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TiMi Studios Assembles Remarkable Mix of Global Composers for the new "Honor of Kings Original Game Soundtrack, Vol. 2"

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

With 100 million daily active players, Honor of Kings, developed by TiMi Studios, is one of the biggest games in the world.

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  • With 100 million daily active players, Honor of Kings, developed by TiMi Studios, is one of the biggest games in the world.
  • The music is produced by TiMi Audio, which is responsible for the design and production of audio modules of all TiMi titles.
  • The new album consists of 16 original tracks by composers Daniel James, Matthew Carl Earl, HeartStrings, and Obadiah Brown-Beach.
  • "We wanted to create a splendid and mysterious oriental fantasy in this album," Sam Yang, head of TiMi Studios Audio Center said.

iClick's Enterprise Solution Helps KANS Maximize Consumer Lifetime Value

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Leveraging iClick's Enterprise Solutions, KANS increased its online consumer retention rate to 86% and purchase rate to 42.7% within just one month.

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  • Leveraging iClick's Enterprise Solutions, KANS increased its online consumer retention rate to 86% and purchase rate to 42.7% within just one month.
  • iClick has helped KANS enhance its consumer relationship management efficiency and optimize consumer lifetime value growth in three main areas:
    Consolidating data from multiple channels, including the brand itself, the Tencent ecosystem, and iClick's proprietary dataset, to precisely formulate real-time, 360-degree consumer profiles in order to efficiently target potential consumers and effectively channel public traffic to the client's private domain.
  • This allows KANS to gain an in-depth understanding of their consumers and create tailored marketing campaigns, which helps increase repurchase rates and enhance consumer stickiness and loyalty.
  • Brands increasingly recognize the value iClick can provide in maximizing customer lifetime value, and we will remain focused on providing even more powerful solutions as we further develop our Integrated Enterprise and Marketing Cloud Platform."

Tencent Cloud Supports World Rowing to Deliver Virtual Indoor Rowing Championships to Global Audience

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 6:00am

LONDON, Jan. 20,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced its support to World Rowing, the international governing body of the sport of rowing, to deliver its first-ever 'virtual' sports competition in real-time to rowing athletes from around the world as well as global audience.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 20,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced its support to World Rowing, the international governing body of the sport of rowing, to deliver its first-ever 'virtual' sports competition in real-time to rowing athletes from around the world as well as global audience.
  • As the exclusive cloud services sponsor of the virtual "2021 World Rowing Indoor Championships", Tencent Cloud will provide global livestreaming, video-on-demand and other technological support for the event which will take place from 23 to 27 February.
  • We are honored to leverage our expertise on this front to support World Rowing to present its first-ever virtual indoor championships seamlessly to audience worldwide.
  • World Rowing is responsible for the development, promotion and regulation of the sport of rowing and for conducting World Rowing Championships and other world-level rowing competitions across all its disciplines.

Riot Blockchain Announces New Advisory Board Member

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 9:45pm

Castle Rock, CO, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) ("Riot, Riot Blockchain or the Company"), announced that Mason Jappa, CEO of Blockware Solutions LLC (Blockware) is joining Riots Advisory Board.

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  • Castle Rock, CO, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) ("Riot, Riot Blockchain or the Company"), announced that Mason Jappa, CEO of Blockware Solutions LLC (Blockware) is joining Riots Advisory Board.
  • Mason joins Pierre Rochard, Yan Pritzker, and Cory Klippsten, the founding members of the Riot Advisory Board in 2019.
  • Mr. Jappa commented, "I am very excited to be joining Riot Blockchain's Advisory Board, I firmly believe there are many synergies that exist between my background and expertise, Riot, and its current Advisory Board.
  • PR Contact Riot Blockchain, Inc. PR@riotblockchain.com Investor Contact Riot Blockchain, Inc. IR@riotblockchain.com

Kansai Halifax Holdings Releases Report on Tencent Increasing Stake in Commodity Start-up Xingsheng Youxuan

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 5:00am

TORONTO, Jan 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Kansai Halifax Holdings have today released a research report on Tencent Holdings Ltd increasing its stake in Xingsheng Youxuan.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Jan 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Kansai Halifax Holdings have today released a research report on Tencent Holdings Ltd increasing its stake in Xingsheng Youxuan.
  • "In addition to Tencent, Xingsheng Youxuan is also in talks with other potential investors including Beijing Kuaishou Technology Co. to raise more funding," said Jonathan Scott, Director of EMEA Wealth Management at Kansai Halifax Holdings.
  • According to researchers at Kansai Halifax Holdings, the current funding round could precede an initial public offering (IPO), although specifics such as timing and listing exchange are yet to be confirmed.
  • Headquartered in Japan, Kansai Halifax Holdings is one of Asia's leading wealth management companies, entrusted to manage over $6.45 billion in client investment capital.

