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The judge stops the Trump administration’s order to ban WeChat from app stores

Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s WeChat app appears in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photo taken in Arlington, Virginia on Friday, August 7, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images WASHINGTON – A US judge in California has stopped the Trump administration’s ban on downloading the Chinese WeChat app early Sunday. The move prevents the trading division …

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China attacks US bullying over Tiktok and WeChat ban | technology

China has accused the United States of “bullying” and suggested taking possibly unspecified countermeasures after Washington banned downloading of the popular TikTok video app and effectively blocked use of the Chinese super app WeChat. “China urges the US to stop bullying, stop (its) illegal activities and uphold seriously fair and transparent international rules and regulations,” said a statement by the …

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Trump Admin to Ban TikTok, WeChat from US App Stores

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration announced Friday that it would be banning the Chinese-owned WeChat and TikTok mobile apps from U.S. app stores starting Sunday, a tough blow to two popular services that are being used by more than 100 people Millions of people in the US are using it. The restrictions prohibit transferring funds or processing payments via WeChat …

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The US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday

The department announced on Friday that as of Sunday, any steps to distribute or maintain WeChat or TikTok in an app store will be prohibited. In addition, it is illegal to host or transmit Internet traffic related to WeChat from Sunday onwards. The same goes for TikTok from November 12th, it said. Further restrictions could be announced later, also to …

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Trump blocks US downloads from TikTok, WeChat on Sunday

The Commerce Department announced on Friday morning that it would ban US business transactions using Chinese social apps WeChat and TikTok on Sunday. The announcement comes as President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Friday whether the government will approve a deal for Oracle to take a minority stake in TikTok and become a “trusted technology partner” for the …

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The U.S. government says the upcoming WeChat ban isn’t targeting users

Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s WeChat app appears in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photo taken in Arlington, Virginia on Friday, August 7, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images A looming US ban on the Chinese app WeChat is not aimed at people using the app to communicate, according to a government court filed on Wednesday. …

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Tencent Raises $ 37 Billion After US Calms WeChat Ban

(Bloomberg) – Tencent Holdings Ltd. jumped the largest in a month after White House officials assured American companies that a WeChat app ban will not be as broad as feared. The WeChat owner rose 5.8% in Hong Kong on Monday, making it the best performer in the Hang Seng benchmark index after people familiar with the matter said the Trump …

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Tencent Raises $ 26 Billion After US Calms WeChat Ban

(Bloomberg) – Tencent Holdings Ltd. jumped the most in two weeks after White House officials assured American companies that a WeChat app ban will not be as broad as feared. The WeChat owner rose as much as 4.2% in Hong Kong on Monday after people familiar with the matter said the Trump administration was privately trying to reassure US companies …

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WeChat users are suing to block Trump’s messaging app ban

Photographer: Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg Photographer: Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg A group of WeChat users urged a federal judge to prevent the Trump administration from imposing a ban on what they believe are all uses of the Chinese messaging app in the US due to national security concerns. In a complaint filed with the federal court in San Francisco on …

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Trump Executive Orders are “bigger” than just TikTok, WeChat

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a joint press conference as part of a meeting with Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis in Prague on August 12, 2020. Petr David Josek | AFP | Getty Images US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Donald Trump’s executive orders against TikTok and WeChat could be “broader” than just these two …

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