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Tencent Music Entertainment and Merlin Renew Multi-Year Licensing Agreement, Deepening Long-Term Partnership to Create a New Model of Global…

Tencent Music Entertainment Group, the leading online music entertainment platform in China, and Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the world's independents, jointly announced that the two parties have renewed their multi-year licensing and cooperation agreement. As part of the renewal, TME and Merlin will deepen their longstanding strategic partnership, explore ways to drive the creation of music value, and enhance the music experience for TME's users. Under this agreement, Merlin will also now license into…

Europe Lagging On AI Development, Samsung And IBM Lead In AI Patent Race

Award-winning OxFirst, a specialist in the law and economics of IP, has released research that reveals the hidden secrets behind global patent registrations and information on the economic value of patents in the AI sector. While Samsung, IBM and Tencent dominate with the highest number of patents filed, fierce competition between the US and China overshadows other countries, including the EU. Marketing Technology News: AdTech Partnership: Bonzai Brings Creative Ad Formats to Adobe Advertising Cloud Multiple neural nets,…

WeChat Releases New Report on the QR Code Economy’s Fight Against COVID-19

Tencent's WeChat, Tsinghua University's Tsinghua China Data Center, and the Tencent Social Research Institute jointly released a report entitled "The 2020 Pandemic and the QR Code Economy Report". The report points out that as an important part of the digital economy, the WeChat QR Code Economy has played an effective role in buffering the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first quarter, the WeChat QR Code economy increased by 25.86% in value from the prior year despite the difficult macroeconomic…

Tencent and United Nations Announce Global Partnership to Hold Thousands of Conversations Online Through Platforms Including Voov Meeting…

 Tencent and the United Nations (UN) today announced a new and innovative global partnership for the UN's 75th anniversary, which will host thousands of online conversations through VooV Meeting (international version of Tencent Meeting), WeChat Work and Tencent Artificial Intelligence Simultaneous Interpretation (Tencent AI SI). This partnership means that amid the coronavirus pandemic, the largest global dialogue to date will be conducted with the technical support from one of the world's largest Internet services and…

WHO and Tencent Deepened Collaboration to Fight Against COVID-19

Tencent Holdings Limited, announced to deepen collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) via a US$10 million donation to WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, and an agreement to open source our digital health solutions to assist the global fight against the pandemic. WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and Tencent President Martin Lau made the announcement via video conference. Marketing Technology News: Recapd Enables Captions for Zoom and Webex Meetings as People Work from Home "I…

iClick Interactive Partners with Tencent to Launch Recommendation Management Platform for Culture and Tourism Content

iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited, an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider in China, announced the launch of a new recommendation management platform for culture and tourism content, jointly developed by iClick and Tencent Culture and Tourism. The new platform leverages Tencent Culture and Tourism's strong data capabilities and iClick's rich content resources and data tracking expertise, to provide operators of domestic tourist attractions in China with a rich array of features including…

Dr. Arianne Hinds Joins Tencent

Internationally recognized immersive media expert and US Chairperson for Moving Pictures Experts Group (MPEG) brings extensive knowledge of advanced technology and multimedia standards to Tencent Media Lab Tencent announced that Dr. Arianne Hinds has joined as Principal Researcher at Tencent Media Lab, where she will continue research in immersive and multimedia technologies. Hinds is the US delegation lead to the Moving Pictures Experts Group (MPEG), formed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and…

Tencent Partners with the Newly Established Global Esports Federation (GEF)

Aiming to promote the development of esports ecosystem globally as well as its connections with the broader international sporting community together The Global Esports Federation (GEF) recently announced its official formation at a worldwide launch, with Tencent as the one of the Global Founding Partners. The federation aims to create a value-based organisation cultivating collaboration and forging synergies, in order to develop and grow the connections between the esports community and the broader international sporting…

Angel, a Machine Learning Platform Contributed by Tencent, Graduates from Linux Foundation AI

Angel, an artificial Intelligence project contributed by Tencent, successfully graduated from LF AI on December 19th after evolving from a pure model training platform to a full-stack machine learning platform, an umbrella foundation of the Linux Foundation said in a statement released on Thursday. Angel is the first Chinese open-sourced project to achieve this status, the LF AI Foundation added. "We are very pleased to witness the growth of Angel," said Tencent's data platform General Manager Jiang Jie. "Graduation…

Maoyan and Tencent Release First Report on China’s Movie Industry

Maoyan Entertainment ("Maoyan" or "the Company") (Hong Kong: 1896), a leading platform providing innovative Internet-empowered entertainment services in China, and internet giant Tencent jointly released their first report on China's movie industry, which summarizes the profound transformation of the industry by the internet. The report, titled "From Adding to Converging: Research on Movie Development in The Internet Era", was released during the 28th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in Xiamen.…

Symphony and Tencent Announce Partnership to Integrate WeChat With Symphony’s Collaboration Community

