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A Tencent-led consortium buys 10% of Universal Music, valuing the world’s biggest music firm at $34 billion

The investing group holds an option to boost its stake to as much as 20% at the same valuation, according to a Tuesday statement.
FILE PHOTO: The logos of mobile apps, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Netflix, are displayed on a screen in this illustration picture

Binge-watching dominated the decade. These were the apps where people spent the most money over the last 10 years.

Consumers spent the most on streaming apps this decade, with Netflix coming in first. Tinder, in second place, was the only dating app on the list.

Gamers all over just got a one-up, after Singapore set up a global body to give e-sports prestige and legitimacy

The first Global E-Sport Games is slated to arrive as early as 2020.
Reddit mascots are displayed at the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

Reddit has released the most ‘upvoted’ posts of 2019, and it shows how much trolling is part of the platform’s culture

Reddit recently released its year-in-review report highlighting the most popular posts, active subreddit communities, and viral trends.
Nintendo showed off the Switch during the 2019 China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference in Shanghai.

The Nintendo Switch will launch in China December 10, bringing the world’s fastest-selling video game console to the world’s biggest video...

China, the world's most valuable gaming market, is expected to spend more than $36 billion on video games this year.
A demonstrator throws a petrol bomb at police near the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Kowloon district on November 18, 2019.

WeChat users in the US say the app is censoring their messages about Hong Kong

WeChat is a ubiquitous app in China, so for Chinese Americans with family there it is a major blow to be kicked off the app.

The biggest game company in the world is helping Nintendo break into the Chinese market, but it may be making a bold play for Nintendo’s beloved...

The world's biggest game company isn't Nintendo, and it isn't Microsoft or Sony either — it's a Chinese company named Tencent.
The redesigned Apple store on 5th Ave has a living wall.

Millennials love plants so much they’re convincing tech companies to replace office artwork with ‘living walls’

Tech companies are embracing millennial's interest in plants and wellness to attract talent encourage them to work longer hours.
Activision Blizzard relies on local partners and regulatory approvals to operate in China, a key growth market.

3 reasons why Activision Blizzard punished an esports star for backing Hong Kong protesters

The video game giant risked alienating a joint-venture partner, an investor/collaborator, and regulators in China.

Apple shares some Safari data from iPhone users in China with the Chinese tech behemoth Tencent, and it’s attracting attention amid mounting ten...

Apple shares some website data from Safari with Chinese tech giant Tencent as part of a phishing detection feature.