A recent poster on a hacker forum claims to have obtained TikTok's and WeChat's databases on Alibaba's cloud service platform, which together contain over 2.05 billion user records. However, Tencent, WeChat's parent company, and TikTok denied any security breach.
With the rapid development of the whole VR industry, PICO, a VR brand acquired by ByteDance, officially announced an upgrade to its brand on September 5.
ByteDance, the parent of short-video platform TikTok, is planning to lower the price of its stock options to $155 per share to enhance the benefit space of employees and allow them to share in the growth value of the company.
ByteDance's Dali Education has launched an educational collaboration platform named "Dali Space." This represents another new business attempt by Dali Education after the release of China's "Double Reduction" education policy.
On August 1, ByteDance's public welfare platform made a live presentation for its first "DOU Public Welfare Day" event to be held on September 5. However, the announcement has aroused doubts from insiders.
A pair of ByteDance subsidiaries have reportedly achieved a 100% shareholding ratio in Amcare, a high-end Chinese women's and children's hospital, as part of a move to explore the offline medical services sector.
On August 1, China's National Press and Publication Administration released a list of 69 new games that have been formally approved in August for domestic release.
On July 19, a spokesperson for ByteDance confirmed that the company is exploring chip designs for its own use in specialized areas, as it could not find a supplier capable of meeting its requirements.
Toutiao, which belongs to Beijing-based tech giant ByteDance, has recently launched an app called "Toutiao Haowai," which can recommend high-quality content to users, and its target is young consumers.
Beijing-based tech giant and TikTok owner ByteDance has recently ventured into the life sciences sector. Last October, the firm invested in biotech startup Shuimu BioSciences.
Users of Douyin, the Chinese mainland version of TikTok, can now purchase combo meal delivery services from restaurants through the platform.
In the first half of this year, the gross merchandise volume (GMV) of Douyin's local life business reportedly totaled about 22 billion yuan ($3.28 billion).
TikTok is preparing to launch a warehousing plan called "Aquaman" for its e-commerce business in the UK market in the near future.
Recently, OgCloud, a brand providing services for enterprises going abroad, closed its first round of financing worth tens of millions of yuan, which was jointly invested by Plum Ventures and Guangzhou Science City Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
TikTok, a short video streaming platform owned by Beijing-based tech giant ByteDance, has completed migrating information on its US users to servers at Oracle Corporation, in a move that could address US regulatory concerns over data integrity.
Douyin, the Chinese mainland version of ByteDance's TikTok, is conducting limited testing for a new function of "automatically playing the next video," instead of replaying the current video content.
TikTok’s owner ByteDance has disbanded its 101 Game Studio in Shanghai, letting about half of the 300-plus staffers go and offering internal transfers to the rest.
The Hurun Research Institute released on Tuesday a list of metaverse companies it believes show the most promise in 2022. The list is made up of the Top 200 Chinese enterprises with the greatest development potential in the field of the metaverse.
Recently, ByteDance released a number of postings for internships on its school recruitment website in the area of SoC system development/design & verification. The positions will be mainly located in Beijing and Shanghai.
TikTok announced on June 9 that throughout coming weeks, it will introduce a tool to help users control how much time they spend on the short video app in a single sitting by enabling regular screen time breaks.