Chinese apps

  • 'Game Over': India bans PUBG, 117 more Chinese apps
    New Delhi, September 2 (IANS): In yet another surgical strike on Chinese apps, the Indian government on Wednesday banned 118 apps, including the immensely popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile, Baidu and several VPNs that allowed access to TikTok that was earlier banned. The action came after the fresh Chinese incursion attempts in Indian territory at Pangong Tso in eastern Ladakh. The PUBG game now has more than 600 million downloads and 50 million active playe
  • Indian startups fast recruiting talent from banned Chinese apps
    New Delhi, August 13 (IANS) A number of Indian startups in the field of social media that came into prominence following the ban on TikTok and Helo, along with other Chinese apps in June, confirmed on Thursday that they are attracting talent from these companies as they face uncertainty over their India operations in the long run. Chinese unicorn ByteDance, which owns TikTok and Helo, has nearly 2,000 employees in India. "We've got various interests from the employees of
  • Chinese apps ban: JioMeet joins 'local ke liye vocal' call
    NEW DELHI, JULY 3 (IANS): In a filip to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for local ke liye vocal amid the ban on 59 Chinese apps, Reliance Jio has launched a free video-conferencing application called JioMeet that takes on various other such apps which are growing in leaps and bounds as millions of people work from home in India.   The application that has already been downloaded more than 1,00,000 times on Google Play Store within no time comes with enterprise-grade
  • After app ban, experts ask what about Chinese phones?
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 30 (IANS): After India directed blocking of 59 Chinese apps, some of India's top legal experts have asked what the government plans to do about hundreds and thousands of Chinese mobile phones being used by Indians and the CCTV cameras installed in both the corporate sector and the government agencies, which could potentially be transmitting data of Indians outside the country.   The IT Ministry on Monday issued an interim order to block 59 Chinese apps, i
  • India Bans 59 Chinese Mobile Apps Including TikTok And Shareit
    The government said it has banned 59 Chinese mobile apps 'which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order'.   New Delhi, June 29 (PTI): Amid the border tensions between India and China, the Indian government has banned 59 mobile apps, terming them prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity, defence of the country.   In an official statement, the IT Ministry said it has received many complaints from
  • US-based Zoom left stunned to see itself in list of flagged Chinese apps
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 19 (IANS): Video conferencing platform Zoom said on Friday that it is a US-based company and has nothing to do with China after media reports clubbed its name with a bunch of Chinese apps that were reportedly red flagged by the Indian intelligence agencies over safety and privacy issues of users.   Popularity of San Jose (California)-based Zoom skyrocketed following the Covid-19 restriction across the world forced a large section of the global population to s