Google Says Banned Chinese Apps Have Been Blocked Temporarily For Now

Google on Thursday said it has temporarily blocked access to those apps that were still available on the Play Store in India even after the government banned on 59 apps this week. “While we continue to review the interim orders from the Government of India, we have notified the affected developers and have temporarily blocked access to the apps that remained available on the Play Store in India,” a Google spokesperson said. However, the spokesperson did not disclose details of the apps that Google had blocked. According to sources, developers…

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IIT Alumni Council Bans Chinese-origin Software, To Develop Indigenous Systems

The IIT Alumni Council has announced the elimination of Chinese systems and software in all its initiatives, including MegaLab. For data security, privacy and assured data integrity, the IIT Alumni Council will facilitate the design of a Blockchain protected public cloud infrastructure to handle real-time COVID diagnostic and treatment data. Research and relevant public policy data will also be uploaded on the blockchain protected public Cloud system for sharing among the authorised users. All Chinese systems and software used in the RTPCR industry will be removed with immediate effect and…

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We don’t share data with any government, clarifies TikTok after India bans 59 Chinese mobile apps | India News

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre banned TikTok and 58 other Chinese mobile apps over national security and privacy concerns, TikTok India on Tuesday (June 30) released a statement saying it had been invited by the government to offer clarifications after it was blocked on Monday. TikTok, which is the most popular video sharing app in India, said it was in the process of complying with the government order and “continued to comply with data privacy and security requirements under Indian law”.  The government’s decision to…

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Explained: What will be the impact of ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps | India News

Amid rising tensions between India and China at the Line of Actual Control, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre on Monday (June 29) banned 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok, UC Browser and Cam Scanner among others. A statement from the government said that the apps are ‘engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order’. Tarun Pathak, an analyst at research firm Counterpoint, said the order would impact roughly one in three smartphone…

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Explained: What will be the impact of ban of TikTok and other Chinese apps | India News

Amid rising tensions between India and China at the Line of Actual Control, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre on Monday (June 29) banned 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok, UC Browser and Cam Scanner among others. A statement from the government said that the apps are ‘engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order’. Tarun Pathak, an analyst at research firm Counterpoint, said the order would impact roughly one in three smartphone…

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Explained: What will be impact of ban of TikTok and other Chinese apps | India News

Amid rising tensions between India and China at the Line of Actual Control, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre on Monday (June 29) banned 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok, UC Browser and Cam Scanner among others. A statement from the government said that the apps are ‘engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order’. Tarun Pathak, an analyst at research firm Counterpoint, said the order would impact roughly one in three smartphone…

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China Reacts on India Blocking 59 Chinese Apps, Says Move May Violate WTO Rules

Image used for Representative purpose. Spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in India Ji Rong said that India’s measure selectively and discriminatorily aims at certain Chinese apps on ambiguous and far-fetched grounds. Reuters Last Updated: June 30, 2020, 8:18 PM IST China said on Tuesday that India’s move to ban 59 Chinese-origin mobile apps could be a breach of World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules, and urged New Delhi to create an open and fair business environment. “India’s measure selectively and discriminatorily aims at certain Chinese apps on ambiguous and…

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TikTok, UC Browser, Shareit, Helo, Likee among 59 Chinese apps blocked by India; here’s the full list | India News

New Delhi: Amid the rising tensions between India and China, the Ministry of Information Technology banned 59 Chinese apps on Monday (June 29). The official statement read that these apps are ‘engaged in activities that are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order’. Here’s the list of 59 Chinese apps that have been banned:  1. TikTok2. ShareIt3. Kwai4. UC Browser5. Baidu map6. Shein7. Clash of Kings8. DU Battery Saver9. Helo10. Likee11. YouCam makeup 12. Mi Community 13. CM Browers 14. Virus Cleaner 15.…

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Relax, you are confused: Twitter to Shatrughan Sinha after his posts on India-China LAC row | People News

New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha has been at the received end of trolls after his tweet on India-China Line of border dispute didn’t go down well with the netizens. In a tweet posted on Tuesday, Shatrughan Sinha questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on “why are there so many contradictions among our people on the situation on Indo-China” and added that India seems to be “confused & doesn’t know what to believe”.  He also named actor-politician Kamal Haasan in his tweet and said that “people seek answers from PM Modi” on…

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Actors are entertainers, Army and police personnel are heroes: Paresh Rawal | People News

Mumbai: Not actors, but the army and police personnel should be called heroes, feels Paresh Rawal. “We Should Start Calling Actors As ‘Entertainers’ And Our Army and Police As ‘Heroes’ for Our Next Generation To Know The Actual Meaning Of Real Heroes !!!” the veteran actor-politician tweeted. We Should Start Calling Actors As ‘Entertainers’ And Our Army & Police As ‘Heroes’ for Our Next Generation To Know The Actual Meaning Of Real Heroes !!! — Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) June 23, 2020 Paresh Rawal’s tweet comes at a time when 20…

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4 in 10 Indians Want to Boycott Chinese Smartphones, Survey Reveals

Representative image. (Photo: Telenor) More than half of the respondents from India have a negative attitude towards Made-in-China products or Chinese smartphone brands, the survey said. IANS Last Updated: June 20, 2020, 10:21 AM IST The growing anti-China sentiment in India may hurt Chinese smartphone makers hard as a survey on Friday revealed that four in ten respondents said that they will not buy Made-in-China products or smartphones from Chinese brands. Overall, more than half of the respondents from India have a negative attitude towards Made-in-China products or…

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Anti-China Sentiment In India Peaks, New App To Help People Remove Chinese Apps

A new app that can help Indians to delete Chinese apps from their phones is gaining popularity. Source link

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