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Tencent in need of new blockbusters as Honour of Kings mania fades · TechNode

Tencent’s mega-hit mobile game Honour of Kings is no doubt one of most successful games of the Chinese gaming giant. It still is one...

China’s mobile payment platforms are transforming online marketing · TechNode

Getting a cup of coffee in Starbucks used to be a pretty pedestrian affair. Stand in line, hand over some crumpled banknotes and receive...

Baidu given green light to manage top-level domain “.BAIDU” · TechNode

Baidu has received official approval (in Chinese) from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to be the managing entity of its...

ofo scales back US operations amid international retreat · TechNode

In ofo’s latest retreat from the international market, the company is scaling back its operations in the United States after laying off 70% of...

Didi and Softbank to launch taxi-hailing service in Japan · TechNode

China-based global ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has launched Didi Mobility Japan, a joint venture with Japanese conglomerate SoftBank. As ride-hailing is prohibited in Japan, Didi...

“We want to see Robin Li!” Baidu Waimai agents protest in front of headquarters...

Baidu Waimai, a takeaway service previously owned by Baidu and now under Alibaba’s Ele.me, is facing protests from its commercial agents. More than 50...

Innovation will win, not a trade war · TechNode

It is impossible to browse the internet or read the newspaper these days without being informed of the dire threat of a US-China trade...

Lei Jun is a billion dollars richer after Xiaomi’s mega IPO · TechNode

After a disappointing debut on Monday, Xiaomi’s shares rose above HK$20 for the first time today. As company shares soared so did...

Short video app Douyin permanently shuts down 33,000 user accounts · TechNode

Popular short-video app Douyin (also known as Tik Tok) created by ByteDance is going thorough clean up removing a total of 27,578 short videos, 9,415 audio files,...

Autonomous vehicles are coming but you won’t own one · TechNode

Self-driving cars are a big deal in China. The country’s three tech giants—Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent (BAT)—are all working to develop the technology. In...