An employee of Chinese internet giant Tencent has been held by Chinese authorities for an investigation related to a corruption case, the Wall Street Journal reported. The employee, named Zhang Feng, allegedly turned over Tencent’s data collected by the company’s hugely popular WeChat messaging app—known as Weixin in China—to one of the country’s former top law-enforcement officials who now is...
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