Baidu-backed Haokan Video blocked from WeChat Moments

 /  News  / 
Baidu-backed video platform Haokan has accused tech giant Tencent of anti-competitive behavior after its video content was blocked on WeChat Moments, the platform’s equivalent of Facebook’s News Feed. Read More

Yizhibo Sold to Weibo as China’s Live Streaming Frenzy Cools Down

 /  Money  / 
The rumor of Weibo’s acquisition of its live streaming partner Yizhibo recorded further verification that Yizhibo’s business has been integrated into the Chinese Twitter-like platform. Read More

Bilibili Debuts on Steam with Two New Games

 /  Game  / 
Bilibili, the Chinese video sharing and ACG (animation, comic and game) community, has made its debut on the world’s top video game distribution platform, Steam, as the publisher for two new titles of The Con Simulator and Invaxion, expanding to the PC gaming sector. Read More

Tencent Music Reportedly Pins Its US IPO Date on October 18

 /  Technology  / 
Tencent Music is expected to submit an IPO filing to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on September 7th and the final IPO date is slated for October 18th. Read More

E-sports video streaming site Douyu planning a US IPO

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Shortly after widely circulated rumors about a Hong Kong IPO, Tencent-backed Douyu is reported to have turned its favors to the US stock market. Read More

These 5 Business Applications Show VR Isn’t Dying

 /  Technology  / 
Subtle changes show that despite slowing media coverage, people are becoming more familiar with the concept of VR thanks to more affordable devices, better content, and the popularity of offline VR arcades. Read More

Smartphone Integration Highlight of New Vive VR Ecosystem

 /  News  / 
The whole VR industry was bothered by market cool-down over the past year, but All-In-One (AIO) VR devices are gaining momentum. The year 2018 marks the beginning of a new chapter for Vive Reality, which will integrate the benefits of VR, AR, 5G, and AI technologies. Read More

How Gaming Companies are Coping with Soured Sino-Korean Ties

 /  Game  / 
CFI's content partner TechNode talked with Chinese and South Korean gaming companies at Playx4, a South Korean game expo to see what insiders have to say about the changing dynamics of the Sino-Korean gaming industry. Read More

Weibo’s Purge of Gay-themed Content Sparks Online Outrage

 /  News  / 
Chinese popular social networking platform Weibo announced that they would remove gay-themed contents from its platform, prompting a storm of online protests. Read More

YY’s E-sports Video Streaming Arm Huya Files for US IPO

 /  Game  / 
Chinese live streaming company YY is planning to spin off its gaming streaming unit Huya for an independent IPO. The company has submitted a draft registration statement on a confidential basis to the US Securities and Exchange Committee for a possible listing in the US market. Read More

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