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The New Cold War: TikTok, WeChat and dozens of other Chinese apps have been banned in India

TOPICS: Baidu, China, Clash of Kings, India, QQ, TikTok, WeChat, Weibo

The consequences of the open political front between China and India in recent months are also reflected in technology. In a new move by the Indian government, they have just banned the use of a total of 59 Chinese-based applications. Among them are particularly popular apps such as TikTok or WeChat, which are losing access […]

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US revokes Hong Kong’s ‘special status’ over risk of diverting “dual-use technology” to Beijing

TOPICS: China, dual-use technology, Hong Kong, Mike Pompeo, United States

Pessimism is spreading in Hong Kong as it is assumed that the end of preferential treatment by the United States will also soon extend to the financial sphere, which will be a severe blow to the city’s economy. The United States on Monday revoked Hong Kong’s “special status” because of the risk that “sensitive” American […]

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Fighting tooth and nail to stop the virus from spreading out of control in Beijing

TOPICS: Beijing, China, coronavirus, market, outbreak, virus, Wuhan

Yesterday, Beijing announced the partial closure of the city and raised its emergency response to the second highest level after an outbreak of the disease was detected at a city market over the weekend. Authorities have cut corners and asked residents of neighborhoods classified as high- and medium-risk areas to stay home. The authorities have […]

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An app for detecting Chinese applications goes viral

TOPICS: China, Chinese, Chinese apps, citizens, dictatorship, espionage, India

This current situation of the coronavirus crisis has led many governments and citizens of different countries to look at China with different eyes, there are more and more application users is that they see in these little less than a form of espionage by foreign governments. This is what explains that an application that tells […]

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London is considering granting British nationality to Hong Kongers born before 1997

TOPICS: BNO, British National Overseas, British overseas passports, China, citizenship, Dominic Raab, freedom, Hong Kong, United Kingdom

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab has stated the UK’s intention to extend the rights of Hong Kongers holding so-called British overseas passports to reside and work in the country if they decide to leave Hong Kong. The measure, the minister explained, will be implemented if China insists on the imposition of the new national security […]

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Trump announces that the U.S. is leaving the WHO and will sanction China for “hiding the virus”

TOPICS: China, COVID-19, Donald Trump, United States, WHO, World Health Organization, Wuhan

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he has decided to “break” his country’s relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO), which he accuses of having mismanaged the health emergency of COVID-19, by believing too much in the information provided by China, and of being under the “complete control” of the Asian giant, which […]

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China to take action against Apple, Boeing and other U.S. companies

TOPICS: Apple, Boeing, China, chips, Cisco, Donald Trump, Huawei, Qualcomm, United States, Xi Jinping, ZTE

China would be ready to respond to the measures imposed against Huawei by the United States. According to Global Times, Xi Jinping’s administration will add Apple, Boeing and others to a blacklist. The decision comes after the United States announced its intentions to block the sale of chips to Huawei. A source close to the […]

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Ubisoft sues Google and Apple for selling a clone of Rainbow Six: Siege through their stores

TOPICS: Alibaba Group, App Store, Apple, Area F2, China, copyright, copyright infringement, Ejoy.com, Google, Google Play, lawsuit, Rainbow Six: Siege, Ubisoft

Last Friday Ubisoft filed a lawsuit against Google and Apple accusing both companies of selling through their digital stores, Google Play and App Store, respectively, a copy of their popular multiplayer game Rainbow Six: Siege. In the spotlight is Area F2, a title developed by Ejoy.com, a subsidiary of Chinese giant Alibaba Group. Before taking […]

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What is Apple doing to reduce its dependence on China?

TOPICS: Apple, Apple Watch, China, factories, India, IPhone, micro LED, mini-LED, Taiwan

Apple is considering making a huge leap, moving one-fifth of its total iPhone production from China to India. The news comes from the Indian Economic Times and has been reflected in several international media: in Cupertino they would have been holding high-level meetings between Apple executives and members of the Indian government in order to […]

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Germany joins the UK, US and France in asking China for the truth about the origin of the coronavirus

TOPICS: China, coronavirus, Donald Trump, France, Germany, laboratory, Mike Pompeo, United Kingdom, United States, virus, WHO, World Health Organization, Wuhan

It has already killed about 250,000 people worldwide and we still do not know the source of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus (CoV) that causes COVID-19. The version from the source country, China, is that it has an animal origin and is not a laboratory created virus. The Chinese government is considering a single hypothesis, that the […]

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