India bans PUBG and other Chinese apps – TechCrunch

India continues to crack down on Chinese apps, Microsoft launches a deepfake detector and Google offers a personalized news This is your Daily Crunch for September 2, 2020. The big story: India bans PUBG and other Chinese apps The Indian government continues its purge of apps created by or…

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India’s IT Ministry justified the decision as “a targeted move to ensure safety, security, and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace. ” The apps banned today include search engine Baidu, business collaboration suite WeChat Work, cloud storage service Tencent Weiyun and the game Rise of Kingdoms.

India continues to crack down on Chinese apps, Microsoft launches a deepfake detector and Google offers a personalized news podcast.

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