EU regulators sent game developers ~100 questions on the Microsoft-Activision deal, including whether Microsoft will...

BRUSSELS, Oct 6 - EU antitrust regulators are asking games developers whether Microsoft (MSFT.O) will be incentivised to block rivals' access to "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard's...

The China Tech Giants Chasing $8 Trillion of Metaverse Gold

China’s biggest technology companies – Tencent, ByteDance, NetEase and Alibaba – are racing to stake a claim in the booming virtual world The post The China Tech Giants Chasing $8 Trillion of...

Musk's "super app" vision

Elon Musk's plans for Twitter may go beyond what we think of as a standard social media app, the billionaire teased Tuesday. Driving the news: Musk's purchase of Twitter, he tweeted, "is an...

The First Metaverse Expo in Singapore

In 2021, the concept of metaverse completely exploded around the world. Meta is called meta in the field of computer. Verse is the abbreviation of universe. Metaverse metauniverse means to explore...

Elon Musk's plans for Twitter may take inspiration from Chinese super apps

Elon Musk said that buying Twitter is an "accelerant to creating X, the everything app," hinting he might take inspiration from apps like Tencent's WeChat.

Elon Musk's plans for Twitter may take inspiration from Chinese super apps

Elon Musk said that buying Twitter is an "accelerant to creating X, the everything app," hinting he might take inspiration from apps like Tencent's WeChat.

Elon Musk's plans for Twitter may take inspiration from Chinese super apps

Elon Musk tweeted that buying Twitter is an "accelerant to creating X, the everything app" Musk may be hinting toward so-called "super apps" which are popular in China and other parts of Asia....

Beijing Will Know More About You Than You Do: Gettr CEO

Beijing Will Know More About You Than You Do: Gettr CEO Authored by Daniel Teng via The Epoch Times, When people think of a “data breach,” their natural reaction is to worry about...

U.S. Said to Plan New Limits on China’s A.I. and Supercomputing Firms

The Biden administration is expected to announce new measures to restrict Chinese companies from getting access to high-performance computing. The measures could be announced as soon as this week....

U.S. Said to Plan New Limits on China’s A.I. and Supercomputing Firms

The Biden administration is expected to announce new measures to restrict Chinese companies from getting access to high-performance computing. The measures could be announced as soon as this week....

Sources: the US will likely announce new measures as soon as this week restricting several Chinese companies and...

The Biden administration is expected to announce new measures to restrict Chinese companies from accessing technologies that enable high-performance computing, according to several people familiar...

Daily Dozen

ByteDance and Tencent-backed apps have been inundating Facebook and Instagram with troubling, graphic ads for violent fantasy erotica; at least 81 people have died in Florida from Hurricane Ian;...

Google shuts down Translate service in China

Google has a very limited presence in China these days after it pulled its search engine from the market in 2010. Local players including Baidu and Tencent coming to dominate the internet...

Google shuts down Translate service in China

Google has a very limited presence in China these days after it pulled its search engine from the market in 2010. Local players including Baidu and Tencent coming to dominate the internet...

Prosus Ventures terminates its deal to acquire Indian payments company BillDesk for $4.7B in cash, saying “certain...

Prosus Ventures has called off the $4.7 billion merger of BillDesk it announced last year, saying “certain conditions precedent” were not fulfilled in a surprising development a month after the...

Japan's business mood worsens in Q3

By Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO - Japanese manufacturers' business mood worsened in the three months to September, a central bank survey showed on Monday, bolstering views that the...

Tencent is no longer China's most valuable company after its shares dropped 64% since Jan. 2021, wiping $623B in...

Sources: Tencent is resetting its M&A strategy, seeking to own majority or even controlling stakes in overseas...

HONG KONG, Oct 1 - Tencent is resetting its M&A strategy to put more focus on buying majority stakes mainly in overseas gaming companies, as the tech giant eyes global expansion to offset slowing...

Tencent is reportedly refocusing on ‘aggressively seeking’ full games company acquisitions

The Chinese giant reportedly wants to offset uncertainty at home…

Adobe Earnings, Revenue Miss in Q4

Investing.com - Adobe reported on Thursday fourth quarter earnings that missed analysts' forecasts and revenue that fell short of expectations. Adobe announced earnings per share of $3.40 on...

Tencent Seen Aiming at Majority Stakes in Foreign Gaming Firms

China tech giant is seeking to own majority or controlling stakes in overseas targets, notably in gaming assets in Europe, after tech crackdown knocked 60% off its share value over two years The...

Tencent shifts focus to majority deals, overseas gaming assets for growth-sources

By Julie Zhu and Josh Ye HONG KONG - Tencent is resetting its M&A strategy to put more focus on buying majority stakes mainly in overseas gaming companies, as the tech giant eyes global expansion...

Tech companies working with AI are shielding themselves from accountability by outsourcing data collection and model...

Yesterday, Meta’s AI Research Team announced Make-A-Video, a “state-of-the-art AI system that generates videos from text.” Like he did for the Stable Diffusion data, Simon Willison created a...

Tencent shifts focus to majority deals, overseas gaming assets for growth-sources

Tencent is resetting its M&A strategy to put more focus on buying majority stakes mainly in overseas gaming companies, as the tech giant eyes global expansion to offset slowing growth at home in...

EU antitrust regulators set Nov. 8 deadline for Microsoft, Activision decision

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS - EU antitrust regulators will decide by Nov. 8 whether to clear Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT)'s proposed $69 billion acquisition of "Call of Duty" maker Activision...

China fact of the day

Sign of the times: Tencent has been surpassed by a liquor company as China’s most valuable firm pic.twitter.com/AzHexYq7Y9 — Dan Wang (@danwwang) September 30, 2022 The post China fact of the day...

Web novel apps backed by ByteDance and Tencent are running hundreds of Facebook and Instagram ads showing sexual...

Some of the ads include descriptions of sexual violence, paired with images of battered women and photos of male fitness influencers, which were used without permission. Apps backed by...

Filing: European Commission sets a provisional November 8 deadline to complete the review of Microsoft's proposed...

BRUSSELS, Sept 30 - EU antitrust regulators will decide by Nov. 8 whether to clear Microsoft Corp's proposed $69 billion acquisition of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard (ATVI.O),...

This Week In XR: New XR Hardware From NReal And Lenovo

Also this week: Hadean, a distributed computing infrastructure startup, raises $30M Series A from Tencent and Epic.

Tencent Co-Founder Charles Chen’s Yidan Prize Honors Education Leaders From Stanford, New Education Initiative

Winners get nearly $4 million each

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