Shanghai Stock Exchange releases finalized regulations for new tech board

The Shanghai Stock Exchange released a finalized set of regulations late last week for its new tech board, expanding…


Briefing: TikTok limits features for users under 13, deletes some accounts

TikTok limits in-app features for young users and deletes some accounts in update – The Verge What happened:…


Briefing: Tencent tests parental game control tool requiring photos, ID

腾讯测试“儿童锁模式”:13周岁以下想玩游戏须家长先“开锁” – Tencent Games What happened: Tencent has started testing a new anti-addiction system…


Briefing: Baidu encyclopedia entries contained links to pornography

在百度搜索部分小学和幼儿园,会被导向色情网站 – News Lab What happened: Entries in Baidu’s online encyclopedia, Baidu Baike, contained a link…


Briefing: CNNIC internet report points to rapid user growth in short video apps

User numbers of short video apps, mobile online games, and online literature grew considerably in 2018, report says –…


Briefing: TikTok narrows gap with Facebook as downloads hit 1 billion

TikTok gaining on Facebook with 1 billion downloads, according to reports - CNET What happened: Bytedance-owned short…


Tencent adds teachers to gaming controls for minors

Screenshot of Tencent's new game-monitoring system (Image Credit: Tony Xu / TechNode) Tencent has started testing a new…


Briefing: Indian youth murders friend over TikTok video

Indian youth kills friend over TikTok video - The New Indian Express What happened: A youth in the southern Indian…


Hit horror game 'Devotion' sparks heated debate on social media

Screenshot from Devotion's page on Steam (Image credit: Tony Xu/Technode) On Feb. 23, four days after its release,…


Apps hosting pornographic comics thrive despite government crackdown

A screenshot of the 'Wawu Comic' app. (Image credit: Tony Xu/ TechNode) Two apps that include pornographic comics have…