Briefing: TikTok and Douyin rake in $75 million with in-app purchases

TikTok Has Made $75 Million So Far from In-App Purchases on the App Store and Google Play – Sensor Tower What happened:…


Tencent records overall growth in 2018 as gaming revenues stagnate

Tencent saw overall growth in 2018 but stagnant gaming revenues for the fourth quarter of the year, according to…


In China, paying others to play games for you is big business. Tencent is not amused

Original artwork of "League of Legends" (Image credit: Tencent) If a game is popular enough, it is almost certain that…


Tencent to begin closed beta for cloud gaming service Start

Screenshot of Start's website (Image Credit: Tony Xu/TechNode) Tencent has on Wednesday launched a website for its…


Bytedance barred from using WeChat user information in Douyin, Duoshan

Tianjin Binhai New Area People's Court issued a ruling on Wednesday to stop Bytedance from using user information…


Tencent Music records solid revenue and paying user growth in 2018

Screenshot of the Tencent Music Entertainment Group website (Image Credit: Tony Xu/TechNode). Tencent Music…


Briefing: Bytedance forms internal platform to support live-streaming business

字节跳动搭建“直播大中台”,张一鸣想在广告之外寻觅第二台“赚钱机器” - 36Kr What happened: Bytedance has reportedly formed an internal platform to…


Weibo users support 'Apex Legends' blocking China gamers

An Apex Legends squad (Image credit: Respawn Entertainment). Many users of Chinese social media platform Weibo support…


Briefing: Bytedance solidifies move into gaming with acquisition

字节跳动收购三七互娱子公司上海墨鹍,加快布局游戏领域 - Jiemian What happened: Bytedance has acquired Mokun Technology, a subsidiary of gaming…


Briefing: Police in India arrest 10 for playing PUBG Mobile

After Rajkot ban, police arrest 10 for playing PUBG – The Indian Express What happened: Police in the western Indian…