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China targets 'deepfake' content with new regulation

Momo's blocked face-swapping app Zao (Image credit: Bigstock/tanaonte) Chinese…


Huawei draws ire after ex-employee wrongly detained for 251 days

The outside of one of Huawei's buildings on July 30, 2019, in Shenzhen. (Image…


China now requires facial scans for SIM card registration

People in China will need to undergo a facial recognition scan when buying new…


Chinese manufacturer tests advanced military drone: report

(Image credit: BigStock/Principal) A Chinese drone manufacturer is testing…


Ping An to fold P2P lender Lufax into new consumer finance arm: report

(Image credit: Lufax) Ping An Insurance has received approval from regulators…


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China Tech Investor 42: Trade wars, debt, and the future of the Chinese economy with Michael Pettis

China Tech Investor is a weekly look at China’s tech companies through the lens…


China opens mobile number portability despite carrier resistance

The China Mobile logo on Sept. 28, 2019 in Beijing. (Image credit:…


The Shanghai headquarters of the People's Bank of China, China's central bank, is at the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong, China. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

All crypto trading platforms in China have been shut down: PBOC

The Shanghai headquarters of the People's Bank of China, China's central bank,…


Tech companies vie for spotlight, pledge support for former NetEase employee

The NetEase logo in front of its Beijing office on Oct. 30, 2019. (Image…


New IP enforcement guidelines take aim at e-commerce, semiconductor sectors

(Image credit: Big Stock) China's top decision-making bodies on Sunday set out…