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TikTok’s Rival Kuaishou Planning to Join the Chinese Tech IPO Boom in US

It is revealed that Kuaishou (Overseas version named “Kwai”), the Chinese video-sharing platform, has been planning for its initial public offering in the US stock market next year. The company recently raised around 1 billion USD in its pre-IPO round, mostly backed by Tencent. Kuaishou and Tencent’s cooperation is, however, not surprising to industry insiders, […]

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[$MOMO]’s Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Keeps the Momentum after 5 years of Growth

China’s social networking company Momo Inc. MOMO  just recently tops Fortune’s fastest-growing companies. Right after the good news, Momo prooves it by announcing its second-quarter financial report with growth. In the Q2 report, Momo’s revenues increased 32% year over year due to the steady growth of its main revenue source : in- app-purchase items for […]

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Tired Of Being Single? Match.com And Zoosk Are Here To Help…Or Are They?

Dating app is now the mainstream way to meet new partners, let’s see how the two paid services, Zoosk and Match.com, work and earn with real consumer data.

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Chinese Social App Tik Tok Conquering The World Step By Step

Tik Tok, a viral mobile video app developed by Chinese tech company ByteDance, is gaining enormous popularity all over the globe. Never heard of it? Nevermind. Tons of American teenagers are already obsessed with it. Tik Tok has became the most downloaded iOS app for 5 consecutive quarters now, beating social media giants like Youtube, […]

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8 Ball Pool’s Road to Success – From Casual Sports Game to Top Grossing App

Casual billiard game 8 Ball Pool has continuously been one of the top grossers among mobile games, earning hundreds of millions for its developer Miniclip. Let us look into some actual consumer data and see what makes this online ball pool game so addictive to players all around the globe. According to MAI intelligence, the […]

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[$NFLX] Any Chance for Hulu To Win Under Netflix’s Dominance?

From the most-discussed dramas to award-winning movies, Netflix seems to be dominating the video streaming industry with its extraordinary content. However, this does not automatically make Netflix the industry leader. Its closest American rival Hulu is also growing strong and definitely worth looking into. Currently, Hulu is only available in the United States and Japan. […]

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Pandora’s Stable Subscription Plan is Working

Pandora is one of the first music streaming app of its kind, even though it’s not that noted as its European peer Spotify or bigger player Apple Music in recent years. Its business is actually doing very well with the solid subscription model. In fact, Pandora is one of the top 10 grossing apps in […]

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Supercell’s Rising Star – Can Brawl Stars Beat Clash of Clans?

Brawl Stars, the latest mobile battling game produced by the maker of classic games Clash of Clans and Clash Royale, is growing fast. It has ranked 10th on the top-grossing game list on iOS in January 2019 just 2 months after its official launch with more than $50 million of earnings. The fast-paced, easy-to-play multiplayer […]

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Mindful Competition – How did Calm Win Against Headspace?

As mental health is becoming one of the greatest global concerns, mindfulness apps have since grown to be increasingly popular. Dozens of apps join in this emerging trend to provide plenty of meditation materials on and offline, trying to get their shares in this fast-expanding business. Among all types of mindfulness apps, Calm is able […]

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Playrix’s Homescapes is growing fast, but CandyCrush still grossed the most

According to consumer insights company MAI Intelligence, Playrix has grossed more than $1 billion from its popular puzzle games Gardenscapes and its spin-off Homescapes. The two games are a combination of match-3 puzzle game like CandyCrush and a home building storyline. It was first launched in 2017 September, but saw rapid growth since then. Even though its new […]

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