Tencent Holdings

Should You Buy Tencent Holdings After the Correction?

One of China’s largest and fastest-growing companies is down double digits, and now it looks really cheap.<p>Shares of Chinese tech giant <b>Tencent …

Investing

U.S. Weighs Emergency Powers to Curb China Tech Investments

The Treasury Department is considering using an emergency law to curb Chinese investments in sensitive technologies, as the Trump administration …

China

What Shopping in the Future Will Look Like

Stores will more deeply integrate artificial intelligence into the shopping experience, says Andreessen Horowitz’s Connie Chan<p>HONG KONG—The online world is interacting with brick-and-mortar stores in radically new ways, fueling a revolution in how people shop, said Connie Chan, a partner at the …

eCommerce

Indonesia's Go-Jek planning Philippine expansion: regulator

MANILA (Reuters) - Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment company Go-Jek is looking to expand into the Philippines, Manila's transport regulator said on Friday, just days after Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] shut down its local business as part of its exit from Southeast Asia.<p>Go-Jek executives …

Asia

Advice for the Good Doctor: Stop Smoking Cash

Dealing with sickness is recession-proof, especially in a country as big as China. That doesn't make it an automatic money-spinner, as the health …

Hong Kong

Tencent Tops Video-Game Deal-Making Leaderboard

<b>Tencent Holdings Ltd.</b> was the world’s biggest investor in video game companies in the 12 months ending March 31, an industry report said.<p>“Tencent led …

News (China)

Bezos-Backed Cancer Startup Wants to Raise $1 Billion

Grail Inc., the cancer-detection startup backed by the world’s two richest men, is seeking to raise about $1 billion to boost growth ahead of its …

Business

Alibaba to invest $320 million in Thailand, as rivals boost presence

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Alibaba is investing $320 million in Thailand as the e-commerce giant aims to tap Chinese consumers' appetite for the Southeast nation's agricultural goods and for its tourism market amid growing competition from rivals.<p>China's biggest e-commerce company is investing more than …

Technology (UK)

JD.com Partners With SINA to Tackle Alibaba

JD’s new deal with SINA could force Alibaba to make some big moves.<p><b>JD.com</b> (NASDAQ:JD) recently partnered with <b>SINA</b> (NASDAQ:SINA), one of China's top …

China

Tencent, JD.com Lead Group Investing in Unit of Embattled LeEco

A subsidiary of debt-ridden conglomerate <b>LeEco</b> will soon obtain investments totaling about 2.74 billion yuan ($437 million) from a group of Chinese …

China

Former Yahoo CEO Launches Tech Startup Incubator, Bezos-backed Grail to Raise $1B, Tencent to Invest $100M in Dream11 & More

Walmart may retain the management team of Flipkart, including CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy if the proposed deal of the e-commerce firm goes through.

Startups

Stock Sales in a Volatile Quarter Push a U.S. Bank Up Asian League Tables

Citigroup found itself in an unusual position in Asia at the end of the first quarter—at the top of league tables for stock underwriting and related activities in the region.<p>The New York-headquartered bank, which reported results last week, got a boost from its Asian operations during the January …

Business

Tencent's Growth Threatens These 5 Companies

NetEase, Weibo, Baidu, iQiyi, and Alibaba are all on the tech giant’s hit list.<p><b>Tencent</b>'s (NASDAQOTH:TCEHY) stock soared more than 700% over the past …

China

Why Tech Titans Are Betting on India, in 14 Charts - WSJ

India is the last great untapped tech market, and the world’s biggest tech companies are investing billions in its nascent internet economy.<p>The country has some big challenges, such as low incomes and patchy connectivity. Still, several companies are determined to capitalize on the potential …

Alibaba Group

Tencent and JD.com invest in Leshi's smart-TV unit

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Technology giants Tencent, JD.com and TCL are among investors in Chinese TV maker New Leshi Zhixin, its controlling shareholder Leshi Internet Information and Technology said on Wednesday.<p>Affiliates of Tencent Holdings, JD.com Inc, TCL Corp and Suning.com Co have agreed to …

News (China)

EU Told to Be More Assertive on China to Address Investment Gap

The European Union suffers a “significant gap in investment openness” with China that hurts the bloc’s interests, and needs to develop a strategy to …

China

Is Facebook a Monopoly?

Facebook is the dominant social network, but it doesn’t dominate internet advertising.<p><b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently faced a …

Social Media

3 Great eSports Investments For the Technology Savvy Retiree

Time to think outside the box, retirees.<p>Americans need as much as $500,000 saved to have a comfortable retirement, according to some estimates. But, …

Investing

Flipkart shareholders barring SoftBank Group agree to sell stake to US retail giant Walmart - Firstpost

Key shareholders of Indian e-commerce player Flipkart have agreed to sell their stake to US retail giant Walmart, a media report quoted people aware …

Business (India)

The FANGs vs. the BATs: Which Is More Vulnerable to a Downturn?

By<p>April 17, 2018 12:51 p.m. ET<p>The FANG stocks—Facebook (FB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX), and Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL)—have a lot in …

Business

Major posts set by Westlake University's board of trustees

96-year-old Yang Zhenning, also known as Chen-Ning Yang, Nobel Prize winning Chinese-American physicist and mathematician, has been appointed the …

News (China)

Insider Selling Concerns Just Created a Buying Opportunity in Tencent Holdings/ADR Stock

Shares of Chinese technology giant <b>Tencent Holdings/ADR</b> (OTCMKTS:<b>TCEHY</b>) have given up all of their 2018 gains (and more) over the past month.<p>In mid- …

Investing

Chinese companies lead on the list of largest global deals of Q1 2018

The latest trends in venture capital funding globally are captured by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and CB Insights in the Money Tree report. The …

Venture Capital

Ubisoft Stock Is Up 400% Over the Past Three Years. Is It Still a Buy?

Forget Activision. Ubisoft might be the best video game stock to buy.<p><b>Ubisoft</b> (NASDAQOTH:UBSFF) doesn't get the attention of its larger U.S.-based …

Ubisoft

Survey says stock-market bulls ‘silenced, not routed’

The stock market’s fall into correction mode in February and subsequent sideways trading action isn’t driving bulls to give up the ghost, said …

Stock Markets

Pear Video Secures Funding From Tencent, Baidu

<b>Pear Video</b> has secured 616 million yuan ($98.1 million) in series A funding, paving the way for the short-video platform to supply content to …

News (China)

The Humbling of Tech in China

Tech or media?<p>What to many people is an esoteric question could end up making a multibillion-dollar difference to Chinese companies that serve up …

Social Media

Stock Pickers Ready to Take the Facebook Out of ‘FANG’

Fund managers have soured on Facebook since its revelation that millions of users’ data were compromised<p>Some big investors are facing a moment of soul-searching about whether to abandon part of a long-profitable trade: a bet on a group of tech stocks known as “FANG.”<p>The stocks—Facebook Inc., …

Investing

A Tencent-Backed Fashion App Is Seeking a $4 Billion U.S. IPO

Yet another Chinese technology company is headed for an initial public offering.<p>Meilishuo, the online fashion retailer backed by Tencent Holdings …

Business

Tencent Games Arena of Valor, an Epic New 5v5 MOBA, Now Available on Google Play and Apple App Store

(Attn.editors: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with Business Wire India. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the …

Google Play