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.
Sogou, a Chinese tech firm acquired by Tencent last year, has launched a youthful community-based social product called "Miaogeng." On this platform, users can create texts and pictures around trending topics and buzzwords, deploying emojis to express their emotions.
In August, two apps operated by Shenzhen-based tech giant Tencent were officially shut down. Up until August this year, roughly 10 well-known products or applications have been officially given up by Tencent.
Sogou Map announced through its official website on Wednesday that it would officially stop operations at 23:00 on May 15, closing all services.
TacSense, a tactile AI solutions provider, has recently secured more than 100 million yuan ($15.8 million) in B-round financing.
Tencent's Sogou Input Method, Accessibility Research Association and TOCPAD jointly launched the “Zhongsheng” barrier-free input public welfare plan.
Yang Dazhi, the former general manager of Tencent Kandian, has transferred to Tencent's Cloud and Smart Industry Group (CSIG) as the Deputy General Manager of Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and the International Business Department.
Tencent issued an internal announcement about the adjustment of the positions of two of its vice presidents.
Alibaba's Intelligent Information Business Group upgraded its organizational structure by setting up a distinct division within the company for its Quark app.
Sogou CEO Wang Xiaochuan released an internal email today, saying that "from today, Sogou will be integrated into Tencent, and I will officially step down as Sogou CEO."
Chinese media outlet Jiemian reported on Thursday that Tencent Kandian, a subsidiary of Tencent Platform and Content Group, will change its official name to Information Platform and Service Line this Friday.
Chinese online search firm Sogou announced today that it has completed a merger according to an agreement reached with Tencent Holdings on September 29, 2020.
Tencent would officially announce the merger of Sogou this week. Due to the merger, Tencent Kandian will absorb most of the business and employees of Sogou.
According to a release from Jiemian News on Thursday, Tencent will complete the integration of Sogou, a Chinese Internet service provider, as early as August. As a result, most of Sogou's business will be merged into Tencent PCG, while its main team will be merged with Tencent's highlights.
The official website of China's top antitrust regulator on Tuesday showed that Tencent's planned acquisition of shares in Sogou, the country's number three search engine, has gained unconditional approval.
China’s largest online travel firm Ctrip.com is considering a delisting from Nasdaq due to the impact of COVID-19 and rising US-China tensions.
Shares of China’s second biggest search giant Sogou have jumped 43.5% after the company announced shareholder Tencent has offered a non-binding proposal.
Career and social networking platform, Maimai, announced its Series D round of funding on August 21. The China-based company raised $200 million at a valuation of over $1 billion, making it the first and only unicorn in the career and social networking space.
Beijing-based media group Caixin Global reported that the list of companies issued China Depositary Receipts (CDR) has been released. The companies include BATJ (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and JD.com), Ctrip, Sina Weibo, NetEase and Sunny Optical Technology.
Sogou was listed for trade on the New York Stock Exchange on the evening of November 9. Charles Zhang, Sogou’s shareholder and Sohu’s founder, and Sogou CEO Wang Xiaochuan spoke on the occasion.