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Trump’s ban on WeChat leaves many people, especially Chinese Americans, scrambling to find ways to stay in contact with loved ones in China

The US Commerce Department issued an order prohibiting downloads or updates to the Chinese messaging app WeChat starting on Sunday. WeChat will also be rendered unusable to US users, as internet hosting services are disallowed from “enabling the functioning or optimisation of the mobile application in the US.” For many […]
Trump’s ban on WeChat leaves many people, especially Chinese Americans, scrambling to find ways to stay in contact with loved ones in China
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India bans more than 100 Chinese apps, including Tencent’s video game ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,’ as tensions escalate on the border

Summary List Placement The Indian government has blocked a further 118 Chinese mobile apps, citing national security concerns, amid rising tensions between the neighbouring countries. Among the apps is the video game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” published by Chinese tech giant Tencent, which has more than 50 million players in India. Tencent’s […]
India bans more than 100 Chinese apps, including Tencent’s video game ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,’ as tensions escalate on the border
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Apple and Epic Games are mired in a bitter legal battle, and ‘Fortnite’ is in the middle of it. Here’s how Apple found itself in Epic’s crosshairs.

On August 13, the wildly popular game “Fortnite” got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass the companies’ digital payment systems and pay Epic Games directly. In response, Apple and Google pulled “Fortnite” from their digital storefronts and cited the update as a terms-of-service violation […]
Apple and Epic Games are mired in a bitter legal battle, and ‘Fortnite’ is in the middle of it. Here’s how Apple found itself in Epic’s crosshairs.
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Apple officially ends Epic Games’ development contracts, locking ‘Fortnite’ players out of future updates on iPhone and iPad

On August 13, the wildly popular game “Fortnite” got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass the companies’ digital payment systems. Instead of going through Apple and Google, payments went directly to the “Fortnite” studio, Epic Games. In response, Apple and Google pulled “Fortnite” from […]
Apple officially ends Epic Games’ development contracts, locking ‘Fortnite’ players out of future updates on iPhone and iPad
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The creator of ‘Fortnite’ says that Apple is threatening to revoke its ability to make iOS and Mac apps, and warns that it could cause big problems for other developers

Last week, the wildly popular game “Fortnite” got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass Apple and Google’s digital payment systems. Instead of Apple and Google, the payment went directly to “Fortnite” studio Epic Games. In response, Apple and Google pulled “Fortnite” from their respective […]
The creator of ‘Fortnite’ says that Apple is threatening to revoke its ability to make iOS and Mac apps, and warns that it could cause big problems for other developers
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