This is a groundbreaking move for the whole industry, as 'Lost in Russia' is the first ever Chinese film sold to a short video company before its release in the cinema. There are several different perspectives on the long-term implications of the move.
In 2019, Chinese tech companies increasingly shifted their focus overseas, in an effort to gain influence and market share abroad.
With a seamless integration of e-commerce into social media, including video sharing and live-streaming, sellers on Kuaishou are able to bring down-to-earth content and goods to its users. That's what the so-called “老铁经济,” or “homie economy,” is all about.
On August 1, Bytedance posted a recruitment notice, announcing that their online search department is looking for new talent.
TikTok users in India can breathe a sigh of relief as the temporary ban on the app downloads gets lifted, making the app available for download again.
Research from brand equity experts BrandZ—by WPP and Kantar—reveals the “Brand Power” of leading Chinese brands is up 15 percent year-on-year, compared with 5 percent growth last year.
Ninety-four Chinese entities have reached unicorn status, led by ByteDance, the world's most valuable private company valued at $75 billion.
According to insiders from tech startup Smartisan, some employees have been informed to re-sign their labor contracts with Bytedance, the parent company of Toutiao, which points to that Smartisan is under acquisition negotiations with Bytedance.
In episode 35 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about WeChat competitors. Specifically, they focus on three apps that all decided to launch on Tuesday, January 15, 2019: Bytedance’s Duoshan, Wang Xin’s self-proclaimed “anti-WeChat” Toilet, and Bullet Messenger 2.0.
China’s tech unicorn ByteDance, today announced the launch of Duoshan, a video-based social messaging app in Beijing.
2018 has been a turbulent year for tech companies across China. The trade war tension between the US and China has been unsettling for their businesses and long time American trade partners.
ByteDance, a Chinese Internet company operating a range of content platforms, and The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a multi-year global partnership on social sharing.
Here is this week's roundup of China tech stories.
Zhang Yiming stepped down as the CEO of his company's flagship platform Jinri Toutiao, a news aggregator, but kept his title as CEO of the parent company ByteDance.
In Ep. 28 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about the Chinese AI company that recently toppled Uber to become the highest-valued startup in the world: Bytedance.