Online black market for adult content thrives behind China’s firewall

A blurred out pornography website. (Image Credit: BigStock/Volodymyr P) For…


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Bytedance confirms it is making a smartphone, could release end-year

After secretly developing its own smartphone for seven months, Bytedance could…


From werewolves to online education: China's gaming startups seek out opportunities

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Tencent's August 2 press event hints at nearing Nintendo Switch launch

Tencent and Nintendo will hold a press conference on August 2 in Shanghai about…


Shanghai, ByteDance, Douyin

Bytedance has reportedly acquired UK music AI startup, Jukedeck

Bytedance has acquired Jukedeck, a startup in the UK which enables users to…


Draft regulation expands social credit blacklists to online content

The Chinese government is expanding its social credit blacklists to online…


Bytedance apps banned from streaming two more Tencent games

A Chinese court house in Beijing, depicted here in October 2018. (Image credit:…


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Bytedance to set up data center in India to address data privacy concerns

Bytedance on Monday said it has plans to set up a data center in India as part…


Tencent to develop new Pokémon game with The Pokémon Company

Screenshot of Tencent's announcement on its official Weibo account on July 22,…


Tencent wins copyright infringement lawsuit over WeChat stickers

The Beijing Internet Court on July 19 ruled in favor of Tencent in a copyright…