Short video app Kuaishou launches youth control feature

By Tony Xu

Mar 28, 20191 min read Short video app Kuaishou launched on Thursday a “youth mode” that restricts underage user access on the platform, following Douyin in creating in-app ecosystems designed specifically for young users.Upon opening the app, a notice…

Briefing: Tencent tests livestreaming for WeChat public accounts

By Bailey Hu

Mar 28, 20191 min read 腾讯直播内测推进,公众号粉丝可通过微信小程序看直播 – TechNodeWhat happened: Tencent, which previously acknowledged ongoing development of a live-streaming feature for WeChat public accounts, has moved forward in the internal testing process. Account…

Briefing: Consumer group accuses Fliggy, Ctrip of price optimization

By Emma Lee

Mar 28, 20191 min read 北京消协点名飞猪和去哪网涉嫌大数据杀熟 去哪网:不存在的 – iFengWhat happened: Some 88% of the Chinese consumers believe that online shopping platforms, including those for travel bookings and ride-hailing, leverage user data they collect for personalized p…

Briefing: China Telecom to test 5G coverage in Shanghai by mid-year

By Wei Sheng

Mar 28, 20191 min read 上海电信预计上半年可提供首批5G能力 – Shanghai Securities NewsWhat happened: China Telecom’s Shanghai branch announced on Tuesday that the company is going to test its gigabit 5G networks in three spots in Shanghai in the first half of this year,…