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Chinese game companies are pitting their wits against overseas online rivals as they bid to break into export markets.

Leading the pack is internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, which launched
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“The move was crucial for Tencent as it bids to expand,” said Peter Warman,
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In a well rehearsed roll out, Tencent replaced cult Chinese characters, such
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It certainly worked as more than 1 million overseas users have downloaded
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But then, Tencent had already tested the overseas waters when it launched the Korean version in April.

Within four weeks, Strike of Kings was number one on Apple’s App Store and Google Play Store with a monthly turnover of 30 million yuan ($4.4 million).

It was a similar story in Thailand and Vietnam last year. As always, Tencent
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Last year, it bought Finnish mobile game company Supercell, which is famous
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In 2015, Tencent snapped up Riot Games in the United States after it had developed League of Legends, which grossed $1.9 billion and is the most profitable PC game in the world.

“Tencent already has the lion’s share in the domestic market,” Warman, of
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Smaller players are also trying to muscle in on the export market.

Shinezone Network, which was set up in Shanghai six years ago, has been exploring ways to move into Europe, the US and Southeast Asia.

The company hopes to complete two acquisitions in the North American market
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“The Chinese sector is now highly competitive and led by giants such as Tencent, while smaller companies find it difficult to develop,” said Li Hualiang, founder of Shinezone.

“So the company’s strategy is to grow bigger overseas and come back later,” he added. “The Chinese market is so big that we cannot afford to lose.”

A Newzoo report, released during last year’s China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference, showed that games developed by domestic companies made $4.65 billion in overseas income in 2016.

The survey also revealed that companies here took a 17.4 percent slice of the global market, which was worth $26.7 billion.

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James Harden’s latest game left him tied in Houston’s record books with perhaps
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Harden had a triple-double – 15 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds – in just three quarters to lead the Rockets to their eighth straight win, 132-98 over the shorthanded Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.

It was Harden’s fifth triple-double this season and the 14th of his career, which
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After the game, Harden acknowledged how special it is to be mentioned in the same breath as the man known as “The Dream”.

“Yes, obviously Hakeem is an all-time Rockets great, best to ever don a Rockets uniform and one of the best to ever play, period,” Harden said. “So I’m just
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Houston’s winning streak is the longest current one in the NBA and the team’s longest since 2014.

“The biggest thing I’m happy with is we had 40 assists on 50 buckets, so they’re sharing the ball,” coach Mike D’Antoni said. “James does what he does every night
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Harden’s triple-double came in 29 minutes and 52 seconds of play.

Houston led by 15 points in the third quarter before using a 10-4 run to push it to 76-53 with about seven minutes left in the period.

The Rockets began to pour it on after that, outscoring the Kings 18-5 over the next three minutes to make it 94-58. Trevor Ariza scored the first five points in that span and capped it with a 3-pointer.

Harden grabbed his 10th rebound soon after that and got one more late in the
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The Kings played without three starters, with Rudy Gay (hip flexor strain) and Ben McLemore (left quadriceps contusion) out with injuries and DeMarcus Cousins getting a planned day of rest.

Sacramento was led by Garrett Temple’s 20 points.

“There are times when teams are going to have to rest people and that gives other guys an opportunity to step up,” Sacramento’s Matt Barnes said.

“We have to weather the storm until Ben and Rudy get back. I think DeMarcus is playing in the next game. We have to pick up the pieces and continue to play hard and improve.”

Ryan Anderson had 22 points and Sam Dekker had a career-high 19 for Houston.
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Harden has thrived running D’Antoni’s fast-paced offense and has piled up 53 assists in the past four games.

The Rockets finished with 22 3-pointers to give them at least 15 3s in three straight games, which ties a franchise record.

They came one short of tying the NBA record for 3s in a game.

With her son on the bench for the entire fourth quarter, Harden’s mother, Monja Willis, implored Dekker to help the Rockets break the record.

“James’ mom kept yelling at me,” Dekker said. “She was laughing and she kept saying: ‘You need two more for the record. Two more for the record.’ But I didn’t pay too much mind to it. We got out of there with a win and with the way we shoot the ball, I think we’ll get pretty close again.”

With Cousins sitting out to rest, Harden, who has played in 152 consecutive games, was asked why he never wants to take a night off to give his body a break.

“I know I’m not going to be playing basketball for the rest of my life,” he said.
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“I cherish moments like these and I love to play basketball … I just love being on the court.”

Utah shooters too accurate for Thunder

Rodney Hood scored 25 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 109-89 victory over he Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night in a battle for first place in the NBA’s Northwest Division.

Utah led from start to finish behind 58.3 percent shooting and showed why it’s one of the best defensive teams in the league, holding the Thunder to 36.6 percent from the field.

Gordon Hayward scored 17 for the Jazz, who have won nine of 11. Rudy Gobert added 12 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks.

