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Sep 16, 2017
WeChat will now disclose user information to the Chinese government on requestEarlier this year, various Chinese social media platforms like WeChat, Baidu Teiba, Weibo had come under the Chinese scanner for alleged violation of cybersecurity laws.
Sep 13, 2017
China will create national data repository to strengthen cyber-securityThe law is the latest in a series of moves by Chinese authorities designed to guard core infrastructure and private enterprises against cyber attacks.
Sep 10, 2017
Chinese ban on VPNs and internet control likely to affect its e-commerce sector and scientistsChinese web users without VPNs cannot see the most popular global websites including Google and social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Aug 26, 2017
US sanction on Iran leads Apple to remove popular Iranian apps from the App StoreThe petition states that apps of startups like Digikala, e-commerce platform, and Snapp, a ride-hailing service have been removed; thus, affecting their business in the country.
Aug 12, 2017
Amidst VPN bans in China, Facebook authorizes a photo-sharing application called Colourful BalloonsThe app was released in China by a company called Youge Internet Technology and without any hint that Facebook is affiliated with the company.
Aug 11, 2017
Social media platforms in China under investigation for alleged violation of cybersecurity lawsThe authorities in China heavily censor the internet, routinely blocking content or search terms and removing posts they consider sensitive.
Aug 11, 2017
Chinese app developers file complaint against Apple for 'abuse of App Store control'Apple is facing regulatory problems in China after a group of 28 app developers filed a complaint accusing the company for abuse of App Store control.
Aug 06, 2017
As VPNs come under scanner, internet users in China fear further restrictions in web accessMillions of people are estimated to use VPNs to bypass Chinese internet restrictions, getting access to blocked websites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Aug 02, 2017
Apple will have to toe govt line to overcome increased competition and dropping revenues in ChinaApple CEO Tim Cook has come out in defence of the company’s stand on removing major virtual private network (VPN) apps from its App Store in China.
Aug 01, 2017
Apple is putting more efforts in the Chinese market as smartphone share takes a dipApple's China revenues have stalled, falling for a fifth straight quarter in January-March, when sales grew in every other region.