mil (RM 585mil) to establish an award for young researchers in fundamental science and cutting-edge core technologies.
Tencent this week said it would require all players of its mobile and personal computer games to verify their identities against police databases from next year.
Online karaoke, like social commerce and live-streaming, are being embraced in China as companies and internet users experiment with new formats to deliver entertainment and sell products and services.
The new ride-hailing feature offers greater convenience to Chinese tourists overseas and taps into the growing trend where a range of services can be offered within a single app.
The move forms part of the US ride-hailing giant’s strategy to establish a super app for all of its users’ urban transport needs.
A recent string of investments, including in smart retail, is expected to help drive Tencent’s shift to more enterprise solutions.
In China’s fast-changing technology space where new options pop up almost every day, the ability of platforms to maintain a loyal following can often mean life or death.
China is home to the world’s biggest online community, with about two in five Chinese still offline.
Tencent Cloud said employees broke operational rules concerning data relocation and improvements are being made.