Feb 5, 2020

2020 could mark final death of once-iconic BlackBerry

Chances of another revival of BlackBerry are almost zero, after its manufacturer TCL Communication announced it will stop selling the mobile phone brand.


One app to rule them all: Rise of the super app

Now is the perfect time to get in on the super app game, establishing your company as a preferred partner or supplier early on.

Mar 8, 2019

Why MTN is building its own messaging app

MTN develops its own instant messaging platform, which will be integrated with Mobile Money to form what it hopes will become the 'African WeChat'.

Oct 1, 2018

Tencent restructures as challenges escalate

The Chinese Internet giant announces its first reshuffle in six years, as it faces increased obstacles from tighter government regulations.

Sep 12, 2018

Tencent under pressure to step up its game

The gaming and social media firm is one of several Chinese Internet companies whose prospects are suddenly in question after years of spectacular growth.

Jun 28, 2018

Transformation: Your reinvention journey starts here

According to Naveed Minhas technology influences our lives so much so that it influences our day to day activities.

May 29, 2018

Tencent pulls investment in content start-up

The media company scraps a $4.7 million investment in Chaping after its commitment to protecting intellectual property was questioned.

Jan 2, 2018

WeChat denies storing user chats

Tencent's WeChat, China's most popular messenger app, has denied storing users' chat histories, after Geely's charperson was quoted in media reports as saying he believed Tencent was monitoring everyone's account.

Dec 18, 2017

China's Tencent, invest $863m in online retailer Vipshop

The deal will see Tencent invest $604 million for a 7% stake in Vipshop, while will invest $259 million for 5.5%.

Nov 21, 2017

Tencent surpasses Facebook in valuation

Tencent is the first Asian firm to enter the club of companies with a market value of over $500 billion, surpassing that of Facebook.

Nov 16, 2017

Tencent to focus on digital content after stellar third quarter

The Chinese Internet giant, in which SA's Naspers has a stake, will invest more in digital content after its Q3 profit surpassed expectations.

Oct 2, 2017

China's Bitcoin market still alive after crackdown

Weeks after Beijing banned fundraising through token launches and ordered some Bitcoin exchanges to shut, the market is far from dead.

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