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Digital tech tops list of Asian hits in 2018

Video streaming, e-sports and other lifestyle among Asian in-things

The video-sharing smartphone app TikTok is hugely popular in China, where it has won 400 million users. People can create and upload 15-second videos, or simply enjoy videos created by others.

BEIJING/BANGKOK/TOKYO -- State-of-the-art digital technologies designed to offer new lifestyle and entertainment choices captured the imagination of consumers in Asia in 2018.

A survey of the most popular products and services that took Asian markets by storm in 2018 showed that certain new video sharing apps drew hundreds of millions of users, while online food delivery services and e-sports created whole new markets.

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