By Josh Ye HONG KONG (Reuters) - In a sea change at China's Tencent, an easy-to-play game of cute characters tackling obstacle courses has taken precedence over developing a big-budget sophisticated foreign franchise for smartphones. Since late last year, the world's largest

By Josh Ye HONG KONG (Reuters) - Pony Ma, chief executive and co-founder of Tencent Holdings, has said that the company's video games business faces great challenges from competitors but is catching up in artificial intelligence (AI) development. Ma, speaking at Tencent's

By Josh Ye HONG KONG (Reuters) - TikTok owner ByteDance said on Tuesday it is in talks with multiple prospective buyers of its gaming assets, including the world's largest video games company, Tencent, as the Chinese social media firm retreats from

By Josh Ye HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings on Wednesday said it has a large stockpile of AI chips from U.S. maker Nvidia, but that broadened U.S. restrictions on high-end chip sales to China will eventually impact

By Josh Ye HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Tencent Holdings said third-quarter revenue climbed 10%, as its games business staged a robust recovery from a regulatory crackdown on the country's tech sector. Sales for the world's largest video game company and operator

Like Revolut or Monzo in Europe, virtual banks have become popularised in several Asian countries. As of 2023, China, Japan, and South Korea have some of the most prominent digital banks by profit or the number of users in Asia.McKinsey

Pokemon games are seen on sale in a GameStop in Manhattan, New York, U.S., December 7, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly By Josh Ye BEIJING (Reuters) - China's video games regulator granted on Wednesday publishing licences to 45 foreign games for release in the