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India bans TikTok, WeChat and dozens more Chinese apps

1 month ago   |   By BBC

The Indian government says it has banned 59 apps with links to China on national security grounds.
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59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Xiaomi Mi Community, UC Browser and Club Factory banned in India

1 month ago   |   By The Mobile Indian

Government of India has banned at least 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Xiaomi Mi Community, UC Browser and Club Factory. In an official notification issued by the Ministry of Information Technology, the ministry said, "The move is aimed at safeguarding the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users. This decision is a targeted move to ensure the safety and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace, the Ministry of Information Technology said in a notification."
The statement added, "The Ministry of Information Technology, invoking it's power under section 69A of the Information...
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India has banned TikTok, WeChat, and other China-based apps

India has banned TikTok, WeChat, and other China-based apps

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has banned TikTok, WeChat, and several dozen other China-based apps it views as “engaged in activities... prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India,” according to India Today. A total of 59 apps are on the banned list.
India is a huge market for TikTok, which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance. According to SensorTower data from April , 30 percent of TikTok's 2 billion downloads came from India. Messaging app WeChat, owned by Chinese internet company Tencent, has more than 1...
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Here's why India is banning TikTok, UC Browser, and other Chinese apps

Here's why India is banning TikTok, UC Browser, and other Chinese apps

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

The Indian government has made its boldest move yet by banning 59 popular Chinese apps. Here's what's going on.
Amidst a surging wave of anti-China sentiment following border clashes between China and India, the Indian government has banned 59 popular Chinese apps. Leading the list is TikTok, UC Browser, WeChat, Weibo, Helo, Likee, Xiaomi's Mi Community and Mi Video, and so on.
This is the latest salvo in a series of barbs the two countries have traded over the course of the last two months. Back in May, Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed in a skirmish at Pangong Tso, a lake located in...
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TikTok banned in India citing security risks as anti-China sentiments soar

1 month ago   |   By Pocketnow

The Indian government's Ministry of Information Technology has banned a total of 59 Chinese apps in the country, a list that includes some very popular names such as TikTok , CamScanner, Shareit, Mobile Legends, UC Browser, and Weibo. The press release claims these apps pose a threat to national security and public order, and are ‘prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India'.
List of 59 apps banned by Government of India "which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”. pic.twitter.com/p6T2Tcd5rI - ANI June 29...
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India has banned TikTok, WeChat and many other Chinese apps

1 month ago   |   By Engadget

India has banned dozens of apps made by Chinese companies, including TikTok, WeChat and several QQ and Baidu apps. The Ministry of Information Technology made the decision “in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prej...
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India bans 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, UC Browser, Weibo, and WeChat

1 month ago   |   By ZDnet

Indian government ban comes after the Indian military has clashed with Chinese forces on the country's northern border.
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Here's the list of all 59 Chinese apps banned by India

Here's the list of all 59 Chinese apps banned by India

1 month ago   |   By The Next Web

India banned 59 Chinese apps today in a surprise move. The government alleged that these apps were stealing data and sending it to servers located outside the country. These apps include some major names such as Bytedance-owned TikTok and Helo, Tencent's WeChat, UCBrower, Baidu Map, Mi Community, and Mi Video. Here's the full list of apps: TikTok Shareit Kwai UC Browser Baidu map Shein Clash of Kings DU battery saver Helo Likee YouCam makeup Mi Community CM Browsers Virus Cleaner APUS Browser ROMWE Club Factory Newsdog Beauty Plus WeChat UC News QQ Mail Weibo Xender QQ Music QQ Newsfeed...
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TikTok, UC Browser, Weibo, 55 other Chinese apps banned in India

TikTok, UC Browser, Weibo, 55 other Chinese apps banned in India

1 month ago   |   By SlashGear

If you're living in India today, you might be blocked from using a list of apps on your iPhone or Android device. India's government just released a list of 59 mobile apps that are banned in the country as of today. It would appear that the apps on the list are largely made by or distributed by companies and/or developer...
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The Indian government bans TikTok, UC Browser, and 57 other Chinese apps

The Indian government bans TikTok, UC Browser, and 57 other Chinese apps

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

These apps have been criticized for posing security risks due to improper data handling.
What you need to know
India's government has just banned 59 mobile apps of Chinese origin.
The list of banned apps includes popular ones like TikTok, Shareit, and UC Browser.
Some of Xiaomi's apps like Mi Video Call and Mi Community are also now banned in the country.
The Indian Government has just banned a handful of Chinese mobile apps in its country. These include popular apps like the social media service, TikTok, messaging super app WeChat, and UC Browser among others.
List of 59 apps banned by...
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Breaking News: Indian government bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok and WeChat

1 month ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Indian government today announced the ban of 59 Chinese apps including TikTok and WeChat. Indian government mentioned that these apps are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order. These 59 Chinese apps will be banned for both mobile and non-mobile usage....
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Breaking News: Indian government bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok and WeChat

1 month ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Indian government today announced the ban of 59 Chinese apps including TikTok and WeChat. “The Ministry of Information Technology, invoking it's power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 and in view...
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India bans TikTok, dozens of other Chinese apps

1 month ago   |   By TechCrunch

The Indian government on Monday evening said it was banning 59 apps developed by Chinese firms over concerns that these apps were “engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, and security of state and public order” in what is the latest standoff between the two most populated nations in the world.
ByteDance's TikTok, which counts India as its biggest market, Community and Video Call apps from Xiaomi, which is the top smartphone vendor in India, UC Browser, UC News, Shareit, CM Browser, Club Factory, ES File Explorer are among the 59...
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India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok and Helo

India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok and Helo

1 month ago   |   By The Next Web

India has banned 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Shareit, Mi Video, and UC Browser amid tension between two countries. BREAKING: Full statement from the Indian Govt's Ministry of Electronics & IT. Statement says the apps are “engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”. pic.twitter.com/AJLdfZ9ipP - Shiv Aroor June 29, 2020
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