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Trump to block TikTok and WeChat in the U.S. from September 20

TOPICS: blackmail, blockade, Bytedance, Donald Trump, espionage, national security, threat, TikTok, WeChat

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order blocking all business transactions with Bytedance, the Chinese company behind TikTok. It will take effect in 45 days, starting on September 20. “The United States must take aggressive action against the owners of TikTok to protect our national security,” the president said. The order emphasizes the […]

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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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