3 09, 2019

WeChat restricts controversial video face-swapping app Zao, citing “security risks” – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-03T04:42:02+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Apps, China, deepfakes, face swapping, Startups, TC, Tencent, Uncategorized, WeChat, weixin, Zao|

Zao went viral in China this weekend for its realistic face-swapping videos, but after controversy about its policies, WeChat restricted access to the [...]

1 05, 2019

India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-01T15:01:22+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Airbnb, Amazon, Android, Asia, BigBasket, BYJU, Coursera, Delhivery, edtech startup, Facebook, Flipkart, Huffington-Post, india, Instagram, Media, mx player, online advertising, Satyan Gajwani, social media, streaming services, Swiggy, Tencent, Times Group, Times Internet, Uber, Uncategorized, Verizon Media, verizon media group, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many [...]

17 03, 2019

This YC-backed startup preps Chinese students for US data jobs – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-17T14:24:06+00:00 March 17th, 2019|alibaba, Amazon, Asia, bytedance, careertu, China, Education, Facebook, founder, media startups, messaging apps, musical.ly, New York, paul graham, Shopify, social network, Tencent, tiktok, Uncategorized, WeChat, Y Combinator|

In recent years, data analysts have gone from optional to a career that holds great promise, but demand for quantitative skills applied in [...]

20 12, 2018

TikTok parent ByteDance sues Chinese news site that exposed fake news problem – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-12-20T13:13:13+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Artificial Intelligence, Asia, Baidu, Beijing, bytedance, China, dailyhunt, Entertainment, Facebook, general atlantic, india, jack dorsey, Lawsuit, media platform, Myanmar, pakistan, russia, sharechat, Softbank, Tencent, tiktok, Toutiao, Twitter, Uncategorized, xiaomi, YouTube|

There’s worrying news from China’s online media world as ByteDance, the $75 billion company behind popular video app TikTok is taking a news [...]

14 11, 2018

The forgotten ‘Facebook of China’ is sold for $20M – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-11-14T12:45:31+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Baidu, China, Facebook, Meituan-Dianping, MySpace, Oak Pacific Interactive, renren, Sina, sina weibo, Social, social network, Tencent, The Financial Times, tiktok, trucker path, Uncategorized, WeChat, Weibo|

Renren, which was once heralded as the ‘Facebook of China’ and later became China’s answer to MySpace after falling out of fashion among [...]

4 05, 2018

Chinese robotics company UBTECH gets $820 million in funding – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-05-04T22:01:24+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Recent Funding, robotics, Startups, Tencent, UBTECH, Uncategorized|

Shenzhen-based home robotics company UBTECH announced this week that it has closed a massive $820 million Series C. The round, led by Tencent [...]