Turning to the court is Bytedance’s last resort because now both Beijing and Washington have a say in the Tiktok deal, and Beijing is not likely to agree.
China’s Ministry of Commerce said that the Beijing Municipal Commerce Bureau has received an application from Bytedance to export certain technology.
Bytedance is blocking links to e-commerce stores on livestreams in flagship video app Douyin as it vies for a share of e-commerce.
Bytedance has chosen Oracle for a business partnership involving US operations for video app Tiktok rather than a sale to Microsoft.
India banned another 118 Chinese-made apps, including Tencent’s popular video game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, as border tensions escalated.
The Tiktok sale in the US may be subject to review by China’s commerce and technology ministries if any technology used by the app is deemed limited.
Tiktok CEO Kevin Mayer said he had decided to leave the company and Vanessa Pappas, general manager of Tiktok US, will take over as interim global head.
The lawsuit will not save Bytedance from having to sell Tiktok but it may become a bargaining chip when negotiating with potential buyers.
The single-player RPG Black Myth has taken the internet by storm — in a first for Chinese premium game developers — despite having no official release date.
The US is getting into the app bans game. No one is going to know quite what this means til Sept. 20, but here’s what we know now.
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Iqiyi said it is under investigation by the SEC over a short report released in April that accused the company of inflating 2019 revenue by up to 40%.
Growing worldwide suspicion of Chinese tech and data privacy practices have led to one hit after another for Tiktok, and not the viral video kind.
Tencent saw one of the fastest-growing quarters in years for both profits and revenue, despite effects from Covid-19 and the US-China tech war.
Bytedance isn’t just Tiktok. The Beijing-based company is the world’s most valuable tech startup. Here are seven things you should know about it.
The employee said that he was fired for his objections to media manipulation practices at Alibaba-owned UC Web amid tense diplomatic relations.
Weibo said it made the decision to block all but approved sites because the service is heavily abused by scammers and illegal sites.
US advocacy groups have complained that Tiktok failed to live up to the agreement that it would protect data from users under the age of 13.
Hong Kong users will not be able to access to Tiktok after the short video app withdraws from the autonomous city, TechNode has learned.
The game purge comes after the American technology giant moved to comply with China’s strict gaming regulations to be listed on the China App Store.
The top telecommunications regulator in India has asked telecom operators and ISPs to block local user access to the 59 Chinese apps banned on Monday.
The move is expected to affect thousands of Apple iOS games that have been using a loophole to bypass Chinese licensing requirements.
Zynn is part of Bytedance rival Kuaishou’s efforts to challenge Tiktok in overseas markets, but it has been met with setbacks since its May debut.
Blue City Holdings Ltd., the company behind China’s gay dating app Blued, filed its application on Tuesday to offer shares on the Nasdaq exchange. Why it matters: Blued, which boasts 49 million users, is the largest social dating app for China’s LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community, according to a report by consultancy Frost […]
Bytedance is shuttering its moderately successful Vigo app in India as it slashes underperforming apps to focus on its flagship Tiktok.
TechNode Insider Ashley Galina Dudarenok looks at the future of Chinese livestreaming. The question isn’t whether brands need to get into the game—it’s how.
Tiktok was accused of censoring hashtags #BlackLivesMatter and #GeorgeFloyd amid nationwide protests in the US against the death of George Floyd.
A series of organizational changes are taking place in Bytedance as the company is moving its decision-making and research capabilities of its international businesses out of China.
Given his track record and ambition, the move is significant, Kevin Mayer may be exactly what Bytedance needs to fuel its next stage of growth.
Bytedance has appointed former Disney streaming executive Kevin Mayer as its chief operating officer and the chief executive officer of TikTok.
Iqiyi is no Luckin. While the company has problems, a short report from Wolfpack Research accusing it of overstating users and revenue is not convincing.
The uproar over China’s largest e-book platform, owned by Tencent, is the latest dispute against Chinese tech giants accused of exploiting partners.
The Chinese version of Viamaker, known as Jianying, has been among the top 10 most-downloaded free apps in China for more than 90 days.