‘PUBG Mobile’ will escape India ban by cutting out Tencent

Last week, India banned another 118 apps with links to China. PUBG Mobile Lite and PUBG Mobile Nordic Map were included in that sweeping ban. Now, PUBG Corporation says it’s looking for ways to bring the apps back to India.The South Korean company wa...

India bans ‘PUBG Mobile’ and more than 100 other apps

In June, India banned 59 apps made my Chinese companies, including TikTok, WeChat and several QQ and Baidu apps. Today, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology banned another 118 apps with ties to China. In a press release, the ministr...

US tightens restrictions on Huawei to close trade loopholes

The US government isn’t done attempting to block Huawei. Today, the US Commerce Department announced that it’s expanding trade restrictions meant to prevent Huawei from obtaining semiconductors without a special license, Reuters reports. The restrict...

Trump executive order seeks to ban Tiktok, WeChat in 45 days

A week ago Donald Trump said that he could and would ban the video sharing app Tiktok, and on Thursday night he issued an executive order to block transactions with its parent company, Bytedance. It’s set to take effect in 45 days, which is just beyo...

Trump’s threat to ban TikTok might be legal, but it’s super shady

On Friday July 31st, aboard Air Force One, Donald Trump issued a bold proclamation: “As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from the United States,” he told the assembled reporters, asserting that “I have that authority. I can do it with an...