India widens China app ban to Baidu and Weibo

By Savannah Billman

Chinese search engine Baidu Search and social media platform Weibo were blocked by internet service providers and removed from Google and Apple app stores in India on Tuesday, the latest of the total 106 total Chinese apps shut down in the country in r…

Indian court summons Jack Ma, Alibaba in worker lawsuit

By Emma Lee

An Indian district court has summoned Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma in a lawsuit from a former employee of web browser firm UC Web complaining that he was wrongfully fired for objecting to the company’s practices of censoring…

Tencent’s Wechat halts service for Indian users

By Savannah Billman

Indian Wechat users said that they have been blocked from the messaging super app starting Saturday, potentially a move from its owner, Chinese tech giant Tencent, to comply with India’s June 29 ban of 59 apps from China.

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