An article about the Chinese economy published by an official WeChat account was widely forwarded among users on May 21. It was reported that Tencent CEO Pony Ma had also forwarded the article.
In a letter to employees on Monday, Tencent’s CEO Pony Ma announced that the company would invest 50 billion yuan ($7.67 billion) in areas including “basic science, education innovation, rural revitalization,” and more.
The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) and Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) both on Nov. 3 announced to halt the IPO process of Ant Group.
Hurun Research Institute on Oct. 20 released the Hurun China Rich List 2020, revealing the ranking of the richest Chinese individuals this year.
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Ma Huateng, the CEO of the Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings, was in the news recently for the screen shot of his altercation with Bytedance CEO on the latter’s WeChat Moment.
Tencent, China’s largest technology company, has recently invested heavily in offline retail.
On March 5, the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) opened in Beijing’s Great Hall of People. NPC members Pony Ma, Wang Yaping, and Xu Liyi were interviewed by media.
The Forbes World’s Billionaires Real-Time Ranking shows that Pony Ma, the chairman and CEO of Tencent, gained another $2.3 billion, Pony’s personal net wealth is $52.5 billion, surpassing Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
Chairman and CEO of Tencent Pony Ma said at the 2018 Guardian Plan Conference that China’s criminal gangs lead the world, and AI technology has accelerated their ability to steal user data from corporate databases. New types of cybercrime are developing features of industrialization, intelligence and internationalization.
WeChat officially denied rumors that it monitors users’ chat activity or retains chat records on January 2. Chat records are only stored in the user’s mobile phone or computer, the company said. It does not and will not use chats for big data analysis.
When Allen Zhang, father of WeChat, sat down to explain WeChat’s new Mini Programs on December 28, 2016, the question every developer wanted to know was whether Mini Programs could be used to develop games? Zhang’s answer was simple and straightforward: “Not for now.”
Tencent, JD.com and Vipshop announced that Tencent and JD.com would invest US $863 million in Vipshop. After investment, JD.com is making a leap toward its goal of “selling clothes on JD.com”.
Tensor Flow, Google AI learning system, had significant security flaws. When using this system to edit the AI scenarios, it is likely to suffer malware attacks, according to Tencent’s Blade Team, the company’s security platform department.