China’s state media called on online platforms to curb their use of celebrity culture in order to protect minors, the latest assault on China’s internet amid a wider crackdown on tech. Earlier this week, shares in Tencent fell after state media published a sharply worded critique of online games. The platforms should “strictly control idol development programs, and strengthen management of...
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Welcome back! The Information 50 is our guide to promising startups, which we’ve published each year since 2020. Now we’ve brought together the 150 startups we’ve identified over the past three years, with added information about how they’ve fared since. The Information 50 Startups Database, which we published Thursday, details each company’s total fundraising and most recent...
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