The Biden administration ordered the Commerce Department to review security concerns posed by such mobile applications.
Technology Jun 10, 2021, 10:49 AM IST
“The government is not satisfied with the response/explanation given by these companies. Hence, the ban for these 59 apps is permanent now,” a person aware of the development said.
Top Stories Jan 26, 2021, 11:33 AM IST
The ban against the eight Chinese apps -- Alipay, CamScanner, QQ Wallet, SHAREit, Tencent QQ, VMate, WeChat Pay, and WPS Office -- will come into effect in 45 days from Tuesday.
United States Jan 6, 2021, 10:46 AM IST
The global crackdown on Chinese mobile applications has now seen the United States follow India's footsteps in "addressing the threat posed by applications and other software developed or controlled by Chinese companies".
World News Jan 6, 2021, 8:30 AM IST
The company behind the Chinese app PUBG Mobile, Tencent, loses nearly $34 billion two days after the India banned the iconic game. This is the Chinese technology company's 2nd-largest valuation dip this year. The company lost $66 billion last month when US President Donald Trump banned WeChat. Tencent now hopes to engage with Indian authorities to ensure continued availability of its apps in the country. Watch this video to know more.
Video Sep 4, 2020, 6:57 PM IST
US President Donald Trump issued executive order to address the 'threat' posed by TikTok, saying that beginning in 45 days, any transaction subject to US jurisdiction with ByteDance is prohibited
WORLD Aug 7, 2020, 9:00 AM IST
India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese links, including TikTok, UC Browser, SHAREit and WeChat, saying they were prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and security of the country.
WORLD Jul 2, 2020, 4:07 PM IST