Safari in iOS sends some Safe Browsing data to Tencent

Safari in iOS sends some Safe Browsing data to Tencent

Update 10/14/19 2:37AM ET: We should clarify that Apple integrated Tencent Safe Browsing into Safari for China users after the WWDC 2017 announcement, and now, it appears that this is being rolled out to non-China devices as well.

Tencent releases Chinese government-friendly clone in place of PUBG

Tencent releases Chinese government-friendly clone in place of PUBG

In April, China’s State Administration of Press and Publication introduced sweeping changes to approval guidelines in the gaming industry. Because, as we all know, if there’s one thing that makes video games objectively more fun it’s censoring violence.

Taiwan says no to Chinese influence by blocking Tencent and Baidu’s censored video streaming platforms

Taiwan says no to Chinese influence by blocking Tencent and Baidu’s censored video streaming platforms

Taiwan is not the only country with concerns over soft power influence that the Chinese government can and does wield with their involvement with companies like Tencent and Baidu.

Worried about Huawei? Take a closer look at Tencent

Worried about Huawei? Take a closer look at Tencent

International civil society groups can assist users and democratic governments by maintaining up-to-date digital security guides available in Chinese, documenting the extent to which content outside China is censored or monitored on WeChat and exploring legal recourse for those whose rights may have been violated by Tencent’s practices.

Reddit, Banned in China, Is Reportedly Set to Land $150 Million Investment From a Chinese Censorship Powerhouse

Reddit, Banned in China, Is Reportedly Set to Land $150 Million Investment From a Chinese Censorship Powerhouse

Advertisement The apparently impending Reddit-Tencent marriage is complicated by the fact that Reddit, one of the most popular websites on the internet, is regularly—and is currently—blocked in China as part of the world’s most notorious and sophisticated censorship regime , the Great Firewall of China.

China deletes 7 million pieces of online information, thousands of apps

China deletes 7 million pieces of online information, thousands of apps

REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s cyber watchdog said on Wednesday it had deleted more than 7 million pieces of online information as well as 9,382 mobile apps, and it criticized tech giant Tencent’s (0700.HK) news app for spreading “vulgar information”.

SQLite bug impacts thousands of apps, including all Chromium-based browsers

SQLite bug impacts thousands of apps, including all Chromium-based browsers

This means that Chromium-based browsers like Google Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and Brave, are all affected. "We successfully exploited Google Home with this vulnerability," the Tencent Blade team said in a security advisory this week.

Honour of Kings uses facial recognition to check ages

Honour of Kings uses facial recognition to check ages

Tencent highlighted that many users had previously voiced concerns about the idea of it using facial ID checks in games and said it would evaluate the results of the real-world trial "in depth".