Daily Review: Tencent Aims to Storm the World of Voice Commerce

By 2020, there will hardly be any Tencent-free industry (whether there will be an Alibaba-free industry is also doubtful). Staying true to its principle to improve users’ lives through the means of digitization and technology, as Meng Zhang, General Manager of Tencent Medical, said, the company, aside from building the future of retail, propelling digital applications in the area of health and medical services, is now taking aim at the world of voice commerce. WeChat is already a commercial powerhouse with close to 1 billion people loyally using it for all sorts of arrangements. The next step seems clear in the age of convenience – voice-based user interface.

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