Tencent Holdings’ quarterly earnings beat estimates, boosted by gains on investments, giving shareholders much-needed assurance the Chinese gaming behemoth is bound for a revival.
Chinese regulators have sketched out new requirements for videogame approvals following a year of scrutiny.
A swathe of the world is adopting China’s vision for a tightly controlled Internet over the unfettered American approach, a stunning ideological coup for Beijing that would have been unthinkable less than a decade ago.
Apple is reportedly spending “hundreds of millions of dollars” to obtain new videogames for its upcoming Apple Arcade subscription service.
Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk has been working for years to solve a problem rivals might envy – getting investors to value the South African firm nearer to its $133-billion stake in Tencent. A plan for a Dutch listing is his boldest step yet.
Naspers wants to spend about $1-billion in India this year as it scours the globe for investments that can replicate its blockbuster bet on China’s Tencent, a person familiar with the matter said.
Tencent Holdings’ quiet recovery has turned dramatic, leaving traders to wonder whether there’s a hidden reason behind the stock’s latest leg up.
Uber Technologies is in talks to sell its Uber Eats operations in India to rival Swiggy, less than two years after it entered the country’s competitive food-delivery business, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.