A guard stands at the door of a Huawei store in Shanghai on March 22, 2019.

Briefing: Facing Android ban, Huawei says proprietary OS may be ready by end-year

Huawei’s mobile chief expects self-developed OS to be ready for market roll-out as early as year end - South China…


Briefing: Tencent's social app QQ to launch mini-programs

QQ 小程序将于6月上线,目前处于灰度测试 - TechNode Chinese What happened: At a Tencent conference on Wednesday, QQ product manager Zhang…


Liu Wenfeng, Chief Technology Officer of Baidu-owned platform iQiyi, spoke with TechNode May 9 at the company's 2019 World Conference in Beijing. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald)

iQiyi seeks to escape Netflix’s shadow with more interactive content, ads

If you can't see the YouTube player above, try watching here instead. A version of this first appeared in our…


Briefing: VidMate, sold by Alibaba's UCWeb, accused of security breaches

A Huge Chinese Video App Is Charging People, Draining Their Batteries, And Exposing Data Without Their Knowledge -…


Briefing: US moves to restrict visas for scholars with ties to Chinese military

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers - Reuters What happened: On Tuesday, Republican…


Tencent's fintech and cloud push strong profits in Q1 amid gaming slump

Tencent announced first quarter 2019 profits of RMB 27.9 billion ($4 billion), posting 16% growth year on year driven…


Briefing: WeChat restricts education apps from rewarding users to share links

Tencent’s WeChat blocks learning apps from incentivising users to spam, saying it breaks rules - South China Morning…


Briefing: Tencent streaming service WeTV lands in Taiwan despite security concerns

Tencent's Video-Streaming Service WeTV Comes to Taiwan - Yicai Global What happened: On Monday, a Taiwanese news outlet…


Cloud provider Xunlei discards dubious past, reveals partnership with Youku

(Image credit: Xunlei) Cloud provider Xunlei, once notorious for piracy complaints over its file sharing services,…


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Anime site Bilibili's non-gaming businesses surged ahead in Q1 2019

First quarter results are in for video and gaming platform Bilibili: while the company reported RMB 150 million in…