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Tencent Holdings Ltd is a global multinational conglomerate holding company founded in 1998 based in China, specializing in various internet-related services and products, artificial intelligence and technology globally. Its headquarters is based in Shenzhen, and Tencent is one of the world's most financially valuable companies. Tencent is also known for its messaging platform — WeChat, and its payment arm, WeChat Pay.

Tencent Uses Blockchain in Annual "99 Giving Day" Charity Campaign
Chinese internet giant Tencent will use of blockchain technology in its annual internet charity campaign dubbed “99 Giving Day.”
Alipay and WeChat Pay Could Be Casualties of China's Digital Yuan
Still strategizing to curb the dominance of Alipay and WeChat Pay, the People’s Bank of China will be using its DCEP system to break the cashless payment duopoly.
China's Antitrust Agency Urged By the PBOC to Probe Alipay and WeChat Pay
In a move similar to the US antitrust hearing, the People’s Bank of China has prompted the nations top antitrust body to probe Alipay and WeChat
China to Test its CBDC on Tencent-Backed Platform and Other Domestic Firms to Break Dependence on the US
China’s central bank has taken another major step forward toward the digital yuan’s mass adoption with its testing on food delivery giant Meituan Dianping. Backed by Tencent, Meituan has been having discussions with the People’s Bank of China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC), also known as digital currency electronic payment (DCEP) research wing.
Alibaba’s Plan to Digitize the Services Industry to Rival Tencent Involves Blockchain
Alibaba subsidiary Ant Group CEO Simon Hu is accelerating Alipay’s progression into an online mall for commerce, food, travel services to rival Tencent Holdings Ltd.
China's Tencent Forms Alliance to Boost Blockchain Development in the Country
China remains a pacesetter in the technological landscape. The Chinese government as well as Chinese companies are all in tandem with the fight to push for a whole new world of technological dominance. This developmental posture is also true of Tencent, one of China’s technologically focused firms that announced it has formed an industrial alliance that will help promote the development of blockchain technology. The alliance is set to recruit 100 members before the end of the year to create room for wider representation.
China’s Tencent Will Invest 500 Billion Yuan in Blockchain and New Technology Infrastructure
Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings, the owner of China’s messaging platform WeChat has announced that the company will be investing 500 billion yuan ($70 billion) in the next five years in emerging technologies including blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, and cybersecurity. Tencent is aiming to strengthen the development of FinTech in China, following the push of accelerating the development of blockchain as stated by the country’s President Xi Jinping.
China’s WeBank Makes its First Move to Take its Blockchain Global, Partnering with Singapore's OpenNodes
China’s top digital bank WeBank has announced its partnership with Singaporean government-backed OpenNodes. This partnership will allow China’s FISCO BCOS blockchain platform to be brought to Singaporean academics for innovation and new initiatives. FISCO BCOS was deemed to be China’s version of Hyperledger Fabric when it was launched in 2018. The Financial Blockchain Shenzhen Consortium (FISCO) is backed by more than 100 Chinese organizations, including Huawei, Tencent, JD Finance, and WeBank, which is partly backed by Tencent. Developed by FISCO, the enterprise blockchain protocol was the first blockchain to be supported by China’s Blockchain Service Network.
Chinese Tech Company Tencent Launches Blockchain Accelerator
Tencent, the Chinese multinational conglomerate, on April 29, 2020, announced the launch of its new blockchain accelerator which is now open to both mature and early-stage blockchain-based startups. The 'Tencent Blockchain Accelerator' will allow the selected projects to reap special benefits like four mentoring meetings every year, a rich network of industry experts, and the opportunity to learn more about the international blockchain community.
WeBank Blockchain Patents Filings Rank Third Highest Globally for 2019
China’s WeBank is leading the global banking community in banking technology patents jumping ahead of US giants JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America with 632 filed patents in 2019.

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