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Tencent invests in 'Nier:Automata,' 'Bayonneta' developer

The exterior of a Tencent building in Shenzhen on Nov. 12, 2019. (Image credit:…


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Bytedance's Douyin reaches 400 million users

Bytedance’s short video app Douyin has surpassed 400 million daily active…


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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…


Trip.com, Netease in talks for secondary Hong Kong listings

(Image credit: TechNode/Emma Lee) US-listed Chinese tech giants Trip.com and…


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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:…


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Taobao is saving gamers from grinding

Artwork of NetEase's turn-based role-playing mobile game Onmyoji. (Image…


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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:…


WeChat launches three features to fight off Douyin

Image credit: BigStock/Jirapong Manustrong A version of this post by Thomas…


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Personal data collection rules updated to define app users' 'non-consent'

(Image credit: Bigstock/nopparat.k) Chinese regulators issued rules to app…


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Bytedance snags former Tencent Music executive

Bytedance logo at its Shanghai office. (Image credit: TechNode/Emma Lee)…