Influence Empire: The Story of Tencent and China's Tech Ambition

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In 2019, a Chinese entity called Tencent overtook Facebook to become the world's fifth-largest company. It was a watershed moment, a wake-up call for those in the West accustomed to regarding the global tech industry through the prism of Silicon Valley: Facebook, Google, Apple and Microsoft.

Yet to many of the two billion-plus people who live just across the Pacific Ocean, it came as no surprise at all.

Tencent's ambition to be an essential part of digital daily life means it holds a dizzyingly diverse range of products - music, gaming, messaging, and film. In this fascinating narrative - crammed with insider interviews, exclusive details about the company's culture - tech reported Lulu Chen tells the story of how Tencent is changing the world and asks what the consequences will be for us all.

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  • : Lulu Yilun Chen
  • : Hodder & Stoughton
  • : 9781529346862
  • : Engels
  • : Paperback
  • : 240
  • : juli 2022
  • : 324
  • : 154 x 231 x 24 mm.
  • : Biografie: handel en industrie; E-commerce: zakelijke aspecten; ICT-sector