Tag: Tencent

wechat

China’s WeChat is Developing an AR Platform

That "Whatsapp" of China, "WeChat" is developing its own Augmented Reality platform. In addition to being a messaging, gaming and payments app, WeChat is creating its own platform called QAR. This makes Tencent, the operators of...
Tencent Gets Into Investment Banking

Social Media Giant Tencent Gets Into Investment Banking

Tencent, operators of WeChat announced a $372 million USD investment into the China International Capital Corporation (CICC). This investment will give Tencent almost a 5% ownership of the oldest investment bank in China while also...
china is going cashless

China is Going Cashless and it’s not Because of Credit Cards

In a surprising turn of events, China, the country that introduced paper money to the world is now on track to phase out cash. Apparently, China has been relying heavily on smartphones to make payments...
meta vision

Meta’s Interactive AR Display Turns Your Cubicle Into a Future Desktop

Meta Vision is reinventing desktops with its new AR display, called Workspace, which lets the user be a sort-of operating system. Luckily for those of looking for augmented reality to really break big, certain startups have...
flipkart

What you Need to Know About Flipkart and the eBay India Gameplan

Flipkart, the Indian e-retailer, announced it had acquired eBay India while raising $1.4 billion USD from Microsoft and Tencent. The move is a part of Flipkart’s strategy to keep up with the two e-commerce...