Shanghai wants to be the world’s ‘e-sports capital’

By Tony Xu

Jun 14, 20192 min read Shanghai’s night skyline as seen from The Bund on April 13, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)The Shanghai government on Tuesday released a set of guidelines revealing its plans to bolster the city’s competitive gaming…

Briefing: Tencent files 6 more lawsuits against Bytedance

By Tony Xu

Jun 13, 20191 min read 腾讯南山法院再诉今日头条系 要求删除用户游戏视频 – TechWebWhat happened: Tencent has filed six new lawsuits against Bytedance, demanding the company to delete all “Honour of Kings” gameplay videos from the accounts of six specified users on Jinri Tou…

Briefing: Tencent files 6 more lawsuits against Bytedance

By Tony Xu

Jun 13, 20191 min read 腾讯南山法院再诉今日头条系 要求删除用户游戏视频 – TechWebWhat happened: Tencent has filed six new lawsuits against Bytedance, demanding the company to delete all “Honour of Kings” gameplay videos from the accounts of six specified users on Jinri Tou…

User spending in Douyin and TikTok hit new high in May

By Tony Xu

Jun 12, 20191 min read Short video app Douyin and its international version TikTok have brought in a total of $9 million worldwide through in-app sales of virtual coins, not including revenue from China’s third-party Android stores, according to mob…