Briefing: Bytedance India court filing says ban costing $500,000 per day

China's Bytedance says India TikTok ban causing $500,000 daily loss, risks jobs – Reuters What happened: India’s ban on…


Briefing: Qutoutiao to hire 2,000, offer 600 million shares to employees in 2019

趣头条刘先锋:三四线城市有很大增长空间 将扩大招聘规模 - Tencent Tech What happened: Content aggregator Qutoutiao plans to add 2,000 employees in…


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Video game live-streaming platform Douyu files for US IPO

Video game live-streaming platform Douyu on Monday filed its initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with plans to…


Briefing: Douyin partners with six film companies on movie promotions

抖音携手六大影视公司,推出视界计划助力电影宣发 - Douyin What happened: Short video app Douyin announced a strategic partnership named “Project…


Briefing: Bytedance to invest $1 billion in India over next 3 years

TikTok's parent ByteDance plans USD 1 billion investment in India in next 3 years - The Economic Times What happened:…


Douyin is slowing down, but China's short-video stars are here to stay

Douyin influencers Liu Qikun, left, and Liu Yicun (no relation), pictured here in March, are known online as Uncle…


Briefing: Tencent’s 'Pokémon Go' lookalike tops Apple’s app chart after a week

这款“霸榜”一周的AR游戏背后,腾讯有何企图? - Rancaijing What happened: Tencent’s AR mobile game, “Yiqi Lai Zhuo Yao,” (our translation:…


Briefing: Tencent licensed to distribute Nintendo Switch in China

腾讯科技确认代理国行版本Switch – ITHome What happened: China's Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangdong province approved…


Briefing: Minecraft Chinese version censured for vulgar content

上海“扫黄打非”部门约谈《我的世界》游戏运营公司 - NOAPIP What happened: The Shanghai office of the National Office Against Pornographic and…


TikTok, ensnared in India lawsuit, is removed from Google Play

Short video app TikTok was blocked on Google’s app store shortly after an Indian state court refused Bytedance’s…