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Dec 03, 2017
Apple's Tim Cook says that 1.8 million developers using its platform have earned $17 billion from the App Store in ChinaTim Cook shared the data on Sunday during a speech at China’s top public cyber policy forum, organised by the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC).
Nov 20, 2017
Human Rights Watch urges China to stop building the 'Police Cloud' data policing platformThe "Police Cloud" was designed to track and predict the activities of activists, dissidents and ethnic minorities.
Nov 09, 2017
Donald Trump to use Twitter in China despite the Great FirewallTrump could also use an alternative temporary phone as another way to avoid the risk of compromising his smartphone in a country which is often accused of hacking.
Oct 24, 2017
Local Chinese court uses targeted ads on WeChat to shame debtors: ReportIt said the court in Wenzhou’s Ouhai district had released the names and photos of 20 local defaulters owing a total of 10.7 million yuan ($1.61 million)
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.