TikTok’s Chinese version Douyin has over 400m daily users

TikTok has become massive all over the globe and in China it’s sister app is growing like nothing else with nearly half a million active users daily. TikTok is everywhere. It’s creating viral hits out…

Huawei unveil 60 watt Smart Speaker with 360-degree sound

Huawei has teamed up with big, bad (but good) speaker makers Devialet for a Smart Speaker that will blow the competition out of the market. The Sound X is the name of a powerful new…

Look Inside Bytedance / TikTok / Douyin Offices – Beijing

Bytedance is the creator of TikTok and many other social media and news apps. Here is a look around their Beijing office (161,458 sqft). The team at Bytedance is very quickly growing in China and…

RouteNote and TikTok partnership puts independent music on the world’s biggest craze

RouteNote has partnered with TikTok to take your music to the world’s biggest new video craze with over 1 billion users worldwide. We have partnered with TikTok so that you can upload your music to…

Tencent Music’s deals with major labels are under investigation

The massive Chinese company could see their grip on China’s music industry lost as an antitrust watchdog reviews their deals. Tencent Music Entertainment represents the biggest music company in China, a subsidiary of the giant…

Smart Speaker Market Still Dominated by Amazon Echo – China is Catching Fast!

The Consumer Intelligence Report Partners (CIRP) is out with their latest report on the state of smart speaker sales and market share. End of June – 76 million units in USA (up from 70 million…

TikTok’s owner gets 1 billion users every month globally

China’s tech industry is making it’s impact all across the globe and infamous Bytedance reported 1 billion monthly active users this year. If you haven’t heard of TikTok, welcome out from under the rock you’ve…

Mathew Daniel Interview – Talking Chinese Music Market, Distribution, Promotion and Netease Cloud Music (Video)

Mathew Daniel is the current VP of International at Netease Cloud Music. Mathew has had a very strong music background, especially in China. Mathew was recently interviewed at Midem about the Chinese Music Market and…

Is the Chinese Music Streaming Market a Duopoly?

Short Answer: Yes. Tencent Music Entertainment and Netease Cloud Music control the chinese music streaming market. Between Tencent Music Entertainment (which owns QQ Music, Kugou and Kuwo) and Netease Cloud Music they have over 80%…

ByteDance plan to take Spotify on with a free streaming service

TikTok’s parent company and Chinese conglomerate ByteDance are planning to make their entry into the world of free music streaming. Chinese software giants ByteDance have made a massive mark with their phenomenally popular video app…