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Biden scraps Trump-era orders banning TikTok and WeChat but concerns remain-VPNBiden scraps Trump-era orders banning TikTok and WeChat but concerns remain-VPN

Biden scraps Trump-era orders banning TikTok and WeChat but concerns remain

The Biden administration ordered the Commerce Department to review security concerns posed by such mobile applications.

Technology Jun 10, 2021, 10:49 AM IST

TikTok 58 other Chinese apps to be permanently banned in India, PUBG's fate still unknown-dnmTikTok 58 other Chinese apps to be permanently banned in India, PUBG's fate still unknown-dnm

TikTok, 58 other Chinese apps to be permanently banned in India; PUBG's fate still unknown

“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

US President Donald Trump bans Alipay and seven other Chinese apps-dnmUS President Donald Trump bans Alipay and seven other Chinese apps-dnm

US President Donald Trump bans Alipay and seven other Chinese apps

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

Chinese apps banned Trump US CamScanner, SHAREit, Tencent-VPNChinese apps banned Trump US CamScanner, SHAREit, Tencent-VPN

CamScanner, SHAREit, Tencent among 8 Chinese apps banned by Trump in US

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

PUBG Mobile Ban in India Costs Tencent Nearly $34 BillionPUBG Mobile Ban in India Costs Tencent Nearly $34 Billion

PUBG Mobile Ban in India Costs Tencent Nearly $34 Billion

 

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 Trump issues order banning transactions with Chinese firms TikTok, WeChatUS President Trump issues order banning transactions with Chinese firms TikTok, WeChat

US President Trump issues order banning transactions with Chinese firms TikTok, WeChat

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

Does Silicon Valley want US to follow India in banning Chinese app TikTok?Does Silicon Valley want US to follow India in banning Chinese app TikTok?

Does Silicon Valley want US to follow India in banning Chinese app TikTok?

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