Judge halts WeChat download ban in US-China tech battle
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.
US judge halts ban on WeChat downloads
A US judge on Sunday blocked the government's ban on WeChat downloads, hours before it was due to take effect in an ongoing...
Downloads Of TikTok And WeChat To Be Banned In USA
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…
US to ban TikTok downloads, WeChat use from Sunday
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.
Trump order targets Chinese internet giants TikTok, WeChat
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.
Trump Signs Executive Order To Ban TikTok And Wechat
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…
Over 3.4bn people to use social media by 2023, says report
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.
Top Trump aide warns of 'strong actions' on TikTok, angering China
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…
Licensing of web TV, radio caught in cross fire
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.
Whatsapp, other OTTs slash 81% of operators’ revenue in 13 years
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...
ALTON decries impact of OTT on telecom operations
The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has decried the impact of over the top service (OTT) on the telecom operations in the country.