Bytedance Barred from Using WeChat User Information in Douyin, Duoshan

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Tianjin Binhai New Area People’s Court issued a ruling on Wednesday to stop Bytedance from using user information taken from WeChat and QQ on two of its apps. Read More

Chinese Game Industry to See Consolidation in 2019: Report

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A significant number of smaller game developers could put themselves up for sale in 2019 due to regulatory changes, leading to greater industry consolidation, according to a research report from equity firm Tonghai Securities. Read More

Tencent’s ‘Honour of Kings’ Rakes in RMB 7 Billion: Report

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Tencent’s hit mobile title “Honour of Kings” brought in approximately RMB 7 billion (just over $1 billion) in February, according to a research report from Japanese investment bank Nomura. Read More

Court prohibits Bytedance-owned video app streaming Tencent’s Honour of Kings

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Guangzhou’s Intellectual Property Court has issued an injunction to stop Bytedance-owned video app Watermelon Video from streaming shows that involve Tencent’s wildly popular mobile game, Honour of Kings Read More

Beauty Battle: Lipstick Sales Soar With Tencent Mobile Game Tie-In

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It’s a rare case of the mobile game meets cosmetics brand. And it proves that a partnership may not have to make sense to everyone if it generates sales. Read More

WeChat Blocks Douyin Registration as Social Media App Spat Escalates

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The dispute between Bytedance and Tencent has escalated over the past year as they fight for the attention of China’s netizens. Read More

Baidu-backed Haokan Video blocked from WeChat Moments

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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

Chinese Gaming Firm iDreamSky Stumbles in Its Hong Kong Debut

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Chinese gaming company iDreamSky stumbled in its Hong Kong debut after a two-year hiatus from trading publicly and increased government regulation in the gaming sector. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Pictures to Board Paramount’s ‘Bumblebee’ and ‘Top Gun 2’

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Tencent pictures announced that the company would collaborate with Paramount Pictures on upcoming films 'Bumblebee' and 'Top Gun 2'. This marks the first collaboration between the Chinese tech giant and the Hollywood studio. Read More

China Video Streaming — 10 Top Trends

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The pace of change is so rapid that it’s always hard to keep up with developments in China. Here’s what’s going on in video streaming in China right now. Read More