Jun 12, 2021 08:52 AM IST
The apps were promoted through YouTube channels, Telegram and Whatsapp bulk messages.
- Apr 06, 2021 05:42 PM IST
An Indian tax intelligence agency in mid-March ordered HSBC and Citibank in Mumbai to freeze accounts of ByteDance India as it probed some of the firm's financial dealings. ByteDance challenged the move in court saying the freeze amounted to harassment and was done illegally.
- Feb 15, 2021 11:10 AM IST
KreditBee's parent company, Finnov, slashed its Chinese investors that now hold only 10 percent as compared to previously holding 40 percent.
- Dec 25, 2020 01:01 PM IST
Here are some of the most popular Chinese apps whose sun went down in India this past year.
- Nov 27, 2020 09:57 AM IST
Cynics who argue that banning digital apps does nothing to real intrusions by China’s People’s Liberation Army along India’s borders, ignore the fact that tech intrusions by Xi Jinping’s ambitions are as dangerous to the privacy and data security of citizens as hostile attempts at the border
- Sep 03, 2020 08:10 PM IST
Many early-stage startup founders wary about fresh investments from China. However, a section of experts say that FDI restrictions are more ominous, and ban on apps will be lifted once companies stick to security and privacy guidelines.
- Jul 28, 2020 10:58 AM IST
Watch this edition of Business Insight to know how MeitY evaluates these Chinese apps
- Jul 12, 2020 10:36 AM IST
Centre’s filing said it expects at least one or more companies to challenge the order
- Jul 10, 2020 01:06 PM IST
Everyone from teenagers and non-binary LGBTQI+ folk from non-metro cities across India embraced TikTok because it allowed their everydayness, their queerness, and just their own selves to become accepted, and even popular
- Jul 03, 2020 10:57 AM IST
India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese links, including the hugely popular TikTok and UC Browser, for engaging in "activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order".
- Jul 02, 2020 10:11 AM IST
Banning 59 Chinese mobile apps is a knee-jerk reaction, but we do need proper systems to vet an app for potential danger before it gets introduced in the country.
- Jul 01, 2020 01:48 PM IST
Millions of China-branded smartphones sold in the country are likely to capture far more sensitive user data than standalone apps and require greater scrutiny, as does telecom gear from Huawei and ZTE
- Jul 01, 2020 11:45 AM IST
India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese links, including TikTok and UC Browser, saying they were prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and security of the country.
- Jun 30, 2020 03:10 PM IST
As long as a dictatorial Chinese regime is in power, India cannot return to status quo ante. This is a new situation for the foreign policy establishment, but India has the confidence, flexibility and creativity to influence world affairs for the good of all
- Jun 30, 2020 01:40 PM IST
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters during a daily briefing that India has a responsibility to uphold the rights of Chinese businesses.
- Jun 29, 2020 11:32 PM IST
The government said it had "received many complaints from various sources, including several reports about misuse of some mobile apps… for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorised manner to servers located outside India".
- Jun 29, 2020 10:27 PM IST
Most of the apps were providing utility services like cleaning unused apps, virus protection, scanning, there are multiple alternative apps available in the Play Store which can get the same work done.
- Jun 29, 2020 09:36 PM IST
The government has banned these apps invoking its power under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act and the provisions of the Information Technology Rules 2009.
- Jun 29, 2020 09:26 PM IST
The Ministry of Information Technology, on June 29, banned 59 mobile apps, saying they are engaged in activities which are "prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.
- Jun 29, 2020 09:15 PM IST
The IT Ministry said these apps were "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of india, security of state and public order".