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10 Jun
President Joe Biden has revoked executive orders from his predecessor Donald Trump seeking to ban Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat from US markets on national security concerns, a move which received a cautious welcome from Beijing.
21 Jan
California WeChat users sued its parent company Tencent on Wednesday, saying the mobile app is used for spying on and censoring users for the Chinese government.
21 Sep 2020
A US judge on Sunday blocked the government's ban on WeChat downloads, hours before it was due to take effect in an ongoing technology and espionage battle between Washington and Beijing.
20 Sep 2020
A US judge on Sunday blocked the government's ban on WeChat downloads, hours before it was due to take effect in an ongoing...
18 Sep 2020
The U.S. Department of Commerce, under President Donald Trump, announced on Friday that it is banning downloads of TikTok and WeChat starting this Sunday, September 20. According to Good Morning America, the Trump administration announced the measure was necessary to "safeguard the national security of the United States." Trump released an executive order in August…
18 Sep 2020
The United States on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok and use of the messaging and payment platform WeChat, saying they threaten national security.
7 Aug 2020
US President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered sweeping restrictions against Chinese-owned social media giants TikTok and WeChat that could strangle their ability to operate in the United States.
7 Aug 2020
President Trump made good on his threat to ban TikTok on Thursday, issuing an executive order that will bar the wildly popular video app's parent company, ByteDance, from conducting business transactions with other American companies beginning in 45 days. A separate order bans business transactions involving WeChat, a popular communications and commerce app owned by…
31 Jul 2020
An estimated 3.43 billion people will be using social media networks By 2023, a figure representing 44% of the estimated 7.79 billion global population.
13 Jul 2020
A top White House official said he expected President Trump to act firmly against the TikTok and WeChat social media apps, prompting an angry response from China on Monday. China dismissed White House trade advisor Peter Navarro's comments as "ridiculous and narrow-minded", and slammed the United States as "the world's real hacker empire" amid rising…
30 Aug 2019
The recent move by the federal government to license online radio and television stations has sent emotions flying left and right. While some welcomed the development; others expressed cautious optimism, but critics said the move is inherently wrong, and can never be justified.
18 May 2018
Operations of the Over the top (OTT) players, including WhatsApp, WeChat, Viper, Skype, Google, have slashed about $17.8 (81%) from the Average Revenue per User (ARPU) of the Mobile Network Operators...

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