TikTok owner ByteDance is engaging Chinese consumers longer every day through popular apps Toutiao and Douyin, compared with rival Tencent’s ubiquitous WeChat.
A new OnZoom platform for selling access to events and mini programs called Zapps are bid to keep users on Zoom longer as the company fights competition from the likes of Google and Microsoft.
Online service providers have to use a combination of labour and automated technology to keep content within acceptable boundaries or risk fines and other punishments.
Tencent and NetEase already use facial recognition in popular games, while it comes with benefits, the technology’s wide use makes it ripe for abuse.
The iPhone 12 series phones will not include wired EarPods or a wall charger in the box, sparking online outrage on Chinese social media.
Police filmed an alleged drug dealer exchanging goods with a customer at a secret location discovered by a drone as privacy concerns about UAV use by law enforcement persist .
Tuber briefly let people in China use blocked Western services like YouTube and Facebook but was quickly removed
A railway station in eastern China is being praised for helping people without smartphones or health codes travel in China, a particular problem for the country’s elderly.
With Kankan, Baidu is competing for a larger slice of China’s massive online video market, which has more than 880 million viewers.
Incorrectly configured databases remains a widespread security problem in China even as citizens increasingly express concerns.
China’s digital currency can soon be used to buy toys, including ones based on popular anime series One Piece and Detective Conan, from Japanese vending machines.
Internet users in China cannot access the Google search engine without a VPN, yet the Chrome browser has flourished in the land of no Google.
Fiery Feeds and Reeder are the latest RSS apps purged from Apple’s App Store in China after Feedly and Inoreader got the same treatment in 2017.
Online entertainment such as live-streaming and short video services continue to prosper, while ride-hailing and food delivery enterprises struggle.
A video circulating on Weibo shows Ofo bikes asking to be helped up while piled up in an abandoned construction site.
Huawei’s Honor is offering shared MagicBook laptops delivered straight to users’ doors during China’s national holiday.
AI is helping China’s digital publishers translate novels faster and cheaper, but some remain sceptical.
The Royole FlexPai 2 launches in China, boasting better screen and software performance and a price tag under US$1,500.
A California judge has blocked the Trump administration from imposing a US ban against WeChat, allowing the continued use of Tencent’s super app in the world’s largest economy.