Steam restricts users in China from accessing “adult-only content”

The newly added "Adult Only Sexual Content" filter is not available in China.…


Briefing: Foreign criticism of iPhone XS' "beauty filter" stumps Chinese media

“我的颜值配不上iPhone XS”,国外用户吐槽新iPhone的美颜功–搜狐新闻 What happened: Chinese media outlets…


Tencent to pilot facial recognition checks in Honour of Kings

Tencent's popular mobile multiplayer hit "Honour of Kings" (known as "Arena of…


Briefing: Average interest of online money market funds plunges to two-year low

互联网“宝宝类”理财平均预期收益率逼近3%-NetEase What happened: The average 7-day annualized yield…


Court orders Baozou Comics to apologize and compensate for humiliating war hero

(Image credit: Baozou Comics) A court in Xi’an of China’s central Shaanxi…


China Tech Talk 59: China's cybersecurity law: GDPR for the Middle Kingdom with Samm Sacks

This week, John and Matt talk with Samm Sacks, Senior Fellow, Technology…


Briefing: Tencent partners with TELUS to launch SIM cards for Chinese tourists visiting Canada and the US

腾讯与加拿大电信商合推旅游SIM卡:帮游客海外上网 – Sina Tech What happened: Canadian carrier TELUS has…


Briefing: Chinese regulator suspend ifeng.com's services over "illegal" information

China shuts down American-listed news site Phoenix New Media over ‘illegal’…


Briefing: Eric Schmidt says China could split the internet

China splits the internet while the U.S. dithers - TechCrunch What happened:…


Police arrest suspects behind smear campaigns against Baidu and other Chinese internet companies

The police have arrested a number of suspects in a criminal group responsible…