TikTok Parent ByteDance Could Counter Trump Order With Lawsuit

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Executive orders from the White House banning two of the most popular Chinese-owned mobile apps are the latest escalation in a technological standoff between the United States and China. Read More

TikTok Rival Kuaishou Builds $1.4bn Data Center In China

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Chinese video sharing app Kuaishou will spend about 10 billion yuan ($1.41 billion) to build its largest data center, as the company looks to support a user base poised for continued growth in a post-coronavirus market. Read More

Bytedance Has Launched Its Video-editing App Viamaker Overseas

 /  Technology  / 
TikTok owner Bytedance has quietly launched in overseas markets the video-editing app hugely popular in its home territory under the moniker, Viamaker. Read More

China’s Antitrust Law Doesn’t Seem to Apply to Internet Giants

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A recent attempt to prove that Tencent is a monopoly in a Chinese court collapsed in January, according to court files made public on April 17. Read More

Tencent Becomes Majority Shareholder in Chinese Game Live-Streamer Huya

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Internet giant Tencent is now the biggest shareholder of Chinese game-centric live-streaming platform Huya after buying an additional stake in the company. Read More

Kuaishou Earned Revenue of $7.2 Billion in 2019: report

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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

User spending in Douyin and TikTok hit new high in May

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The 120 million Indian TikTok users, however, only spent $45,000 on the app in May. Read More

INSIGHTS: TikTok’s Overseas Issues

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Given the mounting pressure on Chinese companies as they seek new markets abroad, Bytedance cannot afford to trip over their own feet as they continue their meteoric growth. Read More

New Live-streaming Rules Crack down on Women’s Clothing, Minors

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Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei province, has released the country’s first official standards for live-streaming organizations, forbidding women from wearing provocative clothing and imposing stricter rules on underage streamers. Read More

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