Zhang Yiming Says he hopes Toutiao could Become Another Google without Boundaries

On the afternoon of October 10, in GGV2017 Lifestyle Change Conference held by GGV Capital (纪源资本) today, Zhang Yiming, the founder and CEO of Toutiao.com, said that only after making Douyin APP, which enables many people to display their life ways, did he find that what various lifestyles the society had. “Entrepreneurship enables you to contact…

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Apple will build the second data center in China

Apple will build the second data center in China, located in Ulanchap, Inner Mongolia. The new data center has been named as iCloud Northern Data Center. As the host, Bu Xiaolin, Deputy Director and Chairman of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region met with Isabel Ge Mahe (Ge Yue), Apple’s Vice President and Managing Director of Greater…

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Apple will stop taxing in-app tipping, but how much content deserves customer’s tips?

Apple does give in on its tipping tax policy. On April 19th, wx-pai, Tencent’s official WeChat account, posted two notices in succession saying that the tip function of iOS’s WeChat platform will be closed. This news led to public guesses about the reason behind Tencent’s action. The widely acknowledged one is WeChat’s official explanation: According…

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Mobvoi Launched New Smart Speaker Tichome

Tichome, Mobvoi’s new smart speaker is going to get crowdfunded and be released soon. Mobvoi held a press conference on August 24th, announcing the official release of its brand new smart speakers Tichome at a price of 999 yuan. Members who were in on the crowdfund can purchase the speaker at a price of just…

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After fighting with Baidu, JD may join the BAT Group

JD’s  (京东)closing price on June 26 was $43.08, raising their total market value to $61.149 billion. They are quickly approaching to Baidu’s total market value of $61.973 billion at the time, thus threatening the existing group of tech giants BAT: Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent. In comparison, Baidu is lagging behind the other two in terms…

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Tencent’s dream to beat Toutiao

On March 24th, when Tencent announced COO Mark Ren as the new president of Online Media Group (OMG), it heralded a new era for Tencent to compete with Toutiao, a news cluster App which claims 600 million users in China. For Mark Ren, starting a new with a clean slate, this move had been in…

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