Briefing: Game live-streaming platform Panda TV may file for bankruptcy

王思聪旗下熊猫直播濒临破产?知情人士:已凉有平台挖人 - The Beijing News What happened: Livestreaming platform Panda TV will reportedly shut down…


Briefing: Bytedance launches external search in Jinri Toutiao, creeps into Baidu territory

字节跳动上线了搜索业务,不再满足于做内容分发平台 - Jiemian What happened: Media giant Bytedance has updated the search function in its content…


Qutoutiao records strong growth but widened losses in 2018

Content platform company Qutoutiao saw explosive growth in monthly active users and net revenues and a sharp increase…


YY completes Bigo acquisition to expand overseas reach

YY completes acquisition of tech company Bigo - YY What happened: Livestreaming social media platform YY announced on…


Livestreaming platform Huya's 'rich content' powers user, revenue growth in 2018

Huya logo (Image Credit: Tony Xu / Technode) Livestreaming platform Huya saw solid traction in monthly active user…


Shanghai Stock Exchange releases finalized regulations for new tech board

The Shanghai Stock Exchange released a finalized set of regulations late last week for its new tech board, expanding…


Briefing: TikTok limits features for users under 13, deletes some accounts

TikTok limits in-app features for young users and deletes some accounts in update – The Verge What happened:…


Briefing: Tencent tests parental game control tool requiring photos, ID

腾讯测试“儿童锁模式”:13周岁以下想玩游戏须家长先“开锁” – Tencent Games What happened: Tencent has started testing a new anti-addiction system…


Briefing: Baidu encyclopedia entries contained links to pornography

在百度搜索部分小学和幼儿园,会被导向色情网站 – News Lab What happened: Entries in Baidu’s online encyclopedia, Baidu Baike, contained a link…


Briefing: CNNIC internet report points to rapid user growth in short video apps

User numbers of short video apps, mobile online games, and online literature grew considerably in 2018, report says –…