ByteDance has launched a hiring initiative in Singapore which recruited at least 100 employees, and has been linked with employees from other global tech giants.
The US Navy and army have banned their officers from using TikTok on devices issued by the government.
Mercedes-Benz and the Chinese cyber-security juggernaut 360 Group announced cooperation to offer customers secure products and secure connected services for drivers.
Chairman and CEO of Tencent Pony Ma said at the 2018 Guardian Plan Conference that China's criminal gangs lead the world, and AI technology has accelerated their ability to steal user data from corporate databases. New types of cybercrime are developing features of industrialization, intelligence and internationalization.