Technology

Ditched WhatsApp for Telegram? Your secret chats might not be as safe as you thought

By Aaron Brown, Express SECURE messaging platform Telegram is a little less secure than first thought, thanks to a new glitch that allowed bad actors to access self-destructing audio and video messages long after the sender and recipient believed these messages were permanently deleted. The bug, which impacted the macOS version of the messaging service,

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Business

Trump bans transactions with 8 Chinese apps including Alipay

By Reuters and published by VOA News Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Jan. 5) signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Ant Group’s Alipay, the White House said, escalating tensions with Beijing before President-elect Joe Biden takes office this month. The order, first reported by Reuters, tasks the

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World news

India bans more Chinese apps as tensions remain high

By CNN Business Hong Kong: India has banned dozens more Chinese apps, drawing a rebuke from Beijing and further straining already tense relations between the world’s most populous countries. “We firmly oppose the Indian side’s repeated use of ‘national security’ as an excuse to prohibit some mobile apps with Chinese background,” Ji Rong, spokesperson for

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India bans 118 Chinese apps in new backlash over border dispute

By Channel NewsAsia New Delhi: India today (Sept. 2) banned 118 Chinese apps as it stepped up economic hostilities over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the giant neighbours. The Information Technology Ministry said the apps – including services provided by China Internet giant Tencent – promoted activities “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India,

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