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Topic: Tencent

China implements anti-monopoly law changes aimed at tech giants

02/07/2021, 07:02 pm

China has implemented new rules with the aim of restricting the activities of the country's major tech companies, anti-monopoly guidelines that could potentially benefit Apple.

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'Fortnite: Save the World' updates stop on Mac as U.S. investigates Epic's China connection

09/18/2020, 09:09 am

Epic is saying that Apple has blocked all updates to "Fortnite" spin-off "Fortnite: Save the World" on macOS ending Epic's ability to develop on the platform, while a U.S. government investigation of 40% owner Tencent looms.

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Trump says 'whatever' to concerns about WeChat ban hurting Apple

08/14/2020, 03:08 pm

During a press conference Friday, President Donald Trump appeared unconcerned with the possible impact that a WeChat ban could have on Apple's business.

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How WeChat's ascent suggests the iPhone may never again dominate in China

04/14/2020, 11:04 am

WeChat has become so ubiquitous in China that the iPhone is increasingly measured by how well it runs this one app -- and it's now millions of "mini-programs" that are supplanting the App Store.

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Apple clarifies Safari Safe Browsing feature following Tencent data reports [u]

10/14/2019, 08:10 am

Following a report alleging that Safari was sending URLs to China, Apple has clarified that this is not the case and has detailed how the Safe Browsing feature works.

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Amazon trumps Apple & Google in latest global 'brand value' report

06/11/2019, 08:06 am

Amazon is now the world leader in terms of brand value, eclipsing both Apple and Google, according to annual Kantar research rankings.

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Tencent & Riot Games working on mobile 'League of Legends'

05/22/2019, 08:05 am

The popular multiplayer game "League of Legends" could soon be playable on an iPhone or iPad, with Riot Games and Tencent reportedly developing a mobile version of the title, and have apparently been collaborating on the project for over a year.

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'Call of Duty: Mobile' beta goes live in India, expanding over 'coming months'

05/17/2019, 09:05 am

Activision has opened up pre-registrations for "Call of Duty: Mobile," a free-to-play version of the popular first-person shooter for iOS and Android, developed with help from China's Tencent.

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App Store fraud allegedly impacting major mobile payment firms in China

10/11/2018, 10:10 am

Two major mobile payments companies in China have asked Apple to help reduce theft on their platforms, where customers' funds are being drained by criminals using stolen Apple IDs connected to their payment accounts for fraudulent App Store purchases.

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Apple, Tencent find "mutual understanding" over WeChat tips - report

01/15/2018, 06:01 pm

Chinese iPhone users will once again be allowed to send tips - the financial variety - through popular platform app WeChat thanks to a new agreement between Apple and WeChat's parent company.

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Apple adds support for WeChat Pay in China

08/29/2017, 01:08 pm

Purchases at Apple Music and the App Store in China can now make use of WeChat Pay, a popular service operated by Tencent, Apple has announced.

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