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25 Nov 2021Tencent
The Chinese government's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has reportedly instructed app stores and platforms to prevent Tencent Holdings from updating its existing apps and launching any new ones as a part of a "temporary administrative guidance."
10 Jun 2021TikTok
During his term as President, Donald Trump fired executive orders against Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat in August, calling their widespread use a "national emergency".
12 Feb 2021Donald Trump
US President Joe Biden has been quite busy passing executive orders undoing Donald Trump's policy decisions. Many of these orders involve reversing Trump administration's measures meant to keep China in check.
26 Jan 2021Akshay Kumar
The Indian Government has reportedly sent notices to Chinese app makers relaying that their existing bans will continue. The government had blocked 59 Chinese apps in June and 118 more in September last year.
28 Dec 2020World Health Organization
A 37-year-old citizen journalist was on Monday sentenced to four years in prison by a Chinese court over her coronavirus outbreak reporting, more than a year after the virus emerged in Wuhan.
24 Nov 2020India China Border
The central government on Tuesday decided to ban 43 mobile applications for being "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity" of India.
27 Sep 2020India
The ban on PUBG came as a big blow for PUBG Corporation, the creator of the title, and Tencent Games, the Chinese company behind its mobile version.
21 Sep 2020Twitter
Over the weekend, the US ban on TikTok, WeChat saw major developments.
20 Sep 2020Samsung
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, including an unexpected - and still unconfirmed - case of alien life discovery.
19 Sep 2020Facebook
A few hours ago, the US Department of Commerce issued an order to ban the downloads of TikTok and WeChat apps, and limit their functionality.
18 Sep 2020Technology
In a major move, the US government has announced the decision to ban popular Chinese services TikTok and WeChat.
05 Sep 2020Alibaba Group
Just days after the Indian government placed a fresh ban on more than 100 Chinese apps including the popular battle royale game PUBG amid escalated tension in Ladakh, a made-in-India alternative has been announced.
24 Aug 2020Twitter
In the updates reported over the weekend, TikTok confirmed the plan to sue the Trump administration for pressuring its parent company into selling the US business of the video-sharing service.
17 Aug 2020India
Over the weekend, a lot happened in the world of technology.
15 Aug 2020Microsoft
Delivering his latest salvo against Beijing, US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order giving ByteDance a 90-day deadline to divest the US operations of TikTok, its video-sharing service.
09 Aug 2020Twitter
This week, we witnessed some major hardware launches, but the biggest news in the world of tech was US President Donald Trump's crackdown on TikTok's parent ByteDance and WeChat's parent Tencent.
07 Aug 2020Microsoft
A few hours ago, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning certain business transactions with Tencent, the Chinese conglomerate that owns WeChat messaging service.
07 Aug 2020Microsoft
In the updates since yesterday, US President Donald Trump signed executive orders banning business transactions with TikTok's parent company ByteDance and Tencent's WeChat.
16 Jul 2020India
Late last month, India's Information Technology Ministry banned 59 Chinese applications, deeming them "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order".
01 Jul 2020Twitter
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have quit Chinese microblogging platform Weibo.
30 Jun 2020Flipkart
Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, the Government of India has taken the decision to ban as many as 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.
29 Jun 2020Xiaomi
Amid heightened tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Government of India has taken the decision to ban 59 Chinese smartphone apps with immediate effect.
28 Jun 2020South Korea
As the world deals with the novel coronavirus pandemic, China National Biotec Group (CNBG) has announced a major milestone in the effort to develop a vaccine for the deadly respiratory disease.
21 Jun 2020Twitter
This week's technology updates were marked by major cybersecurity threats from Chinese and North Korean hackers and some really annoying bugs in Apple and Microsoft's products.
20 Jun 2020India
A few days ago, soldiers from India and China locked horns in the most gruesome clash along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in decades.
17 Jun 2020UC Browser
As many as 52 'China-linked' apps, including some popular ones, have been deemed unsafe by Indian intelligence agencies.
11 Jun 2020Alibaba Group
Chinese microblogging platform Sina Weibo has been ordered to disable some of its features for a week.
08 May 2020Wuhan
Since the coronavirus outbreak started in China late last year, the nation has been accused of silencing reports on the crisis.
19 Apr 2020Mukesh Ambani
This week, despite the evolving COVID-19 crisis, notable developments were made in the world of tech.
16 Apr 2020Facebook
Social media giant Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) could soon team up for a WeChat-like "super app".
20 Mar 2020Wuhan
China, the home to coronavirus, wants to hijack the narrative surrounding the deadly disease, that has killed over 8,000 globally and infected over 2 lakh. President Xi Jinping wants the world to believe his regime had control of the situation.
25 Feb 2020Twitter
After mass crackdowns, China is going after individual users sharing completely innocuous stuff on social media.
17 Feb 2020Huawei
The outbreak of coronavirus has hit all aspects of daily life in China, including the education system.
13 Feb 2020BBC
As the death toll from the outbreak of coronavirus continues to increase, China, the epicenter of the epidemic, is doing everything possible to isolate diseased patients and prevent the infection from spreading.
30 Jan 2020South Korea
As the deadly coronavirus infection spread to all provinces and regions of China, the Indian embassy in Beijing has prepared to evacuate Indians stuck in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.
24 Jan 2020Odisha
India has been at loggerheads with Facebook-owned WhatsApp over non-traceability of messages.
08 Dec 2019Netflix
Today, a large number of people use smartphone technology to fight their loneliness.
23 Nov 2019Facebook
Facebook and Instagram dominate as the most favored social media apps on the internet.
20 Sep 2019Moon
Last year, China's Chang'e-4 mission delivered a rover called Yutu-2 on the far side of the Moon, the part that never faces Earth.
02 Sep 2019App Store
Just as people began moving on from the FaceApp trend, another AI-based app has gone viral on the internet - ZAO.