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WeChat Faces Potential Ban in the U.S. [Video]

WeChat Faces Potential Ban in the U.S.

The U.S. is considering banning Chinese app WeChat following rumors that TikTok would also be prohibited.

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 00:15Published
Republican and Democratic Parties Warn Staffs About the Security Concerns of Using TikTok [Video]

Republican and Democratic Parties Warn Staffs About the Security Concerns of Using TikTok

One of the biggest and most popular apps used by people all over the world is TikTok. It’s owned by the Chinese company ByteDance and now, due to security concerns, officials from both the Democratic..

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 00:47Published
Amazon Tells Workers To Uninstall TikTok App, Pronto [Video]

Amazon Tells Workers To Uninstall TikTok App, Pronto

Amazon employees have been told to remove the short-video app TikTok from their devices immediately. According to CNN, TikTok is owned by the world's most valuable startup, a Chinese company named..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:37Published
Theories Behind The TikTok Ban & How Creators are Reacting [Video]

Theories Behind The TikTok Ban & How Creators are Reacting

The Trump Administration has announced their intention to ban TikTok in the United States, and many popular creators are reacting to the news with heartbreaking videos and posts. Other influencers are..

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US backs India: Trump's minister slams China's Ladakh move after app ban hint [Video]

US backs India: Trump's minister slams China's Ladakh move after app ban hint

US government reiterated its support for India amid tension with China. US Secretary of State slammed Beijing's 'aggressive action' in Ladakh. Mike Pompeo had earlier supported India's move to ban 59..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:14Published
Reels: Instagram launches its own short video feature, an alternative to TIK TOK | Oneindia News [Video]

Reels: Instagram launches its own short video feature, an alternative to TIK TOK | Oneindia News

Days after India banned the Chinese app TIK TOK amid standoff with China, Instagram has launched its own short video feature called Reels in India. The new feature lets users create videos on the app,..

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After India, USA to ban Chinese apps like TikTok? Trump aide drops hint [Video]

After India, USA to ban Chinese apps like TikTok? Trump aide drops hint

After India, USA may also ban Chinese apps like TikTok. A US cabinet member dropped the hint during an interview. US Secretary of State broke the news in a Fox News show. Mike Pompeo said govt was..

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United States ‘Seriously’ Considering TikTok Ban [Video]

United States ‘Seriously’ Considering TikTok Ban

On Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed that the United States was “looking at”a ban on Chinese social media apps.

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Tech Bytes: TikTok Ban, Disney+ Hamilton, and Wearable AC [Video]

Tech Bytes: TikTok Ban, Disney+ Hamilton, and Wearable AC

Secretary of state Mike Pompeo says the government is 'looking at' banning Chinese-owned apps, including TikTok.

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TikTok to Leave Hong Kong as China's Government Seeks to Collect User Data [Video]

TikTok to Leave Hong Kong as China's Government Seeks to Collect User Data

As China implements new security laws, TikTok will leave Hong Kong. The news comes as the platform is scrutinized for alleged transfer of user data to the Chinese government. Cheddar's Michelle..

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 03:17Published
U.S. may ban TikTok over China link: Pompeo [Video]

U.S. may ban TikTok over China link: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States is "certainly looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, suggesting it shared information with the Chinese..

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U.S. Eyes TikTok Ban; Loon Internet Balloons; South Korea Drone Show | Digital Trends Live 7.7.20 [Video]

U.S. Eyes TikTok Ban; Loon Internet Balloons; South Korea Drone Show | Digital Trends Live 7.7.20

On Digital Trends Live today: We're joined on the show today by financial advisor Winnie Sun to discuss the ongoing market volatility and when to reinvest; Matt Stroud joins to discuss his Op-Ed and..

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Goodbye TikTok? Trump Administration “Looking At” Banning Chinese Apps [Video]

Goodbye TikTok? Trump Administration “Looking At” Banning Chinese Apps

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Tik Tok runs into trouble in US, India, Hong Kong & beyond: Why is it under scrutiny? |Oneindia News [Video]

Tik Tok runs into trouble in US, India, Hong Kong & beyond: Why is it under scrutiny? |Oneindia News

After India's "digital strike" on 59 Chinese origin apps, now United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that they too are "certainly looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including..

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How Democracies Are Ganging Up On Huawei [Video]

How Democracies Are Ganging Up On Huawei

CNN reports Chinese tech giant Huawei is facing challenges on multiple fronts. Fresh US sanctions have cut off the Chinese tech company's access to vital American technology to a greater extent than..

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How data flow to Beijing is dangerous and why China must now face 5G ban [Video]

How data flow to Beijing is dangerous and why China must now face 5G ban

India has banned 59 Chinese apps including the popular TikTok. The Indian government cited how these apps posed a threat to the data of Indian citizens. Blaise Fernandes, Director of Gateway India,..