The partnership enables communication between Weixin users and Regulated Professionals using Symphony’s Secure, Compliant Platform Symphony – the leading provider of secure cloud collaboration for global markets – announced a partnership with Tencent to connect Symphony’s community of 450,000 global markets professionals with the Weixin platform (known as WeChat outside mainland China). This integration is the first of its kind and enables two major global communities to connect and conduct business via their favorite…

Maoyan Cooperating with Tencent Video to Develop Comprehensive Entertainment Consumption Platform

Maoyan Entertainment, a leading platform providing innovative Internet-empowered entertainment services in China, and internet giant Tencent announced that they have made significant progress in their strategic alliance. Maoyan and Tencent Video have nailed down cooperation framework to integrate their ecosystems and resources to develop China's leading and comprehensive entertainment consumption platform. Maoyan and Tencent have been strengthening cooperation after their…

Mirriad Partners With Tencent, One of the World’s Largest Video Platforms, to Reach Huge Entertainment Audiences with Branded Content…

Mirriad’s Technology Integrates With Tencent to Dynamically Serve Branded Content to Large Audiences Computer vision and AI-powered platform company Mirriad announces a two-year exclusive agreement with Tencent, one of the largest online video platforms in China. The breakthrough partnership will allow advertisers to reach targeted audiences by integrating branded content directly into entertainment programming without interrupting the viewer experience. The key innovation allows only the new programme segments containing…

Tencent Champions “Tech for Good” in Cannes

Partners with 25 Multinationals to Build "Global Center for Brand Innovation and Creativity" At the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Tencent's Senior Executive Vice President and Chairman of Group Marketing and Global Branding, SY Lau introduced "Tech for Good" as an integral part of Tencent's new vision and mission, and he shared the company's practices and experiences in this regard. As the member of the CMO Growth Council, Tencent, together with 25 international companies such as P&G,…

Moxian, Inc. Enters into Strategic Partnership with Leading Mobile Marketing Company in Fujian

Moxian, Inc., an offline-to-online (O2O) social media services and internet media marketing services provider and an exclusive agent of Xinhua News App, announced the signing of a strategic partnership and cooperation agreement with Fujian Sihe Media Co., Ltd., a Fujian-based mobile marketing company. With clients including Tencent, Toutiao, Blizzard Entertainment, China Unicom, China Post, Agricultural Bank of China, China Telecom, Beibei Sale, Ctrip, Baidu Takeaway, Bilibili, Pupumall, etc., Sihe Media utilizes its…

Tencent Open Media Platform Helps the World’s Content Creators Localize Content for Chinese Audiences

At this year’s annual gala event for Tencent Open Media Platform that was held in Beijing on 23 January 2019, platform executives and content creators discussed the innovations and changes that have taken place across the content industry over the past year. Four international partners, including Zoomin.TV, Insight Entertainment, VSMEDIA and Tastemade, won the Content Contribution Award for 2018, while WebTVAsia was honored with the award for the most popular micro-short plays of the year. The platform also disclosed its…

Tencent Announces Strategic Upgrade

Reorganization to Better Serve Consumers and Industries Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading provider of Internet value-added services in China, announced a strategic organizational upgrade which, building on our "Connection" foundation, positions Tencent to drive the convergence of social, content, and technology trends; and to better serve enterprises, enhancing the connectivity between the "Consumer Internet" and the "Industrial Internet". Pony Ma, Chairman and CEO of Tencent said, "The proactive reform marks a new…

How to Leverage Partnerships and Martech to Win in China

China is a tough market for Western brands to crack. But with Chinese ecommerce sales surpassing $1.1 trillion in 2017 and representing about half of all retail ecommerce sales worldwide, cracking it is an increasingly valuable -- if not vital -- pursuit for global brands. Entering any new international market often feels daunting. As the world’s largest ecommerce market, China can seem even more challenging. After all, when entering China, it’s imperative for online businesses not only to manage basic marketing tasks…

iQIYI Named In Top 20 Chinese New Economy Brands alongside Tencent and Alibaba

iQIYI Is the Only Online Entertainment Platform in the List iQIYI Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, today announced it has been honored as one of China's New Economy Top 20 Brands at the New Economy Forum hosted in Beijing by Economic View, China News Services' new financial media arm. The list is a rundown of the most powerful players in the Chinese tech industry, featuring the likes of Alibaba, Tencent, and Baidu. iQIYI was the only online entertainment platform to be included in…

iResearch Data: Tencent Video App Led China Market with 600M MAU in May

Tencent Video App was reported by iResearch to lead the Chinese online video market in three key criteria, including monthly active users (MAU), total monthly effective view time, and total daily effective view time. According to iResearch, a leading third-party research company, in May 2018, Tencent Video enhanced its leading position with about 604 million MAU, 19.65 million ahead of second place. Furthermore, Tencent Video has 6.313 billion hours monthly total effective view time for May. In terms of the total…