UC Browser: News

05 Sep 2020

Alibaba Group

All you need to know about Akshay Kumar's FAU-G game

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.

26 Jul 2020

India

Jack Ma summoned by Indian court over censorship allegations

China's Alibaba and its billionaire founder Jack Ma have both been summoned by an Indian court over allegations of censoring content and spreading fake news.

30 Jun 2020

Flipkart

#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India

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 2020

Xiaomi

TikTok to SHAREit, Government of India bans 59 Chinese apps

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.

17 Jun 2020

WeChat

WeChat to TikTok, 52 'China-linked' apps red-flagged by Indian intelligence

As many as 52 'China-linked' apps, including some popular ones, have been deemed unsafe by Indian intelligence agencies.

17 Dec 2019

Facebook

Most downloaded apps and games of this decade

Over the years, phones have changed much more than anyone could have imagined.

#PornBan: Airtel, Vodafone, others, follow Jio to ban porn websites

In a repeat performance of 2015, Indian broadband and cellular network operators are all complying with the Department of Telecommunications' (DoT) order to ban 827 porn websites.

31 Oct 2018

India

Why the government can't stop Indians from watching porn

Despite India being one of the most prolific consumers of porn, the Indian government hasn't had the most friendliest of relationships with adult content.

17 Jun 2018

iPhone

Mobile apps gobbling data? You can monitor, reduce data-usage

As smartphones get increasingly sophisticated, apps are becoming more "data-hungry", eating up all mobile-data often leaving users wondering how their data plan has ended so quickly.

02 May 2018

Android

UCWeb launches UC Share, a file transfer app for Android

China's Alibaba-owned internet company UCWeb has launched a file transfer app for Android users.

30 Mar 2018

Twitter

Mobile apps gobbling data? You can monitor, reduce data-usage

As smartphones get increasingly sophisticated, apps are becoming more "data-hungry", eating up all mobile-data often leaving users wondering how their data plan has ended so quickly.

19 Mar 2018

India

Chinese are targeting Indians on WhatsApp, army warns. Safety-tips here

The Indian Army has warned citizens against Chinese hackers, who are now apparently targeting Indians through WhatsApp.

08 Feb 2018

India

UC Browser launches latest version in India; crosses 130mn users

Chinese tech giant Alibaba-owned UCWeb has announced a new version of its UC Browser in India, called UC Browser 12.0.

15 Jan 2018

DNA

Intel, defense officials can't use Ola, Uber

It is not unusual for officials in sensitive departments, especially in intelligence and defense, to refrain from using specific common products, for example, a particular brand of smartphone, for security reasons.

29 Nov 2017

India

India asks troops to uninstall Chinese apps over security concerns

Amid reports about Chinese apps being used to steal user data, India has asked its troops along the 4,057km-long LAC to uninstall 42 apps including WeChat, Truecaller, UC News and UC Browser and format their smartphones.

15 Nov 2017

India

UC Browser mysteriously vanishes from Play Store after serious allegations

The UC Browser app seems to have vanished from the Google Play Store, though the UC Browser Mini is still available for download.

23 Aug 2017

India

Is UC Browser leaking your mobile data?

According to the IT Ministry, UC Browser is under the scanner for allegedly sending mobile data of Indian users to Chinese servers.