Tencent, Huawei Are Partnering on A Cloud Gaming Platform

 /  Game  / 
Tencent has signed a deal with Huawei to set up a laboratory to develop a cloud gaming platform, the Chinese gaming giant said in a statement Friday. Read More

Bytedance Gaming Play Doesn’t Threaten Tencent—yet

 /  Opinion  / 
To understand what Bytedance is doing in gaming, you have to understand its unique approach to corporate strategy. Read More

Bytedance Reshuffles Executives to Focus on Overseas

 /  News  / 
TikTok owner Bytedance announced Thursday a major leadership reshuffle with company founder and CEO Zhang Yiming shifting to take charge of the company’s overseas business. Read More

TikTok to Open ‘Transparency Center’ in US Amid Lawmaker Scrutiny

 /  News  / 
Experts will be able to observe how content moderators review videos uploaded to TikTok and identify potential violations. Read More

Apple to Require Licenses for Games in China App Store

 /  Game  / 
Apple has sent a notice to developers requiring them to submit license numbers for paid games before Jun. 30 if they want to distribute in mainland China. Read More

Kuaishou Earned Revenue of $7.2 Billion in 2019: report

 /  News  / 
Chinese video-sharing app Kuaishou generated RMB 50 billion (around $7.2 billion) in revenue in 2019, with live-streaming revenue accounting for the largest share. Read More

WeChat Tests Short-video Feature in Challenge to TikTok

 /  News  / 
The Channels feature allows certain WeChat users to post videos or photos to randomly selected audiences instead of limiting content to contacts. Read More

TikTok Hires Former US Congressmen to Review Content Policies Amid Scrutiny

 /  News  / 
TikTok will hire two former US congressmen as part of an external team to review its content moderation policies, including child safety, hate speech, misinformation, and bullying. Read More

The Chinese Social Media Stars Unknowingly Going Viral in the West

 /  Streaming  / 
A growing number of Chinese viral short videos are reuploaded on Western social media accounts, bringing them global attention. And in most cases, the original creators are not even aware of it. Read More

Podcast startup Himalaya’s $100 million VC funding called into doubt: report

 /  News  / 
General Atlantic said it never invested in the US podcasting startup. Read More

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