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US bans WeChat Pay, Alipay and six more Chinese payment apps

January 6, 2021

Via: Apple Insider

The Trump administration says that Chinese payment apps, including WeChat Pay, are a threat to national security. By Executive Order, all US transactions with these apps must cease within 45 days. President Trump has issued an Executive Order banning US […]


Russia to ban iPhones and all devices not pre-loaded with local apps

November 22, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

Russia’s lower house of parliament has passed legislation that will make it mandatory for devices such as Apple’s iPhone that feature apps to include pre-loaded Russian-made ones. It does not dictate that other apps, such as the manufacturer’s own, cannot […]


Huawei’s Android and Windows alternatives are destined for failure

May 23, 2019

Via: The Verge

Huawei has been dealt a series of massive blows this week that could halt the company’s global consumer tech ambitions. At first it was Google pulling Huawei’s Android license, then came an Intel and Qualcomm ban, and finally the news […]


EA will stop selling FIFA’s in-game currency in Belgium because of a ban on loot boxes

January 30, 2019

Via: The Verge

FIFA is the latest casualty of Belgium’s loot box ban, with publisher EA announcing that it will stop selling FIFA points, the game’s in-game currency, in the country as of January 31st. In FIFA 19’s Ultimate Team mode, players can […]


Reddit drops the ban hammer on popular alt-right subreddits

February 3, 2017

Via: TheNextWeb

Reddit blocked two prominent alt-right subreddits over “the proliferation of personal and confidential information.” Commonly referred to as ‘doxing,’ it appears a user (or users) of r/altright and r/AlternativeRight intentionally disseminated personal information of the man believed to have punched alt-right mouthpiece Richard […]