Coway Nominates Jangwon Seo as New co-CEO

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

With the reshuffle, Coway will convert to a co-CEO structure led by two co-CEOs, Hae-Sun Lee and Jangwon Seo, subject to Jangwon Seo's formal appointment as a co-CEO at a board meeting in February.

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  • With the reshuffle, Coway will convert to a co-CEO structure led by two co-CEOs, Hae-Sun Lee and Jangwon Seo, subject to Jangwon Seo's formal appointment as a co-CEO at a board meeting in February.
  • The co-CEO nominee, Jangwon Seo, was a senior U.S. attorney at Shin & Kim, a major law firm in Korea.
  • Thereafter, Seo served as Chief Investment Officer and Chief Communications Officer at Netmarble Corp. and as the representative of Netmarble Cultural Foundation, and currently serves as CFO at Coway.
  • "We expect the new co-CEO Jangwon Seo to strengthen the company's core competency in strategic planning and global competitiveness in addition to the stable business management of current CEO Hae-Sun Lee," said an official from Coway.

DXY completes USD 500 million financing, to enhance its professional role in healthcare sector

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 1:30am

HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --On December 28, DXY, a leading digital healthcare technology company in China, announced the completion of a USD 500 million financing.

Key Points: 
  • HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --On December 28, DXY, a leading digital healthcare technology company in China, announced the completion of a USD 500 million financing.
  • This financing was led by Trustbridge Partners, and followed by Tencent Investment and GL Ventures.
  • As Chinese people's awareness of health and consumption rises and changes, the medical and health industry is accelerating its development in the online landscape.
  • With these products generating more than 8.6 billion visits/ views, DXY has contributed a lot to the global fight against the novel coronavirus.

ClassIn raises $265 million in Series C funding, led by Hillhouse Ventures

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 2:15pm

BEIJING, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global EdTech giant ClassIn, creator of online interactive classroom ClassIn, has announced its Series C funding of $265 million.

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  • BEIJING, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global EdTech giant ClassIn, creator of online interactive classroom ClassIn, has announced its Series C funding of $265 million.
  • The new round of financing, led by Hillhouse Ventures, followed by Tencent, SIG, Ince Capital and Gaocheng Capital, comes just months after the company secured its over 50 million Series B round from Ince Capital in July.
  • With over a dozen self-developed interactive tools and digital blackboard syncing technology, ClassIn creates a diversified interactive online classroom, which resembles the offline learning experience.
  • "ClassIn has created a first-rate, world-class product that I believe will ultimately reshape the entire world of education," says Huang Liming, Partner of Hillhouse Ventures.

Tencent Music Partners with Norwegian Embassy in China on Collaborative Music Album

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 3:27am

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Music Entertainment Group (Tencent Music or TME, NYSE: TME), the leading online music entertainment platform in China, has partnered with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing to launch a collaborative cross-border music album, Norwegian Special: Northern Lights.

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  • SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Music Entertainment Group (Tencent Music or TME, NYSE: TME), the leading online music entertainment platform in China, has partnered with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing to launch a collaborative cross-border music album, Norwegian Special: Northern Lights.
  • Supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing, the special cross-border music album is produced by TME's musician platform Tencent Musician, Norwegian publishing company Quint and producer Morten Luxhi.
  • The album is now available on TME's platforms including QQ Music, Kugou Music, and Kuwo Music.
  • Tencent Music Entertainment Group (NYSE: TME) is the leading online music entertainment platform in China, operating the country's highly popular and innovative music apps: QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music and WeSing.

Consortium Including Tencent Music Entertainment Group Exercises Call Option to Acquire Additional Equity Interests in Universal Music Group

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 8:00am

Tencent Music Entertainment Group (NYSE: TME) is the leading online music entertainment platform in China, operating the country's highly popular and innovative music apps: QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music and WeSing.

Key Points: 
  • Tencent Music Entertainment Group (NYSE: TME) is the leading online music entertainment platform in China, operating the country's highly popular and innovative music apps: QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music and WeSing.
  • Tencent Music's mission is to use technology to elevate the role of music in people's lives by enabling them to create, enjoy, share and interact with music.
  • Tencent Music's platform comprises online music, online karaoke and music-centric live streaming services, enabling music fans to discover, listen, sing, watch, perform and socialize around music.
  • Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries.