INSIGHTS | How monopoly players rule the Chinese web

By John Artman

Dec 23, 20195 min read (Photo illustration: TechNode/Eliza Gkritsi; based on photo by William Warby)Additional contributions by David Cohen.
In the West, monopoly is a dirty word. Silicon Valley has tried for many years to convince users and regulat…

INSIGHTS | Cloud Gaming Lite

By Tony Xu

Dec 16, 20194 min read Screenshot of the Tencent Start website. (Image Credit: Tony Xu/TechNode)China jumped on the cloud gaming dream in a big way in 2019, with major companies such as Tencent, Huawei, and NetEase each announcing plans for cloud ga…

CHINA VOICES | Can VIPKID make a profit?

By TechNode Staff

Dec 10, 20197 min read VIPKID app, seen on Dec 10, 2019. When TechNode registered an account to capture this image, the photojournalist received a phone call from a VIPKID telemarketer within two minutes. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)This week,…