Should Bing be blocked, it would mark Microsoft’s second setback in China since November 2017.
The idea of Iran setting up its own “halal,” or “permissible,” internet first came in 2011 in the wake of the 2009 protests.
The move expands the Chinese government’s efforts of recent days to police how foreign businesses refer to parts of China
Apple's Tim Cook says that 1.8 million developers using its platform have earned $17 billion from the App Store in China
Tim 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).
Trump 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.
It 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)
Earlier this year, various Chinese social media platforms like WeChat, Baidu Teiba, Weibo had come under the Chinese scanner for alleged violation of cybersecurity laws.
The law is the latest in a series of moves by Chinese authorities designed to guard core infrastructure and private enterprises against cyber attacks.
The app was released in China by a company called Youge Internet Technology and without any hint that Facebook is affiliated with the company.
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.
Millions of people are estimated to use VPNs to bypass Chinese internet restrictions, getting access to blocked websites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Apple 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.
Apple's China revenues have stalled, falling for a fifth straight quarter in January-March, when sales grew in every other region.
The latest moves come after dozens of popular China-based VPNs have been shut down in recent weeks, and there have been rolling attacks on overseas VPNs.
WhatsApp users in China on Tuesday reported problems with the messaging app, sparking fears that the service could have been blocked by authorities.
Chinese officials and business leaders speaking at the third World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen last week called for more rigid cyber governance, pointing to the ability of militants to organise online and the spread of false news items during the recent U.S. election as signs cyberspace had become dangerous and unwieldy.
China adopts controversial cyber security law amidst opposition from foreign businesses and right groups
China adopted a controversial cybersecurity law on Monday to counter what Beijing says are growing threats such as hacking and terrorism, although the law has triggered concern from foreign business and rights groups.
Kathy Chen, Twitter's managing director for China, built internet filtering products along with Beijing's ministry of public security
China's Ministry of Culture has released a blacklist of 120 songs that "trumpet obscenity, violence, crime or harm social morality," and ordered website administrators to remove them from their sites
Some of China's largest Internet companies deleted more than 60,000 online accounts because their names did not conform to regulations due to take effect on Sunday, the top Internet regulator said.