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India unlikely to revoke PUBG ban despite Tencent licence withdrawal

India is unlikely to revoke a ban on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) following PUBG Corp's decision to withdraw the mobile game's publishing rights in the...

Facebook challenges hate-speech hearing summons in Supreme Court

Facebook India's chief has lodged a petition with India's top court challenging a summons to appear before a panel probing allegations the social media...

Privacy concerns as India pushes digital health plan, ID

India's government is using the coronavirus pandemic to push its plan to digitise the health records and data of its 1.3 billion people, despite...

Trump to shut off TikTok, WeChat to new US users

The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from US app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the...

Apple to open its first India online store

Apple will launch its first online store in India next week, the Silicon Valley giant said Friday, hoping to cash in on the country's...

Google briefly removes Paytm app for betting violations ahead of IPL

Google Friday removed one of India's biggest digital payment apps for several hours from its online store for breaching gambling rules, a day before...

TikTok faces another test: its first US presidential election

TikTok, already under scrutiny over its Chinese ownership and threatened with a possible ban by US President Donald Trump, is facing another major challenge:...

US announces charges against Chinese hackers; Indian govt networks hit

The US Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacking over a 100 companies and institutions in America and abroad, including the Indian...

Facebook does not profit from hate speech, says India chief

Facebook does not profit from hate speech, the tech giant's India chief said Wednesday, rejecting allegations the Silicon Valley firm failed to act on...

Apple bundles TV, music, news and more in services push

Apple said Tuesday it is putting TV, music, news and more in a subscription bundle as it increases its push into services tied to...