Chinese internet giants and the video gaming industry is facing criticism from state media over their celebrity culture. This has also prompted a lawsuit filed against Tencent by Beijing prosecutors.
WeChat has suspended new user registrations in a bid to upgrade its tech "to align with relevant laws and regulations" in mainland China. It is expected to get back to normal in early August.
The Biden administration has signed a new Executive Order that replaces three Executive Orders - two in litigation - signed by former President Trump prohibiting transactions with some Chinese firms.
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U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler has denied the appeal of the government to reverse the previous allowance of WeChat to operate in the U.S. The government has appealed against Beeler's decision.
The Chinese government stated that the U.S. ban on Chinese apps is inconsistent with WTO rules and restricts cross-border trading services. It could launch an official complaint to the Geneva body.
U.S. president Donald Trump has issued an executive order forcing TikTok and WeChat to be banned from app stores in the United States. The apps will no longer be available after Sunday.
The Indian government has announced a ban on 118 Chinese apps for harming sovereignty and privacy of the country's citizens. The list includes popular battle royale game PUBG and WeChat Work as well.
China has launched a service over the weekend that allows people to check whether they were in close contact with anyone that may have been, or definitely was, suffering from COVID-19.
Apple has apologized for the recent account hacks involving a small number of its users in China who fell victim to phishing scams, which stole an undisclosed amount of money using their Apple ID.
Nokia and Tencent signed an agreement at the end of June which will see them establish a lab in China to develop new applications that leverage 5G and enhance the latter's social media services.
The Australian Defense Department has banned the use of WeChat on any device used within the agency amid growing security concerns prompted by the alleged Chinese espionage activities in the country.
Chinese citizens living in Guangzhou will be given the option to make their national ID cards digital. The pilot programme started on Monday and will be rolled out over the coming year.
Users of the popular social networking app, WeChat are reporting smokers violating Beijing's smoking bans. The Tobacco Control Association said they've had an upswing in reports in Q3.
Mark another big name app as dropping support for Windows Phone. This time, it's WeChat with its 700m users, the largest and most popular app in China used for everything from messaging to banking.
The People's Bank of China has released a new report which says that 8.6 billion mobile transactions took place in Q2 '17. That's a jump of over 40% compared to the same quarter last year.
China's Ministry of Public Security has put four people into detention for causing panic by spreading false rumours that subsequent earthquakes, following the one in Sichuan, had hit the country.
The Cyberspace Administration of China is now investigating three social media companies in the country after it accused them of hosting illicit content including violence, terrorism, and rumours.
The Chinese government has restricted its citizens' access to WhatsApp by blocking image and video messages, leaving just text messages. The block has happened due to the recent death of an activist.
Chinese regulators have suspended transactions over Mini Apps, WeChat's new competitor against traditional apps. The CSRC cited security considerations as its reason for the suspension.
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According to some recent Microsoft presentation slides, Tencent is bringing one of its popular messaging apps to Windows 10 as a UWP, despite the company saying it had abandoned Windows 10 Mobile.
According to a new report, Google is planning to launch its own mobile messaging client after its failed bid to acquire WhatsApp and losing market share to other messaging applications of late.