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TikTok will stop operations in Hong Kong in the wake of a sweeping national security law in the former British colony.
The short-form video app’s planned departure from Hong Kong comes amid concerns from various social media platforms and messaging apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google and Twitter over the possibility of providing user data to Hong Kong authorities.
Apple became the latest company targeted for Chinese pressure over protests in Hong Kong after the ruling Communist Party’s main newspaper criticised the tech giant for a smartphone app that allows activists to report police movements.
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China and Xiaomi also awarded licenses by Hong Kong’s financial regulator The race to disrupt Hong Kong’s traditional banking sector is heating up with four new major companies winning licenses to create virtual banks in the city. The latest players to be granted licenses are Tencent Holdings Ltd., Ant Financial,… Read More