ByteDance are considering Douyin IPO in Hong Kong

Douyin and TikTok’s parent Beijing-based company ByteDance are reportedly considering taking Douyin public in Hong Kong. Douyin is the Chinese version of TikTok from ByteDance. According to a report from 36Kr, ByteDance are supposedly in…

Instagram’s TikTok competitor ‘Reels’ launching globally soon

As TikTok continues to face scrutiny around the world, Facebook have well-timed their supposed global launch of Instagram Reels. Instagram Reels is Facebook’s answer to TikTok. Available via a new icon in Instagram, supporting 15-second…

Can I buy shares or stock in TikTok?

Unfortunately not. As TikTok’s parent company ByteDance is a privately held company, you cannot currently buy stock in most popular social media platform in the world. ByteDance are not currently publicly trading, however an IPO…

Apple release iOS 13.6 & iPadOS 13.6 bringing Car Key, News+ audio stories, Health features and more

Apple publicly release iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6 to give your phone and tablet new features and bug fixes ahead of iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 due later this year. Car Key Announced publicly on…

YouTube’s new grey ‘Checking’ icon should clean up their monetization process

YouTube have introduced a new grey ‘Checking’ clock symbol to identify a video is being checked for monetization suitability. Typically soon after uploading, creators may see their monetization status flip between ‘Green – On’, ‘Yellow…

Tencent Music will go public on December 12th

Tencent Music Entertainment’s will happen before the year is over despite a number of delays leading people to believe it would be pushed to next year. At the start of the year Spotify went public…

Tencent’s IPO gets delayed again, likely to 2019

China’s streaming giant Tencent have once again delayed their plans to go public making it likely that we won’t see their IPO this year. Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) are China’s dominating streaming service with over…

Tencent Music set a date for their $30 billion IPO

One of the biggest forces in music business around the world, Tencent Music Entertainment are prepping their monumental IPO and have finally set a date for the event. Tencent Music Entertainment have set the 18th…

Xiaomi made $2.1 billion profits in first quarter as a public company

Chinese smartphone makers and music streamers Xiaomi have just posted their mammoth profits from their first quarter as a public company. Xiaomi are renowned in China with their smartphones in the pockets of millions and…

The world’s favourite smart speakers Sonos are going public

Sonos have set the standard in smart speakers for the past decade-and-a-half and now they are entering a new phase by filing their company for a public offering. On Friday Sonos officially filed for a…