Content aggregator Qutoutiao is developing two short video products

Nasdaq-listed content aggregator Qutoutiao has been developing two short video apps to target Douyin and Kuaishou,…


Tencent’s patriotism-themed game tops charts prior to China's 70th anniversary

The Tencent logo at WAIC Shanghai in August 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) Tencent’s patriotic city-building…


Bytedance testing recommendation algorithm enterprise service

A photo of Bytedance's office in Shanghai. (Image credit: Technode/Shi Jiayi) Bytedance is gradually opening up access…


Google Play removes 46 apps from Chinese developer iHandy: report

Screenshot of one of iHandy's most popular products, Sweet Camera, on its official website. (Image credit: TechNode)…


The Chinese startup that brought female-oriented games mainstream

  Screenshot of Paper Games' "Love and Producer" on the company's official website. (Image Credit: TechNode)…


Shanghai Bytedance

Bytedance looking to sell its overseas content aggregator TopBuzz: report

Bytedance logo at its Shanghai headquarters. (Image credit: TechNode/Emma Lee) Bytedance has been in talks for three…


Short video platform Kuaishou widens its influencer crackdown

Short video app Kuaishou on Wednesday banned 39 popular content creators for hyping their videos, continuing a…


China moves to monetize its growing female gamer market

While Tencent releases may continue to dominate the gaming headlines coming out of China in 2019, imaginative titles…


‘PUBG Mobile’ and ‘Game for Peace’ revenue reaches $1 billion

Promotion page for Tencent's "Game for Peace." (Image credit: TechNode) Tencent’s battle royale game “PUBG Mobile”…


Bytedance's short video app Huoshan Video adds mini-program feature

The exterior of a Bytedance building in Shanghai. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) Bytedance’s short video platform…