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…


Bytedance launches video ad tools for TikTok, Douyin

A photo of Bytedance's office in Shanghai. (Image credit: Technode/Shi Jiayi) Bytedance launched two video ad-creation…


Mobile game revenue growth in recovery but hurdles remain: report

A prefessional player at Vici Gaming is playing Honour of Kings on July 17, 2019 in Shanghai. (Image credit:…


Tencent's QQ Music crashes after exclusive release of Jay Chou single

Screenshot of QQ Music's official website. (Image credit: TechNode) Tencent’s online music platform QQ Music crashed on…


Short video app Kuaishou eyeing US listing in 2020: report

Chinese short video platform Kuaishou could go public in the US next year to raise funds for its increasingly fierce…


Douyin rival Kuaishou refocuses overseas, Brazil DAU surges to 3 million

Short video platform Kuaishou recently resumed overseas expansion efforts with its international version, “Kwai,”…


TikTok narrows focus to US, Japan, and India as key growth markets

Screenshot of TikTok's official website. (Image credit: TechNode) Short video app TikTok is prioritizing the US,…