Tencent, the social network and videogame giant, has pledged to invest billions of dollars in poverty alleviation and other social programs. The promise to invest 50 billion yuan, about $7.7 billion, comes as China’s government takes aim at the power of tech platforms such as Alibaba, Tencent and Meituan. Bloomberg said it would be China’s largest corporate charity program. The money would...
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