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Vikram Chandra on India pulling back on economic ties with China, other stories [Video]

Vikram Chandra on India pulling back on economic ties with China, other stories

Tension continues to mount between India and China as the two countries engage in deescalation talks at the Line of Actual Control. In the meantime, India has launched massive pull back on economic..

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‘Dependence on foreign apps must stop’: RS Prasad on Chinese apps ban [Video]

‘Dependence on foreign apps must stop’: RS Prasad on Chinese apps ban

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the ban on Chinese apps is a great opportunity for India to develop its own apps. Prasad said the dependence on foreign apps must stop. This comes after the..

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'Digital strike to secure data of Indians': RS Prasad on banning Chinese apps [Video]

'Digital strike to secure data of Indians': RS Prasad on banning Chinese apps

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that India conducted a digital strike by banning 59 Chinese apps. While addressing the BJP'S 'Jan Sampark Abhiyan', the minister said that the India..

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Mike Pompeo backs India’s ban on Chinese apps, says move will ‘boost integrity’ [Video]

Mike Pompeo backs India’s ban on Chinese apps, says move will ‘boost integrity’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo applauded India’s ban on Chinese apps including TikTok. Pompeo said New Delhi was ensuring its own security. “We welcome India’s ban on certain mobile apps”..

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India can do digital strike for safety of citizens: RS Prasad [Video]

India can do digital strike for safety of citizens: RS Prasad

While addressing the 'Jan Sampark Abhiyan' via video conferencing on July 02, the Electronics and Information Technology Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on ban on 59 Chinese apps. He said, "For..

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Watch China's reaction to India's ban on 59 Chinese apps including TikTok [Video]

Watch China's reaction to India's ban on 59 Chinese apps including TikTok

China reacted to India's decision to ban 59 Chinese mobile applications. The Narendra Modi government banned the apps due to national security considerations. Beijing said that it was 'strongly..

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59 Chinese Apps Banned: India’s digital strike a first step to tame China? [Video]

59 Chinese Apps Banned: India’s digital strike a first step to tame China?

Weeks after the Galwan faceoff between India and China, the Modi government has now conducted a digital strike on Beijing. 59 Chinese apps, including the popular TikTok & Shareit have been banned by..

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Chinese apps banned: Alternatives to TikTok, CamScanner, ES File Explorer [Video]

Chinese apps banned: Alternatives to TikTok, CamScanner, ES File Explorer

Modi government on Monday evening banned 59 Chinese apps including popular ones like TikTok, CamScanner, ES File Explorer etc. This comes against the backdrop of tensions between India and China after..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:51Published
PM Modi: 80 Cr people to get free food grains till November and more news| Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi: 80 Cr people to get free food grains till November and more news| Oneindia News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that a key government scheme to distribute free food grains to 80 crore people, India's poorest, would be extended to November to give relief during the festival..

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TikTok’s India rival booms with 500,000 users added every hour

In late June, when India banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, which had 200 million local users. Within hours, an avalanche of new sign-ups pushed the servers of one of its Bangalore-based rivals,..
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TikTok's ban takes espionage tool away from China

China will lose "a big tool" of espionage and surveillance if America and some western European countries ban Chinese apps like TikTok as done by India, US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has..
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Banning TikTok takes a big tool away from Chinese surveillance work

Banning mobile applications such as TikTok by countries like India takes a big tool away from the surveillance work of China, a top White House official said on Tuesday. The Trump administration is..
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India quizzing owners of banned Chinese apps over content and practices

Chinese companies such as TikTok-owner ByteDance have been asked by India to answer 77 questions about their apps that have been banned by New Delhi, including whether they censored content, worked on..
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TikTok's under pressure from the US government, and competitors like Snapchat, YouTube, and Instagram are capitalizing on the app's uncertain future (FB, GOOGL, SNAP)

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· The Trump administration recently said it's considering placing a ban on TikTok, the viral app with ties to China through its parent company, ByteDance. · In the wake of the threatened ban,..
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Tharoor-led parliamentary panel holds deliberations on banning of Chinese apps

They said the officials also briefed the committee on the reasons for banning the Chinese apps. The government on June 29 banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, SHAREiT and WeChat, terming them..
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Why You Should Remove Xiaomi’s Default MIUI Cleaner App?

