Tencent’s new AI assistant to take on Siri…

In addition to Siri, Cortana, and Alexa, a new voice will soon join the personal assistant arena. China’s tech giant Tencent on Tuesday unveiled its Alexa-like digital assistant “Tencent Dingdang". It is capable of voice…

The power bank rental market is the latest…

As the whole world is watching China’s heated bike-sharing sector notably with ofo and Mobike as the market leaders, another sharing-economy business model may become the next big thing: power bank rentals. Beijing-based Xiaodian on…

Tencent stole Baidu’s big data lab head. Can…

The past week has been quite difficult for Baidu, dealing with the aftermath of its leading AI trio leaving the group’s AI development arm. Tencent, Baidu’s major rival in the AI arena, however, is beaming.…

AlphaGo’s new rival? Tencent’s AI Go program won…

Tencent once again proved that the company is not messing around with its game in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) arena. The tech giant’s AI Go program “Fine Art” or “Jueyi” just won the championship title…

The top investments China’s BATX made in Southeast…

Having been established as market leaders in their home market, it is only natural that China tech companies will want to grow their business overseas. Hence, China’s internet giants Alibaba and Tencent have chosen the…

Will the world be swept away in the…

It no longer comes as a surprise when Tencent announces new functions in its WeChat instant messaging app in China. Users of the most popular messaging mobile app in China can practically do everything and…