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The Quran app had a million users in China before being taken down.
Apple Complies With CCP Order to Remove Popular Quran App
Following a request from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Apple has taken down one of the most popular Quran apps in China from the App Store. Quran Majeed, an app with approximately 150,000 views, was...
ByteDance headquarters, parent company of social influencing app TikTok, is seen in Beijing on September 16, 2020. Whistleblowers from TikTok’s U.S. offices told CNBC not only are they made to work double shifts for ByteDance on Beijing time, but China has access to all U.S. user data and uses the privilege readily.
Chinese State Firm Claims Stake in TikTok’s Sibling Company
In April, ByteDance, which owns TikTok, sold a one percent stake in its subsidiary company Beijing ByteDance Technology Co. to a state-backed firm WangTouZhongWen (Beijing) Technology. The government-backed firm was also given a board seat...
A public interest litigation has been filed against Tencent.
Tencent Faces Public Interest Litigation as Tech Companies Continue to Face Pressure in China
A procuratorate in Beijing has filed public interest litigation against Chinese tech giant Tencent, accusing the company’s popular WeChat messaging app of violating minor protection laws. Procuratorate refers to the office of a public procurator,...
Beijing’s Tech Crackdown Highlights Political Risks in China
News analysis On June 30, Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing listed on the New York Stock Exchange, raising $4.4 billion. Despite being a hotly anticipated initial public offering, Didi went about the business with no...
This photo taken on September 4, 2018 shows a logo of Didi Chuxing in Hangzhou in China's eastern Zhejiang province.
China’s New Data Security Law Targets US Listed Companies
China’s new Data Security Law, which was published on Jun. 10, 2021, and is expected to be formally adopted on Sep. 1, 2021, is already having profound implications for several large, high-tech companies. Shock waves...
The restrictions imposed on TikTok by the Commerce Department in September 2020 have now been revoked.
Commerce Department Revokes Trump’s TikTok Restrictions
The U.S. Commerce Department recently announced that it was revoking a prohibited transactions list with Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat issued in September 2020. On Aug. 6, 2020, President Trump signed Executive Orders 13942 and...