Tencent VP Wu Xiaoguang: What’s role Tencent could play at the transformation time between hardware and software?
“Tencent, as a software company, the hardware seems a bit unfamiliar to us. But with the portability of the hardware, it will become the next entry. For Tencent, where is our future opportunities? What’s role we could play at the transformation time between hardware and software? Now it is the time for us to think about.”
—— Wu Xiaoguang, VP of Tencent
This company puts its pennies into Internet services. Tencent is a provider of Internet and instant messaging (IM) services to consumers in China. Users of its QC IM platform can communicate by text, images, audio, video, and email, and also partake in Tencent’s mobile games, personals, content downloads, and other value-added services. More than 480 million QC users currently have active accounts. Tencent also operates Internet portal QQ.com, the QQ Game portal, multi-media social networking service Qzone, and PaiPai.com, a Chinese Internet shopping site. The company was founded in 1999.