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Donald Trump orders ban on transactions through Alipay, WeChat Pay and six other Chinese apps
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Donald Trump orders ban on transactions through Alipay, WeChat Pay and six other Chinese apps

The order said action is needed to ‘deal with the national emergency’ caused by the ‘pervasiveness of the spread’ of apps created and controlled in China

TikTok confirms proposed deal with Oracle, Walmart for US business; Donald Trump touts deal as 'fantastic'
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TikTok confirms proposed deal with Oracle, Walmart for US business; Donald Trump touts deal as 'fantastic'

The deal will lead to the creation of a new company, headquartered in Texas, that will have 'nothing to do with China' but will still be called TikTok, according to the president

US bans use of WeChat from Sunday; similar prohibition on TikTok from November
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US bans use of WeChat from Sunday; similar prohibition on TikTok from November

The US government said its order, previously announced by Donald Trump in August, will combat China's malicious collection of American citizens' personal data

US WeChat users sue Donald Trump administration over executive order banning messaging app
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US WeChat users sue Donald Trump administration over executive order banning messaging app

The complaint was filed by US WeChat Users Alliance and people who say they use the app for work and staying in touch with relatives

Huawei to be cut-off from accessing US chip tech and components as Trump further tightens restrictions
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Huawei to be cut-off from accessing US chip tech and components as Trump further tightens restrictions

The US also added 38 Huawei affiliates to an existing list of companies banned from receiving some sensitive technologies.

Apple iPhone global sales may decline up to 30 percent if US bans WeChat: Report
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Apple iPhone global sales may decline up to 30 percent if US bans WeChat: Report

Kuo has advised the investors to reduce their stock holdings of companies in Apple's supply chain 'due to risks of a WeChat ban'.

Donald Trump’s orders on WeChat and TikTok create confusion, but some in White House see upside
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Donald Trump’s orders on WeChat and TikTok create confusion, but some in White House see upside

The Trump administration has steadily ramped up its actions in a broader economic and geopolitical fight with China

TikTok, WeChat to be banned in US in 45 days unless sold by parent companies, president Trump issues executive order
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TikTok, WeChat to be banned in US in 45 days unless sold by parent companies, president Trump issues executive order

The twin executive orders that will take effect in 45 days, cited national security concerns.

Centre asks Rajasthan High Court to block Chinese apps from challenging ban order: Report
India

Centre asks Rajasthan High Court to block Chinese apps from challenging ban order: Report

The government last month outlawed dozens of Chinese apps including TikTok, Alibaba's UC Browser, and WeChat, saying they posed a 'threat to sovereignty and integrity'

India reviewing 50 Chinese investment proposals; industrialists expect delay in approvals after border clash
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India reviewing 50 Chinese investment proposals; industrialists expect delay in approvals after border clash

India decided in April that all investments by entities in neighbouring countries need to be approved by the government — a policy Chinese investors called discriminatory.

India bans 59 Chinese apps under section 69A; what does the law mean, why the order lacks transparency
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India bans 59 Chinese apps under section 69A; what does the law mean, why the order lacks transparency

S.69A is basically a law in exercise of the State’s power, to restrict free speech which violates the sovereignty, integrity, etc., of the country.

India bans Chinese apps: Centre blocks 59 apps including TikTok, UC Browser; decision aimed at protecting Indians' data, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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India bans Chinese apps: Centre blocks 59 apps including TikTok, UC Browser; decision aimed at protecting Indians' data, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The ban on Chinese apps comes in the backdrop of current stand-off along the Line of Actual control in Ladakh with PLA troops.

Galwan Valley clash: India is next target of Chinese misinformation machinery and we are already falling prey
India

Galwan Valley clash: India is next target of Chinese misinformation machinery and we are already falling prey

Such online psychological operations target internet users with selective messaging, which includes altered facts and disinformation which then influences the targeted users' emotions and objective reasoning.

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could be similar to China's proposed digital currency
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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could be similar to China's proposed digital currency

Some analysts say China accelerated the push to the digital money after Facebook announced Libra

Tencent Holdings posts 35% rise in net profit thanks to growth in gaming business
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Tencent Holdings posts 35% rise in net profit thanks to growth in gaming business

In 2018, Tencent turned in its slowest annual profit growth in 13 years due to a suspension in approvals for new games.

Facebook Libra can be good for the developing countries where people face cash crunch
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Facebook Libra can be good for the developing countries where people face cash crunch

Libra could provide a universal, stable currency without needing to set up an entire payment infrastructure.

Facebook's growth to continue but private messaging ambitions will lead to its downfall: Report
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Facebook's growth to continue but private messaging ambitions will lead to its downfall: Report

Facebook’s growth will continue in the short term, but its long term plan of becoming a one-app solution like WeChat will be its undoing.

Facebook reportedly set to unveil its cryptocurrency called 'Libra' by next year
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Facebook reportedly set to unveil its cryptocurrency called 'Libra' by next year

Facebook has already sought blessings from the US Treasury and the Bank of England.

Tencent rethinking its overseas strategy on gaming after Arena of Valor failure
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Tencent rethinking its overseas strategy on gaming after Arena of Valor failure

Tencent has become conscious of local sensibilities in the wake of its marketing missteps for Arena of Valor.

True fintech will be seen in India in the next five years: PhonePe co-founder Rahul Chari
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True fintech will be seen in India in the next five years: PhonePe co-founder Rahul Chari

"If it wasn't for UPI, we wouldn't be where we are right now with digital payments."