Jan 08, 2021 10:48 PM IST
#MeToo has gained traction in China in recent years, despite the governing Communist Party’s strict limits on activism and dissent and its tight control of the internet.
- Dec 02, 2020 06:19 PM IST
China rebuffed Morrison's calls for an apology after its foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian posted the picture of an Australian soldier holding a bloodied knife to the throat of an Afghan child on Monday.
- Oct 05, 2020 10:57 PM IST
The official said the delegate described the US failure to provide concrete evidence of the reasons for its measures a "clear abuse" of rules.
- Sep 25, 2020 07:45 PM IST
In a filing Friday, the Justice Department asked Beeler to allow for an immediate ban while the case works its way through court.
- Sep 19, 2020 01:26 PM IST
China's long-expected "unreliable entities list" is seen as a weapon for Beijing to retaliate against the United States, which has used its own "entity list" to shut Chinese telecom giant Huawei out of the US market, while also moving against TikTok and WeChat.
- Sep 06, 2020 11:46 AM IST
For most in China, WeChat is a sort of all-in-one app: a way to swap stories, pay bills, buy stuff and get news. For the millions of China’s diaspora, it links them to home. Woven through it all is the ever more muscular surveillance and propaganda of the Chinese Communist Party
- Aug 23, 2020 09:05 AM IST
The complaint was filed on August 21 in San Francisco by non-profit called US WeChat Users Alliance, who called for a federal judge to halt Trump’s executive order
- Aug 12, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Agricultural purchases and the dollar-yuan exchange rate will also be among the topics to be discussed in the virtual meeting that may take place as early as this week, though a date has not been finalized, according to the report.
- Jul 31, 2020 03:15 PM IST
Any investigation would likely dampen enthusiasm for Ant Group's planned dual listing in Hong Kong and Shanghai that is seeking a valuation of more than $200 billion.
- Jul 27, 2020 06:59 PM IST
Suspension of services by WeChat, which was banned by the Indian government, is expected to hamper social and professional communications for Chinese nationals in India
- Jun 20, 2020 07:45 PM IST
The move comes in the backdrop of the violent face-off between the Indian and Chinese armies in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday in which 20 Indian military personnel were killed, significantly escalating the already volatile situation in the region.
- Apr 29, 2020 09:09 AM IST
The Jio-Facebook alliance should trigger healthy rivalry and transform digital economy, benefitting all stakeholders
- Apr 22, 2020 02:02 PM IST
Facebook will try to use WhatsApp for revenue generation as it looks to India for its next billion users.
- Apr 08, 2020 09:35 AM IST
Baidu said on its mobile app that it would suspend operations of some mobile app channels, without elaborating on when it would resume those operations.
- Nov 07, 2019 01:22 PM IST
In addition, the guidelines will reduce the amount of money minors can spend online playing games to 200 RMB ($28) per month, rising to 400 RMB for those between 16 and 18 years old.
- Nov 07, 2019 11:51 AM IST
The moves came during a major import fair in Shanghai aimed at showcasing the country's free trade credentials.
- Jul 02, 2019 08:09 PM IST
India will be the tenth-largest market for OTT in terms of revenue in 2022, with mobile internet subscribers set to double from 406 million in 2017 to 805 million in 2022 according to a report by PwC.
- Mar 21, 2018 03:00 PM IST
The messenger-to-payment app WeChat, which has more than 1 billion users, last year launched "mini-programmes" within the app that look and operate much like apps on Apple Inc's iOS and Google's Android operating systems, but are far less data-intensive.
- Mar 06, 2018 05:41 PM IST
The all-in-one app, known as Weixin in China, is a daily necessity for most Chinese, bringing together messaging, social media, mobile payment, games, news and other services.
- Jan 15, 2018 12:21 PM IST
Tencent Holdings' WeChat has reached an understanding with Apple regarding this "feature with Chinese characteristics", Allen Zhang, the creator and president of WeChat, said at the annual WeChat developers conference in Guangzhou on Monday.
- Dec 29, 2017 04:24 PM IST
After a trial in the southern Guangzhou province, the scheme will be rolled-out throughout the country from January next year
- Nov 21, 2017 11:20 AM IST
Tencent has made a "breakthrough" in gaining an e-payment license in Malaysia for local transactions, and plans a launch early next year, senior vice president S.Y. Lau said in an interview.
- Jun 29, 2017 11:00 AM IST
Tencent, the maker of WeChat, was interested in buying WhatsApp in early 2014, a deal that would have instantly expanded China's most popular technology platform. But co-founder Pony Ma got back surgery, delaying his visit to Silicon Valley to broker the deal, according to Bloomberg. California-based Zuckerberg ultimately offered double what Tencent planned to offer to buy WhatsApp, announcing the deal in February 2014.
- May 02, 2017 12:13 PM IST
Yu, who has been appointed as deputy head of Tencent's AI Lab division, will run the new lab as well as spearhead research in speech recognition and natural language understanding, the company said.
- Apr 04, 2017 12:57 PM IST
A WhatsApp move into digital payments in India, its biggest market that is home to 200 million of its billion plus global users, would replicate similar moves by messaging apps like Tencent Holdings Ltd's WeChat in China.