0
Broadband

Tencent plans own virtual assistant for WeChat

Wednesday 9 January 2019 | 10:26 CET | News
Tencent has unveiled its own virtual assistant, designed to bring the popular WeChat messaging platform to more devices. Called WeChat italking, or Xiaowei in Chinese, the system was unveiled at an annual developers and partners conference in Guangzhou, reports the South China Morning Post. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Tencent
Countries: China
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Qualcomm, Tencent to bring QQ experience to wearables

Published 26 Jun 2019 12:22 CET | China
Qualcomm Technologies and Tencent QQ worked together to bring the QQ communication service to wearables powered by Qualcomm ...

Tencent Q4 profit falls 35% on investment costs, revenues up 28%

Published 21 Mar 2019 12:28 CET | China
Tencent reported revenues of CNY 84.9 billion for the fourth quarter, up 28 percent from a year earlier as growth in social ...

Tencent Music prices IPO at low end of range, raising USD 1.1 bln

Published 12 Dec 2018 08:36 CET | China
Tencent Music has priced its initial public offering of shares at USD 13 per ADS, the low end of its indicated range. This ...

Line, Tencent partner on mobile payment services in Japan

Published 27 Nov 2018 10:10 CET | Japan
Japanese chat app operator Line has signed a partnership agreement with China's Tencent to offer mobile payment services. Line ...

Tencent demos cloud gaming service at G-Star 2018

Published 22 Nov 2018 10:15 CET | China
Internet services provider Tencent has demonstrated its Cloud Gaming Solution jointly developed by Tencent Cloud, Tencent WeTest ...

Tencent's Q3 profit jumps 30%, revenues up 24%

Published 15 Nov 2018 11:27 CET | China
Smart device MAU increased by 6.9 percent year-on-year to 697.9 million. Weixin and WeChat MAU reached 1,082.5 million, up 10.5 ...

Tencent to put ID checks in all of its games by 2019

Published 05 Nov 2018 08:58 CET | China
After bringing out new age checks for its Honour of Kings game, Tencent now plans to expand the system to its entire game ...

Tencent takes aim at business customers with new unit, investments

Published 01 Oct 2018 09:52 CET | China | Update: 01 Oct 2018 14:23 CET
Chinese internet group Tencent has announced a major new restructuring programme. Under the plan, the company will consolidate ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

21 Oct Logitech fiscal Q2
21 Oct Brand Marketing and Digital Summit
22 Oct DNA Q3 2019
22 Oct Calix Q3 2019
22 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2019
22 Oct Snap Q3 2019
22 Oct MWC Los Angeles 2019
23 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2019
23 Oct Telenor Q3 2019
23 Oct Millicom Q3 2019
23 Oct Rogers Communications Q3 2019
23 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
23 Oct Netgear Q3 2019
23 Oct Annual Customer Service Summit
24 Oct Netia Q3 2019
24 Oct Comcast Q3 2019
24 Oct Nokia Q3 2019
24 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2019
24 Oct Norwegian telecoms market H1 report
24 Oct Smith Micro Q3 2019
24 Oct Verisign Q3 2019
24 Oct STMicroelectronics Q3 2019
24 Oct Televisa Q3 2019
24 Oct Nordic Entertainment Q3 2019
24 Oct Amazon Q3 2019
24 Oct HKBN fiscal FY
24 Oct Maxlinear Q3 2019
25 Oct Verizon Q3 2019
25 Oct Shaw Communications fiscal Q4
25 Oct Charter Communications Q3 2019
::: More Calendar Items