With Chinese Characteristics

Briefing: China sets up domestic chip alliance

Alibaba-backed C-Sky and ZTE’s microelectronics affiliate Sanechips were in the alliance members’ list. Original Link

Information ministry warns internet companies over poor business practices

China’s government unit overseeing information services and industrial solutions released regulation violation cases for the first three quarters of 2018. Original Link

Briefing: Chinese tech giants reportedly suspend social hiring ahead of “internet winter”

Chinese internet tycoons including Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei and JD are reportedly either suspending or cutting off their social recruitment plans due to the unstable market Original Link

New proposed rules could rock China’s blockchain industry. Here’s what they mean

The draft regulations require blockchain users go through real-name registration, and service providers take responsibility for content. Original Link

Mafengwo accused of faking 85% of all user-generated content

The travel and lifestyle service is being accused of faking over 85% of its user-generated content. Original Link

Sohu TV has filed a RMB 10 million suit against Baidu and Jinri Toutiao over pirated content

Sohu TV is accusing Baidu and Jinri Toutiao of storing and spreading the pirated files of a popular Chinese romantic fantasy drama series. Original Link

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

The developer of Steam recently added a new filter that allows users to show games with adult explicit content. Original Link