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News, views, and oddities from the Chinese digital space
Huawei plans to launch Smartphone with HongHeng OS before the end of 2019
There are hints that Huawei, the World’s largest Telecom Equipment company and China’s largest private company may be about to announce the launch of its “Plan B” HongMeng OS in response to the US trade ban and uncertainty around future access to Android updates and Google services.
Tencent Partners with Qualcomm to change the face of Mobile Gaming in China
Chinese tech giant Tencent pushes back against the HMOV alliance with their new collaboration with Qualcomm, the largest supplier of mobile phone chips for Android devices.
Chinese Ride-Sharing Behemoth Didi Chuxing Spins-Off Autonomous Driving Unit
Didi Chuxing (滴滴出行), often unfairly dubbed the “Uber of China” (given Uber’s retreat from the Chinese market) has decided to establish its self-driving operations as a separate company as it prepares for the long-haul and seeks to raise funds.
Is China becoming Bitcoin-friendly?
Things are changing in the crypto scene in China. Last week the Bank of China, one of the four biggest state-owned banks, is said to have published an infographic on Bitcoin.
Tencent Call for a New Revenue Share Model on Top Mobile Game IP
Tencent are leveraging on the strength of their games portfolio in a time of low supply due to more strict enforcement of China’s game ISBN regulation.
Distributing Android Apps to Samsung’s China App Store
Want to publish to China via Samsung’s Galaxy Store Seller Portal? Here is what you need to know.
China’s Common Game Rating System Explained
What you need to know as a western mobile game publisher or developer considering the Chinese market. China’s common game rating system and beyond.
Here Be Pandas: What’s in a Name?
A story of ostrich eggs, dragons, pandas, the origin of our name and how this relates to China’s massive digital market.