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Tencent Could Start Making Games With Nintendo Characters
We have seen Tencent making a lot of games (especially for the mobile platform). You must be aware of games like PUBG.Now, it looks like it might be making plans to target the US audience with some games involving Nintendo characters for consoles.This is not an official announcement – however, the Wall Street Journal reports otherwise.As per the report, Tencent might be looking to leverage its partnership with Japan’s Nintendo […]

Apple Reportedly Sending User Browsing Data To Chinese Company Tencent
You might be already knowing about Apple’s troubled operation in China and the plan to move some production outside China.Amidst all that, after the iOS 13 release, it looks like Apple is in trouble yet again.And, this time, it may not be just limited to China.In the new iOS 13 update, the Safari browser privacy policy mentions that the browsing data will be shared with Google Safe Browsing and Tencent.Note: […]

Tencent To Use ID Verification To Limit Game Time For Kids
Spending too much time on our phones is not a good thing, especially for children who might be more impressionable at a younger age. Now phone makers have come up with ways to help parents manage screen time, although it seems that kids are pretty smart when it comes to finding ways around it.

PUBG Mobile Lite Launched For Low-End Android Devices
Games like PUBG and Fortnite can be demanding in terms of hardware requirements due to the battle royale nature of the game which would require the device it’s played on to render a lot of graphics at the same time. This is why Fortnite for Android’s specs have essentially precluded it from lower-end Android phones.

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Tencent’s Digital Contracts Let Parents Reward Kids With Game Time
One of the ways that parents “reward” kids for good behavior, like doing their chores, completing homework on time, and so on would be to give them access to TV, games, mobile devices, computer time, and etc. Now it looks like Tencent wants to make these rewards more official through digital contracts.

Chinese Tech Behemoth Tried To Acquire Spotify This Year
Spotify’s preference of staying independent is no secret. If the company wanted to be acquired by someone it would have found a lot of suitors. According to a new report, it actually had to rebuff a potential suitor with very deep pockets. The report claims that Chinese tech behemoth Tencent tried to acquire Spotify earlier this year.

Clash of Clans Developer Supercell Bought For $8.6 Billion
Supercell is best known for the mobile game Clash of Clans though it has many other titles under its umbrella. Clash of Clans has really put Supercell on the map, so much so that it appeared on Chinese giant Tencent Holdings’ radar. It has been confirmed today that Tencent has purchased Supercell, it has acquired an 84.3 percent stake in the Clash of Clans developer for $8.6 billion.

Tencent Just Announced Their Own Gaming Console
Tencent is a Chinese company that some of you guys might be familiar with. They are behind the popular messaging app WeChat, and they are also shareholders in Epic and they also own Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends. Basically it sounds like the company has their fingers in many pots.

League Of Legends Studio Acquired By Chinese Internet Giant
League of Legends fans might be interested in knowing that the studio behind their favorite game, which happens to be one of the biggest online games in the world, has been acquired by a Chinese internet giant. It was back in 2011 when said internet giant Tencent purchased a majority stake in Riot Games, the developer behind League of Legends. It has been confirmed today that Tencent has now acquired […]

Tencent Reveals Smartwatch Operating System
Right now, the smartwatch camp can be said to be split into two different factions – one one side, there would be Android Wear with the likes of the LG Watch Urbane on AT&T, while on the other would obviously be Apple’s recently released Apple Watch. Well, Tencent might have decided to crash the party rather late, having rolled out a brand new operating system for smartwatches, now how about […]