e-reading

While short videos are what drive ByteDance’s revenues and give the Chinese startup international recognition, the firm is expanding into numerous new areas like other tech giants to fuel growth.…

ByteDance to pump $170 million into e-book reader Zhangyue

Audio apps are flying high in China. In 2018, online listeners in the country grew 22.1% to surpass 400 million, at a rate far exceeding that of the mobile video…

China silences podcast and music apps as online crackdown widens

Like the rest of the world, China is getting more glued to smartphones that can perform an endless list of tasks, from talking to workmates, shopping for groceries, all the…

Report: Chinese spend nearly 5 hours on entertainment apps daily

Today’s kids aren’t just reading books. They’re also tapping and playing with interactive stories on tablets as preschoolers, then delving into instant messaging-like chat fiction apps as teens. Amazon’s entry…

Amazon’s chat fiction app Rapids ties up with Amazon Studios with launch of ‘Signature Stories’