Tencent's net profit in the second quarter increased by 33% year-on-year, and the usage time of video accounts nearly doubled.
Tencent's self-developed 'Tencent Hunyuan AI Large Model' has entered the internal testing phase. Several Tencent employees have reported receiving internal emails inviting them to experience the Tencent Hunyuan AI Large Model through webpages or mini-programs. Multiple Tencent business units have also integrated the Tencent Hunyuan AI Large Model for testing.
Tencent has reportedly made its first investment in large-scale AI models, contributing to a new $250 million financing round for startup MiniMax, which values the firm at over $1.2 billion.
A screenshot of a WeChat conversation involving Tencent CEO Pony Ma went viral today, trending on Weibo and sparking discussions among industry insiders and netizens alike. According to the chat record, Ma shared an article titled “Discussing Layoffs” in a WeChat group, and noted, “The challenges of the upcoming environment seem quite large, you should […]
"I feel that many companies are too hasty and seem to be boosting their stock prices. We have never been this kind of style."
Mogo Auto, a company offering autonomous driving technology and operation services, has successfully raised 580 million yuan ($83 million) in C2 round financing.
Tencent Cloud publicly announced its digital human production platform on April 25th. The platform boasts several features, including small training samples, high production efficiency, and automated production.
Parallel Nebula Investment Limited (PNI) has distributed approximately 51 million Class B shares of Kuaishou at the request of certain external capital partners. PNI is an investment vehicle indirectly controlled by Tencent Plus Partners (TPP), which is under Tencent.
Tencent showcased its vehicle-cloud integration technology and advances in smart driving maps, cockpit interaction solutions and more on the Tencent Intelligent Mobility Ecosystem Day on April 17.
Tencent's game "Return to Empire" is now eligible for promotion through traffic acquisition strategies on ByteDance's platforms, including TikTok's sister app Douyin, news and information content platform Toutiao, and streaming platform Xigua Video.
On March 29, Tencent's two social platforms - WeChat and QQ - experienced a crash. Although the issue was resolved later that day and WeChat had previously experienced minor faults before this incident occurred, Tencent still issued severe punishment for it.
On April 10, Wang Xiaochuan, the founder of Chinese search engine Sogou, announced his foray into large-scale models by co-founding an artificial intelligence company called Baichuan Intelligence with former Sogou COO Ru Liyun.
On April 10, news about Jay Chou, a Taiwanese singer, songwriter, record producer, rapper, actor and television personality suing Chinese technology company NetEase for unfair competition went viral on Weibo, a Twitter-like platform.
ChatGPT is sparking an entrepreneurial movement in China, attracting a steady stream of new members. Some of them come from major companies such as Alibaba, Kuaishou, Bytedance, Tencent and others.
On March 30, Yao Tianheng, Vice President of Tencent's Content Platform Department, announced the launch of an intelligent creation assistant called "Zhiying". This tool provides content creators with a range of intelligent creation tools to enhance efficiency and quality in their work.
On March 28, Tencent's flagship app WeChat announced a series of new plans for various sections including video accounts, payment, mini programs, search services and WeCom at its annual event promoting new functions and strategies.
On March 23, China's video game regulator approved a total of 86 games for release this month, including titles from major companies such as Tencent, NetEase, 37 Interactive Entertainment, and Leiting Games.
Tencent's highest front-end developer, Stone Hang, who had been with the company since 2005, was unexpectedly fired this January at the age of 47. The news, which was first reported on Xiaohongshu, a popular life-sharing platform in China, surprised many netizens.
Tencent has set up a project team named "HunyuanAide" for developing ChatGPT-like conversational products. At present, the team has at least 7 team leaders and 7 sponsors.
This year, the Chinese TV series based on "The Three-Body Problem", a popular sci-fi novel series, was highly praised. The chief producer said lately that he would put more strength into the second season to reward the numerous fans of the sci-fi drama.