YY raises $1 billion in convertible note offering as it eyes global expansion

  Screenshot of the YY Inc. logo. (Image credit: TechNode) Chinese…


YY completes Bigo acquisition to expand overseas reach

YY completes acquisition of tech company Bigo - YY What happened: Livestreaming…


Chinese game live streaming IPO shows speed of development in the industry

Last Friday, Huya, the game streaming arm of YY, raised $180 million with its…


Updated: Gaming streaming platform Douyu to get RMB 4 billion from Tencent

Updated 8 March 2018, 1:40 pm: This post has been updated to include a…


3 Chinese journalists who turned into successful tech entrepreneurs

The gradual and painful demise of traditional media has seen more and more…


Report: China's live streaming market grew 180% in 2016

China's live video streaming market was estimated to be RMB 20.8 billion…


TechNode's Top 10 Live Streaming Stories of 2016

Wanghong (网红 or internet celebrity in English) have gained a lot of traction…


Mobile Revenue Is Exceeding PC In China's Live Streaming Market

In the second quarter of this year, YY Inc., the leading user-generated live…


China's Livestreaming Hosts Are Motivated By Money, Not Fame

Despite all the brouhaha around internet celebrities and KOLs, it turns out…


Netizens Now Pay More For Dating Shows Than Gaming On China's Top Streaming Platform

Reformatting Chinese dating shows to fit the live-streaming market is a highly…