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Bytedance's Douyin reaches 400 million users

Bytedance’s short video app Douyin has surpassed 400 million daily active users (DAU), according to its 2019 annual…


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TikTok says no user data requests from Chinese authorities in H1 2019

(Image credit: Bigstock / bigtunaonline) TikTok said that it did not receive any requests for user information from the…


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Bilibili, QQ Music team up to promote independent musicians

An event poster for Bilibili's offline event, Bilibili World. (Image credit: Bilibili) Video-sharing site Bilibili on…


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Taobao is saving gamers from grinding

Artwork of NetEase's turn-based role-playing mobile game Onmyoji. (Image Credit: NetEase) Zhang Lingfan really loves…


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Game approvals failed to return to pre-freeze levels last year

Teenage gamers playing a multiplayer video game on PC. (Image Credit: BigStock/fxquadro) Game approvals in China have…


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Bytedance snags former Tencent Music executive

Bytedance logo at its Shanghai office. (Image credit: TechNode/Emma Lee) Bytedance has recently hired a former Tencent…


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Tencent fired 60 employees for corruption and bribery this year

The outside of one of Tencent's buildings on Nov. 12, 2019, in Shenzhen. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao) Gaming and…


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Wang Sicong settles with investors for RMB 2 billion over live-streaming failure

Screenshot of Panda TV's logo. (Image Credit: TechNode) Prometheus Capital, the VC fund controlled by Wang Sicong, is…


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Kuaishou announces plans for 2020 Spring Festival Gala

Short video app Kuaishou on Wednesday announced its plans for the 2020 Spring Festival Gala, including RMB 1.1 billion…


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Kuaishou to pour RMB 1 billion into Spring Festival hongbao

Short video platform Kuaishou will send out cash red packets (hongbao) totaling RMB 1 billion ($142.6 million) on the…