Two weeks ago, India banned 59 Chinese apps, citing that they “pose a threat to sovereignty and security of our country.” The list includes some of the most downloaded Android and iOS apps such as..
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TikTok: Democratic and Republican parties warn staff about app amid rumours of US ban

The Trump administration is concerned about the app's relationship to the Chinese government
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TikTok’s biggest problem is outside its control

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge *I.* Last week I wrote about some of the forces putting the squeeze on TikTok — and, uncharacteristically for me when I write about TikTok, the course of..
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Inside the rise of TikTok, the viral video-sharing app that US officials are threatening to ban due to its ties to China

inside the rise of tiktok, the viral video-sharing app that us officials are threatening to ban due to its ties to china
· TikTok is a short-form video app that's become one of the most popular social platforms among Generation Z. · TikTok has more than 2 billion all-time downloads, according to app analytics firm..
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Trump is considering banning Chinese social media app TikTok. See the full list of countries, companies, and organizations that have already banned it.

trump is considering banning chinese social media app tiktok. see the full list of countries, companies, and organizations that have already banned it.
· President Trump has said that he was considering banning TikTok, which he implied would punish China for the coronavirus.  · TikTok is a short-form video app especially popular among Gen Z, and..
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Democratic and Republican parties warn staff not to use TikTok over security concerns

democratic and republican parties warn staff not to use tiktok over security concerns
· *The wildly popular social app TikTok is owned and operated by a Chinese company, ByteDance, prompting critics to accuse it of being a tool for the Chinese government to collect data.* · As such,..
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Livestream Shopping Market Contributing 24.2 Billion RMB in China's Mid-year Shopping Festival -- Released by O'Ratings

SHANGHAI, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Ratings, a third party monitor, released the data of Chinese mid-year shopping festival on July 1st. It showed that live-stream shopping hit another new record..
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US threatens to restrict WeChat following TikTok backlash

Amid intense scrutiny over TikTok, WeChat, the essential tool for Chinese people’s day-to-day life, is also taking the heat from the U.S. White House trade advisor Peter Navarro told Fox Business on..
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Cyber bullying content targeting children pulled from TikTok

The Australian eSafety Commissioner is turning up the heat on the Chinese social media giant to remove harmful material targeting children.
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How TikTok may be making changes to be more American, less Chinese

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The man behind TikTok is caught in the US-China crossfire

Zhang Yiming is treading a tightrope between superpowers. Running TikTok, the first Chinese app to seriously conquer the West, is proving to be a curse as well as a blessing.
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China's TikTok twin using facial recognition to censor foreigners

china's tiktok twin using facial recognition to censor foreigners
The Chinese version of TikTok, the - viral video app with more than two - billion downloads, is using facial recognition to censor live streaming by foreigners and children, raising concerns about..
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Navarro: More US Action on TikTok, WeChat Expected

White House adviser Peter Navarro said he expects President Donald Trump to take "strong action" against Chinese-owned social media apps TikTok and WeChat for engaging in "information warfare" against..
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Wells Fargo tells employees to uninstall TikTok while Amazon reverses its own ban

Amazon may have backed away from telling employees to uninstall TikTok, but it seems Wells Fargo actually went through with it. The Information reported that the San Francisco-based financial..
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Why is PM Modi scared of disclosing names of those who donated to PM Cares, asks Rahul Gandhi

"Why is the PM so scared of disclosing the names of those who donated money to him for PMCares? Everyone knows Chinese companies Huawei, Xiaomi, TikTok and OnePlus gave money. Why doesn't he share the..
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Wells Fargo reportedly bars employees from using TikTok on company mobile devices

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Wells Fargo has reportedly instructed employees who installed TikTok on company devices to remove the app, The Information reported. The company said it had..
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rising calls to ban tiktok in the us are great news for homegrown tech giants like facebook that would prefer less competition and regulatory scrutiny (fb, goog, amzn)
· *The US government is considering banning TikTok as nationalist "security" concerns about the Chinese app grow.* · *That's great news for American tech companies like Facebook.* · *In recent..
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Amazon bans TikTok for employees, but flips back hours later

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Amazon cited security risks while telling its employees to delete TikTok, the popular video-sharing app developed by a Chinese company. Just hours later, the company said the memo had been sent "in..
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A new world war over technology

a new world war over technology
Hong Kong (CNN Business)Nations and companies around the world are being sucked into a running battle over the future of technology between the United States and China, forcing them to choose sides in..
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Amazon walks back TikTok ban after sending employees email 'in error'

Staff had been told to delete the Chinese app by 10 July 'due to security risks'
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Amazon tells employees to remove TikTok from devices

Move comes as Chinese-owned viral video app comes under further scrutiny around the world
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Reports: Amazon bars video app TikTok on workers' phones

Amazon has told employees to delete the popular video app TikTok from phones on which they use Amazon email, citing security risks from the China-owned app, according to reports and posts by Twitter..
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Amazon asks employees to delete TikTok 'due to security risks'

Amazon told employees in an email on Friday to delete Chinese app TikTok from phones due to "security risks".
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Amazon reportedly told employees they have to delete TikTok from their phones due to 'security risks' (AMZN)

amazon reportedly told employees they have to delete tiktok from their phones due to 'security risks' (amzn)
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TikTok's data collection a worry, regardless of nationality

Even without considering the app's Chinese ownership, users should be aware of how much data the app is scooping up, experts say.
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