Russell Westbrook paced the Thunder with 27 points, six rebounds and five assists.Youth Nike Custom Made Oakland Raiders Elite Black Team Color NFL Jersey Sale.

Enes Kanter scored 19 for Oklahoma City against his former team.

The Jazz took a 55-41 lead into halftime thanks to a 15-6 run in the second quarter. Hood sank a pair of 3-pointers to highlight the stretch.

The Thunder shot just 32.5 percent in the first half and had little offense outside of Westbrook’s 14 points on 3-for-11 shooting.

The Jazz played their first game in four days after a stretch of eight in 13 days.

Utah’s injury-ravaged roster got Derrick Favors (knee) back after a 13-game absence, and Hood (hamstring) returned after missing three games.

Customized Oakland Raiders Jersey Why The Tech Industry Has The Most At Stake In This Presidential Transition

On the eve of the Tech Summit in NYC tomorrow, we’re still learning just how much is at stake for the technology industry under the incoming administration.
Customized Oakland Raiders Jersey Uncertainty surrounding regulatory and agenda-driven changes will not only impact the businesses that operate in this industry – but also its consumers. While the full scope of the new administration’s priorities remains to be seen, different scenarios touch on several critical aspects of this industry, from trade policy to consumer data
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Our country’s growth and innovation is of critical concern, both from a national and global perspective. It’s not yet clear how the new administration’s policies and priorities will impact the development of emerging technologies like the
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At this week’s Tech Summit in NYC, these are the three areas business leaders in the tech industry are prioritizing in light of the incoming administration:

  • Talent. The subject of immigration has been announced as a key early priority for the incoming administration. Changes may include further limitations to or
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  • Deals. Another significant issue will be the fate of large announced and prospective mergers. While none of the fundamental drivers of deals has changed, depending on changing regulations and policies, greater volatility is possible which could lead to increased M&A activity. Areas to focus on include potential increased regulatory review on deals including both antitrust and CFIUS; the impact of new policy on megadeals and inbound deals- especially from China, and a potential rise in interest rates that could result in a decrease in funding sources.
  • Taxes. One of the President-elect’s top priorities is comprehensive tax reform to significantly lower business and individual tax rates. Corporate tax rates would be lowered from 35 percent to 15 percent and changes to personal taxes include alterations to capital gains and estate taxes. However, at least some parts of this proposal is expected to face opposition in the Senate. There are significant implications to intellectual property-rich industries, like tech. The new administration’s focus on moving American companies’ overseas operations and investments to the US may, on the other hand, have significant implications for large companies. The President-elect has said he favors a “one time tax holiday,” taxing foreign income that is repatriated, or brought back into the US, at a rate of 10 percent – which is a fraction of the current rate of 35 percent. But will these gains be offset by the potential costs involved in setting up new operations or the possible loss of revenues should these changes require companies to raise the price of their products?

There are several other unknowns at stake for the tech industry. Above all, regulatory developments that will impact the tech landscape are top of mind
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This also includes what becomes of the R&D tax credit – a 13 percent dollar-for-dollar credit against taxes owed or paid for expenses associated with research. This is an important issue, yet one that has so far been largely absent from discussions of tax reform. Additionally, the future of cleantech and STEM education remains largely unknown.

During this transition period, which may last for some time, businesses may be tempted to adopt a “wait and see approach” until shifts in policy are clearer, but the reality is change on some level is inevitable. Smart companies are taking the long view by thinking through the strategic and operational impact of multiple scenarios under the new administration.Youth Nike Custom Made Oakland Raiders Elite Black Team Color NFL Jersey Sale.

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More importantly, things could get much worse. Humanity has many examples of civilizations that have collapsed, usually due to political and environmental stupidity. Put bluntly: disruption is not always good, even disruption that is hated by city elites. City elites have been disrupted by populist strongmen in country after country over the past century, from Juan Peron in Argentina, to Fidel Castro in Cuba, to Hugo Chavez in Venezuela. In each case, the disruption led to
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Is Donald Trump Just Kidding? 

The second common argument from pro-Trump businesspeople is that he won’t actually enact any of his policies. As one Trump supporter said in an interview with Business Insider:

I do not agree with a blanket ban (and personally I think he never meant it) … I have no doubt that Trump is a smart guy who won’t be deporting massively millions of people.

The most generous interpretation of this argument is that it’s a gamble. More likely, it’s simply wrong. Trump has been especially open with the public as a
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More importantly, what if this is wrong? What is the exit strategy if Trump actually means what he says? Bankruptcy law won’t work for the United States economy or international security, let alone protectionism and domestic racism. The checks and balances of United States civil society and government might reduce Trump’s power, but a vote for Trump would go a long way toward weakening those checks and balances.

Trump As An Antidote To GroupThink 

Finally, some folks who support Trump in the technology community simply
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I like contrarianism, but supporting Donald Trump is a really weird way for
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