Many consumers in mainland China reported on the morning of November 16 that attempted money transfers were unsuccessful when using the mobile app of China Construction Bank, one of the country's "big four" banks, triggering extensive social media discussion.
Tencent launched a public hotspot sharing software several years ago called Tencent WiFi Manager, allowing users to quickly connect to public wireless networks without a password. On November 5, the firm's software team announced that it will officially stop services from 0:00 on December 1.
In order to reduce costs and increase efficiency, ByteDance had cut the project team for social metaverse app Party Island, and that relevant staff had returned to their original teams.
Oriental Selection, the livestreaming platform of Beijing-based New Oriental Education, has recently launched an independent app.
ByteDance, the Beijing-based parent company of TikTok, has launched a brand-new "Wukong Search" app.
Some of ByteDance's new apps have recently been removed from online stores, including smart reading product “Shiqu,” recommendation platform “Kesong,” and real-time interactive community "Party Island."
Toutiao, which belongs to Beijing-based tech giant ByteDance, has recently launched an app called "Toutiao Haowai," which can recommend high-quality content to users, and its target is young consumers.
ByteDance's first online real-time interactive community app named "Party Island" was recently launched.
ByteDance has recently tested a brand-new product called Shidian Baike, which will focus on expert knowledge and culture.
Beijing-based tech firm Xiaomi announced it will rename its sports app to "Zepp Life."
On Friday, QQ Music's iOS version began to allow upgrades to version 11.0.5 through the app store. The development follows China's MIIT's introductions of new restrictions on Tencent in November this year.
On August 23, Kuaikan, the largest comics platform in China, announced the completion of a $240 million financing deal, with investors including CCB International, One Store, Tencent, Coatue and Tiantu Capital.
Video platform iQiyi recently launched "iQiyi Education" to the App Store, dedicated to providing children's animation, audio books and online classes, in addition to other content and services.
Huawei announced its plans to hold a formal event for the launch of its HarmonyOS on June 2. The company’s proprietary operating system, which was previously only used in smart displays, wearable devices and other products, might be implemented in other products.
Kanzhun Limited, operator of mobile recruitment app Boss Zhipin, on Friday filed privately for an IPO with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm is looking to list the app on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "BZ," according to its preliminary prospectus. No pricing terms were disclosed.
Debt-ridden LeTV on Feb. 6 updated its app to Android 9.24 and changed its icon, adding the caption “owing 12.2 billion yuan.”
While new-kid-on-the-block Clubhouse is enjoying the limelight, the idea of using audio as a medium for content creation is not new in China.
Xiaomi announced the shutdown of MiTalk last Tuesday, the same day Tencent unveiled an ambitious vision for WeChat. Why couldn't these apps achieve the same success?
HKmap.live, a crowdsourced mapping app used by Hong Kong protesters to navigate the city, avoid the police and keep informed of road closures has been removed from the Apple’s App Store.
The competition is heating up between Chinese tech giants Tencent, owner of WeChat, and the world's most valuable startup ByteDance, the company behind TikTok.