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Tencent profits up on mobile gaming success

Mar 22, 2017 - 8:57 PM

Overall revenue is up 48 at 151 94 billion yuan driven by smartphone games advertising digital content sales and payment related services the company says

TENCENT PROFITS UP. Tencent chairman and CEO Pony Ma speaks during a philanthropy forum in Hong Kong on September 23, 2016.File photo by Anthony Wallace/ AFP

Tencent now China’s most valuable company

Sep 05, 2016 - 9:44 PM

Tencent operates China s biggest messaging service WeChat through which a variety of businesses including gaming advertising and social networking have flourished in recent years

TENCENT. Finnish game company Supercell Co-Founder and CEO Ilkka Paananen and Martin Lau, President of Tencent, pose for a picture during a press conference in the company's headquarters in Helsinki, Finland on June 21, 2015.File photo by Seppo Samuli / Lehtikuva / AFP

China's Tencent to buy Finnish game-maker Supercell for $8.6B

Jun 21, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Supercell is the creator of the hugely popular mobile game Clash of Clans

epa03913468 Finnish game developer Supercell's CEO Ilkka Paananen stands behind a cutout of 'The Barbarian', a character of Supercell's top-selling game 'Clash of Clans', in Helsinki, Finland, 17 October 2013. Media reports state that the majority (51 per cent) of the Finnish game developing company Supercell was bought by Japanese teleoperator SoftBank and game company GungHo for 1.1 billion Euros on 15 October 2013. Supercell is developer of the browser game 'Clash of Clans'. EPA/MAURI RATILAINEN FINLAND OUT

Smart to hold Philippine Clash of Clans tourney

Jul 16, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Open to all Smart Prepaid Postpaid and Smart Bro subscribers the tournament will have several elimination legs in key cities all over the country including Baguio Batangas Cebu Davao and Metro Manila

CLASH IN THE PHILIPPINES. Image from Smart.

Southeast Asia mobile gaming to generate $7B by 2019

Jun 23, 2015 - 6:41 PM

Revenues cross the 1 billion mark in 2014 but should rise at a compounded annual growth rate of 48 until 2019 making Southeast Asia the fastest growing region for the industry according to Frost and Sullivan

SUPERCELL. Finnish game developer Supercell's creative director Mikko Kodisoja holds up figurines of 'The Barbarian', a character of Supercell's top-selling game 'Clash of Clans', in Helsinki, Finland, October 17, 2013. File Photo by Mauri Ratilainen/EPA

'Supercell storm' batters Australian city

Nov 28, 2014 - 11:49 AM

In one of the more dramatic scenes at least 4 light planes are flipped over at Archerfield Airport 11 kilometers from Brisbane s central business district

AFTER THE STORM. A picture made available on 28 November 2014 shows fallen tree branches in Brisbane central business district (CBD) after a severe thunderstorm swept through the city, Australia, 27 November 2014. Photo by Dan Peled/EPA