I’m back into my usual routine after a week in Shenzhen and Hong Kong for the most recent TechCrunch China event. We had a great turnout of attendees and some top calibre speakers – thanks for coming along if you were among them.
Despite our TC event there is a fairly full week of news for you to catch up on. Enjoy – see you next week.
Weibo, iFeng and ACFUN are accused of allowing inappropriate political content. Live-streaming has been a huge trend in China’s internet space over the past year so it is not hugely surprising that it has caught the attention of the state.
But is this enough to appeal to users? Hike has never been very clear on how many people actually use its app, while its CEO says that its success isn’t dependent on WhatsApp’s failure. (Which seems unlikely in India.)
The phone will reportedly sell for €999. It will be a 6.3-inch device with the same edge-to-edge, 18.5:9 aspect ratio AMOLED display as in the Galaxy S8 lineup. It will apparently be unveiled in the second half of September.