Briefing: Tencent is reportedly trying to bring hit game Apex Legends to China

Tencent allegedly in talks with Electronic Arts to bring Apex Legends to China – SCMP What happened: Tencent is…


Court prohibits Bytedance-owned video app streaming Tencent’s Honour of Kings

(Screenshot of Tencent Games' Honour of Kings) Guangzhou's Intellectual Property Court has issued an injunction to stop…


Briefing: TikTok found to be testing new ad product

A new ad product test was spotted on TikTok - TechCrunch What happened: The US app of short video platform TikTok was…


Tencent releases new rules regulating live-streams containing its games

Tencent on Thursday released on its official gaming WeChat account a list of 12 rules for live-streaming platforms and…


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Briefing: E-sports video streaming platform Douyu reportedly files for US IPO

斗鱼直播确定赴美IPO 此前融资额已达70亿元 - The Beijing News What happened: E-sports video-streaming platform Douyu has confirmed its…


Briefing: Indian state lawmaker seeks Tiktok ban over harmful and vulgar content

Tamil Nadu government wants statewide ban on short video app TikTok – Economic Times What happened: The government of…


Bytedance ups ante in Spring Festival hongbao battle, giving away RMB 1.6 billion

Bytedance increased the total value of red packets offered on three of its apps to RMB 1.6 billion (almost $237…


Briefing: Chinese audio giant Ximalaya FM leads $100 million investment in Himalaya Media

Ximalaya FM leads investment in Himalaya Media - Variety What happened: China’s largest audio service platform Ximalaya…


Briefing: Chinese online video platforms may get over 300 million paid subscribers in 2019

Chinese Online Video Platforms could have over 300 million subscribers in 2019 - PR Newswire What happened: Chinese…