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'
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
The US government said its order, previously announced by Donald Trump in August, will combat China's malicious collection of American citizens' personal data
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
The US also added 38 Huawei affiliates to an existing list of companies banned from receiving some sensitive technologies.
Kuo has advised the investors to reduce their stock holdings of companies in Apple's supply chain 'due to risks of a WeChat ban'.
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
The twin executive orders that will take effect in 45 days, cited national security concerns.
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
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
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
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
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.
Some analysts say China accelerated the push to the digital money after Facebook announced Libra
In 2018, Tencent turned in its slowest annual profit growth in 13 years due to a suspension in approvals for new games.
Libra could provide a universal, stable currency without needing to set up an entire payment infrastructure.
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 has already sought blessings from the US Treasury and the Bank of England.
Tencent has become conscious of local sensibilities in the wake of its marketing missteps for Arena of Valor.
"If it wasn't for UPI, we wouldn't be where we are right now with digital payments."