Nine apps including Tripadvisor and ele.me gained unwarranted access to users’ information: Shanghai Consumer Council.
Tencent to incorporate telecommunications to its business to start working on 5G.
Souche, digital platform for second-hand car trade, starts strategic cooperation with Alibaba’s Taobao.
Short video apps Douyin and Kuaishou launch “teenager mode” that restricts daily usage time to 40 minutes.
WeChat begins product recommendation feature for users.
Didi launches new business for vehicle rental, Xiaoju Car Rental.
Vehicle manufacturer Xpeng denies stealing commercial confidential information from Tesla.
Alibaba picks up 4% stake in ByteDance’s challenger Qutoutiao for USD 171 billion.
Baidu launches video search engine Kuaisou Video.
(Reported By Xintong Chen, intern at The Passage)